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The Magistrates' Courts (Wales) (Consequences of Local Government Changes) Order 1996

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4.  Where by virtue of an order under section 55 of the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 one or more commission areas are created, abolished or altered, article 3 shall have effect in relation to that change with the following modifications:

(a)for every reference to 1st April 1996 there shall be substituted the date on which the order comes into force;

(b)for the reference to section 1 of the Justices of the Peace Act 1979 there shall be substituted a reference to the order;

(c)at the end of paragraph (1) there shall be inserted the words “until such time as commissions of the peace for the new commission areas are granted”.

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