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The Lancashire (Boroughs of Blackburn and Blackpool) (Structural Change) Order 1996

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Statutory Instruments

1996 No. 1868

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Lancashire (Boroughs of Blackburn and Blackpool) (Structural Change) Order 1996

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18th July 1996

Coming into force

For the purposes of articles 2(2), 4(1), (3) and (4), 7 and 8

19th July 1996

For all other purposes

1st April 1998

Whereas the Local Government Commission for England, acting pursuant to section 15(4) of the Local Government Act 1992(1), has submitted to the Secretary of State a report on its review of the boroughs of Blackburn and Blackpool(2) in the county of Lancashire together with its recommendations:

And whereas the Secretary of State has decided to give effect to those recommendations:

Now, therefore the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 17(3), 18(3)(a) and 26 of the Local Government Act 1992, and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order, a draft of which has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament:

(2)

The non-metropolitan districts of Blackburn and Blackpool have been granted the status of a borough.

(3)

Amended by section 39(4) and (5) of the Police and Magistrates' Courts Act 1994 (c. 29).

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