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Statutory Instruments

2004 No. 721

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND

The City of Peterborough (Electoral Changes) (Amendment) Order 2004

Made

11th March 2004

Coming into force in accordance with article 1(2)

The Electoral Commission(1), in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by sections 17(2) and 26(3) of the Local Government Act 1992, hereby make the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the City of Peterborough (Electoral Changes) (Amendment) Order 2004.

(2) This Order shall come into force on the day after that on which it is made.

Amendment to the 2003 Order

2.—(1) The City of Peterborough (Electoral Changes) Order 2003(4) shall be amended as follows:

(2) After article 1(2) shall be inserted –

(3) Article 6 shall come into force –

(a)for the purpose of proceedings preliminary or relating to the election of a parish councillor for the parish of Eye(5) to be held on the ordinary day of elections in 2006, on 15th October 2005;

(b)for all other purposes, on the ordinary day of elections in 2006.

(3) In article 4(4)(a), “(5) and (6)” shall be substituted for “(6) and (7)”.

Sealed with the seal of the Electoral Commission on the 11th day of March 2004

L.S.

Sam Younger

Chairman of the Commission

11th March 2004

Jacqui Dixon

Secretary to the Commission

11th March 2004

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the City of Peterborough (Electoral Changes) Order 2003 by providing for the article relating to the electoral arrangements of the parish of Eye to come into force in 2006. It also makes minor changes to article 4.

(1)

The Electoral Commission was established by the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (c. 41). The functions of the Secretary of State, under sections 13 to 15 and 17 of the Local Government Act 1992 (c. 19), so far as they relate to electoral changes within the meaning of that Act, were transferred with modifications to the Electoral Commission by the Local Government Commission for England (Transfer of Functions) Order 2001 (S.I. 2001/3962).

(2)

1992 c. 19. This section has been amended by S.I. 2001/3962 and also otherwise in ways not relevant to this Order.

(3)

This section has been amended by S.I. 2001/3962.

(4)

S.I. 2003/161.

(5)

See article 8(6) of the City of Peterborough (Parishes and Electoral Changes) Order 1997 (S.I. 1997/777). This provides for parish elections in the parish of Eye to take place in 2002 and every fourth year after 2002.