Local Government Board's Provisional Orders Confirmation (No.7) Act 1911

Publication Date:January 01, 1911
 
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Local Government Boards Provisional Orders Confirmation (No.7) Act 1911

(1 & 2 Geo. 5) c. clxxxiv

An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders of the Local (government Board relating to Christchurch and Sheffield.

[16th December 1911]

[1 & 2 Geo. 5.] Local Government Board's [Oh. clxxxiv.] Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act, 1911. CHAPTER clxxxiv. An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders of the A.D. 1911. . i ? ii n Local Government Board relating to Christchurch and Sheffield. [1.6th December 1911.] .L W HEBEAS 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. 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: 1. The Orders as altered and set out in the schedule hereto Orders in shall be and the same are hereby confirmed and all the pro- seh^dnle ^ x confirmed. visions thereof shall have full validity and force. 2. Whereas a Joint Committee of the House of Lords and Financial House of Commons has been appointed to inquire into the jj^g'61111* application of the provisions contained in the Local Government accordance Acts 1888 and 1891 and the Local Government (Scotland) Acts ^ ^m- 1889 and 1894 relating to financial adjustments consequent on j0int Com* the alteration of the boundaries of a local government area or mittee. on an alteration in the constitution or status of the governing body of a local government area and to report if they are of opinion that any amendments in such provisions are desirable Be it therefore enacted as follows: (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of the Local Government Act 1888 the Local Government Act 1894 and [Price 3s.] A 1 [Gh. ClxxxiV.] Local Government Board's [l & 2 Geo. 5.] Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act,1911. A.D. 1911. of the two Orders set forth in the schedule to ? ~ this Act relating to,, financial adjustments no adjust- ments to be made between the councils of the county and county boroughs referred to in the Order relating to Sheffield or between the councils of the county and the borough referred to in the Order relating to Christchurch or between any authorities affected by either of the said Orders or this Act shall be made except by agreement until after the thirty-first day of March one thousand nine hundred and thirteen or until the confirmation of a Provisional Order made in pursuance of this section whichever shall be the earlier: (2) If the said Joint Committee report that they are of opinion that amendments are desirable in the pro- n visions contained in the Local Government Acts 1888 and 1894 relating to financial adjustments consequent on the. alteration of the boundaries of a local government area the Local Government Board shall in ^ fa relation to each of the said Orders make such Provisional Order as shall be necessary for the purpose of applying the recommendations of the Joint Committee so far as they are applicable to any adjustments to be made between the councils of the county and county boroughs or borough as the case may be and the other authorities referred to in fa ^ *" subsection (1) of this section Provided that no Provisional Order made in pursuance of this section shall affect any adjustment that may have been made by agreement: (3 )'The' provisions of the Local Government Act 1888 'relating to Provisional Orders shall so far as they are applicable and with any necessary modifications extend arid apply to any Provisional Order made in pursuance of this section. Audit of ac- 3.(1) Prom and after the thirty-first day of March one counts of thousand nine hundred and twelve sections twenty-five twenty-six ofSirist-011 dn& twenty-seven of the Municipal Corporations Act 1882 and church. section two hundred and forty-six of the Public Health Act -i 1875 shall cease to apply to any. accounts of the mayor aldermen and burgesses of the borough of Christchurch (in this 2 *- [1 & 2 Geo. 5.] _Lo ?&Z Government Board's [Ch. clxxxiv.] Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 7) ^ ^, 1911. section referred to as "the Corporation") or of the treasurer of A.D. 1911. that borough or of the officers of the Corporation and all accounts of the Corporation and of the treasurer of the borough and of the officers of the Corporation under any public or private Act of Parliament or otherwise relating to matters dealt with by the Corporation in any capacity and including the accounts of any joint committee and of the officers of any joint committee appointed by the Corporation with the council of another borough or with a county council or with a district council or a parish council shall be audited by a district auditor appointed by the Local Government Board in like manner as accounts of an urban authority and their officers are audited. Sections two hundred and forty-seven and two hundred and fifty of the