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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2015 No. 160

Local Government

The Local Government (Transferred Functions Grant) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

Made

12th March 2015

Coming into operation

2nd April 2015

The Department of the Environment makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 27A of the Local Government Finance Act (Northern Ireland) 2011(1).

In accordance with section 44(1) of that Act, the Department has consulted councils, such associations representative of councils, such associations representative of officers of councils and such other persons or bodies as appear to the Department to be appropriate.

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as The Local Government (Transferred Functions Grant) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 and shall come into operation on 2 April 2015.

(2) In these Regulations-

“the Act” means the Local Government Finance Act (Northern Ireland) 2011.

2.  For the purposes of section 27A(1) of the Act “financial year” means the financial year beginning on 1st April 2015 and each successive year.

Amount of Increase

3.  For the purposes of section 27A(4)(b) of the Act the total of the rateable net annual values of the hereditaments in the district of each council specified in the Schedule is increased by the corresponding amount in column 2 of the Schedule.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on 12 March 2015

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Linda MacHugh

A senior officer of the

Department

12 March 2015

Regulation 3

SCHEDULE

Column 1

District Council

Column 2

Amount by which the total of the rateable net annual values of the hereditaments in the district is increased

Antrim and Newtownabbey£3,500,066
Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon£2,270,058
Belfast£0
Causeway Coast and Glens£1,481,992
Derry and Strabane£1,167,303
Fermanagh and Omagh£2,509,122
Lisburn and Castlereagh£1,818,447
Mid and East Antrim£2,867,907
Mid Ulster£2,811,976
Newry, Mourne and Down£2,633,857
North Down and Ards£1,885,996

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations prescribe the financial year and the amount by which the total of the net annual values of hereditaments in the district of each council is increased for the purpose of enabling the Department of the Environment to determine the amount of transferred functions grant payable to district councils under section 27A of the Local Government Finance Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c 10).

(1)

2011 c.10 (N.I.); section 27A was inserted by section 114 of the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 2014 (2014 c.8 (N.I.))

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