The Justices of the Peace (Commission Areas) Order 1999

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Published: 1999-11-03

Statutory Instruments
1999 No. 3010

JUSTICES OF THE PEACE, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Justices of the Peace (Commission Areas) Order 1999

Made
3rd November 1999

Coming into force
1st December 1999

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 1 of the Justices of the Peace Act 1997(1) and paragraph 19 of Schedule 14 to the Access to Justice Act 1999(2), makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Justices of the Peace (Commission Areas) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 1st December 1999.

(2) In this Order “MCC” means magistrates' courts committee.

Commission areas

2.—(1) Each of the areas of England outside Greater London specified in Part I of the Schedule to this Order is a commission area.

(2) Each of the areas of Wales specified in Part II of the Schedule to this Order is a commission area.

(3) Each of the areas of Greater London specified in Part III of the Schedule to this Order is a commission area.

Signed by the authority of the Lord Chancellor

Jane Kennedy
Parliamentary Secretary
Lord Chancellor’s Department
3rd November 1999

Article 2
SCHEDULE

Part ICommission areas in England outside Greater London

Name of commission area
Extent of commission area

Avon
The area of Avon MCC

Bedfordshire
The area of Bedfordshire MCC

Berkshire

The part of the area of Thames Valley MCC comprising the following local government areas:

Bracknell Forest Borough District Council

Newbury District Council

Reading Borough Council

Slough Borough Council

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Wokingham District Council

Buckinghamshire

The part of the area of Thames Valley MCC comprising the following local government areas:

Buckinghamshire County Council

Milton Keynes Borough Council

Cambridgeshire
The area of Cambridgeshire MCC

Cheshire
The area of Cheshire MCC

Cleveland
The area of Cleveland MCC

Cornwall

The part of the area of Devon and Cornwall MCC comprising the following local government areas:

Cornwall County Council

Isles of Scilly Council

Cumbria
The area of Cumbria MCC

Derbyshire
The area of Derbyshire MCC

Devon

The part of the area of Devon and Cornwall MCC comprising the following local government areas:

Devon County Council

Plymouth City Council

Torbay Council

Dorset
The area of Dorset MCC

Durham
The area of Durham MCC

East Sussex
The area of East Sussex MCC

Essex
The area of Essex MCC

Gloucestershire
The area of Gloucestershire MCC

Greater Manchester

The areas of the following MCCs:

Manchester

North and West Greater Manchester

Oldham

Stockport

Tameside

Trafford

Hampshire
The area of Hampshire MCC

Hereford and Worcester
The area of Hereford and Worcester MCC

Hertfordshire
The area of Hertfordshire MCC

Humberside
The area of Humberside MCC

Isle of Wight
The area of Isle of Wight MCC

Kent
The area of Kent MCC

Lancashire
The area of Lancashire MCC

Leicestershire
The area of Leicestershire MCC

Lincolnshire
The area of Lincolnshire MCC

Merseyside
The area of Merseyside MCC

Norfolk
The area of Norfolk MCC

Northamptonshire
The area of Northamptonshire MCC

Northumberland
The area of Northumberland MCC

North Yorkshire
The area of North Yorkshire MCC

Nottinghamshire
The area of Nottinghamshire MCC

Oxfordshire
The part of the area of Thames Valley MCC comprising the local government area of Oxfordshire County Council

Shropshire
The area of Shropshire MCC

Somerset
The area of Somerset MCC

South Yorkshire

The areas of the following MCCs:

Barnsley

Doncaster

Rotherham

Sheffield

Staffordshire
The area of Staffordshire MCC

Suffolk
The area of Suffolk MCC

Surrey
The area of Surrey MCC

Tyne and Wear

The areas of the following MCCs:

Gateshead

Newcastle upon Tyne

North Tyneside

South Tyneside

Sunderland

Warwickshire
The area of Warwickshire MCC

West Midlands
The area of West Midlands MCC

West Yorkshire

The areas of the following MCCs:

Calderdale

Leeds

West Riding

West Sussex
The area of West Sussex MCC

Wiltshire
The area of Wiltshire MCC

Part IICommission areas in Wales

Name of commission area
Extent of commission area

Clwyd

The part of the area of North Wales MCC comprising the following local government areas:

Denbighshire County Council

Flintshire County Council

Wrexham County Borough County Council

That part of Conwy County Borough Council which was formerly known as Colwyn Borough Council

Dyfed
The area of Dyfed MCC

Gwent
The area of Gwent MCC

Gwynedd

The part of North Wales MCC comprising the following local government areas:

Isle of Anglesey County Council

Gwynedd County Council

That part of Conwy County Borough Council which was formerly known as Aberconwy Borough Council

Powys
The area of Powys MCC

South Wales
The area of South Wales MCC

West Glamorgan
The area of West Glamorgan MCC

Part IIICommission areas in Greater London

Name of commission area
Extent of commission area

City of London
The area of the City of London MCC

Inner London
The area of Inner London MCC

Middlesex

The area of Barnet MCC

The area of Brent MCC

The area of Ealing MCC

The area of Enfield MCC

The area of Haringey MCC

The area of Harrow MCC

The area of Hillingdon MCC

The area of Hounslow MCC

North East Greater London

The area of Barking and Dagenham MCC

The area of Havering MCC

The area of Newham MCC

The area of Redbridge MCC

The area of Waltham Forest MCC

South East Greater London

The area of Bexley MCC

The area of Bromley MCC

The area of Croydon MCC

South West Greater London

The area of Kingston upon Thames MCC

The area of Merton MCC

The area of Richmond upon Thames MCC

The area of Sutton MCC

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This is the first order under section 1 of the Justices of the Peace Act 1997 as substituted by section 74 of the Access to Justice Act 1999. It specifies the commission areas for England and Wales. Each of the areas was a commission area immediately before section 74 came into force.


(1)
1997 c. 25. A new version of section 1 is substituted by section 74 of the Access to Justice Act 1999 (c. 22). This is the first order under the substituted section 1.

(2)
1999 c. 22.
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