Northampton Extension Act 1931

Publication Date:January 01, 1931
 
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Northampton Extension Act 1931

(21 & 22 Geo. 5) c. xxix

An Act to extend the boundaries of the borough of Northampton and for other purposes.

[11th June 1931]

[21 & 22 Geo. 5.] Northampton [Ch. xxix.] Extension Act, 1931. CHAPTER xxix. An Act to extend the boundaries of the borough A.D. of Northampton and for other purposes. [11th June 1931.] W HEREAS the borough of Northampton (in this Act referred to as " the borough ") is a municipal borough subject to the Acts relating to municipal corporations and is a county borough within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1888 and is subject to the jurisdiction of the mayor aldermen and burgesses of the borough (in this Act referred to as " the Corporation "): And whereas the borough now comprises the parishes of Northampton and Far Cotton : And whereas the parishes of Weston Favell Duston and Dallington in the rural district of Northampton the parish of Hardingstone in the rural district of Hard-ingstone and the parishes of Boughton and Moulton Park in the rural district of Brixworth all in the administrative county of Northampton adjoin the borough : And whereas it is expedient that the boundaries of the borough should be extended so as to include therein parts of the said parishes of Weston Favell Duston Dallington Hardingstone Boughton and Moulton Park: And whereas it is expedient that the said existing parishes of Northampton and Far Cotton and the areas so to be included within the borough should be amalgamated to form the parish of Northampton : .{Price Is. U. Net.] A 1 [Ch. xxix.] Northampton [21 & 22 Geo. 5.] Extension Act, 1931. A.D. 1931. And whereas the unrepealed provisions of the several Acts and Provisional Orders specified in the First Schedule to this Act are immediately prior to the passing of this Act in force within the borough and it is expedient that those Acts and Orders as amended by this Act should (subject as in this Act provided) apply throughout the borough as extended by this Act: And whereas it is expedient that the other powers contained in this Act should be conferred : And whereas the objects of this Act cannot be attained without the authority of Parliament: And whereas in relation to the promotion of the Bill for this Act the requirements of the Borough Funds Acts 1872 and 1903 as amended by the Local Government (County Boroughs and Adjustments) Act 1926 have been observed : May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted and be it enacted by the Bang'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 (that is to say): Short title. 1. This Act may be cited as the Northampton Extension Act 1931. Interpreta- 2. In this Act unless the subject or context other- tion. wise requires the expressions " The appointed day " means the first day of April one thousand nine hundred and thirty-two; " The existing borough " means the county borough of Northampton as it exists at the passing of this Act ; " The borough " means until the appointed day the existing borough and thereafter the existing borough as extended by this Act; " The parish " means the parish of Northampton as constituted by this Act; " The council " means the council of the borough; " The Corporation" means the mayor aldermen and burgesses of the borough acting by the council; 2 [21 & 22 Geo. 5.] Northampton [Ch. xxix.] Extension Act, 1931. " The town clerk" and " the treasurer" mean A.D. 1931. respectively the town clerk and the treasurer of the borough and include any person duly authorised to discharge temporarily the duties of those officers respectively; " The general rate fund " and " the general rate " mean respectively the general rate fund and the general rate of the borough; " The borough map" means the map marked " Map of the borough of Northampton as " extended by the Northampton Extension Act " 1931 " and signed in triplicate by the Right Honourable the Earl of Donoughmore the Chairman of the Committee of the House of Lords to whom the Bill for this Act was referred one copy of which has been deposited in the Parliament Office of the House of Lords one in the Committee and Private Bill Office of the House of Commons and one with the town clerk at his office; " The ward map " means the map marked " Map " of the wards of the borough of Northampton " as extended by the Northampton Extension " Act 1931 " and signed in triplicate by the Right Honourable the Earl of Donoughmore the Chairman of the Committee of the House of Lords to whom the Bill for this Act was referred one copy of which has been deposited in the Parliament Office of the House of Lords one in the Committee and Private Bill Office of the House of Commons and one with the town clerk at his office; " The county" means the administrative county of Northampton; " The county council" means the county council of the county; " The Northampton district " " the Hardingstone district " and " the