Local Government Reform Act 2014
Dissolution of town councils and transfer date
24. (1) The Minister shall by order specify a date (in this Part referred to as the “transfer date”) to be the transfer date for the purposes of this Part.
(2) On the transfer date each town council stands dissolved and ceases to exist and—
(a) the local authority for a county or a city and county in which a town whose town council is so dissolved is situated shall, for all purposes, become and be the successor to the town council on that date, and
(b) the area of a town whose town council is so dissolved shall, for the purposes of all functions of the local authority (whether under the Local Government Acts 1925 to 2014 or otherwise) for the county or city and county in which the town is situated, be included in and form part of that county or city and county.
Power pursuant to subs. (1) exercised (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (Transfer Date) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 216 of 2014).
2. The 1st day of June 2014 is appointed as the transfer date for the purposes of the Local Government Reform Act 2014 (No. 1 of 2014).