The Returning Officers (Principal Areas: Wales) Order 1995

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Published: 1995-01-24

Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 151

REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE
The Returning Officers (Principal Areas: Wales) Order 1995

Made
24th January 1995

Coming into force
31st January 1995

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by paragraph 3(1) of Schedule 5 to the Local Government Act 1972(1), hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Returning Officers (Principal Areas: Wales) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 31st January 1995.

2.  At the first elections of councillors for each new principal area in Wales, the returning officer shall be an officer of the council appointed by the existing council designated in column 2 of the Schedule to this Order opposite to the designation in column 1 thereof of the new principal area concerned.

Blatch
Minister of State
Home Office
24th January 1995

SCHEDULEEXISTING COUNCILS TO APPOINT RETURNING OFFICERS AT FIRST ELECTIONS OF COUNCILLORS FOR NEW PRINCIPAL AREAS

(1)
(2)

New principal area
Appointing Council

County Borough of Aberconwy and Colwyn
Colwyn Borough Council

County of Anglesey
Ynys Môn—Isle of Anglesey Borough Council

County Borough of Blaenau Gwent
Blaenau Gwent Borough Council

County Borough of Bridgend
Ogwr Borough Council

County of Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire
Arfon Borough Council

County Borough of Caerphilly
Islwyn Borough Council

County of Cardiff
Cardiff City Council

County of Cardiganshire
Cyngor Dosbarth Ceredigion

County of Carmarthenshire
Llanelli Borough Council

County of Denbighshire
Rhuddlan Borough Council

County of Flintshire
Alyn and Deeside District Council

County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil Borough Council

County of Monmouthshire
Monmouth Borough Council

County Borough of Neath and Port Talbot
Neath Borough Council

County Borough of Newport
Newport Borough Council

County of Pembrokeshire
Preseli Pembrokeshire District Council

County of Powys
Montgomeryshire District Council

County Borough of Rhondda, Cynon, Taff
on Valley Borough Council

County of Swansea
Swansea City Council

County Borough of Torfaen
Torfaen Borough Council

County Borough of the Vale of Glamorgan
Vale of Glamorgan Borough Council

County Borough of Wrexham
Wrexham Maelor Borough Council

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order designates, for the purposes of the first elections of councillors for the new principal areas in Wales established under the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994, the existing councils which are to appoint the returning officer for each such area.
By virtue of the Welsh Principal Councils (Day of Election) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/2843), the first elections of councillors of the new principal councils in Wales will be held on 4th May 1995.

(1)
1972 c. 70. Schedule 5 was substituted by section 3 of and Schedule 3 to the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c. 19).
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