The Combined Probation Areas (North Wales) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-12-20

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 3052

PROBATION
The Combined Probation Areas (North Wales) Order 1997

Made
20th December 1997

Coming into force
1st January 1998

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 2 of the Probation Service Act 1993(1), and after the consultation required by that section, hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Combined Probation Areas (North Wales) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 1st January 1998.

2.  That part of the Combined Probation Areas Order 1986(2) which relates to the North Wales Probation Area(3) shall be amended by—

(a)omitting the entries in respect of the petty sessions areas of Bangor, Caernarfon/Gwyrfai, Flint, Hawarden and Mold;

(b)inserting, in alphabetical order—

(i)in column 1 “Arfon” and corresponding to this in column 3 “2”;

(ii)in column 1 “Flintshire” and corresponding to this in column 3 “3”.

3.  The two members of the North Wales Probation Committee appointed before 1st January 1998 by the justices for the petty sessions areas of Bangor and Caernarfon/Gwyrfai shall continue in office as if appointed by the justices for the new petty sessions area of Arfon(4).

4.  The three members of the North Wales Probation Committee appointed before 1st January 1998 by the justices for the petty sessions areas of Flint, Hawarden and Mold shall continue in office as if appointed by the justices for the new petty sessions area of Flintshire(4).

Joyce Quin
Minister of State
Home Office
20th December 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Combined Probation Areas Order 1986 (S.I. 1986/1713) to take account of the re-organisation of five of the petty sessions areas within the North Wales Probation Area into two new petty sessions areas effected by the Petty Sessional Divisions (Arfon, Flintshire and Rhuddlan) Order 1997 (S.I. 1997/2630), the relevant provisions of which come into force on 1st January 1998.


(1)
1993 c. 47.

(2)
S.I. 1986/1713, amended by S.I. 1992/2121 (which is amended by S.I. 1993/92) and 1993/716.

(3)
The part relating to North Wales was amended by S.I. 1992/336 and 1995/2553.

(4)
The new petty sessions areas of Arfon and Flintshire were constituted by the Petty Sessional Divisions (Arfon, Flintshire and Rhuddlan) Order 1997 (S.I. 1997/2630).
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