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Local Government (Boundaries) Act (Northern Ireland) 2008


7.The Act:

  • sets the context for a review of local government boundaries by a Local Government Boundaries Commissioner (LGBC) by establishing the broad boundaries of the 11 new districts; and

  • makes provision with regard to the number of wards into which each new district is to be divided.

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