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Statutory Instruments

1993 No. 226

NORTHERN IRELAND

The District Electoral Areas (Northern Ireland) Order 1993

Made

9th February 1993

Coming into force in accordance with article 2

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 9th day of February 1993

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas a draft of this Order has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 38(1)(a) and (4) of the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973(1), is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:–

1.  This Order may be cited as the District Electoral Areas (Northern Ireland) Order 1993.

2.  This Order shall come into force on 19th May 1993, except that for the purpose of all proceedings preliminary or relating to an election to be held on or after that day this Order shall come into force forthwith.

3.—(1) For the purposes of elections to local government district councils, each district (as constituted by the Local Government (Boundaries) Order (Northern Ireland) 1992(2)) shall be divided into district electoral areas which shall bear the names set out in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order and each such area shall comprise the wards (as so constituted) specified opposite thereto in column 2 of that Schedule.

(2) The number of councillors to be elected for each district electoral area constituted by this Order shall be the number specified in column 3 of the Schedule to this Order opposite to the name of the electoral area as given in column 1 of that Schedule.

4.  The District Electoral Areas (Northern Ireland) Order 1985(3) is hereby revoked.

N. H. Nicholls

Clerk of the Privy Council

Article 3

SCHEDULENAMES AND AREAS OF AND NUMBERS OF COUNCILLORS FOR DISTRICT ELECTORAL AREAS CONSTITUTED BY THIS ORDER

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Name of district electoral areaConstituent wardsNumber of Councillors

