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Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1981

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This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Valuation and rating

    1. 1.Power to change year of revaluation

    2. 2.Power to exclude certain lands and heritages from valuation or revaluation

    3. 3.Valuation of non-industrial buildings other than dwelling-houses

    4. 4.Power of Secretary of State to amend table of deductions from gross annual value

    5. 5.Relaxation of provisions relating to notification for rate relief for charitable organisations

    6. 6.Remission of rates in respect of lands and heritages unoccupied and unfurnished for any period of three months

    7. 7.Restriction on payment of rates by instalments

    8. 8.Alteration in amount of rates payable while valuation appeal is pending

    9. 9.Effect of alteration to valuation roll as regards increase in value of dwelling-house delayed

    10. 10.Valuation of underground railways

    11. 11.New constitution of Scottish Valuation Advisory Council

    12. 12.Diminution of powers of officers of court as regards actings for recovery of rates,

    13. 13.Effect of sections 4 to 10

  3. Part II Rate Support Grants

    1. 14.Reduction of rate support grant where local authority's estimated expenditure excessive and unreasonable

    2. 15.Redetermination and lowering of regional, general or district rate

    3. 16.Local authority's estimated expenditure relevant factor in calculating amount of resources element payable to them

    4. 17.Effect of sections 14 to 16

    5. 18.Prohibition of using sums from loans fund to offset reduction of rate support grant or diminution in amount of resources element

    6. 19.Failure of local authority to supply information timeously

    7. 20.Interpretation of Part II

  4. Part III Housing Support Grants

    1. 21.Method of fixing aggregate amount of housing support grants

    2. 22.Power to exclude local authority from apportionment of housing support grants

    3. 23.Effect of sections 21 and 22

  5. Part IV Miscellaneous

    1. 24.Powers of Commissioner for Local Administration in Scotland

    2. 25.Relaxation of controls over local authorities

    3. 26.Consent to local authority incurring liability to meet capital expenses etc.

    4. 27.Consent to certain local authority borrowing

    5. 28.Repeal of special licensing provisions in respect of new towns

    6. 29.Abolition of Advisory Council on Social Work

    7. 30.Abolition of Scottish Food Hygiene Council

    8. 31.Abolition of Scottish River Purification Advisory Committee

    9. 32.Abolition of advisory committee on conservation and provision of water supplies etc.

    10. 33.Power of water authority or water development board to relax or dispense with byelaw relating to misuse of water

    11. 34.Conditions of improvement grant not to include requirement as to letting

    12. 35.Vesting in landlord to bring into being tenant's right to purchase dwelling-house

    13. 36.Planning applications and consideration of the needs of the disabled

    14. 37.Further provision as regards the needs of the disabled

    15. 38.Postponement of effect of section 127(3) and (4) of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980

  6. Part V General

    1. 39.Expenses

    2. 40.Minor and consequential amendments

    3. 41.Repeals

    4. 42.Interpretation

    5. 43.Short title, commencement and extent

  7. Schedules

    1. Schedule 1

      Powers of Commissioner for Local Administration in Scotland

      1. a.in section 21(4)(a) (submission of general report by Commissioner) after...

      2. b.section 22(2) of the 1975 Act (designated body to arrange...

      3. c.in section 28— (i) in subsection (4) (availability of reports...

      4. d.in section 29— (i) in subsection (2) (further report by...

      5. e.in section 30(1)(a) (absolute privilege in certain communications) after the...

    2. Schedule 2

      Relaxation of Controls over Local and Other Authorities

      1. The Burial Grounds (Scotland) Act 1855 (c. 68)

        1. 1.In section 24 (fixing of payments for interments in burial...

      2. The Public Health (Scotland) Act 1897 (c. 38)

        1. 2.In section 36 (complaints of nuisance arising from offensive trade)...

      3. The Cremation Act 1902 (c. 8)

        1. 3.In section 9 (fees for cremation) the words " any...

      4. The Methylated Spirits (Sale by Retail) (Scotland) Act 1937 (c. 48)

        1. 4.In each of sections 1(1)(iii) (restrictions on sale of methylated...

        2. 5.In section 6 (interpretation) the definition of the expression "...

      5. The Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) (Scotland) Act 1947 (c. 42)

        1. 6.For sub-paragraph (4) of paragraph 19 of Schedule 1 (control...

      6. The Highways (Provision of Cattle-Grids) Act 1950 (c. 24)

        1. 7.Section 11 (regulations as to construction of cattle-grids) shall cease...

      7. The Food and Drugs (Scotland) Act 1956 (c. 30)

        1. 8.Section 35(2) (transmission to Secretary of State of public analysts'...

      8. The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1959 (c. 70)

        1. 9.After subsection (2) of section 24 (requirement of consent of...

        2. 10.After subsection (2) of section 27 (requirement of consent of...

      9. The Housing (Scotland) Act 1966 (c. 49)

        1. 11.In each of sections 127(3) (interest on certain local authority...

      10. The Police (Scotland) Act 1967 (c. 77)

        1. 12.In section 2(2) (pay, allowances and reimbursement of expenses) the...

        2. 13.Section 46(2) (restriction on aggregate amount of rewards) shall cease...

      11. The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 49)

        1. 14.Subsections (3) and (4) of section 3 (Secretary of State's...

      12. The Housing (Scotland) Act 1969 (c. 34)

        1. 15.For subsection (3) of section 25 (interest payable by local...

      13. The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972 (c. 52)

        1. 16.In section 4— (a) in subsection (2) (planning authority's fresh...

        2. 17.In section 5— (a) in subsection (2) (estimate of certain...

        3. 18.In section 9— (a) in subsection (3)(b) (requirement as regards...

        4. 19.In section 10— (a) in subsection (2) (places where local...

