The Local Authorities (Armorial Bearings) (No. 2) (Wales) Order 1996

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1996/1930/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1996-07-23

Her Majesty, by virtue and in exercise of the powers conferred on Her by section 247 of the Local Government Act 1972(1), is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Local Authorities (Armorial Bearings) (No. 2) (Wales) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 24th July 1996.

2.  Subject to article 3 of this Order, there is hereby authorised the bearing and use by a local authority specified in the first column of the Schedule to this Order of the armorial bearings lawfully borne and used before 1st April 1996 by the local authority specified in the second column of that Schedule in respect of the first mentioned authority.

3.  Any armorial bearings the bearing and use of which is authorised by article 2 of this Order shall be first exemplified according to the laws of arms and recorded in the College of Arms.

N H Nicholls
Clerk of the Privy Council

Article 2
SCHEDULE

(1)
(2)

Local authority established under the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994
Local authority ceasing to exist as a result of the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
The Borough Council of Blaenau Gwent

Bridgend County Borough Council
The Borough Council of Ogwr

The Council of the City and County Borough of Cardiff
The City Council of Cardiff

Ceredigion County Council
Cyngor Dosbarth Ceredigion

Isle of Anglesey County Council
The Borough Council of Ynys Mon—Isle of Anglesey

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
The Borough Council of Merthyr Tydfil

Newport County Borough Council
The Borough Council of Newport

Powys County Council
The County Council of Powys

Powys County Council
The Borough Council of Brecknock

Powys County Council
The District Council of Montgomeryshire

Powys County Council
The District Council of Radnorshire

The Council of the City and County of Swansea
The City Council of Swansea

Torfaen County Borough Council
The Borough Council of Torfaen

Wrexham County Borough Council
The Borough Council of Wrexham Maelor

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order confers on the local authorities specified in the first column of the Schedule to the Order the right to bear and use the armorial bearings formerly borne and used by the local authorities specified in the second column.

(1)
1972 c. 70; subsection (3) of section 247 was added by paragraph 53 of Schedule 15 to the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c. 19).
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