Canterbury Extension Act 1933

Publication Date:January 01, 1933
 
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Canterbury Extension Act 1933

(23 & 24 Geo. 5) c. lxxxi

An Act to extend the boundaries of the city of Canterbury and county of the same city and for purposes incidental thereto.

[28th July 1933]

[23 & 24 Geo. 5.] Canterbury [Oh. lxxxi.] Extension Act, 1933. CHAPTER lxxxi. An Act to extend the boundaries of the city of A.D. 1933. Canterbury and county of the same city and for purposes incidental thereto. [28th July 1933.] W HEREAS the city of Canterbury and county of the same city (hereinafter called "the city") is a county borough under the government of the mayor aldermen and citizens of the city (hereinafter called " the Corporation "): And whereas the unrepealed provisions of the local Acts specified in Part I of the First Schedule to this Act and the Orders specified in Part II of that schedule are in force in the city : And whereas the parishes of Saint Dunstan Without and Hackington in the rural district of Blean and the parishes of Harbledown and Thannington Without in the rural district of Bridge are respectively situate in the administrative county of Kent and immediately adjoin the city: And whereas it is expedient to alter and extend the boundaries of the city so as to include therein parts oBhe said parishes of Saint Dunstan Without Hackington Harbledown and Thannington Without: And whereas it is expedient that the other provisions contained in this Act be enacted : And whereas the purposes of this Act cannot be . effected without the authority of Parliament: And whereas in relation to the promotion of the Bill for this Act the requirements of the Borough Funds [Price Is. U. Net.] A 1 [Oh. lxxxi.] Canterbury [23 & 24 Geo. 5.] Extension Act, 1933. A.D. 1933. Acts 1872 and 1903 as amended by the Local Government (County Boroughs and Adjustments) Act 1926 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. Short title, 1. This Act may be cited as the Canterbury Extension Act 1933. Interpreta. 2.(1) In this Act the several words and expressions tion. to which meanings are assigned by the Public Health Acts shall have the same respective meanings unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction. (2) In this Act unless the subject or context otherwise requires " Existing" in relation to any area altered by this Act means existing immediately before the appointed day; " The city" means until the appointed day the existing city of Canterbury and county of the same city and thereafter the existing city of Canterbury and county of the same city as extended by this Act; " The Corporation" means the mayor aldermen and citizens of the city; "The council" means the council of the city; "The mayor" "the town clerk" and "the treasurer " mean respectively the mayor the town clerk and the treasurer of the city and include respectively any person duly authorised to discharge temporarily the duties of those offices respectively; " The general rate fund " and " the general rate " mean respectively the general rate fund and the general rate of the city; 2 [23 & 24 Geo. 5.] Canterbury [Ch. lxxxi.] Extension Act, 1933. " The local Acts " means the local Acts specified A.D. 1933. in Part I of the First Schedule to this Act the Orders specified in Part II of that schedule and so much of the confirmation Acts specified in that Part as relates to those Orders; " The appointed day " means the first day of April nineteen hundred and thirty-four; " The city map " means the map marked " Map of " the city of Canterbury as extended by the " Canterbury Extension Act 1933 " and signed in triplicate by the Right Honourable the Earl of Onslow the Chairman of the Committee of the House of Lords to which the Bill for this Act was referred one copy of which has been deposited in the Parliament Office of the House of Lords one in the Committee and Private Bill Office of the House of Commons and one with the town clerk at his office; "The ward map" means the map marked "Map " of the wards of the city of Canterbury as " extended by the Canterbury Extension Act " 1933 " and signed in triplicate by the Right Honourable the Earl of Onslow the Chairman of the Committee of the House of Lords to which the Bill for this Act was referred one copy of which has been deposited in the Parliament Office of the House of Lords one in the Committee and Private Bill Office of the House of Commons and one with the town clerk at his office; " The county " and " the county council" mean respectively the administrative county of Kent and the county council of that county; " The Blean district " and " the Bridge district " mean respectively the Blean rural district and the Bridge rural district; " The Blean Council " and " the Bridge Council " mean respectively the Blean Rural District Council and the Bridge Rural District Council; " The district councils " means