(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order provides for Bristol City Council, on the date specified in Article 3, to hold a referendum on whether to cease to operate their existing form of governance arrangements and to start to operate a mayor and cabinet executive instead. The result of the referendum required to be held by virtue of this Order is binding. Article 5 enables the Secretary of State to take any action that the authority are required to take by virtue of this Order if the authority fails to take that action.
A full impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sectors is foreseen.