The County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taff (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-11-23

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 3138

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
WALES
The County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taff (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1998

Made
23rd November 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) 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 October 1997 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 County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taff (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.

Electoral divisions

2.—(1) The existing electoral divisions of the County Borough of Rhondda, Cynon, Taff shall be abolished and the County Borough shall be divided into 52 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 area 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.

Registry 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
23rd November 1998

Article 2

SCHEDULENAMES AND AREAS OF AND NUMBERS OF COUNCILLORS FOR NEW ELECTORAL DIVISIONS

(1)
(2)
(3)

Name of New Electoral Division
Area of New Electoral Division
Number of Councillors

Aberaman North
That part of the Community of Aberaman specified in relation to the existing district ward of Aberaman North in column 2 of Schedule 1 to the Borough of Cynon Valley (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1983(3)
2

Aberaman South
That part of the Community of Aberaman not contained in the electoral division of Aberaman North
2

Abercynon
The Community of Abercynon
2

Aberdare East
That part of the Community of Aberdare specified in relation to the existing district ward of Aberdare East in column 2 of Schedule 1 to the Borough of Cynon Valley (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1983
2

Aberdare West/Llwydcoed
The Community of Llwydcoed and that part of the Community of Aberdare not contained in the electoral division of Aberdare East
3

Beddau
The Beddau ward of the Community of Llantrisant
1

Brynna
The Brynna and Llanilid wards of the Community of Llanharan
1

Church Village
The Church Village ward of the Community of Llantwit Fardre
1

Cilfynydd
The Cilfynydd ward of the Community of Pontypridd
1

Cwm Clydach
The Community of Cwm Clydach
1

Cwmbach
The Community of Cwmbach
1

Cymmer
The Communities of Cymmer and Trehafod
2

Ferndale
The Community of Ferndale
2

Gilfach Goch
The Community of Gilfach Goch
1

Glyncoch
The Glyncoch ward of the Community of Pontypridd
1

Graig
The Graig ward of the Community of Pontypridd
1

Hawthorn
The Hawthorn and Rhydfelen Lower wards of the Community of Pontypridd
1

Hirwaun
The Hirwaun ward of the Community of Hirwaun
1

Llanharan
The Llanharan ward of the Community of Llanharan
1

Llanharry
The Community of Llanharry
1

Llantrisant Town
The Town ward of the Community of Llantrisant
1

Llantwit Fardre
The Efail Isaf and Llantwit Fardre wards of the Community of Llantwit Fardre
2

Llwyn-y-pia
The Community of Llwyn-y-pia
1

Maerdy
The Community of Maerdy
1

Mountain Ash East
That part of the Community of Mountain Ash specified in relation to the existing district ward of Mountain Ash East in column 2 of Schedule 1 to the Borough of Cynon Valley (Electoral Arrangements) Order 1983
1

Mountain Ash West
That part of the Community of Mountain Ash not contained in the electoral division of Mountain Ash East
2

Penrhiwceiber
The Community of Penrhiwceiber
2

Pentre
The Community of Pentre
2

Pen-y-graig
The Community of Pen-y-graig
2

Pen-y-waun
The Community of Pen-y-waun
1

Pont-y-clun
The Community of Pont-y-clun
2

Pontypridd Town
The Town ward of the Community of Pontypridd
1

Porth
The Community of Porth
2

Rhigos
The Community of Rhigos and the Penderyn ward of the Community of Hirwaun
1

Rhondda
The Rhondda ward of the Community of Pontypridd
2

Rhydfelen Central/Ilan
The Ilan and Rhydfelen Central wards of the Community of Pontypridd
1

Taffs Well
The Community of Taffs Well
1

Talbot Green
The Talbot Green ward of the Community of Llantrisant
1

Ton-teg
The Ton-teg ward of the Community of Llantwit Fardre
2

Tonypandy
The Community of Tonypandy
1

Tonyrefail East
The Coedely, Collena and Tylcha wards of the Community of Tonyrefail
2

Tonyrefail West
The Penrhiw-fer, Thomastown and Tynybryn wards of the Community of Tonyrefail
1

Trallwng
The Trallwng ward of the Community of Pontypridd
1

Trealaw
The Community of Trealaw
1

Treforest
The Treforest ward of the Community of Pontypridd
1

Treherbert
The Community of Treherbert
2

Treorchy
The Community of Treorchy
3

Tylorstown
The Community of Tylorstown
2

Tyn-y-nant
The Tyn-y-nant ward of the Community of Llantrisant
1

Ynyshir
The Community of Ynyshir
1

Ynysybwl
The Community of Ynysybwl and Coed-y-Cwm
1

Ystrad
The Community of Ystrad
2

(1)
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 Government Act (References to Aldermen) Order 1977, S.I. 1977/1710 and section 66(5) and (8) of, Schedule 15, paragraphs 1 and 15, and Schedule 18 to, the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c. 19).

(2)
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 to that Act of 1994.

(3)
S.I. 1983/448.
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