the Blean Council and the Bridge Council; " The added part of Saint Dunstan " " the added part of Hackington" "the added part of A2 3 [Ch. lxxxi.] Canterbury [23 & 24 Geo. 5.] Extension Act, 1933. A.D. 1933. Harbledown" and " the added part of Thannington " mean respectively the parts of the existing parishes of Saint Dunstan Without and Hackington in the Blean district and the parts of the existing parishes of Harbledown and Thannington Without in the Bridge district which are respectively coloured mauve light blue light green and yellow on the city map and " the excluded part of Saint Dunstan" " the excluded part of Hackington" "the excluded part of Harbledown" and " the excluded part of Thannington" mean the remaining parts of those parishes respectively; " The added areas" means the added parts of Saint Dunstan Hackington Harbledown and Thannington; " The Act of 1888 " " the Act of 1894 " and " the Act of 1929" mean respectively the Local Government Act 1888 the Local Government Act 1894 and the Local Government Act 1929; "The Public Health Acts" means the Public Health Act 1875 and the Acts amending and extending the same; " The Municipal Corporations Acts" means the Municipal Corporations Act 1882 and the Acts amending and extending the same and the Borough Councillors (Alteration of Number) Act 1925; " The Rating Act 1925 " means the Rating and ' Valuation Act 1925; " Provisional Order " includes a Special Order; " The Minister " means the Minister of Health; " Statutory security " means any security in which trustees are for the time being by or under any Act of Parliament passed or to be passed authorised to invest trust money and any mortgage bond debenture debenture stock stock or other security authorised by or under any Act of Parliament passed or to be passed of any county council or municipal corporation or other local authority as defined by section 34 of the Local Loans Act 1875 but does not include 4 [23 & 24 Geo. 5.] Canterbury [Ch. lxxxi.] Extension Act, 1933. annuities rentcharges or securities transferable A.D. 1933. by delivery or any securities of the Corporation; " Revenues of the Corporation" includes the revenues of the Corporation from time to time arising from anj^ land undertakings or other property for the time being of the Corporation and from government grants and the rates or contributions leviable by or on the order or precept of the Corporation. 3. Save as otherwise expressly provided this Act Commence- shall come into operation on the appointed day : mentof Act. Provided that for the purposes of (a) the compilation alteration or re-arrangement of any register of electors made under the Representation of the People Acts; (b) the qualification of candidates for election to the office of councillor of the city; (c) any election to be held in the year nineteen hundred and thirty-four for any area affected by this Act and all proceedings preliminary or relating thereto; (d) the preparation of any precept or contribution order to be issued or made in respect of any period commencing on or after the appointed day; and (e) subsection (2) of the section of this Act of which the marginal note is " Saving for certain general enactments "; this Act shall operate from the date of its passing. Part II. Extension of City. 4.(1) The boundary of the existing city the Extension area whereof is coloured pink on the city map shall of city. be altered so as to include in addition to that area (a) so much of the Blean district as comprises the added parts of Saint Dunstan and Hackington; and (6) so much of the Bridge district as comprises the added parts of Harbledown and Thannington. A3 5 [Ch. lxxxi.] Canterbury [23 & 24 Geo. 5.] Extension Act, 1933. A.D. 1933. (2) The boundary between the county and the county of the city of Canterbury shall be altered so that the added areas shall be included within the county of the city of Canterbury. (3) The boundary of the city and county of the city of Canterbury shall be that shown by the inner edge of the red line on the city map and the whole of the area within that boundary shall for the purposes of the Municipal Corporations Acts and for all other purposes be the city and shall be the county borough of Canterbury for the purposes of the Act of 1888 and for all other purposes. City and 5.(1) Copies of the city map deposited with the ?ward maps, town clerk such copies being certified by him to be true shall be sent by him as soon as may be after the passing of this Act to the clerk to the county council to the respective clerks to the Blean and Bridge Councils to the Board of Inland Revenue to the Commissioners of Customs and Excise to the Registrar-General to the Board of Trade to the Minister to the Minister of Transport to the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries to the Postmaster-General and to the Electricity...

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