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Local Government, England
25th February 2008
Coming into force in accordance with article 1
This Order implements, without modification, a proposal, submitted to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government under section 2 of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007(1), that there should be a single tier of local government for the county of Wiltshire.
That proposal was made by Wiltshire County Council.
The Secretary of State did not make a request under section 4 of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 (request for Boundary Committee for England’s advice).
Before making the Order the Secretary of State consulted the following about the proposal—
(a)every authority affected by the proposal(2) (except the authority which made it); and
(b)other persons the Secretary of State considered appropriate.
In accordance with section 240(6) of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007, a draft of this Order was laid before, and approved by, both Houses of Parliament.
The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government makes this Order in the exercise of the powers conferred by sections 7, 11, 12 and 13 of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007:
2007 c.28. See section 21(3) as to proposals made in response to pre-commencement invitations, and section 23(3).
See section 7(4) as to authorities “affected by” a proposal for the purposes of that section.
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