Local Government Board's Provisional Orders Confirmation (No.7) Act 1909

Publication Date:January 01, 1909
 
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Local Government Boards Provisional Orders Confirmation (No.7) Act 1909

(9 Edw. 7) c. cxxii

An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders of the Local Government Board relating to Birmingham and Wakefield.

[16th August 1909]

[9 Edw. 7.] Local Government Board's [Ch. CXXiL] Provisional Orders Confirmation {No. 7) Act, 1909. CHAPTER cxxii. An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders of the a.d. 1909. Local Government Board relating to Birmingham and Wakefield. [16th August 1909.] W HEREAS the Local Government Board have made the Provisional Orders set forth in the schedule hereto under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1888: 51 & 52 Vict. c. 41. And whereas it is requisite that the said Orders should be confirmed by Parliament: Be it therefore 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: The Orders as altered and set out in the schedule hereto Orders in shall be and the same are hereby s confirmed and all the provisions s^^gd thereof shall have full validity and force. This Act may be cited as ,the Local Government Board's Short title. Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 1) Act 1909. [Price 2s. M.] [Ch.. CXXii.] Local Government Board's [9 Edw. 7.1 Provisional Orders Confirmation {No. 7) Act, 1909. a.d. 1909. SCHEDULE. CITY OF BIRMINGHAM. Birmingham Provisional Order made in pursuance of Sections 54 and 59 r er' of the Local Government Act 1888. To the Lord Mayor Aldermen and Citizens of the City of Birmingham; To the Justices of the Peace for the said City; To the Court of Quarter Sessions for the said City; To the Justices of the Peace for the County of Warwick in Quarter Sessions assembled ; To the Justices of the Peace for the County of Worcester-in Quarter Sessions assembled ; To the County Council of Warwick; To the County Council of Worcester; To the Rural District Council of Halesowen; To the Guardians of the Poor of the King's Norton Union; To the Guardians of the Poor of the Stourbridge Union; To the Parish Council of Quinton; To the Overseers of the Poor of the Parish of Quinton; To the Birmingham Tame and Rea District Drainage Board; To the Stourbridge and Halesowen Hospital Committee; And to all others whom it may concern. 51 & 52 Vict. WHEREAS by Section 54 of the Local Government Act L888 the - Local Government Board are empowered to make a Provisional Order for altering the boundary of any Borough and by such Order to divide or alter any electoral division; And whereas the City of Birmingham is a County Borough within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1888 and is for the purposes of that Act situate in the County of Warwick and the inhabitants are a body corporate by the name of the Lord Mayor Aldermen and Citizens of the City of Birmingham and act by the Council of the said City which now consists of the Lord Mayor (who is also an Alderman) seventeen other Aldermen and fifty-four Councillors; 2 [9 EdwI 7.] Local Government Board's [Oh. CXxii.] Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act, 1909. And whereas the said City is for thepurposes of the election of A.D. 1909. Councillors divided into eighteen wards one of which is known as the Birmdn'liam Edghaston and Harhorne Ward; Order. And whereas the said. City is an Urban Sanitary District of which the Lord Mayor Aldermen and Citizens acting by the Council are the Urban Sanitary Authority; And whereas the said City has a separate court of quarter, sessions commission of the peace police force recorder and coroner; -? And whereas in pursuance of the Education Act 1902 the Council 2 Edw. 7. of the said City are the local education authority; \ c. 42. And whereas the unrepealed provisions of the Local Acts specified in Part I. of the First Schedule and in Part I. of the Second Schedule to this Order and of the Confirmation Acts specified in 'Part II. of the First Schedule and in Part H. of the Second Schedule to this Order so far as the last-mentioned Acts relate to the Orders specified in the said Schedules are in force in the said City; And whereas the Urban Sanitary Authority of the said City have adopted the provisions of (a) The Infectious Disease (Prevention) Act 1890 ; 53 & 54 Vict. c. 34. (b) The Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1890 ; 53 & 54 Tict. c. 59. (c) The Notification of Births Act 1907; 7 Edw. 7. c. 40. and those provisions are accordingly in force in the said City; . - And whereas the Baths and Washhouses Acts 1846 to 1899 and the £ 1J!C*-C-S- 10 &? 