Local Government Board's Provisional Order (1910) Confirmation (No.13) Act 1911

Publication Date:January 01, 1911
 
FREE EXCERPT


Local Government Boards Provisional Order (1910) Confirmation (No.13) Act 1911

(1 & 2 Geo. 5) c. xxxvi

An Act to confirm a Provisional Order of the Local Government Board relating to Birmingham.

[2nd June 1911]

[1 & 2 Geo. 5.] Local Government Board's [Oh. XXXVi.] Provisional Order (1910) Confirmation (No. 13) Act, 1911. Vol ^ '14 CHAPTER xxxvi. An Act to confirm a Provisional Order of the Local A.D. i9ii, Government Board relating to Birmingham. [2nd June 1911.] TTTHEREAS the Local Government Board have made the " Provisional Order set forth in the schedule hereto under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1888: 51 & 52 Vict. e.41. And whereas it is requisite that the said Order 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 Order as amended and set out in the schedule hereto Order in shall be and the same is hereby confirmed and all the provisions 8ch|dule , J r confirmed. 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 enquire into the J^bUhT"1* application of the provisions contained in the Local Government accordance Acts 1888 and 1894 and the Local Government (Scotland) Acts with/ecom- ioon j ,on, ,. mendation loo9 and 1894 relating to financial adjustments consequent on of Joint the alteration of the boundaries of a local government area or Committee. 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 & the Ordex get forth in the schedule & i£is Act [Price'M, 9d.~^ ^ "~" 1 [Oh. XXXVi] Local Government Board's [1 & 2 Geo. 5.] Provisional Order (1910) Confirmation {No. 13) Act, 1911. A.D. 1911 relating to financial adjustments no adjustments to be made between the councils of the counties and county boroughs or between any authorities affected by the said Order 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 provisions 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 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 counties and county boroughs and other authorities referred to in 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 and apply to any Provisional Order made in pursuance of this section. Publication of lists of voters &c. 3. For the purposes of the Registration of Electors Acts 18-13 to 1891 in their application within the City of Birmingham as extended by the Order set forth in the schedule to this Act it shall be sufficient (instead of publishing the entire list of parliamentary voters and burgesses and other lists in accordance with those Acts) to publish the lists of parliamentary voters and burgesses and other lists of each ward of the said city at the times and in manner provided by those Acts as if such ward were a separate parish. for 4. Nothing in the Order set forth in the schedule to this gas an water annuitants Act shall take away or prejudicially affect any of the rights reme3ig4^riorities * the hldw of gas annuities granted by 2 [1 & 2 Geo. 5.] Local Government Board's [Ch. XXXVi.] Provisional Order (1910) Confirmation (No. 13) Act, 1911. the Corporation under the Birmingham (Corporation) Gas Act A.D. 19)1. 1875 and water annuities granted by the Corporation of Birming-ham under the Birmingham (Corporation) Water Act 1875 and such holders shall respectively have the same rights and remedies as if the said Order had not been made and confirmed. 5. For the purpose of or in connexion with any adjustment Agreement authorised by this Act or by the Order set forth in the schedule ^^ to this Act it shall be lawful for any of the Councils of the luuatic counties affected and the Council of the City of Birmingham asylums- notwithstanding the provisions of the Lunacy Act 1890 to enter into any agreement for the reception of pauper lunatics from the said city into the lunatic asylums of the county councils on such terms and for such periods as they may from time to time mutually agree. 6. This Act may be cited as the Local Government Board's Short title. Provisional Order (1910) Confirmation (No. 13) Act 1911. A 2 3 [Oh. XXXVi.] Local Government Board's [1 & 2 Geo. 5.] Provisional Order (1910) Confirmation (No. 13) Act, 1911. A.D.19H. SCHEDULE. CITY OF BIRMINGHAM. *"*"£** Provisional Order made in pursuance of Sections 54 55 and 59 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 Stafford in Quarter Sessions assembled; 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 Stafford; To the County Council of Warwick; To the County Council of Worcester; To the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Aston Manor; To the Justices of the Peace for the said Borough; To the Urban District Council of Erdington; To the Urban District Council of Handsworth; To the Urban District Council of King's Norton and Northfield; To the Rural District Councils of Bromsgrove Castle Bromwich Meriden and Yardley; To the Guardians of the Poor of the Parish of Birmingham; To the Guardians of the Poor of the Aston Bromsgrove King's Norton Meriden Solihull and Tamworth Unions;-*-4 [1 & 2 Geo. 6.] Local Government Board's [Ch. XXXvi.] Provisional Order (1910) Confirmation (No. 13) Act, 1911. To the Overseers of the Poor of the Parishes of Aston Aston A.D. 1911. Manor Balsall Heath Beoley Birmingham Castle Bromwich B. ~l_ Curdworth Edgbaston Erdington Handsworth Harborne King's Order. Norton Northfield Quinton Smethwick Sutton Coldfield Water Orton Whishaw and Yardley and of the Hamlet of Minworth; To the Burial Board for the Parish of Yardley; To the Birmingham Tame and Rea District Drainage Board; To the Bang's Norton District Smallpox Hospital Committee; To the Birmingham Aston and King's Norton Joint Poor Law Establishment Committee; 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 e-4,}~ for altering the boundary of any Borough and by such Order to divide or alter any electoral division; And whereas by Section 55 of the said Act it is enacted that any Order under that Act for uniting boroughs whether county boroughs or not may contain such provisions as may seem necessary or proper for regulating the division of the combined borough into wards the number of Councillors to be elected for each ward and the first election of the Council of the combined borough and for providing for the clerks of the peace coroners town clerks and officers of the boroughs and the application to them of the provisions of the said Act as to existing officers and for providing for all matters incidental to or consequential on the union of the boroughs; 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; And whereas the said City is for the purposes of the election of Councillors divided into eighteen wards; And whereas the said City comprises the Parishes of Aston Balsall Heath Birmingham Edgbaston Harborne and Quinton and 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; A3 5 [Ch. XXXVi] Local Government Board's [] & 2 Geo. 5] a.d^ii. Provisional Order (1910) Confirmation (No. 13) Act, 1911. Birmingham , . inftn , ri Or fcr. And whereas in pursuance of the Education Act 1902 the Council 2 Edw. 7. of the said City are the local education authority; c- *"" 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 II. of the Second Schedule to this Order so far as the last-mentioned Acta 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...

To continue reading

REQUEST YOUR TRIAL