Brighton Corporation Act 1927

Publication Date:January 01, 1927
 
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Brighton Corporation Act 1927

(17 & 18 Geo. 5) c. lxxxi

An Act to extend the boundaries of the borough of Brighton to alter and adjust the boundary between the boroughs of Brighton and Hove to constitute a single parish for the area of the extended borough of Brighton and for other purposes.

[29th July 1927]

[17 & 18 Geo. 5.] Brighton Corporation [Ch. ixxxi.j: Act, 1927. CHAPTER lxxxi. An Act to extend the boundaries of the btirough :A.D. 1927. of Brighton to alter and adjust the boundary between the boroughs of Brighton and Hove to constitute a single parish for the area of.the extended borough of Brighton and for other purposes. [29th July 1927.] . W HEREAS the borough of Brighton (hereinafter referred to as " the borough ") is a municipal borough subject to the Acts relating to municipal corporations and is a county borough within the, meaning of the Local Government Act 1888 : And whereas the parish of Patcham in the rural district of Steyning East and the parishes of Falmer Ovingdean and Rottingdean in the rural district, of Newhaven adjoin the borough and the parish of West Blatchington in the rural district of Steyning East adj dins the said parish of Patcham and it is expedient that the boundary of the borough be extended so as to inelude the said parishes of Ovingdean and Rottingdean and parts of the said parishes of Patcham West Blatchington and Ealmer : And whereas the Hove Corporation have applied to the Minister of Health under section 54 of the Local Government Act 1888 for a Provisional Order extending the borough of. Hove so as to include (inter alia) the parish ' of Preston Rural in the said rural district of Steyning East : {Price 2s. M. Net.] A 1 "? £Ch. lxxxi.] Brighton Corporation [17 & 18 GrBO, £.j Act, 1927, A.D. 1927. And whereas the borough of Hove and the parish of *? Preston Rural adjoin the borough and it is expedient if the said Order be made and confirmed by Parliament that the boundary between the borough and the extended borough of Hove be altered and improved by transferring certain small areas of land from the borough to the borough of Hove and from the borough of Hove to the borough respectively and by adjusting the boundary where it passes along Dyke Road in accordance with the provisions of the agreement between the Brighton Corporation and the Hove Corporation as set forth in the Third Schedule to this Act: And whereas the unrepealed provisions of the several Acts and Orders specified in the First Schedule to this Act were immediately prior to the passing of this Act in force within the borough and it is expedient that those Acts and Orders as amended by this Act should apply throughout the borough as extended and altered by this Act: And whereas there are parish councils for the parishes of Patcham Farmer and Rottingdean respectively and there is no parish council for the parish of West Blatchington or for the parish of Ovingdean : And whereas the area of the existing borough of Brighton comprises the parish of Brighton which has a separate board of guardians and the parish of Preston in the Steyning Poor Law Union : And whereas the parishes of Hove Patcham and West Blatchington are in the Steyning Poor Law Union and the parishes of Ovingdean Rottingdean and Falmer are in the Newhaven Poor Law Union : And whereas it is expedient that the area of the extended and altered borough of Brighton be constituted one parish under a separate board of guardians : And whereas the Brighton Corporation are the burial board for the said parish of Brighton the Hove Corpora* tion are the burial board for the said borough of Hove and. there is no burial board for the said parish of Preston and it is expedient that the Brighton Corporation be constituted the burial board for the whole of the extended and altered borough of Brighton: ' And whereas it is expedient that the other provisions of this Act be enacted ? 2. [17 & 18 Geo. 5.] Brighton Corporation [Ch. Ixxxij Act, 1927. And whereas the objects of this Act cannot be A.D. 1927. attained without the authority of Parliament: ^= And whereas in relation to the promotion of the Bill for this Act the requirements of the Borough Funds Acts 1872 and 1903 have been observed : May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted and be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and Commons in this present Parliament assembled and by the authority of the .same as follows (that is to say) : Part I. Preliminary, This Act may be cited as the Brighton Corpora- Short title tion Act 1927. This Act is divided into Parts as follows : Division of Part IPreliminary. Part?*0 Part IIBorough extension and alteration. Part litAlteration of unions and consolidation of parishes. Part IVProvisions common to Parts II and III. Part VFinance and miscellaneous. 