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The Nottinghamshire (District Boundaries) Order 1987

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New parish and parish council of Ravenshead

6.—(1) There shall be created in the borough of Gedling a new parish of Ravenshead which shall consist of—

(a)the areas transferred from the district of Newark and Sherwood to the borough of Gedling by article 5(2) above; and

(b)the area of the borough of Gedling and of the parish of Newstead which is marked F on boundary map 1.

(2) There shall be a parish council for the new parish.

(3) From 1st April 1987 until the fourth day after the ordinary day of election of councillors in that year, the parish council shall consist of the councillors of the borough of Gedling who represent the Newstead borough ward and the councillors of the district of Newark and Sherwood who represent the Fishpool district ward. Thereafter, the council shall consist of 11 parish councillors.

(4) The proper officer of the Gedling Borough Council shall convene the first annual meeting of the parish council of the new parish and the first assembly of the parish meeting for the new parish. If the first assembly of the parish meeting is held before the first annual meeting of the parish council, the parish meeting may appoint a person to take the chair who shall have, for the purpose of that occasion only, the powers and authority of the chairman.

(5) In the financial year beginning on 1st April 1987, the Gedling Borough Council shall levy rates in the new parish, and make payment to the new parish council, as if the new parish council had issued a precept to that borough council requiring the payment of a sum equal to the product of a rate of 2.5 pence in the pound, calculated on the total rateable value of the new parish as set out in the valuation list at the beginning of that financial year.

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