The Petty Sessions Areas (Amendment) Order 1999

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1999/3220/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1999-12-01

Statutory Instruments
1999 No. 3220

JUSTICES OF THE PEACE, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Petty Sessions Areas (Amendment) Order 1999

Made
1st December 1999

Coming into force
1st January 2000

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 4 of the Justices of the Peace Act 1997(1), makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Petty Sessions Areas (Amendment) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 1st January 2000.

Petty sessions areas

2.  In Part I of the Schedule to the Petty Sessions Areas Order 1999(2)—

(a)for the entries in column 1 opposite the entry “BEDFORDSHIRE” in column 2 there shall be substituted—

“Bedford and Mid Bedfordshire
Luton and South Bedfordshire”(3);

(b)for the entries in column 1 opposite the entry “ESSEX” in column 2 there shall be substituted—

“Mid-North Essex
Mid-South Essex
North-East Essex
North-West Essex
South-East Essex
South-West Essex”(4);

(c)for the entries in column 1 opposite the entry “KENT” in column 2 there shall be substituted—

“Canterbury and St. Augustine

Channel
Dartford and Gravesham
Faversham and Sittingbourne
Medway
Mid Kent
Thanet
West Kent”(5);

(d)for the entries in column 1 opposite the entry “STAFFORDSHIRE” in column 2 there shall be substituted—

“Burton upon Trent
Cannock and Seisdon
Lichfield and Tamworth
Mid Staffordshire and Rugeley
North Staffordshire
Stoke-on-Trent”(6);

(e)for the entries in column 1 opposite the entry “WILTSHIRE” in column 2 there shall be substituted—

“North West Wiltshire
South East Wiltshire
Swindon”(7).

Signed by the authority of the Lord Chancellor

Jane Kennedy
Parliamentary Secretary
Lord Chancellor’s Department
Dated 1st December 1999

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the list of petty sessions areas in the Petty Sessions Areas Order 1999 (which was the list of petty sessions areas in existence immediately before 27th September 1999) to take account of changes that were effected by Orders made before 27th September 1999, but coming into force on 1st January 2000.


(1)
1997 c. 25. A new version of section 4 was substituted by section 75 of the Access to Justice Act 1999 (c. 22).

(2)
S.I. 1999/3009.

(3)
These petty sessions areas were constituted by S.I. 1999/150, as amended by S.I. 1999/2466.

(4)
These petty sessions areas were constituted by S.I. 1998/1353 and 1354.

(5)
The petty sessions area of Dartford and Gravesham was constituted by S.I. 1999/2105. The other petty sessions areas are unchanged.

(6)
The petty sessions areas of Cannock and Seisdon, Lichfield and Tamworth, Mid Staffordshire and Rugeley, and North Staffordshire were constituted by S.I. 1999/2399. The other petty sessions areas are unchanged.

(7)
The petty sessions areas of North West Wiltshire and South East Wiltshire were constituted by S.I. 1999/1500 as amended by S.I. 1999/1850. The other petty sessions area is unchanged.
Read Entire Law on www.legislation.gov.uk