District of Antrim

Antrim North West

Cranfield

Drumanaway

Randalstown

Shilvodan

Toome

5
Antrim South East

Aldergrove

Ballycraigy

Clady

Crumlin

Farranshane

Parkgate

Templepatrick

7
Antrim Town

Balloo

Fountain Hill

Greystone

Massereene

Springfarm

Steeple

Stiles

7

District of Ards

Ards East

Donaghadee North

Donaghadee South

Gregstown

Loughries

Millisle

Movilla

6
Ards Peninsula

Ballywalter

Carrowdore

Kircubbin

Portaferry

Portavogie

5
Ards West

Ballygowan

Comber East

Comber North

Comber West

Killinchy

Lisbane

6
Newtownards

Ballyrainey

Bradshaw’s Brae

Central

Glen

Scrabo

Whitespots

6

District of Armagh

Armagh city

Abbey Park

Callan Bridge

Demense

Downs

Observatory

The Mall

6

District of Armagh

Crossmore

Carrigatuke

Derrynoose

Keady

Killyflea

Milford

5
Cusher

Hamiltonsbawn

Killeen

Laurelvale

Markethill

Poyntz Pass

Tandragee

6
The Orchard

Ballymartrim

Charlemont

Hockley

Loughgall

Rich Hill

5

District of Ballymena

Ballymena North

Acadamy

Ardeevin

Ballyloughan

Dunclug

Fair Green

Galgorm

Park

7
Ballymena South

Ballee

Ballykeel

Castle Demesne

Harryville

Kells

Moat

Summerfield

7
Bannside

Ahoghill

Cullybackey

Dunminning

Grange

Portglenone

5
Braid

Broughshane

Craigywarren

Glenravel

Glenwhirry

Slemish

5

District of Ballymoney

Ballymoney Town

Carnany

Fairhill

Glebe

Newhill

Route

5
Bann Valley

Clogh Mills

Dunloy

Killoquin Lower

Killoquin Upper

Seacon

The Vow

6
Bushvale

Ballyhoe and Corkey

Benvardin

Dervock

Knockaholet

Stranocum

District of Banbridge

Banbridge Town

Ballydown

Banbridge West

Edenderry

Fort

Seapatrick

The Cut

6
Dromore

Ballyward

Dromore North

Dromore South

Gransha

Quilly

5
Knockiveagh

Bannside

Gilford

Katesbridge

Lawrencetown

Loughbrickland

Rathfriland

6

District of Belfast

Balmoral

Blackstaff

Finaghy

Malone

Musgrave

Upper Malone

Windsor

6
Castle

Bellevue

Castleview

Cavehill

Chichester Park

Duncairn

Fortwilliam

6
Court

Crumlin

Glencairn

Highfield

Shankill

Woodvale

5
Laganbank

Ballynafeigh

Botanic

Rosetta

Shaftesbury

Stranmillis

5
Lower Falls

Beechmount

Clonard

Falls

Upper Springfield

Whiterock

5
Oldpark

Ardoyne

Ballysillan

Cliftonville

Legoniel

New Lodge

Water Works

6
Pottinger

Ballymacarrett

Bloomfield

Orangefield

Ravenhill

The Mount

Woodstock

6

District of Belfast

Upper Falls

Andersonstown

Falls Park

Glencolin

Glen Road

Ladybrook

5
Victoria

Ballyhackamore

Belmont

Cherryvalley

Island

Knock

Stormont

Sydenham

7

District of Carrickfergus

Carrick Castle

Killycrot

Love Lane

Milebush

Northland

Sunnylands

5
Kilroot

Blackhead

Bluefield

Boneybefore

Eden

Victoria

Whitehead

6
Knockagh Monument

Burleigh Hill

Clipperstown

Gortalee

Greenisland

Knockagh

Woodburn

6

District of Castlereagh

Castlereagh Central

Cregagh

Downshire

Lisnasharragh

Lower Braniel

Upper Braniel

Wynchurch

6
Castlereagh East

Ballyhanwood

Carrowreagh

Dundonald

Enler

Gilnahirk

Graham’s Bridge

Tullycarnet

7
Castlereagh South

Cairnshill

Carryduff East

Carryduff West

Knockbracken

Moneyreagh

5
Castlereagh West

Beechill

Galwally

Hillfoot

Minnowburn

Newtownbreda

5

District of Coleraine

Bann

Agivey

Castlerock

Garvagh

Kilrea

Macosquin

Ringsend

6

District of Coleraine

Coleraine Central

Central

Churchland

Knocklynn

Mount Sandel

The Cuts

Waterside

6
Coleraine East

Ballysally

Cross Glebe

Dundooan

Dunluce

University

5
The Skerries

Atlantic

Hopefield

Portstewart

Royal Portrush

Strand

5

District of Cookstown

Ballinderry

Ardboe

Coagh

Killycolpy

Moneymore

Stewartstown

The Loop

6
Cookstown Central

Gortalowry

Killymoon

Newbuildings

Oldtown

Tullagh

5
Drum Manor

Dunnamore

Lissan

Oaklands

Pomeroy

Sandholes

5

District of Craigavon

Central

Bleary

Drumgask

Drumgor

Edenderry

Kernan

Killycomain

Taghnevan

7
Loughside

Aghagallon

Court

Derrytrasna

Drumnamoe

Woodville

5
Lurgan

Church

Donaghcloney

Knocknashane

Magheralin

Mourneview

Parklake

Waringstown

7

District of Craigavon

Portadown

Annagh

Ballybay

Ballyoran

Brownstown

Corcrain

Tavanagh

The Birches

7

District of Derry

Cityside

Beechwood

Brandywell

Creggan Central

Creggan South

Westland

5
Northland

Crevagh

Foyle Springs

Pennyburn

Rosemount

Springtown

Strand

The Diamond

7
Rural

Banagher

Claudy

Eglinton

Enagh

Holly Mount

New Buildings

6
Shantallow

Ballynashallog

Carn Hill

Culmore

Shantallow East

Shantallow West

5
Waterside

Altnagelvin

Caw

Clondermot

Ebrington

Kilfennan

Lisnagelvin

Victoria

7

District of Down

Ballynahinch

Ballymaglave

Ballynahinch East

Drumaness

Dunmore

Seaforde

5
Downpatrick

Ardglass

Audley’s Acre

Ballymote

Cathedral

Killough

Quoile

Strangford

7
Newcastle

Castlewellan

Donard

Dundrum

Murlough

Shimna

Tollymore

6

District of Down

Rowallane

Crossgar

Derryboy

Killyleagh

Kilmore

Saintfield

5

District of Dungannon

Blackwater

Aughnacloy

Benburb

Caledon

