1998 No. 3271
LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The City and County of Cardiff (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998
15th December 1998
Coming into force in accordance with article 1(2)
The Secretary of State for Wales, in exercise of his powers under sections 58(2) and 67(4) and (5) 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 to proposals submitted to him in June 1998 under sections 58(1) and 64 of that Act(2) by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales:
Citation and commencement
1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the City and County of Cardiff (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998.
(2) This Order shall come into operation on 6th May 1999 except that for the purposes of all proceedings preliminary or relating to an election to be held on or after that day, it shall come into force immediately.
2.—(1) The existing electoral divisions of the City and County of Cardiff shall be abolished and the City and County shall be divided into 29 electoral divisions which shall bear the names set out in column (1) of the Schedule to this Order, and each such electoral division shall comprise the areas specified opposite thereto in column (2) of that Schedule.
(2) The number of councillors to be returned for each such electoral division shall be the number specified opposite thereto in column (3) of the Schedule to this Order.
Register of local government electors
3. The registration officer shall make such re-arrangement or adaptation of the register of local government electors as may be necessary on account of the coming into force of this Order.
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales
Jon Owen Jones
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office
15th December 1998
SCHEDULENAMES AND AREAS OF AND NUMBERS OF COUNCILLORS FOR NEW ELECTORAL DIVISIONS
Name of New Electoral Division
Area of New Electoral Division
Number of Councillors
The Community of Adamsdown
The Community of Butetown
The Community of Caerau
The Community of Canton
The Communities of Castle and Cathays
The Creigiau ward of the Community of Pentyrch and the Community of St. Fagans
The Community of Cyncoed
The Community of Ely
The Community of Fairwater
The Community of Gabalfa
The Community of Grangetown
The Community of Heath
The Community of Lisvane
The Community of Llandaff
The Community of Llandaff North
The Community of Llanishen
The Community of Llanrumney
The Community of Pentwyn
The Gwaelod-y-Garth and Pentyrch wards of the Community of Pentyrch
The Community of Roath
The Community of Plasnewydd
Pontprennau/Old St. Mellons
The Communities of Old St. Mellons and Pontprennau
The Community of Radyr
The Community of Rhiwbina
The Community of Riverside
The Community of Rumney
The Community of Splott
The Community of Trowbridge
Whitchurch and Tongwynlais
The Communities of Tongwynlais and Whitchurch
1972 c. 70. Section 67(5) was amended by section 40(1) and (5) of the Police and Magistrates' Courts Act 1994 (c. 29), article 3(a) of the Local Government Act (References to Aldermen) Order 1997, S.I. 1997/1710 and sections 66(5) and (8) of, and Schedule 15, paragraphs 1 and 15, and Schedule 18 to, the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c. 19).
Section 58(1) was amended by section 66(5) of, and Schedule 15, paragraphs 1 and 11 to, the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994. Section 64 was substituted by section 6 of that Act of 1994.