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The Staffordshire (City of Stoke-on-Trent) (Structural and Boundary Changes) Order 1995

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1.  This Order may be cited as the Staffordshire (City of Stoke-on-Trent) (Structural and Boundary Chances) Order 1995 and shall come into force for the purposes of articles 6, 8(1), (3) and (4), 10 and 11 on the day after the day on which it is made and for all other purposes on 1st April 1997.


2.—(1) In this Order—

the Act” means the Local Government Act 1992;

“the 1972 Act” means the Local Government Act 1972(1);

the map” means the map prepared by the Department of the Environment, marked “Map of the Staffordshire (City of Stoke-on-Trent) (Structural Change) Order” and deposited in accordance with regulation 27 of the Local Government Changes for England Regulations 1994(2);

“the relevant date” means 6th May 1996;

“relevant provision” means a provision in any subordinate legislation made under the Act or made, in connection with the Act or such provision, under any other enactment;

“the reorganisation date” means 1st April 1997;

Staffordshire” means the non-metropolitan county of Staffordshire and “the County Council” means the council of that county;

Stoke” means the city of Stoke-on-Trent and “the Stoke Council” means the council of that city; and

“subordinate legislation” has the same meaning as in section 21 of the Interpretation Act 1978(3).

(2) The period beginning with the relevant date and ending immediately before the reorganisation date is specified as the preliminary period for the purposes of any statutory instrument made under the Act.

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