Public Health Act 1875 and all enactments amending them or applying to audit by district auditors including the -r enactments imposing penalties and providing for the recovery of sums as well as all enactments relating to matters incidental to or consequential upon any such accounts or audit shall apply in like manner as if so far as they relate to an audit of the accounts of an urban authority and the officers of that authority they were herein re-enacted with the necessary modifications and accordingly all burgesses of the borough and all ratepayers and owners of property in the borough shall have the like rights and there shall be the same appeal as in the case of that audit: Provided that the ifirst Schedule to the District Auditors Act 1879 as applied by this subsection shall be modified in the manner described in the Second Schedule to the Local Government Act 1888. Nothing in subsection (1) of this section shall apply to the audit of the accounts of the Corporation for the financial year ending the thirty-first day of March one thousand nine hundred and twelve. The Corporation may out of the borough fund (a) Pay reasonable subscriptions whether annually or otherwise to the funds of any association of municipal corporations or other local authorities or their officers formed for the purpose of consultation as to their common interests and the A 2 3 [Oil. Clxxxiv.] Local Government Board's [1 & 2 Geo. 5.] Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act, 1911. A:D. 1911. discussion of matters relating to local government and any reasonable expenses of the attendance of any members or officers of the Corporation not exceeding in any case four at conferences or meetings of the said associations or any of them and of purchasing reports of the proceedings of any such conferences or meetings; and (b) Pay the reasonable expenses of the Corporation in providing public entertainments on the occasion of public ceremony or rejoicing and in the reception and entertainment of distinguished persons residing in or visiting the borough. Short title, 4. This Act may be cited as the Local Government Board's Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 7) Act 1911. 4 [l & 2 Geo. 5.] Local Government Board's [OtL. clXXxiV.} Provisional Orders Confirmation (JVb. 7) Act, 1911. S CHE D U L.E. a.d.1911. BOROUGH OF CHRISTCHURCH. Provisional Order made in pursuance of Sections 54 and 59 Chrittcimrch Order. of the Local Government Act 1888. To the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Christchurch; To the Justices of the Peace for the County of Southampton in Quarter Sessions assembled.; To the County Council of Southampton ; To the Rural District Council of Christchurch; To the Guardians of the Poor of the Christchurch Union ; To the Parish Councils of Highcliff and Hum; To the Overseers of the Poor of each of the Parishes of Christchurch Highcliff and. Burn ; To the Joint Committee appointed by the Council of the Borough of Christchurch and the Parish Councils of Highcliff Holden-hurst and Hum and exercising the powers and duties of the authority under the Burial Acts 1852 *to 1906 ; And to all others whom it may concern. WHEREAS by Section 54 of the Local Government Act 1888 the 51 & 52 Vict Local Government Board are empowered to make a Provisional Order c* ? for altering the boundary of any Borough and by such Order to divide or alter any electoral division ; And whereas the Borough of Christchurch in the County of Southampton is a Borough within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1888 and the inhabitants are a body corporate by the name of the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses of "the Borough of Christchurch and act by the Council of the said Borough which now consists of the Mayor (who is also a Councillor) four Aldermen and eleven other Councillors; And whereas the said Borough is co-extensive with the Parish of Christchurch and is an Urban District of which the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses acting by the Council are the Urban District Council ; A3 5 [Ch. clxxxiv.] Local Government Board's [l & 2 Geo. 5.] Provisional Orders Confirmation (No, 7} Act, 1911, != A.D. 1911. And whereas the Urban District Council for the said Borough Christchureh have adopted the provisions of Order. ? ^ T]ie infectioug Disease (Prevention) Act 1890; c. 34. ' (b) The Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1890 ; and 53 & 54 Vict. (0) The private gtreet Works Act 1892 . 55 & 56 Vict, and those provisions are accordingly in force in the said Borough; c. 57, And whereas the Parishes of Highcliff and Hum in the County of Southampton immediately adjoin the said Borough and are contributory places in the Rural District of Christchureh and are subject to the jurisdiction of the Rural. District Council of Christchureh and. two Rural District Councillors are elected for the Parish of Highcliff and one Rural District...

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