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Statutory Instrument 1988 No. 48 (S. 6)

The City of Edinburgh and East Lothian Districts (Newhailes) Boundaries Amendment Order 1988

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

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1988 No. 48 (S. 6)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, SCOTLAND

The City of Edinburgh and East Lothian Districts (Newhailes) Boundaries Amendment Order 1988

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Made15th January 1988
Laid before Parliament25th January 1988
Coming into force15th February 1988

    Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 17(2) of the said Act, and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, the Secretary of State hereby makes the following Order to give effect to the proposals of the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland as submitted to him:
    Title and commencement
        1.    This Order may be cited as the City of Edinburgh and East Lothian Districts (Newhailes) Boundaries Amendment Order 1988, and shall come into force on 15th February 1988.
    Interpretation
        2.    In this Order—
      "the 1977 Regulations" means the Local Government Area Changes (Scotland) Regulations 1977[1]; and

      "boundary map" means the map prepared by the Scottish Office, marked "The City of Edinburgh and East Lothian Districts (Newhailes) Boundaries Amendment Order 1988 Map" and deposited in accordance with regulation 3 of the 1977 Regulations; and, in the Schedule to this Order, any reference to a boundary of a district is a reference to a boundary existing immediately before the commencement of this Order.

    Application of Regulations
        3.    Save insofar as they can have no application in relation to the area change effected by this Order, the provisions of the 1977 Regulations shall apply in relation thereto for the purposes of, or in consequence of, this Order.
    Area change
        4.    Part of City of Edinburgh District containing an area of ground at Newhailes, being the area described in the Schedule to this Order and shown delineated and hatched on the boundary map, shall be transferred to East Lothian District.
    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 39 (Niddrie/Craigmillar) of Lothian Region[2] and of ward 61 (Niddrie) of City of Edinburgh District[3]; and
       (b) shall form part of electoral division 45 (Musselburgh) of Lothian Region and of ward 4 (Musselburgh (West)) of East Lothian District[4].



James Douglas-Hamilton

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

15th January 1988





Notes:

[1] 1973 c. 65

[2] S.I. 1977/8

[3] The electoral divisions of Lothian Region were constituted by S.I. 1978/418, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

[4] The wards of City of Edinburgh District were constituted by S.I. 1979/1291, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

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