Oxford Extension Act 1928
|Publication Date:||January 01, 1928|
Oxford Extension Act 1928
(18 & 19 Geo. 5) c. lxxxiv
An Act to extend the boundaries of the city of Oxford and for other purposes.
[3rd August 1928]
[18 & 19 Geo. 5.] Oxford Extension [Ch. Ixxxi V. 1 Act, 1928. CHAPTER lxxxiv. An Act to extend the boundaries of the city of a.d. i j28. Oxford and for other purposes. [3rd August 1928.] W HERE AS the existing city of Oxford (hereinafter called " the city ") is a county borough under the government of the mayor aldermen and citizens of Oxford (hereinafter called " the Corporation "): And whereas the unrepealed provisions of the local Acts specified in Part I of the First Schedule to this Act and of the Orders specified in Part II of that schedule are in force in the city: And whereas the urban district of Headington the parishes of Cowley Iffley and Marston in the rural district of Headington and the parishes of Cutteslowe Water Eaton and Wolvercot in the rural district of Woodstock are situate in the administrative county of Oxford and the said urban district and parishes immediately adjoin or are in close proximity to the city: And whereas it is expedient to alter and extend the boundaries of the city so as to include therein part of the urban district of Headington the parish of Cowley and parts of the parishes of Iffley Marston Cutteslowe Water Eaton and Wolvercot: And whereas (a) the Oxford Incorporation comprises the parish of Oxford in the city; (b) the Headington Union includes the parish of Saint Giles and Saint John in the city the [Price 2s. U. Net.] A 1 [Ch. lxxxiv.] Oxford Extension [18 & 19 Geo. 5.] Act, 1928. A.D. 1928. parishes of Cowley Iffley and Marston and the parish of Headington which is co-terminous with the urban district of Headington; (c) the Woodstock Union includes the parishes of Cutteslowe Water Eaton and Wolvercot; (d) the Abingdon Union includes the unnamed civil parish in the city (formerly part of the parish of Seacourt); and it is expedient to extend the boundaries of the parish of Saint Giles and Saint John so as to include therein the several areas by this Act added to the city and the said civil parish: And whereas it is expedient that the other provisions contained in this Act should be enacted: 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: And whereas the purposes of this Act cannot be effected without the authority of Parliament: May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted and be it 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 (that is to say): Preliminary. Short title. 1. This Act may be cited as the Oxford Extension Act 1928. Interpreta- , 2.(1) In.this Act the several words and expressions tion. to which meanings are assigned by the Public Health Acts have the same respective meanings unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction. (2) In this Act unless the subject or context otherwise requires "The city" means the existing city of Oxford as extended by this Act; " The council " means the council of the city; 2- ' [18 & 19 Geo. 5.] Oxford Extension [Ch. Ixxxiv.] Act, 1928. " The Corporation " means as the context requires A.D. 1928. the mayor aldermen and citizens of the existing city or of the city acting by the council; " The mayor" "the town clerk" and " the treasurer" mean respectively as the context requires the mayor the town clerk and the treasurer of the existing city or of the city and the expressions " the town clerk " and " the treasurer " include any person duly authorised to discharge temporarily the duties of those offices; " The general rate fund " and " the general rate " mean respectively the general rate fund and the general rate of the city; " The parish of Saint Giles and Saint John " means the existing parish of Saint Giles and Saint John as extended by this Act; " The county " and " the county council " mean respectively the administrative county of Oxford and the county council of that county; " The Headington Rural District " and " the Woodstock District " " the Headington Rural Council" and " the Woodstock Council " mean respectively the rural districts of Headington and Woodstock and the rural district councils of those districts; " The rural councils" means the councils last mentioned; " The Headington Union " " the Woodstock Union " and " the Abingdon Union " mean respectively the poor law unions bearing those names and the respective boards of guardians of those unions; " The Headington Urban District" and " the Headington Urban Council " mean respectively the existing urban district of Headington and the urban district council of that district; " The added part of Headington " means the part of the Headington Urban District and parish of Headington