(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order, made in accordance with section 58(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 gives effect to proposals by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales. The effect of those proposals is that:
(i)those areas in the community of Llanbister in Powys in the vicinity of Fron and Sign (shown hatched in black on boundary map A referred to in Article 2 of this Order) will become part of the community of Llanbadarn Fynydd in Powys; and
(ii)an area in the community of Abbey Cwmhir in Powys in the vicinity of Porth, Porth Bungalow, Brynrhyg and Croft yr Onen (shown hatched in black on boundary map B referred to in Article 2 of this Order) will become part of the community of Llanbadarn Fynydd in Powys.
Prints of the boundary maps are deposited and may be inspected during normal office hours at the offices of Powys County Council at County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys and at the offices of the National Assembly for Wales at Cathays Park, Cardiff (Local Government Modernisation Division).
The Local Government Area Changes Regulations 1976 (as amended) (“the 1976 Regulations”) referred to in Article 2 of this Order contain incidental, consequential, transitional and supplementary provisions about the effect and implementation of orders such as this.
By virtue of Regulation 40 of the 1976 Regulations, references in the County of Powys (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998 to the communities of Llanbadarn Fynydd, Llanbister and Abbey Cwmhir will be construed as references to those communities as altered by this Order.