11 Vict. c. 61. Public Libraries Acts 1892 to 1901 are in force in the said City; St^victeia): 59 & 60 Vict! c! 59! And whereas the Council of the said City are the authority for Mlsevicticii*. the execution of the Burial Acts 1852 to 1906 within the City; \e^'c.w. 15 & 16 Vict. c. 85. And whereas the said City is a Constituent District of the 6 Edw- * - ** Birmingham Tame and Rea Main Sewerage District of which the governing body is the Birmingham Tame and Rea District Drainage Board; ,-.. And whereas the Parish of Quinton in the Administrative County of Worcester immediately adjoins the said City and is a contributory place in the Rural District of Halesowen and is subject to the jurisdiction of the Rural District Council of Halesowen and one Rural District Councillor is elected for the said Parish of Quinton; r. And whereas the said Rural District Couneil have adopted the 'provisions of the Infectious Disease (Prevention) Act 1890 and the 53 & 54 Vict. provisions of Part HI. of the Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1890 - ** ^ which are applicable to Rural Districts and those provisions are c, 59, accordingly in force in the said Rural' District; A 2 3 [Oh. CXXii.] Local Government Board's [9 Edw. V.] Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act, 1909. A.D. 1909. Birmingham Order. And whereas the King's Norton Union includes the Parish of Edgbaston which is comprised in the said City and twenty-eight Guardians are elected for the several parishes comprised in that Union; And whereas the said Parish of Quinton is included in the Stourbridge Union ; And whereas by virtue of the Stourbridge and Halesowen Hospital (County of Worcester) Order 1896 and the Stourbridge and Halesowen Hospital (County of Worcester) Order 1897 the said Parish of Quinton forms part of the Stourbridge and Halesowen Hospital District constituted by those Orders under the Isolation Hospitals Act 1893; 56 & 57 Vict. c. 73. And whereas the said Parish of Quinton is a Rural Parish within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1894 for which a Parish Council has been established; And whereas in pursuance of the Education Act 1902 the said Parish of Quinton forms part of the area of the County Council of the Administrative County of Worcester as the local education authority; And whereas the said Parish of Quinton is included in the Hasbury Electoral Division of the Administrative County of Worcester: 51 & 52 Vict. c. 41. Now therefore We the Local Government Board in pursuance of the powers given to Us by Sections 54 and 59 of the Local Government Act. 1888 and by any other enactments in that behalf do hereby order that from and after the date of the Act of Parliament confirming this Order the following provisions shall take effect: Definitions. Art. I. In this Order (1) The expression " the commencement of this Order" means . the Ninth day of November One thousand nine hundred and nine; (2) The expression "the existing City" means the City of Birmingham as it existed immediately prior to the com mencement of this Order; ^ (3) The expression "the City" means the existing City as extended by this Order; (4) The expression "the Corporation" means as the context requires the Lord Mayor Aldermen and Citizens of the. existing City or of the City acting by the Council; (5) The expressions " the Sewerage District" and " the Drainage Board" mean respectively the Birmingham Tame, and Rea Main Sewerage District and the Birmingham Tame and Rea District Drainage Board; 4 [9 Bdw. 7.] Local Government Board's [Oh. CXXii.] Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act, 1909. (6) The expressions "the Rural District" and "the Rural A.D. 1909. Council" mean respectively the Rural District of Hales- Birrrihgham owen and the Rural District Council of that district; Order. (7) The expression "the City maps" means the two maps each marked " Map of the City of Birmingham as extended 1909" and sealed with the official seal of the Local Government Board; {8) The expressions " the Act of 1888 " and " the Act of 1894 " mean respectively the Local Government Act 1888 and the Local Government Act 1894; (9) The expression " the Municipal Corporations Acts " means the Municipal Corporations Act 1882 and the Acts amending and extending the same and the expression "the Public Health Acts" means the Public Health Act 1875 and the Acts amending and extending the same; (10) The expression "the Local Acts" means the Acts specified in Part I. of the First Schedule and in Part I. of the Second Schedule to this Order; (11) The expressions " the Confirmation Acts " and " the Pro- visional Orders" mean respectively the Confirmation Actst and the Provisional Orders specified in Part. H. of the First Schedule and in Part H. of the Second Schedule to this Order. Art. n. This Order shall except so far as is otherwise herein Commence-expressly provided and so far as there may be anything in the subject- Order. matter or context inconsistent therewith come into operation on the Ninth day of November One thousand nine hundred and nine : Provided that for the purposes of the parish burgess lists and Date of burgess roll and other lists to be made for the City under the ^Jj^0* Municipal Corporations Acts of the lists of county electors and the parish bur county register to be made for the Administrative County of Worcester g y^f8 ^ in pursuance of the County Electors Act 1888 or any Act...

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