Law of 5 July 2006 to merge the municipalities of Bergschenhoek, Berkel and Rodenrijs and Bleiswijk
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 the municipalities of Bergschenhoek, Berkel and Rodenrijs and Bleiswijk should be added together.
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:
As of the date of reclassification, the municipalities of Bergschenhoek, Berkel and Rodenrijs and Bleiswijk are abolished.
From the date of reclassification, the new municipality of Lansingerland is hereby established, consisting of the territory of the municipalities to be charged Bergschenhoek, Berkel and Rodenrijs and Bleiswijk, as indicated by the relevant law. map .
For the new municipality of Lansingerland, the municipality of Berkel and Rodenrijs to be removed is designated for the purposes of applying Article 36 of the General Rules Act reclassification , in connection with the application of the instructions and regulations referred to in that Article .
For the municipalities of Bergschenhoek, Berkel and Rodenrijs and Bleiswijk, the new municipality of Lansingerland is designated for the purposes of applying the following provisions of the General Rules Reclassification Act :
a. Article 39, second paragraph , in connection with the levying and recovery of municipal taxes;
b. Article 41, third paragraph , in relation to participation in common schemes;
c. Article 45, second paragraph , in relation to the rights and obligations associated with the transition from the supply of drinking water, electricity and gas.
1 For the new municipality of Lansingerland, an interim council election is as intended Article 52, second paragraph, part (a) of the General Rules of Reorder Law -
2 With the preparation of the by-election of the council, the municipality of Berkel and Rodenrijs is to be charged.
3 If the date of reclassification falls within two years before the date on which the regular elections for the members of the municipal councils due to the Electoral law must be held, these elections will not take place in the municipality set up by this law.
4 The term of office of the members of the Council of the new assembly shall end in the situation referred to in paragraph 3 with the term of office of the members of the councils of the other communes following the first elections to the Council of the European Union. Municipal councils after the date of reclassification.
This Act shall enter into force from the day following the date of issuance of the Official Gazette in which it is placed.
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 at The Hague, 5 July 2006
The Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations,
J. W. RemkesIssued the fifteenth August 2006
The Minister of Justice,
J. P. H. Donner