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Local Government (Scotland) Act 1966

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Grants

    1. Increase of general grant for 1966-67 and discontinuance of general grants and Exchequer Equalisation Grants

      1. 1.Increase of general grant for 1966-67 and discontinuance of general grants and Exchequer Equalisation Grants

    2. Rate support grants for local authorities

      1. 2.Rate support grants

      2. 3.Rate support grant orders

      3. 4.Variation of orders etc.

      4. 5.Reduction of grants in case of default

      5. 6.Supplemental

      6. 7.Reduction of rates on dwellings by reference to the domestic element

    3. Specific grants

      1. 8.Grants for development by planning authorities

      2. 9.Grants for public open spaces

      3. 10.Grants for reclamation of derelict land

      4. 11.Grants for certain expenditure due to immigrant population

  3. Part II Rates

    1. Local authority apportionments etc.

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

      2. 13.Amendment of the Act of 1963

      3. 14.Effect of alteration of boundaries on apportionments etc.

    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. 1.Rating of certain office premises of nationalised boards

      5. 2.In determining the value of any office premises which are...

      6. 3.The assessor for the area in which office premises occupied...

      7. 4.For the purposes of the last foregoing subsection the appropriate...

      8. 5.This section applies to the following authorities, that is to...

      9. 6.In this section— " office premises " means lands and...

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

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

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

      13. 22.Complaints regarding omissions from the valuation roll

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

    3. Rating of unoccupied property

      1. 24.Liability to be rated in respect of certain unoccupied property

      2. 25.Provisions supplementary to section 24

      3. 26.Application of section 27

      4. 27.Notification of unoccupied dwelling-houses

  4. Part III Roads

    1. Grants towards construction and improvement of roads

      1. 28.Road grants and classifications

    2. Lighting of road

      1. 29.Provision of lighting by highway authorities

      2. 30.Powers of existing lighting authorities

      3. 31.Delegation of lighting functions of highway authorities

      4. 32.Transfer of road lighting systems

      5. 33.Special provision as to footway lighting systems

    3. Supplemental

      1. 34.Commencement of Part III

  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.Amendment of section 119 of the Local Government Act 1948

      3. 37.Limitation on expenditure of local authorities under section 132 of the Local Government Act 1948

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

      5. 39.Amendment of section 339 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1947

      6. 40.Interpretation of "public utility undertaking" in section 379(1) of Local Government (Scotland) Act 1947

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

      8. 42.Amendment of certain enactments relating to licences

      9. 43.Dog licences

      10. 44.Game licences

      11. 45.Orders and regulations

      12. 46.General interpretation

      13. 47.Expenses

      14. 48.Amendments and repeals

      15. 49.Short title and extent

    1. Schedule 1

      RATE SUPPORT GRANTS

      1. Part I The needs element

        1. Apportionment

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

          2. 2.The amount apportioned in accordance with the foregoing paragraph of...

          3. 3.Notwithstanding the provisions of the foregoing paragraphs the Secretary of...

        2. Adjustment of the needs element payable to local authorities

          1. 4.The needs element for any year shall be reduced by...

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

      2. Part II The resources element

        1. 1.The resources element shall be payable to a county council...

        2. 2.The amount of the resources element payable to a local...

        3. 3.(1) A county council shall, out of any resources element...

        4. 4.(1) Where for any year the actual rent income of...

        5. 5.For the purposes of this Part of this Schedule the...

      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 local...

        3. 3.Any amounts payable to a local 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 December in any calendar year, commencing...

        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 December in any calendar year, commencing...

        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.Where a rating area has within it separately rated areas...

        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— " burgh" has the...

    3. Schedule 3

      Rating of Unoccupied Property

      1. Determination of rateable values

        1. 1.(1) Subject to the provisions of this Schedule, the rateable...

      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.No rate shall be payable under the said section 24...

        2. 7.No rate under the said section 24 shall be payable...

        3. 8.In this Schedule— " building " includes part of a...

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

    4. Schedule 4

      Licences etc.

      1. Part I Enactments Ceasing to have Effect

        1. 1.The Gun Licence Act 1870.

        2. 2.The Hawkers Act 1888.

        3. 3.In Section 275 of the Burgh Police (Scotland) Act 1892,...

        4. 4.Sections 341 to 352 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894,...

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

    5. Schedule 5

      Consequential Amendments

      1. The Local Government Act 1948

        1. 1.Section 24(1) shall have effect in relation to the year...

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

      2. The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1947

        1. 3.In section 243(1), after the words " local Act" there...

      3. The Housing (Scotland) Act 1950

        1. 4.In paragraph 8 of Schedule 7, after the words "...

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

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

    6. Schedule 6

      Enactments repealed

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