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The Local Government Changes for England (Miscellaneous Provision) Order 1996

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Electoral arrangements for parishes in the district of York

6.—(1) The following provisions shall apply to the elections of the parish councils of the parishes of Rufforth, Hessay, Upper Poppleton and Nether Poppleton in the district of York(1).

(2) Elections of all councillors of the councils of those parishes shall be held on the ordinary day of election of councillors in 1996, 1999 and every fourth year after 1999(2).

(3) The term of office of any councillor so elected shall be, in the case of the councillors elected in 1996, three years and, in any other case, four years.

(4) on the fourth day afterany such elections—

(a)the persons who were councillors immediately before those elections shall retire; and

(b)the newly elected councillors shall come into office.


See the North Yorkshire (District of York) (Structural and Boundary Changes) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/610).


For the ordinary day of election of councillors of local government areas, see section 37 of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (c. 2), amended by section 18(2) of the Representation of the People Act 1985.

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