Local Government Board's Provisional Orders Confirmation (No.6) Act 1909

Publication Date:January 01, 1909
 
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Local Government Boards Provisional Orders Confirmation (No.6) Act 1909

(9 Edw. 7) c. clxii

An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders of the Local Government Board relating to Batley and Dewsbury.

[25th November 1909]

[9 Edw. 7.] Local Government Board's [Ch. clxii.] Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 6) Act, 1909. CHAPTER clxii. An Act to confirm certain Provisional Orders of the Local AD-190y-Government Board relating to Batley and Dewsbury. [25th November 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 he 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 confirmed and all the provisions ^^J^ thereof shall have full validity and force. This Act may be cited as the Local Government Board's Short title. Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 6) Act 1909. [Price 3*. 6d.] A t; [Ch. cbtii.] Local Government Board's [9 Edw. 7.] Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 6) Act, 1909. a.d. 1909. SCHEDULE. BOROUGH OF BATLEY. Batley Order. Provisional Order made in pursuance of Sections 54 and 59 of the Local Government Act 1888. To the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Batley; To the Justices of the Peace for the said Borough; To the Justices of the Peace for the County of the West Riding of Yorkshire in Quarter Sessions assembled; To the County Council of the West Riding of, Yorkshire; To the Urban District Council of Soothill Upper; To the Council of the Borough of Dewsbury; To the Guardians of the Poor of the Dewsbury Union; To the Overseers of the Poor of the Township of Batley and of the Parish of Soothill Upper; And to all others whom it may concern. 51 &52Vict. WHEREAS by Section 54 of the Local Government Act 1888 die. c' ' 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 Borough of Batley is a Borough widiin 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 Batley and act by the Council of the said Borough which now consists of the Mayor (who is also a Councillor) six Aldermen and seventeen other Councillors and the said Borough is for the purposes of the election of Councillors divided into three wards; And whereas the said Borough is co-extensive with the Township of Batley and is an Urban District of which the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses acting by the Council are the Urban District Council; And whereas the said Borough has a separate commission of the peace; 2 Edw. 7. C.42. And whereas in pursuance of the Education Act 1902 the Council of the said Borough are the local education authority for the purposes 2 [9 Edw. 7.] Local Government Board's [Oh. clxLi.] Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 6) Aet, 1909. of Part HI. of that Act and the County Council of the West Riding of A.D. 1909. Yorkshire are the local education authority for the other purposes of Bathylkder. that Act; And whereas the unrepealed provisions of the Local Acts specified in Part I. of each of the Schedules A. and B. to this Order and of the Confirmation Acts specified in Part II. of each of the said Schedules so far as the last-mentioned Acts relate to the Orders specified in those Schedules are in force in the said Borough; And whereas the Urban District Council for the said Borough have adopted the provisions of The Infectious Disease (Prevention) Act 1890; 53 & 54 Vict. The Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1890; 53 &'54 Vict. (o) The Notification of Births Act 1907; 7Edw. 7. and those provisions are accordingly in force in the said Borough; c- 40- 9 & 10 Vict. c. 74. And whereas the Baths and Washhouses Acts 1846 to 1899 and JJiSv&Su: the Public Libraries Acts 1892 to 1901 are in force in the said w&eovictio.M'. T -L 62 4 63 Vict. c. 29. Uorougn; 55 & m vict. c. 53. 56 Vict. c. 11. And whereas the Council of the said Borough are the authority for 1 Edw- 'c-19 the execution of the Burial Acts 1852 to 1906 within the Borough; £&" T^**.85" And whereas the Urban District of Soothill Upper in the County of the West Riding of Yorkshire immediately adjoins the said Borough and is co-extensive with the Parish of Soothill Upper and is subject to the jurisdiction of the Urban District Council of Soothill Upper; And whereas the Urban District Council of Soothill Upper have adopted the provisions of (a) The Infectious Disease (Prevention) Act 1890; 53 & 54 Vict. c. o4. (b) Part HI. of the Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1890; and 53 & 54 Vict. c 59 (c) The Museums and Gymnasiums Act 1891; 5'4 &'5S yicfc and those provisions are accordingly in force in the Urban District of c- 22-Soothill Upper; And whereas the said Township of Batley and the said Parish of Soothill Upper are included in the Dewsbury Union and four guardians are elected for the Township of Batley and one guardian is elected for the Parish of Soothill Upper; And whereas in pursuance of the Education Act 1902 the said Parish of Soothill Upper forms part of the area of the County Council of the West Riding of Yorkshire as the local education authority; And whereas two County Councillors for the County of the West Riding of Yorkshire are apportioned to the said Borough and the said Borough has accordingly been divided into two Electoral Divisions termed respectively the Batley Northern Electoral Division and the A2 3 [Oh. clxii.] Local Government Board's [9 Edw. 7.1 Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 6) Act, 1909. A.D. 1909. Batley Southern Electoral Division and the said Urban District of BatleyOrde : Soothill Upper is included in the Ossett Electoral Division of the said County; And whereas by virtue of the Dewsbury Joint Hospital Orders 1893 to 1907 which were duly confirmed by Parliament a hospital district which consists of certain urban districts other than the said Borough but including the Urban District of Soothill Upper has been constituted for the purposes of the provision maintenance and management of a hospital or hospitals for the reception of cases of infectious diseases; And whereas by the Dewsbury (Extension) Order 1909 it is provided that on the Thirty-first day of March One thousand nine hundred and ten the boundary of the Borough of Dewsbury shall be altered so as to include in addition to the area of the existing Borough of Dewsbury and the areas of the existing Urban Districts of Eavensthorpe Soothill Nether and Thornhill a part of the said Urban District of Soothill Upper and of the said Parish of Soothill Upper: Now therefore We the Local Government Board in pursuance of 51 & 52 Tict. the powers given to Us by Sections 54 and 59 of the Local Govern- ment 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 Thirty-first day of March One thousand nine hundred and ten; (2) The expression " the existing Borough" means the Borough of Batley as it existed immediately prior to the commencement of this Order; (3) The expression "the Borough" means the existing Borough as extended by this Order; (4) The expression " the Corporation" means as the context requires the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses of the existing Borough or of the Borough acting by the Council; (5) The expression " the Dewsbury Corporation" means the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses acting by the Council of the Borough of Dewsbury as extended by the Dewsbury (Extension) Order 1909; (6) The expressions " the County " and " the County Council" mean respectively the Administrative County of the West Biding of Yorkshire and the County Council of that County; . 4 [9 Edw. 7.] Local Government Board's [Oh. clxii.] Provisional Orders Confirmation (No. 6) Act, 1909. (7) The expressions "the Soothill Upper District" and "the A.D. 1909. Soothill Upper Council" mean respectively the Urban BatfyOrder District of Soothill Upper and the Urban District Council of that District; (8) The expression " the maps " means the two maps each marked " Map of the Borough of Batley as extended 1909" and sealed with the official seal of the Local Government Board ; (9) The expression "the added area" means that part of the Soothill Upper District which is added to the existing Borough by this Order and which is coloured green on the maps; (10) The expressions " the existing Township of Batley" and " the existing Parish of Soothill Upper " mean in each case the township or parish as it existed immediately prior to the commencement of this Order and the expression " the Township of Batley" means the Township of Batley as altered by this Order; (11) The expressions " the Act of 1888 " and " the Act of 1894 " mean respectively the Local Government Act 1888 and the Local Government Act 1894; (12) 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; (13) The expression " the Local Act of 1873 " means the Dewsbury and Batley Corporations (Gas) Act 1873; (14) The expressions " the Hospital District" and " the Hospital Board" mean respectively the Dewsbury Joint Hospital District and the Dewsbury Joint Hospital Board. Art. II. This Order shall except so far as is otherwise...

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