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Statutory Instrument 1988 No. 70

The Cheshire (District Boundaries) Order 1988

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1988 No. 70


The Cheshire (District Boundaries) Order 1988

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Made20th January 1988
Laid before Parliament1st February 1988
Coming into force
 for the purposes referred to in article 1(2)22nd February 1988
 for all other purposes1st April 1988

    The Secretary of State, in exercise of his powers under sections 51(2) and 67(4) of the Local Government Act 1972[1] and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order which gives effect with modifications to proposals submitted to him under sections 47 and 51(1) of that Act, more than six weeks before the making of this Order, by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England:
    Citation and commencement
        1.—(1)  This Order may be cited as the Cheshire (District Boundaries) Order 1988.

        (2)  This part shall come into force on 22nd February 1988 for any purpose set out in regulation 4(1) (coming into operation of order) of the Local Government Area Changes Regulations 1976[2].

        (3)  For all other purposes this Order shall come into force on 1st April 1988.
    Transfer from the district of Vale Royal to the City of Chester
        2.    The part of the district of Vale Royal and parish of Delamere which is shown coloured yellow on the map prepared by the Department of the Environment, marked"Map of the Cheshire (District Boundaries) Order 1988" and deposited in accordance with regulation 5 of the Local Government Area Changes Regulations 1976 shall be transferred to:—
       (a) the City of Chester;
       (b) the Barrow ward of that City;
       (c) the parish of Kelsall;
       (d) the Gowy electoral division of the county of Cheshire;
       (e) the Chester petty sessional division.
    Town and Country Planning
        3.    Any provisions of a local plan adopted by the Vale Royal District Council which apply immediately before 1st April 1988 to the area transferred by this Order shall continue to have effect in relation to that area as if they were part of such a plan adopted by the Chester City Council.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Christopher Chope

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of the Environment

20th January 1988


(This note is not part of the Order)
    This Order transfers an area within the county of Cheshire from the district of Vale Royal and parish of Delamere to the City of Chester and parish of Kelsall. Consequential changes to local government electoral areas are made.
    The map forming part of this note (page 3) gives a general guide to the area affected. Prints of the detailed boundary map (described in article 2) may be inspected at all reasonable times at the offices of Chester City Council and Vale Royal District Council and at the office of the Secretary of State for the Environment, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3EB.
    The area transferred has approximately an area of 30 hectares, a population of 592 and a rateable value of £51,916.

ISBN 0 11 086070 5


[1] 1972 c. 70.

[2] S.I. 1976/246, amended by S.I. 1978/247.

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