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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Grants

    1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Rate support grants for local authorities

      1. 2. Rate support grants.

      2. 3. Rate support grant orders.

      3. 4. Variation of orders.

      4. 5, 5A.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 6. Supplemental.

      6. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Specific grants

      1. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 11. Grants for certain expenditure in relation to ethnic minorities.

  3. Part II Rates

    1. Local authority apportionments etc.

      1. 12. Apportionments, allocations relating to local authorities.

      2. 13. Amendment of the Act of 1963.

      3. 14. Effect of alteration of boundaries on apportionments

    2. Valuation and Rating

      1. 15. Valuation according to tone of roll.

      2. 16. Determination of cumulo rateable value and rateable value pertaining to water undertakings.

      3. 17. Payments in lieu of rates by Electricity Boards.

      4. 18. Rating of certain office premises of nationalised boards &c.

      5. 19. Gas and Electricity Boards: rating of showrooms.

      6. 20. Amendment of section 42 of the Lands Valuation (Scotland) Act 1854.

      7. 21. Amendment of section 22 of the Valuation and Rating (Scotland) Act 1956.

      8. 22. Complaints regarding omissions from the valuation roll.

      9. 23. Amendment of section 7 of the Valuation of Lands (Scotland) Amendment Act 1879.

    3. Rating of unoccupied property

      1. 24. Unoccupied lands and heritages.

      2. 24A. Lands and heritages partly unoccupied for a short time.

      3. 24B. Certain lands and heritages to be treated as unoccupied.

      4. 25. Provisions supplementary to section 24.

    4. Exemption from payment of rates

      1. 25A. Remission of rates on account of hardship.

      2. 26, 27.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Part III Roads

    1. 28—34.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. Part IV

    1. Miscellaneous and General

      1. 35. Placing of staff etc. of local authority at disposal of Secretary of State or of another local authority.

      2. 36, 37.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 38. Amendment of section 187 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1947.

      4. 39.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 40. Interpretation of “public utility undertaking” in section 379(1) of Local Government (Scotland) Act 1947.

      6. 41. Payments by local authorities to offset effect of selective employment tax.

      7. 42. Amendment of certain enactments relating to licences.

      8. 43.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      9. 44. Game Licences.

      10. 45. Orders and regulations.

      11. 46. General interpretation.

      12. 47. Expenses.

      13. 48. Amendments and repeals.

      14. 49. Short title and extent.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1 . . .

      1. Part I The Needs Element

        1. Apportionment

          1. 1.The amount of the needs element of rate support grants...

          2. 2.(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 1 above, the Secretary...

          3. 2A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          4. 3.Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 1 above the Secretary of...

          5. 3A.Without prejudice to sections 5 and 5A of this Act...

        2. Adjustment of the needs element payable to local authorities

          1. 4.. . . . . . . . . ....

          2. 5.(1) The needs element for any year shall be subject...

      2. Part II The Resources Element

        1. 1.No payment in respect of the resources element shall be...

        2. 2.Subject to . . . paragraph 3 below, the amount...

        3. 3.(1) If, after the amount of the resources element payable...

      3. Part III The Domestic Element

        1. 1.There shall for each year be prescribed, for the purposes...

        2. 2.The amount of the domestic element payable to a rating...

        3. 3.Any amounts payable to a rating authority in respect of...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Valuation of Water Undertakings

      1. Part I Determination of Cumulo Rateable Value

        1. 1.The Assessor of Public Undertakings (Scotland) (hereinafter referred to as...

        2. 2.The Secretary of State may by order make provision for...

        3. 3.Having regard to the changes in the rateable values of...

        4. 4.Not later than 31st Decembersuch date as may be prescribed...

        5. 5.For the year 1967-68 the cumulo rateable value of the...

        6. 6.The fraction prescribed by order made under paragraph 5(e) above...

        7. 7.(1) The Assessor shall, in respect of each year of...

      2. Part II Determination of Cumulo Rateable Value in Respect of Amalgamated Undertakings and of New Undertakings

        1. 8.Where an amalgamation of water undertakings takes place, the provisions...

        2. 9.For the year in which the amalgamation takes place the...

        3. 10.For the first year succeeding that in which the amalgamation...

        4. 11.Where the amalgamated water undertaking has been in existence for...

        5. 12.Where an amalgamation takes place which involves the division of...

        6. 13.Where the amalgamated water undertaking has been in existence for...

        7. 14.For the purposes of paragraphs 10, 11 and 13 above...

        8. 15.(1) No rateable value shall be attributable to any new...

      3. Part III Determination of Rateable Value

        1. 16.In the case of a water undertaking wholly situated within...

        2. 17.In the case of a water undertaking situated within more...

        3. 18.For the purposes of this Part of this Schedule the...

        4. 19.Not later than 31st Decembersuch date as may be prescribed...

        5. 20.The cumulo rateable value of each water undertaking, as ascertained...

        6. 21.(1) The amount of the cumulo rateable value apportioned to...

        7. 22.. . . . . . . . . ....

        8. 23.The Assessor shall no longer be required under section 23...

      4. Part IV Miscellaneous

        1. Transitional Provisions

          1. 24.The Secretary of State may, as respects any year from...

        2. Orders

          1. 25.Before making an order under this Schedule the Secretary of...

          2. 26.Any statutory instrument containing an order made under paragraph 2...

        3. Interpretation

          1. 27.For the purposes of this Schedule— . . . ....

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Rating of Unoccupied Property

      1. Determination of rateable values

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. Completion of newly erected or constructed buildings

        1. 2.For the purposes of section 24 of this Act, a...

        2. 3.(1) Where a rating authority is of opinion—

        3. 4.In the case of a building to which work remains...

        4. 5.Where by reason of the structural alteration of any building...

      3. Supplemental

        1. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 8.In this Schedule— “building” includes part of a building; “owner”,...

        4. 9.The provisions of this Schedule relating to newly erected buildings...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Licences etc.

      1. Part I . . .

      2. Part II Variation of Fees for Licences, Registration, etc.

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Consequential Amendments

      1. The Local Government Act 1948

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 2.After section 94(2) there shall be inserted the following subsection—...

      2. The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1947

        1. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 4.. . . . . . . . . ....

      3. The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1959

        1. 5.In section 54(1), in the definition of “grant-aided function”, for...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

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