Ministry of Health Provisional Order Confirmation (Stoke-on-Trent Extension) Act 1921

Publication Date:January 01, 1921
 
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Ministry of Health Provisional Order Confirmation (Stoke-on-Trent Extension) Act 1921

(11 & 12 Geo. 5) c. ciii

An Act to confirm a Provisional Order of the Minister of Health relating to Stoke-on-Trent.

[19th August 1921]

[11 & 12 Geo. 5.] Ministry of Health [Ch. ciil.J Provisional Order Confirmation ^Stoke-on-Trent Extension) Act, 1921. CHAPTER ciii. An Act to confirm a Provisional Order of the a.d. 1921. Minister of Health relating to Stoke-on-Trent. [19th August 1921.] W HEREAS the Minister of Health has made the Provisional Order set forth in the schedule hereto under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1888: 51 & 52 Vict. c.4i. 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 Order in hereto shall be and the same is hereby confirmed and all schedule the provisions thereof shall have full validity and force. confirmed- 2.(1) Nothing in the Order hereby confirmed shall Excise affect the provisions of Scale 3 of Schedule I to the Hquor Finance (1909-10) Act 1910 whereby the boroughs of hcences-Burslem Hanley Longton and Stoke-upon-Trent and the urban districts of Eenton and Tunstall as they respectively existed prior to the commencement of the Borough of Stoke-on-Trent Order 1908 are to continue for a period of twenty years as from the 31st March 1910 to be separate urban areas for the purposes of the said Scale* [Price Bs. U. Net] A 1 [Oh. Ciii.] Ministry of Bealth [ll & 12 Geo. 5j Provisional Ordr Confirmation {Stoke-on-Trent Extension) Act, 1921. A.D. 1921. (2) For the purposes of the said Scale the areas added to the Borough of Stoke-on-Trent by the Order hereby confirmed shall until the 1st April 1930 lie deemed to constitute one urban area with a population of 10,000 and less than 50,000. Limiting 3.(1) The Corporation shall within twelve months time for &^eY ^ commencement of the Order set out in the se^win^tbe Schedule hereto submit for the approval of the Minister borough". a scheme for sewering and for disposing of the sewage of the borough and shall carry out and execute the scheme within seven years after the date on which the sanction of the Minister to the borrowing of moneys to defray the expenses of carrying the scheme into effect has been given. (2) In the event of the Corporation not submitting such a scheme of sewerage and sewage disposal or not proceeding with due diligence to carry out and execute such a scheme within the period prescribed as aforesaid the requirements of this section may without prejudice to any other remedy be enforced in the manner provided by section 299 of the Public Health Act 1875 as if this section were an order of the Minister limiting the time for the performance by the Corporation of their duty in that behalf and the Corporation had not performed the duty imposed by this section within the time limited by the order. Corporation 4. After the appointed day the Leek Council shall to receive ^g entitled at all times to cause any sewers within the exchKledr0m exclU(led part of Norton to communicate with the sewers part of of the Corporation in the borough and the manner in Norton. which and the terms and conditions on and subject to which such communication shall be made shall be settled by agreement between the Corporation and the Leek Council or failing such agreement by an arbitrator to be appointed by the Minister of Health and subject thereto the provisions of the Arbitration Act 1889 shall apply Provided that in the ascertainment of such terms and conditions regard shall be had to the severance of the parish of Norton-in-the-Moors effected by the Order set out in the Schedule hereto and such terms and conditions shall not impose a greater annual charge upon rated tenements in the excluded part of Norton than 2 fll & 12 Geo. 5.] Ministry of Health [Ch. clil.] Provisional Order Confirmation (Stoke-on-Trent Extension) Act, 1921. would have been imposed on such rated tenements if the A.D. 1921. sewage from the excluded part of Norton had been dis-posed of in a satisfactory manner by the Leek Council by means of a separate scheme of sewerage and sewage disposal embracing the whole of the parish of Norton-in-the-Moors. 5. Words and expressions to which meanings are Definitions. respectively assigned by the Order shall in this Act have the same respective meanings. 