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Local Government Act 1958

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Status of boroughs included in rural districts

1(1)On the inclusion of a borough in a rural district—

(a)the Municipal Corporations Act, 1882, and the provisions of the Act of 1933 relating to boroughs shall cease to apply to it;

(b)any other provision made with respect to local authorities, or the areas, functions or officers of local authorities, by any enactment passed or instrument made before the commencement of this Act, except a provision as to any matter as to which provision is made by this Act, shall apply in relation to the borough as it applies in relation to a parish having a separate parish council,

except as otherwise provided in this Schedule.

(2)References in any enactment or instrument (whether passed or made before or after the commencement of this Act) to a borough shall be construed, except as otherwise provided in this Schedule, as not including a borough which has been included in a rural district, and, in any provision applied by sub-paragraph (1) of this paragraph, references to a parish council and the chairman of such a council shall be construed as including respectively the council and the mayor of such a borough.

(3)On the inclusion of a borough in a rural district any power under its charter to make byelaws shall, except as otherwise provided by the order effecting the inclusion, cease, but without prejudice to any power of the council of the borough under the provisions applied by sub-paragraph (1) of this paragraph.

(4)Notwithstanding .the inclusion of a borough in a rural district any parish comprised in the borough shall remain an urban parish.

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