Killyman

Moy

5
Clogher Valley

Augher

Ballygawley

Castlecaulfield

Clogher

Fivemiletown

5
Dungannon Town

Ballysaggart

Coolhill

Drumglass

Killymeal

Moygashel

Mullaghmore

6
Torrent

Altmore

Coalisland North

Coalisland South

Coalisland West and Newmills

Donaghmore

Washing Bay

6

District of Fermanagh

Enniskillen

Castlecoole

Devenish

Erne

Lisbellaw

Portora

Rossorry

Tempo

7
Erne East

Brookeborough

Donagh

Lisnaskea

Maguires Bridge

Newtownbutler

Rosslea

6
Erne North

Ballinamallard

Belleek and Boa

Irvinestown

Kesh, Ederney and Lack

Lisnarrick

5
Erne West

Belcoo and Garrison

Boho, Cleenish and Letterbreen

Derrygonnelly

Derrylin

Florence Court and Kinawley

5

District of Larne

Coast Road

Ballyloran

Carncastle

Carnlough

Craigy Hill

Glenarm

5

District of Larne

Larne Lough

Antiville

Ballycarry

Glynn

Island Magee

Kilwaughter

5
Larne Town

Blackcave

Central

Gardenmore

Harbour

Town Parks

5

District of Limavady

Bellarena

Aghanloo

Ballykelly

Glack

Gresteel

Magilligan

5
Benbradagh

Dungiven

Feeny

Forest

The Highlands

Upper Glenshane

5
Limavady Town

Coolessan

Enagh

Greystone

Rathbrady

Roeside

5

District of Lisburn

Downshire

Ballymacbrennan

Dromara

Drumbo

Hillsborough

Maze

5
Dunmurry Cross

Collin Glen

Derryaghy

Dunmurry

Kilwee

Poleglass

Seymour Hill

Twinbrook

7
Killultagh

Ballinderry

Glenavy

Knockmore

Maghaberry

Moira

5
Lisburn Town North

Ballymacash

Ballymacoss

Harmony Hill

Lambeg

Lisnagarvey

Magheralave

Wallace Park

7
Lisburn Town South

Blaris

Hilden

Hillhall

Lagan Valley

Old Warren

Tonagh

6

District of Magherafelt

Magherafelt Town

Ballymaguigan

Glebe

Knockcloghrim

Lecumpher

Town Parks East

Town Parks West

6
Moyola

Bellaghy

Castledawson

Gulladuff

Upperlands

Valley

5
Sperrin

Draperstown

Lower Glenshane

Maghera

Swatragh

Tobermore

5

District of Moyle

Ballycastle

Bonamargy and Rathlin

Dalriada

Glentaisie

Kinbane

Knocklayd

5
Giant’s Causeway

Ballylough

Bushmills

Carnmoon

Dunseverick

Moss-Side and Moyarget

5
The Glens

Armoy

Glenaan

Glenariff

Glendun

Glenshesk

5

District of Newry and Mourne

Crotlieve

Burren and Kilbroney

Clonallan

Derryleckagh

Mayobridge

Rostrevor

Seaview

Spelga

7
Newry Town

Ballybot

Daisy Hill

Drumalane

Drumgullion

St Mary's

St Patrick's

Windsor Hill

7
Slieve Gullion

Creggan

Crossmaglen

Fathom

Forkhill

Silver Bridge

5
The Fews

Bessbrook

Camlough

Derrymore

Donaghmore

Newtownhamilton

Tullyhappy

6

District of Newry and Mourne

The Mournes

Annalong

Binnian

Kilkeel Central

Kilkeel South

Lisnacree

5

District of Newtownabbey

Antrim Line

Ballyhenry

Burnthill

Collinbridge

Glebe

Glengormley

Hightown

Mallusk

7
Ballyclare

Ballyclare North

Ballyclare South

Ballynure

Ballyrobert

Doagh

5
Macedon

Abbey

Cloughfern

Coole

Dunanney

Valley

Whitehouse

6
University

Ballyduff

Carnmoney

Hawthorne

Jordanstown

Monkstown

Mossley

Rostulla

7

District of North Down

Abbey

Bangor Castle

Bloomfield

Conlig

Harbour

Rathgael

Whitehill

6
Ballyholme and Groomsport

Ballycrochan

Ballyholme

Ballymaconnell

Ballymagee

Broadway

Churchill

Groomsport

7
Bangor West

Bryansburn

Clandeboye

Crawfordsburn

Dufferin

Princetown

Silverstream

Spring Hill

7
Holywood

Craigavad

Cultra

Holywood Demesne

Holywood Priory

Loughview

5

District of Omagh

Mid Tyrone

Beragh

Drumnakilly

Gortin

Killyclogher

Owenkillew

Sixmilecross

Termon

7

Omagh Town

Camowen

Coolnagard

Dergmoney

Drumragh

Gortrush

Lisanelly

Strule

7
West Tyrone

Clanabogan

Dromore

Drumquin

Fairy Water

Fintona

Newtownsaville

Trillick

7

District of Strabane

Derg

Castlederg

Clare

Finn

Glenderg

Newtownstewart

5
Glenelly

Artigarvan

Dunnamanagh

Plumbridge

Slievekirk

Victoria Bridge

5
Mourne

Ballycolman

East

North

Sion Mills

South

West

6

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

Article 2(3) of the Local Government (Boundaries) Order (Northern Ireland) 1992 constitutes new wards for each local government district in Northern Ireland. Consequent on the making of that Order, the Secretary of State appointed a Commissioner under article 3(1) of the District Electoral Areas Commissioner (Northern Ireland) Order 1984 (S.I. 1984/360). Under article 3(2) of that Order, the Commissioner was required to submit a report setting out, in respect of each district, his recommenda tions for the grouping together of those wards into electoral areas for the purpose of local government elections in each of those districts. This Order gives effect, without modification, to the recommendations in the Report by the District Electoral Areas Commissioner which was laid before Parliament under article 5 of the District Electoral Areas Commissioner (Northern Ireland) Order 1984 on 10th December 1992.

(1)

1973 c. 36; section 38 was amended by paragraph 6 of Schedule 2 to the Northern Ireland Act 1982 (c. 38).

(3)

S.I. 1985/169.

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