The Combined Probation Areas (Essex) Order 1995

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Published: 1995-03-13

Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 747

PROBATION
The Combined Probation Areas (Essex) Order 1995

Made
13th March 1995

Coming into force
1st April 1995

In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 2 of the Probation Service Act 1993(1), and after the consultation required by that section, I hereby make the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Combined Probation Areas (Essex) Order 1994 and shall come into force on 1st April 1995.

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

(a)omitting the entries in respect of the petty sessions areas of Basildon(4), Braintree and Halstead, Brentwood, Chelmsford, Colchester, Dunmow, Epping and Ongar, Harlow, Harwich, Maldon and Witham, Saffron Walden, Tendring and Thurrock;

(b)inserting, in alphabetical order—

(i)in column 1 as a group “Basildon”, “Brentwood” and “Thurrock” and corresponding to this group in column 3 “2”;

(ii)in column 1 as a group “Braintree and Halstead”, “Dunmow”, “Epping and Ongar”, “Harlow” and “Saffron Walden” and corresponding to this group in column 3 “1”;

(iii)in column 1 as a group “Chelmsford” and “Maldon and Witham” and corresponding to this group in column 3 “1”; and

(iv)in column 1 as a group “Colchester”, “Harwich” and “Tendring” and corresponding to this group in column 3 “1”; and

(c)substituting in column 3 “2” for “4” in respect of the petty sessions area of Rochford and Southend-on-Sea.

3.  The five members of the Essex Probation Committee appointed before 1st April 1995 by the justices for the petty sessions areas of Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock shall decide by agreement, or in default of agreement by lot, which two of them shall continue in office as if appointed by the justices for the grouped petty sessions areas of Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock.

4.  The seven members of the Essex Probation Committee appointed before 1st April 1995 by the justices for the petty sessions areas of Braintree and Halstead, Dunmow, Epping and Ongar, Harlow and Saffron Walden shall decide by agreement, or in default of agreement by lot, which one of them shall continue in office as if appointed by the justices for the grouped petty sessions areas of Braintree and Halstead, Dunmow, Epping and Ongar, Harlow and Saffron Walden.

5.  The four members of the Essex Probation Committee appointed before 1st April 1995 by the justices for the petty sessions areas of Chelmsford and Maldon and Witham shall decide by agreement, or in default of agreement by lot, which one of them shall continue in office as if appointed by the justices for the grouped petty sessions areas of Chelmsford and Maldon and Witham.

6.  The four members of the Essex Probation Committee appointed before 1st April 1995 by the justices for the petty sessions areas of Colchester, Harwich and Tendring shall decide by agreement, or in default of agreement by lot, which one of them shall continue in office as if appointed by the justices for the grouped petty sessions areas of Colchester, Harwich and Tendring.

7.  The four members of the Essex Probation Committee appointed before 1st April 1995 by the justices for the petty sessions area of Rochford and Southend-on-Sea shall decide by agreement, or in default of agreement by lot, which two of them shall continue in office.

Michael Howard
One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State
Home Office
13th March 1995

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Combined Probation Areas Order 1986 to provide for there organisation of thirteen of the petty sessions areas within the Essex Probation Area into four groups of petty sessions areas. Each group is to appoint fewer members to the Essex Probation Committee than were formerly appointed by the petty sessions areas comprising the group. The remaining petty sessions area of Rochford and Southend-on-Sea is also to appoint fewer members to the Committee.


(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 Essex was amended by S.I. 1991/57, 1991/156 and 1992/841.

(4)
The Petty Sessional Divisions (Essex) Order 1989 (S.I. 1989/1592) provided for the alteration of the name of the petty sessional division of Billericay to Basildon on 1st January 1990.
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