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The Charter Trustees Regulations 1996

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2.—(1) In these Regulations—

the Act” means the Local Government Act 1992;

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

“the establishment date”, in relation to any charter trustees, means the date (being 1st April in any year) which is specified as such in a relevant instrument;

“existing”, in relation to an area, means that area as it exists immediately before the establishment date;

“the relevant council” means—


the council of the district in which is comprised the area for which charter trustees are established; or


where that area is comprised in a county in which there are no district councils, the council of the county; and

“relevant instrument” means these Regulations or any other statutory instrument made under the Act by which charter trustees are established.

(2) Where, pursuant to a provision in a relevant instrument, the charter trustees elect one of their number to be a city mayor or a deputy city mayor or, as the case may be, a town mayor or a deputy town mayor, references in these Regulations to the chairman or the vice-chairman of the charter trustees shall be construed, as the case may be, as references to the city or town mayor or the deputy city or deputy town mayor.

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