        5. 20.In section 13(2) (power of Secretary of State to require...

        6. 21.Section 48 (appeal to independent tribunal as regards decision relating...

        7. 22.(1) In section 58 (planning authority may make tree preservation...

        8. 23.(1) In section 59— (a) in paragraph (b) of subsection...

        9. 24.In section 91— (a) subsection (1) (Secretary of State may...

        10. 25.After section 198 (Secretary of State may authorise stopping up...

        11. 26.In section 200 (Secretary of State may authorise the stopping...

        12. 27.(1) In section 201 (power of Secretary of State to...

        13. 28.In section 203(1)(b) (power of local authority to extinguish a...

      14. The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c. 65)

        1. 29.In subsection (6) of section 3 (titles of chairmen of...

        2. 30.(1) In section 23 (change of name of region, islands...

        3. 31.(1) For subsections (2) to (4) of section 53 (amendment...

        4. 32.Section 54 (default powers of Secretary of State as regards...

        5. 33.In section 73 (local authority's power to appropriate for the...

        6. 34.Section 121 (involvement of Treasury in determining rates of interest...

      15. The Housing (Scotland) Act 1974 (c. 45)

        1. 35.In section 6(3) (interest payable on improvement grant) for the...

        2. 36.In paragraph 9(a) of Schedule 2 (meaning of " interest")...

      16. The Slaughter of Animals (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 13)

        1. 37.In section 8(1) (byelaws as to slaughterhouses) the words ",...

      17. The Water (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 45)

        1. 38.Section 2 (power to require surveys and formulation of proposals)...

        2. 39.Section 19 (transfer of part of water undertaking) shall cease...

        3. 40.In section 58(1) (termination of right to supply of water...

        4. 41.In section 65(10) (form of charging order for expenses of...

        5. 42.In section 66(3) (interest payable on certain expenses)—

    3. Schedule 3

      Minor and Consequential Amendments

      1. The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1947 (c. 43)

        1. 1.In section 238(1) (fixing of dates for lodging and hearing...

      2. The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1959 (c. 70)

        1. 2.In section 24(2) (requirement of consent of Secretary of State...

        2. 3.In section 27— (a) in subsection (2) (requirement of consent...

        3. 4.In the fourth Schedule (authorities to whom Part II of...

      3. The Local Government (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1963 (c. 12)

        1. 5.In section 20 (repayment of rates paid in error), after...

        2. 6.(1) In section 26(2) (interpretation), for the definition of "...

      4. The Land Compensation (Scotland) Act 1963 (c. 51)

        1. 7.In paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 (compensation for houses acquired...

      5. The Housing (Scotland) Act 1966 (c. 49)

        1. 8.In section 125 (periodical payments to dispossessed proprietor) at the...

        2. 9.In section 127(3) (interest on certain local authority expenditure), for...

        3. 10.(1) In section 177(1) (local authority to have regard to...

      6. The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1966 (c. 51)

        1. 11.After section 5 there shall be inserted the following section—...

      7. The Post Office Act 1969 (c. 48)

        1. 13.In paragraph 93(1) (xxxiv) of Schedule 4 (Post Office deemed...

      8. The Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1972 (c. 46)

        1. 14.(1) In section 42(3)(bb) (requirements in certain rent agreements), after...

      9. The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972 (c. 52)

        1. 15.In section 10(3) (statement as regards planning authority's consultations etc.),...

        2. 16.After section 205 (procedure by Secretary of State in anticipation...

        3. 17.In section 206 (confirmation of orders)— (a) for subsection (1)...

        4. 19.In section 208 (concurrent proceedings in connection with highways)—

        5. 20.In section 209 (provisions as to telegraphic lines)—

        6. 21.In section 210 (construction of section 32 of Mineral Workings...

        7. 22.In section 273(5) (statutory instruments containing orders made under certain...

        8. 23.In Schedule 18 (procedure in connection with orders relating to...

      10. The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c. 65)

        1. 24.In section 74 (disposal of land by local authority), at...

        2. 25.In section 108(1) (determination and levy of regional, district and...

        3. 26.In section 109(2) (intimation of district rate to rating authority),...

        4. 27.In section 111(1) (regulations with respect to rates), at the...

        5. 28.In section 236(2) (savings), at the beginning there shall be...

      11. The Housing (Scotland) Act 1974 (c. 45)

        1. 29.In section 9(6) (requirements as to conditions relating to improvement...

        2. 30.(1) In section 10A(2) (approval of application for repairs grant)...

        3. 31.In Schedule 2 (consequences of breach of conditions of improvement...

      12. The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1975 (c. 30)

        1. 32.In section 2(2)(d) (effect of correction to valuation roll), after...

        2. 33.In section 8(3) (times at which instalments of rates are...

        3. 34.In section 14(1)(b) (termination of certain existing grants in respect...

        4. 35.In section 16 (which gives effect to a schedule relating...

        5. 36.In Schedule 3 (the schedule mentioned in paragraph 35 above)—...

      13. The Licensing (Scotland) Act 1976 (c. 66)

        1. 37.In section 1 (appointment of licensing board by council of...

      14. The Water (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 45)

        1. 38.In section 20 (power to hold and dispose of land)—...

        2. 39.In section 109 (interpretation), after subsection (4) there shall be...

      15. The Tenants' Rights, Etc. (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 52)

        1. 40.In section 2— (a) in subsection (6) (time within which...

        2. 41.In section 5 (loan to assist tenant in purchase of...

        3. 42.For subsection (4) of section 6 (recovery of discount on...

        4. 44.In section 15(1) (power of sheriff to adjourn proceedings for...

        5. 45.In section 27 (duty to publish rules governing housing lists...

    4. Schedule 4

      Repeals

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