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Rating and Valuation (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 1984

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4Consultation with non-domestic ratepayers

In section 108 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (determination of rates) there shall be inserted after subsection (2) the following subsections—

(3)Before determining a rate under this section, a local authority shall, in accordance with such procedure as the Secretary of State may direct—

(a)make available to the persons mentioned in subsection (4) below such information as he may direct; and

(b)consult those persons on that information and on the rate which the local authority propose to determine.

(4)The persons referred to in subsection (3) above are—

(a)those liable to pay rates in respect of lands and heritages other than dwelling-houses (construed in accordance with section 7(3) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1966); and

(b)bodies appearing to the local authority to be representative of persons so liable.

(5)A direction made under subsection (3) above may be revoked or amended by a further direction so made.

(6)The duty under subsection (3) above does not apply in relation to the determination of a rate under section 108A of this Act or section 5(4)(b) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1966 or in relation to a deemed determination of a rate under the proviso to the said section 5(4)(b) or under section 108B of this Act..

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