6. This Act may be cited as the Ministry of Health Short title. Provisional Order Confirmation (Stoke-on-TrentExtension) Act 1921. A2 a [Oh. Ciii.] Ministry of Health [ll & 12 Geo. 5.] Provisional Order Confirmation (Stoke-on-Trent Extension) Act, 1921. SCHEDULE. BOROUGH OF STOKE-ON-TRENT. Sioke-on- Provisional Order made in pursuance of the Local 'rent Order. Government Act 1888 for extending a County Borough. WHEREAS by virtue of Section 54 of the Local Government Act 1888 the Minister of Health is empowered to make a Provisional Order for altering the boundary of any Borough; And whereas the existing Borough of Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stafford and the inhabitants are a body corporate by the name of the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Stoke-on-Trent and act by the Council of the said Borough which now consists of the Mayor (who is also a Councillor) twenty-six Aldermen and seventy-seven other Councillors and the said Borough is for the purposes of the election of Councillors divided into twenty-six wards ; And whereas the said Borough comprises the Parishes of Stoke-upon-Trent Hanley Ldngton Fenton Burslem Tunstall and Goldenhill and is an Urban Sanitary District of which the Mayor Aldermen and Burgesses acting by the Council are the Urban Sanitary Authority; And whereas the said Borough has a separate court of quarter sessions recorder commission of the peace police force and coroner and is also within the jurisdiction of the stipendiary magistrate appointed under the Staffordshire Potteries Stipendiary Justice Acts 1839 to 1895; And whereas in pursuance of the Education Act 1902 the Council of the said Borough are the local education authority; And whereas the provisions of (o) The Baths and Washhouses Acts 1846 to 1899; (6) The Public Libraries Acts 1892 to 1919; ' The Infectious Disease (Prevention) Act 1890 ; The Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1890; The Museums and Gymnasiums Act 1891; and (/) The Private Street Works Act 1892 ; are in force in the said Borough; 4 " [11 & 12 Geo. 5.] Ministry of Health [Ch. ciiL] provisional Order Confirmation {Stoke-on-Trent Extension) Act, 1921. And whereas the Council of the said Borough are the A.D. 1921. Authority for the execution of the Burial Acts 1852 to 1906 within the said Borough ; J*0^' Trent Order. And whereas various Electric Lighting Confirmation Acts and the Orders confirmed by those Acts are in force in different parts of the said Borough; And whereas the said Borough is a constituent district of the Stoke-on-Trent and Stoke Rural Joint Hospital District and of the North Staffordshire Joint Small-pox Hospital District and the provisions of the Orders and of the Confirmation Acts so far as they relate to such Orders specified in Schedule B to this Order (as varied by the Borough of Stoke-on-Trent Order 1908) apply to the Joint Hospital District first mentioned; And whereas the Urban Districts of Kidsgrove and Small-thorne in the administrative County of Stafford immediately adjoin the said Borough ; And whereas the Urban District of Kidsgrove comprises the Parishes of Kidsgrove Newchapel and Hardings Wood and is subject to the jurisdiction of the Urban District Council of Kidsgrove; And whereas the Urban District of Smallthorne comprises the Parishes of Smallthorne Milton and Chell and is subject to the jurisdiction of the Urban District Council of Smallthorne and that Council are the authority for the execution of the Burial Acts 1852 to 1906 within the Parish of Smallthorne ; And whereas the Rural District of Stoke-upon-Trent in the administrative County of Stafford immediately adjoins the said Borough is co-extensive with the Parish of Stoke Rural and is subject to the jurisdiction of the Rural District Council of Stoke-upon-Trent and that Council have the powers of and are deemed to be the Parish Council of the Parish by virtue of subsection (4) of Section 36 of the Local Government Act 1894; And whereas the Parish of Norton-in-the-Moors in the administrative County of Stafford is separated from the said Borough by the Urban District of Smallthorne and is a contributory place in the Rural District of Leek and is subject to the jurisdiction of the Rural District Council of Leek and four Rural District Councillors are elected for the parish ; And whereas the Parish of Caverswall in the administrative County of Stafford immediately adjoins the said Borough and is a contributory place in the Rural District of Cheadle and is subject to the jurisdiction of the Rural District Council of Cheadle and is divided into four wards for each of which one Rural District Councillor is elected; a a .. * [Ch. Ciii.] Ministry of Health [11 & 12 Geo. 5.] Provisional Order Confirmation {Stoke-on-Trent Extension) Act, 1921. A.D. 1921. Stoke-on-Trent Order. And whereas the Parishes of Stone Rural and Trentham in the administrative County of Stafford immediately adjoin the said Borough and are contributory places in the Rural District of Stone and are subject to the jurisdiction of the Rural District Council of Stone and three Rural District Councillors are elected for the Parish of Stone Rural and two for the Parish of Trentham; And whereas the Rural District Council of Stone is a constituent authority of the...

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