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Local Government Act 1958

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8(1)In section three of the Local Government Elections Act, 1956, there shall be added the following subsection—

(2)A rural borough divided into rural borough wards shall not, for the purpose of the election of councillors for the rural district in which the rural borough is situate, be divided into wards any one of which is not co-extensive with a rural borough ward or a combination of rural borough wards.

(2)In subsection (2) of section four of the said Act of 1956, in sub-paragraph (i) of paragraph (b) there shall be inserted, at the beginning of the paragraph, the words

an election of rural borough councillors for a rural borough within the district or.

(3)In subsection (3) of the said section four, after the words " at an election of", in the second place where they occur, there shall be inserted the words

rural borough councillors or.

(4)In section eight of the said Act of 1956, the following paragraph shall be added at the end of subsection (2)—

(c)the expression ' rural borough' means a borough which has been included in a rural district, and the expression ' rural borough ward' means one of the wards into which a rural borough may be divided for the purpose of the election of rural borough councillors.

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