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The Non-Domestic Rates (District Heating Relief) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

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2.  In these Regulations—

“the 1962 Act” means the Local Government (Financial Provisions etc.) (Scotland) Act 1962(1);

“the 1966 Act” means the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1966(2);

“the 1975 Act” means the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1975(3);

“the 2000 Act” means the Electronic Communications Act 2000(4);

“communal heating” means the distribution of thermal energy in the form of steam, hot water or chilled liquids from a central source in a building which is occupied by more than one final customer, for the use of space or process heating, cooling or hot water;

“district heating network” means the distribution of thermal energy in the form of steam, hot water or chilled liquids from a central source of production through a network to multiple buildings or sites for the use of space or process heating, cooling or hot water and includes any attached communal heating;

“electronic communication” has the meaning given to it in section 15(1) of the 2000 Act(5);

“lands and heritages” has the meaning prescribed by and under section 42 of the Lands Valuation (Scotland) Act 1854(6);

“local authority” means the rating authority in whose valuation roll the entry for the lands and heritages appears; and

“valuation roll” means the roll made up under section 1 of the 1975 Act.

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2000 c.7. Section 15(1) was amended by the Communications Act 2003 (c.21), schedule 17, paragraph 158.

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1854 17 and 18 Vict. c.91. Section 42 was amended by the Statute Law Revision Act 1892 (c.19) and the 1994 Act, section 152(2).

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