Petty Sessions Areas (Amendment) Order 1999

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1999/3220

1999 No. 3220

JUSTICES OF THE PEACE, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Petty Sessions Areas (Amendment) Order 1999

Made 1st December 1999

Coming into force 1st January 2000

The Lord Chancellor, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 4 of the Justices of the Peace Act 19971, makes the following Order:

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1. This Order may be cited as the Petty Sessions Areas (Amendment) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 1st January 2000.

S-2 Petty sessions areas

Petty sessions areas

2. In Part I of the Schedule to the Petty Sessions Areas Order 19992

(a) for the entries in column 1 opposite the entry “BEDFORDSHIRE” in column 2 there shall be substituted—

“Bedford and Mid Bedfordshire

Luton and South Bedfordshire”;

(b) for the entries in column 1 opposite the entry “ESSEX” in column 2 there shall be substituted—

“Mid-North Essex

Mid-South Essex

North-East Essex

North-West Essex

South-East Essex

South-West Essex”;

(c) for the entries in column 1 opposite the entry “KENT” in column 2 there shall be substituted—

“Canterbury and St. Augustine

Channel

Dartford and Gravesham

Faversham and Sittingbourne

Medway

Mid Kent

Thanet

West Kent”;

(d) for the entries in column 1 opposite the entry “STAFFORDSHIRE” in column 2 there shall be substituted—

“Burton upon Trent

Cannock and Seisdon

Lichfield and Tamworth

Mid Staffordshire and Rugeley

North Staffordshire

Stoke-on-Trent”;

(e) for the entries in column 1 opposite the entry “WILTSHIRE” in column 2 there shall be substituted—

“North West Wiltshire

South East Wiltshire

Swindon”.

Jane Kennedy

Parliamentary Secretary

Lord Chancellor’s Department

Dated 1st December 1999

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the list of petty sessions areas in the Petty Sessions Areas Order 1999 (which was the list of petty sessions areas in existence immediately before 27th September 1999) to take account of changes that were effected by Orders made before 27th September 1999, but coming into force on 1st January 2000.


(1) 1997 c. 25. A new version of section 4 was substituted by section 75 of the Access to Justice Act 1999 (c. 22).
(2) S.I.1999/3009.
(3) These petty sessions areas were constituted by S.I.1999/150, as amended by S.I.1999/2466.
(4) These petty sessions areas were constituted by S.I.1998/1353 and 1354.
(5) The petty sessions area of Dartford and Gravesham was constituted by S.I.1999/2105...

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