Mr. J. Enoch Powell
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what statutory provisions govern the nomenclature of streets and estates in Ulster; and whether he will review them.
§ Mr. David Mitchell
The statutory provisions which govern the naming of streets and estates in Northern Ireland are as follows
- (a) Sections 64 and 65 of the Town Improvement Clauses Act 1847 as incorporated in Section 38 of the Town Improvement (Ireland) Act 1854;
- (b) Section 21 of the Public Health Acts (Amendment) Act 1907; and
- (c) Section 19 of the Public Health and Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 1949.
For Belfast city council, section 100 of the Belfast Improvement Act 1845 also applies. I am not as yet aware of any reason to review the existing legislation.