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Welsh Statutory Instruments

2009 No. 3052 (W.268)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, WALES

The City and County of Cardiff (Old St. Mellons, Rumney and Trowbridge Communities) Order 2009

Made

17 November 2009

Coming into force

1 December 2009

The Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales, have submitted to the Welsh Ministers, in accordance with sections 54(1) and 58(1) of the Local Government Act 1972(1), a report dated February 2009 on a review conducted by the County Council of the City and County of Cardiff on community boundaries, together with the proposals formulated by the Commission thereon.

The Welsh Ministers have decided to give effect to the Commission’s proposals without modification.

More than six weeks have elapsed since those proposals were submitted to the Welsh Ministers.

The Welsh Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred on the Secretary of State by section 58(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 and now vested in them so far as exercisable in relation to Wales(2):

Title and commencement

1.  The title of this Order is The City and County of Cardiff (Old St. Mellons, Rumney and Trowbridge Communities) Order 2009 and it comes into force on 1 December 2009.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order—

  • “Map A” (“Map A”), “Map B” (“Map B”) and “Map C” (“Map C”) mean respectively the maps marked A, B and C of the City and County of Cardiff (Old St. Mellons, Rumney and Trowbridge Communities) Order 2009, deposited in accordance with regulation 5 of the Local Government Area Changes Regulations 1976(3); and

  • where a boundary is shown on a map as running along a road, railway line, footway, watercourse or similar geographical feature, it is to be treated as running along the centre line of the feature.

3.  Changes are made in the local government area of the City and County of Cardiff in accordance with the following provisions of this Order.

Trowbridge and Old St Mellons — change in community areas

4.—(1) The parts of the community of Trowbridge described in paragraph (2) are transferred to the community of Old St.Mellons.

(2) Those parts are—

(i)the area shown hatched on Map A;

(ii)the area shown hatched on Map B;

(iii)the area shown as hatched area “a” on Map C.

Rumney and Old St. Mellons — change in community areas

5.  The part of the community of Rumney shown as hatched area “b” on Map C is transferred to the community of Old St. Mellons.

Old St. Mellons/Pontprennau — electoral division

6.  The areas transferred under articles 4 and 5 form part of the electoral division of Old St.Mellons/Pontprennau.

Brian Gibbons

Minister for Social Justice and Local Government, one of the Welsh Ministers

17 November 2009

Explanatory Note

(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 Commission”) which reported in February 2009 on a review of boundaries conducted by the County Council of the City and County of Cardiff. The report recommended changes to the existing boundaries. This Order gives effect to the Commission’s recommendations without modification.

Prints of maps showing the boundaries are deposited and may be inspected during normal office hours at the offices of the County Council of the City and County of Cardiff at County Hall, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff, CF10 4UW and at the offices of the Welsh Assembly Government at Cathays Park, Cardiff, Local Government Policy Division.

(2)

The powers of the Secretary of State were transferred to the National Assembly for Wales by the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/672) and are now vested in the Welsh Ministers by virtue of paragraph 30 of Schedule 11 to the Government of Wales Act 2006 (c. 32).

(3)

S.I.1976/246 (as amended by various statutory instruments which amendments are not relevant to this statutory instrument).

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