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The Shropshire (District of The Wrekin) (Structural Change) Order 1996

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2.—(1) In this Order—

“the Act” means the Local Government Act 1992;

“the 1972 Act” means the Local Government Act 1972(1);

“the relevant date” means 5th May 1997;

“relevant provision” means a provision in any subordinate legislation made under the Act or made, in connection with the Act or such provision, under any other enactment;

“the reorganisation date” means 1st April 1998;

“Shropshire” means the non-metropolitan county of Shropshire and “the County Council” means the council of that county;

“subordinate legislation” has the same meaning as in section 21 of the Interpretation Act 1978(2); and

“The Wrekin” (except in references to the county of The Wrekin) means the district of The Wrekin and “The Wrekin Council” means the council of that district.

(2) The period beginning with the relevant date and ending immediately before the reorganisation date is specified as the preliminary period for the purposes of any statutory instrument made under the Act.

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