described in the Second Schedule to this Act and " the excluded parts of Heading-ton " means the parts of the Headington Urban District and parish of Headington described in A 2 3 [Ch. lxxxiv.] Oxford Extension [18 & 19 Geo. 5.] Act, 1928. A.D. 1928. paragraphs (2) (a) (6) (c) (d) and (e) of the said Second Schedule; " The added part of " followed by the name of any of the parishes hereinafter mentioned means the. part or parts of that parish described in the Second Schedule to this Act and " the excluded part" of each of those parishes means the remaining part thereof namely Iffley Marston Cutteslowe Water Eaton and Wolvercot; " The parish " followed by the name of any of the parishes hereinafter mentioned means that parish as altered by this Act namely Marston Water Eaton Elsfield Stowood Forest Hill with Shot-over Horsepath Littlemore and Cutteslowe; " The civil parish '"means the unnamed civil parish in the city formerly part of the parish of Sea-court ; " The added areas " means the areas: which are added to the existing city by this Act; " The city map " means the map signed in tripHcate by the Right Honourable Lord Stanmore the chairman of the committee of the House of Lords to whom the Bill for this Act was referred of which map one copy 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 appointed day " means the first day of April one thousand nine hundred and twenty-nine; " The University " means the Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford; " Existing " in relation to any area altered by this Act means existing immediately before the appointed day; "Additional guardians" means the additional guardians for the north and east electoral areas of the city or either of those areas as the case may be; " Officer " includes a servant and any person whose salarv' is paid by a local authority; '4 [18 & 19 Geo. 5.] Oxford Extension [Ch. lxxxiv.] A -i i ni)o " Local authority" means a local authority as A.D. 1928. defined in section 3 of the Local Government and other Officers' Superannuation Act 1922 and includes the standing joint committee of a county; ' The Act of 1888 " and " the Act of 1894 " mean respectively the Local Government Act 1888 and the Local Government Act 1894; " The Public Health Acts " means the Public Health Act 1875 and the Acts amending and extending the same; " The Municipal Corporations Acts" means the Municipal Corporations Act 1882 and the Acts amending and extending the same; " The Rating Act 1925" means the Rating and Valuation Act 1925; '' The Act of 1925 " means the Oxford Corporation Act 1925; " The Act of 1914 " means the Oxford and District Tramways Act 1914; " The Act of 1921 " means the Oxford Motor Services Act 1921; " The local Acts " means the local Acts specified in Part I of the First Schedule to this Act the Orders specified in Part II of that schedule and so much of the confirmation Acts specified in that Part as relates to those Orders and each of the Acts and Orders specified in the said schedule is referred to as the Act or Order of the year in which it was passed or confirmed; " The Minister " means the Minister of Health. Commencement. 3. This Act shall except so far as is otherwise herein Commence-expressly provided and so far as there may be anything merit of Act. in the subject matter or context inconsistent therewith come into operation on the appointed day: Provided that for the purposes of all proceedings prehminary or relating to any election to be held for any area constituted or affected by this Act in the year one thousand nine hundred and twenty-nine this Act shall operate from the date of its passing, 6 [Oh. lxxxiv.] Oxford Extension Act, 1928. [18-& 19 Geo. 5.] A.D.-I928. Alteration of City and Parishes. Extension 4.(i) The boundary of the existing city the area of city. whereof is coloured pink on the city map shall be altered so as to include in addition to that area the added part of Headington so much of the Headington Rural District as includes the existing parish of Cowley the added part of Tffley and the added part of Marston and so much of the Woodstock district as includes the added part of Outteslowe the added part of Water Eaton and the added part of Wolvercot. (2) The city is described in the Second Schedule to this Act and the boundary of the city shall be that shown by the inner edge of the red line on the city 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 city and shall be the county borough of Oxford for the purposes of the Act of 1888 and for all other purposes. If there be any discrepancy between the said description and the city map the said description shall prevail Notice of this provision shall be set forth on the city map...
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