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The Borough of Northampton (Electoral Changes) Order 1998

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Borough of Northampton (Electoral Changes) Order 1998.

(2) This Order shall come into force for all purposes on 6th May 1999, except that for the purpose of all proceedings preliminary or relating to an election to be held on or after that date this Order shall come into force on 10th October 1998.

(3) In this Order–

“the borough” means the borough of Northampton;

“existing”, in relation to a ward, means the ward as it exists on the date this Order is made;

any reference to “the map” is a reference to the map prepared by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, marked “Map of the Borough of Northampton (Electoral Changes) Order 1998”, and deposited in accordance with regulation 27 of the Local Government Changes for England Regulations 1994(1); and

and any reference to a numbered sheet is a reference to the sheet of the map which bears that number.


S.I. 1994/867, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

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