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Rates Act 1984

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8(1)After section 34 of the principal Act there shall be inserted— Other generators or suppliers of electricity.

34A(1)The Secretary of State may by order provide that, in such cases and subject to such exceptions and modifications as may be prescribed by the order, section 34 of and Schedule 7 to this Act shall apply to premises which are, or form part of, premises occupied by a private generator or supplier of electricity.

(2)In this section "private generator or supplier" has the same meaning as in section 5 of the Energy Act 1983.

(3)Any statutory instrument containing an order under this section shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(2)In Schedule 3 to the Local Government Act 1974 (hereditaments to which section 19(1) of that Act applies) after paragraph 4 there shall be inserted—

4A(1)Any hereditament which a private generator or supplier is to be treated as occupying in a rating area by virtue of section 34(3) of the principal Act as applied by order under section 34A of that Act.

(2)In this paragraph "private generator or supplier" has the same meaning as in section 5 of the Energy Act 1983..

(3)This paragraph shall come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

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