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The Runnymede and Spelthorne (Borough Boundaries) Order 1996

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Runnymede and Spelthorne (Borough Boundaries) Order 1996.

(2) This Order shall come into force for the purposes of article 2(2) on 26th July 1996, for the purposes referred to in paragraph (3) below on 1st February 1997 and for all other purposes on 1st April 1997.

(3) The purposes mentioned in paragraph (2) above are those of all proceedings preliminary or related to any local government election to be held on or after 1st April 1997.


2.—(1) In this Order—

“electoral division” means an electoral division of the county of Surrey;

“the map” means the map prepared by the Department of the Environment, marked “Map of the Runnymede and Spelthorne (Borough Boundaries) Order 1996” and deposited in accordance with regulation 27 of the Local Government Changes for England Regulations 1994(1);

“Runnymede” means the borough of Runnymede;

“Spelthorne” means the borough of Spelthorne; and

any reference to a ward is a reference to a ward of the borough from or to which an area is transferred by this Order.

(2) For the purposes of any statutory instrument made under Part II of the Local Government Act 1992 (local government changes for England)(2)—

(a)1st April 1997 is specified as the reorganisation date; and

(b)the period beginning with the date on which this paragraph comes into force and ending immediately before the reorganisation date is specified as the preliminary period.

Transfer from Runnymede to Spelthorne

3.  The area marked B3 on the map shall be transferred from Runnymede, the Chertsey Meads ward, the Chertsey electoral division and the Surrey police area to—


(b)the Shepperton Town ward;

(c)the Shepperton electoral division; and

(d)the Metropolitan Police District;

and shall remain unparished.

Transfers from Spelthorne to Runnymede

4.—(1) The areas marked B1, B2 and B4 on the map shall be transferred from—

(a)Spelthorne to Runnymede; and

(b)the Metropolitan Police District to the Surrey police area;

and shall remain unparished.

(2) The area marked B1 on the map shall be transferred from the Staines Town ward and the Staines electoral division to the Hythe Ward and the Egham South electoral division.

(3) The area marked B2 on the map shall be transferred from the Laleham ward and the Laleham and Shepperton Green electoral division to the Chertsey St. Ann’s ward and the Chertsey electoral division.

(4) The area marked B4 on the map shall be transferred from the Shepperton Town ward and the Shepperton electoral division to the Addlestone Bourneside ward and the Addlestone electoral division.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Paul Beresford

Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,

Department of the Environment

27th June 1996

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