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74 Levies. E+W

(1)In this section “levying body” means any body which—

(a)is established by or under an Act,

(b)apart from section 117 below would have in respect of the financial year beginning in 1990 power (conferred by or under an Act passed before, or in the same session as, this Act) to issue a precept to, make a levy on or have its expenses paid by a county council or charging authority, and

(c)is not a precepting authorityF1...[F2, [F3combined fire and rescue authority in Wales] [F4or magistrates’ courts committee]] [F2or combined fire authority] .

(2)Whereas a levying body has (by virtue of section 117 below) no such power under the Act concerned in respect of a chargeable financial year, the Secretary of State may make regulations conferring on each levying body power to issue to the council concerned and in accordance with the regulations a levy (to be so called) in respect of any chargeable financial year.

[F5(2A)The reference in subsection (2) above to the council concerned includes a reference to a council to which the functions of the council concerned in relation to the whole or any part of its area have been transferred by or in consequence of an order under section 17 of the Local Government Act 1992 F6[F7... or Part 1 of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007] .]

(3)The regulations may include provision—

(a)as to when levies are to be issued;

(b)imposing a maximum limit on levies;

(c)as to apportionment where a body issues levies to more than one council;

(d)conferring a power to issue levies by way of substitute for others;

(e)as to the payment (in instalments or otherwise) of amounts in respect of which levies are issued;

(f)conferring a right to interest on anything unpaid.

(4)The regulations may include provision—

F8[(a)that a billing authority making calculations in accordance with section [F931A or] 32 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (originally or by way of substitute) may anticipate a levy;

(b)that a county council making calculations in accordance with section [F1042A or] 43 of that Act (originally or by way of substitute) may anticipate a levy;]

[F11(bb)that the Greater London Authority in making calculations in accordance with sections 85 and 86 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 (originally or by way of substitute) in the case of any constituent body (within the meaning of those sections), except the [F12Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime] (for which separate provision is made), may anticipate a levy;]

(c)as to the treatment as special expenses of amounts so anticipated;

(d)as to the treatment of any levy actually issued.

F13[(5)The regulations may include—

(a)provision equivalent to anything in Chapter III or IV of Part I of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 or regulations made under either Chapter (subject to such modifications as the Secretary of State thinks fit);

(b)provision amending or adapting any provision of that Act in consequence of any provision included under subsection (4) above.]

(6)In this section “Act” includes a private or local Act.

F14[(7)For the purposes of this section—

(a)a Welsh joint planning board constituted under section 2(1B) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990; F15. . .

F15(b). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

shall be treated as a levying body with respect to which regulations may be made under subsection (2) above.]

[F16(8)For the purposes of this section—

(a)a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 shall be treated as a levying body with respect to which regulations may be made under subsection (2), and

(b)the reference in that subsection to the council concerned shall be treated as a reference to the combined authority's constituent councils.

(9)For the purposes of subsection (8)—

(a)a county council is a constituent council of a combined authority if the area of the county council, or part of that area, is within the authority's area;

(b)a district council is a constituent council of a combined authority if the area of the district council is within the authority's area.

(10)Regulations under this section by virtue of subsection (8) may only make provision in relation to the expenses of a combined authority that are reasonably attributable to the exercise of its functions relating to transport.]

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F2Words in s. 74(1)(c) substituted (1.4.2005) by virtue of Courts Act 2003 (c. 39), s. 110(1), Sch. 8 para. 305(a); S.I. 2005/910, art. 3(y)

F3Words in s. 74(1)(c) substituted (1.10.2004 except in relation to W., 10.11.2004 for W.) by Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 (c. 21), s. 61, Sch. 1 para. 68(2); S.I. 2004/2304, art. 2; S.I. 2004/2917, art. 2

F4Words in s. 74(1)(c) substituted (1.4.2001) by 2000 c. 43, s. 74, Sch. 7 Pt. II paras. 84, 85; S.I. 2001/919, art. 2(f)(ii)

F8S. 74(4)(a)(b) substituted (6.3.1992) by 1992 c. 14, s. 117(1), Sch. 13 para. 72(1) (with s. 118(1)(2)(4))

F9Words in s. 74(4)(a) inserted (3.12.2011) by Localism Act 2011 (c. 20), s. 240(2), Sch. 7 para. 2(a); S.I. 2011/2896, art. 2(i)

F10Words in s. 74(4)(b) inserted (3.12.2011) by Localism Act 2011 (c. 20), s. 240(2), Sch. 7 para. 2(b); S.I. 2011/2896, art. 2(i)

F11S. 74(bb) inserted (12.1.2000) by 1999 c. 29, s. 105 (with Sch. 12 para. 9(1)); S.I. 1999/3434, art. 2 (with Sch. 1 para. 1)

F13S. 74(5) substituted (6.3.1992) by 1992 c. 14, s. 117(1), Sch. 13 para. 72(2) (with s. 118(1)(2)(4))

F15S. 74(7)(b) and the word “and” immediately preceding it repealed (1.4.1997) by 1995 c. 25, s. 120(3), Sch. 24 (with ss. 7(6), 115, 117); S.I. 1996/2560, art. 2, Sch.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C3S. 74 restricted (prosp.) by 1995 c. 25, ss. 120(2), 125(3), Sch. 23 Pt. I para. 15(6) (with ss. 7(6), 115, 117)

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