3. In this Act unless the subject or context other- Interpreta- wise requires the following expressions have the respective tion. meanings hereinafter stated (viz.) : " The appointed day " means the first day of April nineteen hundred and twenty-eight; " Existing " in relation to any area altered by this Act means existing immediately before the appointed day; " The existing borough " means the existing borough of Brighton; " The borough" means the existing borough as extended and altered by Part II of this Act; " The Corporation" means as the context may require the mayor aldermen and burgesses of A 2 3 rdh. Ixxxi.} Brighton Corporation [17 & 18 GrEO. 5.] Act, 1927. AiD. 1927. the existing borough or of the borough acting ^^- by the council; " The council" means as the context may require the council of the existing borough or of the borough; ", The town . clerk" means as the context may require the town clerk of the existing borough or of the borough and includes any person duly appointed by the Corporation to discharge temporarily the duties of that officer; "The borough map " and "the ward map" mean respectively the maps respectively marked " Map " of the borough of Brighton as extended and " altered by the Brighton Corporation Act " 1927 " and " Map of the wards of the borough " of Brighton as extended and altered by the " Brighton Corporation. Act 1927 '-' each of which maps was signed in triplicate by the Right Honourable Baron Redesdale the Chairman of the Committee of the House of. Lords to whom the Bill for this Act was referred and has been deposited as follows one copy in the Parliament Office of the House of Lords one copy in the Committee and Private Bill Office of the House of Commons and one copy with the town clerk at his office; " The borough of Hove " means the existing borough of Hove as altered by Part II of this Act; " The Hove Corporation " means as the context may require the mayor aldermen and burgesses of the existing borough of Hove or of the borough of Hove acting by the.council of that borough; " The county " and "the county council". mean respectively as the context, may require the existing administrative county of East Sussex and the council of that county or the said county as altered by Part II of this Act and the council of that county; " The Steyhing East District " and " the Steyning East Council " mean respectively as the context may require the existing rural district of Steyning East and the council of that district or the said district as altered by Part II of this Act and the council of that district; 4 [17 & 18 Geo. 5.] Brighton Corporation [Oh. IxxxiJ Act, 1927. "The Newhaven District" and "the Newhaven A.D. 1927. Council" mean respectively as the context -^ may require the existing rural district of New-haven and the council of that district or the said district as altered by Part II of this Act and the council of that district; "The rural councils" means the, Steyning East Council and the Newhaven Council and "the rural districts " means the Steyning East District and the Newhaven District; " The parish of Brighton " " the parish of Hove " " the parish of West Blatchington " " the parish of Patcham " " the parish .of Palmer " and " the parish of Ovingdean " respectively mean the existing parishes of those names as respectively altered by Part II of this Act; " The new parish of Brighton" means the parish constituted by the amalgamation of the parish of Brighton the parish of Preston the parish of Patcham the parish of Ovingdean and the parish of Rottingdean under Part III of this Act; "The Patcham Council " and "the Rottingdean Council " respectively mean the respective parish councils of the existing parishes of Patcham and Rottingdean; " The Falmer Council" means, as the context may require the parish council of the existing parish of Falmer or of the parish of Falmer; " The added part of Hove " means the portion of the existing parish of Hove which is hatched blue on the borough map and added by this Act to the borough; " The transferred area " means the portion of the existing parish of Brighton which is hatched red on the borough map and transferred by this Act to the parish of Hove and the borough of Hove but subject to the provisions of subsection (4) of the section of this Act of which the marginal note is " Extension of borough and " alteration of boundary between Brighton and " Hove "; 5 [Ch.lxxxij Brighton Corporation [17 & 18 Geo. 5.1 ?Act, 1927. A.D. 1927. "The added part of Patcham " means so much of "^ the existing parish of Patcham as is not added by the Hove Order to the borough of Hove the added part of Patcham being edged green on the borough map; " The added part of West Blatchington " means so much of the existing parish of West Blatchington as lies to the north-east and east of the line coloured red on the borough map and is added by this Act to the borough the boundary of the existing parish of West Blatchington being edged blue on the borough map; " The added part of Falmer " means so much of the existing parish of Falmer as lies to the west and south of...

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