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The Avon (Structural Change) Order 1995

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Suspension of elections and retirement of councillors

10.—(1) The ordinary election of councillors in 1995 to the transferor authorities shall be cancelled.

(2) Any councillor of a transferor authority holding office immediately before 8th May 1995 who would, but for the provisions of this Order, have retired on that date shall, unless he resigns his office or it otherwise becomes vacant, continue to hold office until the reorganisation date.

(3) Where a vacancy for a councillor of a transferor authority occurs within the six months before the reorganisation date, an election shall not be held unless on the occurrence of the vacancy (or in the case of a number of simultaneous vacancies, the occurrence of the vacancies) the total number of unfilled vacancies in the membership of the transferor authority exceeds one third of the whole number of members.

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