Local Government Act 2002

  • Warning: Some amendments have not yet been incorporated
  • This version was reprinted on 2 May 2017 to make a correction to section 233 under section 25(1)(j)(iii) of the Legislation Act 2012 and then to make a correction to Schedule 13A clause 1 under section 25(1)(j)(ii) of the Legislation Act 2012.
16 Cities

A draft proposal may not provide that a territorial authority is to be called a city council unless the district of the territorial authority—


has a population of not less than 50 000 persons; and


is predominantly urban; and


is a distinct entity and a major centre of activity.