Reclassification Law Zcentury-Flanders

Original Language Title: Herindelingswet Zeeuws-Vlaanderen

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Law of 16 May 2002, holding municipal re-division in Zcentury-Vlaanderen

We Beatrix, at the grace of God, Queen of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, etc. etc. etc.

All of them, who will see or hear these, saluut! do know:

In this regard, we have taken the view that it is desirable to change the municipal structure in Zcentury-Flanders.

In this way, we, the Council of State, and with the mean consultations of the States-General, have been well-regarded and understood to be right and to be understood by the following:


Paragraph 1. Abolition and establishment of municipalities

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Article 1

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As from the date of reclassification, the following municipalities shall be abolished:

  • Axel

  • Dogfish

  • Casst

  • Eastern burg

  • Sas van Gent

  • Sluis-Aardenburg

  • Terneuzen


Article 2

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  • 1 The following new municipalities are hereby established as from the date of reclassification:

    • Casst

    • Lock

    • Terneuzen

  • 2 In Table 1, the area of each of the municipalities to be removed is indicated by the territory of each of the new municipalities, with the proviso that the boundaries of the new municipality are to run as indicated in the map annexed to this Act.

    Table 1: new municipalities in the area

    New Municipality

    Existing municipality to dissolve

    Casst

    Dogfish

    Casst

    Lock

    Sluis-Aardenburg

    Eastern burg

    Terneuzen

    Axel

    Sas van Gent

    Terneuzen


Paragraph 2. Other provisions

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Article 3

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In Table 2, the municipalities to be removed for the new municipality are designated for the application of the Article 36 of the General Rules Act reclassification , in connection with the application of the instructions and regulations referred to in that Article.

Table 2

New Municipality

Designated municipality to dissolve

Casst

Casst

Lock

Eastern burg

Terneuzen

Terneuzen


Article 4

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In Table 3, for the municipalities to be removed, the new municipalities are designated for the application of the following provisions of the General Rules Reclassification Act :

Table 3

New Municipality

Municipality to dissolve

Casst

Dogfish

Casst

Lock

Sluis-Aardenburg

Eastern burg

Terneuzen

Axel

Sas van Gent

Terneuzen


Article 5

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  • 2 With the preparation of the by-elections for the new municipalities, the municipalities to be charged will be taxed according to the Article 3 associated table.


Article 6

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Article 7

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Article 8

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This Law shall enter into force on a date to be determined by Royal Decree.

Burdens and orders that it will be placed in the Official Gazette, and that all ministries, authorities, colleges and officials who so concern will keep their hands on the precise execution.

Given in Gravenhage, 16 May 2002

Beatrix

The Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations,

K. G. de Vries

Issued the 18th of June 2002

The Minister of Justice,

A. H. Korthals


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