Brixworth district " mean respectively the rural districts of Northampton Hardingstone and Brixworth and " the Northampton Council " " the Hardingstone Council" and " the Brixworth Council" the respective rural district councils of those districts respectively; A 2 3 [Ch. XXIX.] Northampton [21 & 22 Geo. o.l Extension Act, 1931. A.D. 1931, " The rural districts " means the Northampton district the Hardingstone district and the Brix- worth district and " the district councils" means the councils of the rural districts; " The Weston Fa veil Council " "the Duston Council " "the Dallington Council" and "the Boughton Council " mean respectively the parish councils of the parishes of Weston Favell Duston Dallington and Boughton; " The parish councils " means the parish councils of Weston Favell Duston Dalhngton Harding-stone and Boughton; " The parish meeting " means the parish meeting - of Moulton Park; " The added part " of each of the parishes of Weston Favell Duston Dallington Hardingstone Boughton and Moulton Park means the part of each of those parishes which is by this Act added to the borough and " the excluded part" of each of those parishes means the remaining part or parts thereof; " The added area " means the added part of Weston Favell the added part of Duston the added part of Dalhngton the added part of Hardingstone the added part of Boughton and the added part of Moulton Park; " Existing " in relation to any area altered by this Act means existing immediately before the appointed day; " The Minister " means the Minister of Health; " Local authority" means a local authority as defined in section 3 of the Local Government and other Officers' Superannuation Act 1922 and includes the standing joint committee of a county; " Officer " includes a servant and any person whose remuneration is paid by a local authority; " The Act of 1888 " " the Act of 1894 " and " the Act of 1929" mean respectively the Local Government Act 1888 the Local Government Act 1894 and the Local Government Act 1929; " The Municipal Corporations Acts" means the Municipal Corporations Act 1882 and the Acts 4 [21 & 22 Geo. 5.] Northampton [Ch. xxix.] Extension Act, 1931. amending and extending the same and the A.D. 1931. Borough Councillors (Alteration of Number) Act 1925; " The Act of 1907 " means the Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1907; " Statutory borrowing power " means any power whether or not coupled with a duty of borrowing or continuing on loan or re-borrowing money or of redeeming or paying off or creating or continuing payment of or in respect of any annuity rentcharge rent or other security representing or granted in lieu of consideration money for the time being existing under any Act of Parliament public or local passed or to be passed or under any Provisional Order confirmed by Act of Parliament passed or to be passed or under any order or sanction of any Government department made or given or to be made or given by authority of any Act of Parliament passed or to be passed; and " Revenues of the Corporation" includes the revenues of the Corporation from time to time arising from any land undertakings or other property for the time being of the Corporation and the rates or contributions leviable by or on the order or precept of the Corporation. 3. This Act shall except so far as is otherwise in Commence-this Act expressly provided and except so far as there ment of may be anything in the subject-matter or context incon- c ' sistent therewith come into operation on the appointed day: Provided that for the purposes of (a) the compilation alteration or re-arrangement of any register of electors made under the Representation of the People Acts; (6) all proceedings preliminary or relating to any election to be held in the year one thousand nine hundred and thirty-two for any area affected by this Act; and (c) the preparation of any precept or contribution order to be issued or made on or after the appointed day; this Act shall operate from the date of its passing. 5 [Oh. xxix.J Northampton [21 & 22 Geo. 5.] Extension Act, 1931. A.D. 1931. Extension of borough. Alteration of parishes. Deposit of maps. 4.(1) The boundary of the existing borough which is shown by the outer edge of the brown line on the borough map shall be altered so as to include in addition to that area the added part of Weston Favell the added part of Duston the added part of Dallington the added part of Hardingstone the added part of Boughton and the added part of Moulton Park. (2) The boundary of the borough shall be that shown by the inner edge of the red line on the borough map and the whole of the area within that boundary shall for the purposes of the Municipal Corporations Acts and for all other purposes be the borough and shall for the purposes of the Act of 1888 and for all other purposes be the county borough of Northampton. 5.(1) The added part of Weston Favell the added part of Duston the added part of...

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