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Statutory Instrument 1987 No. 112 (S. 9)

The Tayside and Fife Regions and Perth and Kinross District and Kirkcaldy District (Westfield) Boundaries Amendment Order 1987

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1987 No. 112 (S. 9)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, SCOTLAND
CHANGES IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS

The Tayside and Fife Regions and Perth and Kinross District and Kirkcaldy District (Westfield) Boundaries Amendment Order 1987

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Made23rd January 1987
Laid before Parliament12th February 1987
Coming into force1st April 1987

    The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 17(2) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973[1] to give effect to proposals made by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland under section 14(2) of the Act, and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:
    Title and commencement
        1.    This Order may be cited as the Tayside and Fife Regions and Perth and Kinross District and Kirkcaldy District (Westfield) Boundaries Amendment Order 1987, and shall come into force on 1st April 1987.
    Interpretation
        2.    In the Schedule to this Order any reference to a boundary of a region is a reference to the boundary existing immediately before the commencement of this Order.
    Application of regulations
        3.    The Local Government Area Changes (Scotland) Regulations 1977[2] shall apply for the purpose of this Order to such extent as may be required to implement the area changes effected by article 4 of this Order.
    Area changes
        4.    That part of Perth and Kinross District in Tayside Region containing the opencastworkings of British Coal and the Lurgi Gas Plant of the British Gas Corporation at Westfield, being the area described in the Schedule to this Order and shown delineated and hatched on the map annexed and signed as relative to this Order, shall be transferred to Kirkcaldy District in Fife Region.
    Consequential changes of electoral arrangements
        5.    The area described in the Schedule to this Order (being the area transferred by article 4 of this Order)-
       (a)  shall cease to form part of Electoral Division 46 (Kinross) of Tayside Region[3] and District Ward 29 (East Kinross) of Perth and Kinross District[4]; and
       (b)  shall form part of Electoral Division 19 (Kinglassie/Cardenden) of Fife Region[5] and District Ward 37 (Kinglassie/Bowhill) of Kirkcaldy District[6].



Michael Ancram

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,Scottish Office
New St. Andrew's House, Edinburgh

23rd January 1987





Notes:

[1] 1973 c. 65.

[2] S.I. 1977/8.

[3] The electoral divisions of Tayside Region were constituted by S.I. 1978/58.

[4] The district wards of Perth and Kinross District were constituted by S.I. 1979/1401.

[5] The electoral divisions of Fife Region were constituted by S.I. 1977/1983.

[6] The district wards of Kirkcaldy District were constituted by S.I. 1980/210.Note: The S.I.s referred to in footnotes (a) to (d) have been amended but the amendments are not relevant to this Order.

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