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Valuation Tribunal ServiceE+W

105The Valuation Tribunal ServiceE+W

(1)There shall be a body corporate to be known as the Valuation Tribunal Service (referred to in this section, section 106 and Schedules 4 and 5 as “the Service”).

(2)The Service shall have the following functions in relation to [F1the Valuation Tribunal for England (referred to in this section and Schedule 4 as “the Tribunal”)]

(a)providing, or arranging for the provision of, the services required for the operation of [F2the Tribunal], in particular—

(i)accommodation,

(ii)staff (including [F3the clerk of the Tribunal]),

(iii)information technology,

(iv)equipment, and

(v)training for members and staff of [F4the Tribunal (including the clerk of the Tribunal)];

[F5(aa)making payments in accordance with paragraph A14 [F6or A18A(8)] of Schedule 11 to the Local Government Finance Act 1988;]

(b)giving general advice about procedure in relation to proceedings before [F7the Tribunal].

(3)The Service shall provide the Secretary of State with such information, advice and assistance as he may require.

(4)The Service may do anything which it considers is calculated to facilitate, or is conducive or incidental to, the carrying-out of its functions.

(5)The Service shall carry out its functions with respect to [F8the Tribunal] in the manner which it considers best calculated to secure [F9its] efficient and independent operation.

(6)The Service shall, in relation to its functions with respect to [F10the Tribunal], consult [F11the President of the Tribunal] about the carrying-out of its functions.

(7)The Secretary of State may—

(a)after consultation with the Service, give directions to it for the purpose of securing the effective carrying-out of its functions, and

(b)issue guidance to the Service about the carrying-out of its functions.

(8)The Service shall, in carrying out its functions—

(a)comply with any directions under subsection (7)(a), and

(b)have regard to any guidance under subsection (7)(b).

(9)Schedule 4 (which makes further provision about the Service) has effect.

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F6Words in s. 105(2)(aa) inserted (31.10.2012) by Local Government Finance Act 2012 (c. 17), Sch. 4 para. 10

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Commencement Information

I1S. 105(1)-(8) in force at 1.4.2004 by S.I. 2003/2938, art. 6(a) (with art. 8, Sch.)

I2S. 105(9) in force at 18.11.2003 for specified purposes by S.I. 2003/2938, art. 2(c) (with art. 8, Sch.)

I3S. 105(9) in force at 1.4.2004 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2003/2938, art. 6(a) (with art. 8, Sch.)

106Transfer to Service of property, rights and liabilitiesE+W

(1)The Secretary of State may make one or more schemes for the transfer to the Service of—

(a)such of his property, rights and liabilities, or

(b)such of the property, rights and liabilities of a valuation tribunal in England,

as appear to him to be appropriate to be transferred for the performance of the Service’s functions.

(2)On the day appointed by a transfer scheme for the coming into force of the scheme, the property, rights and liabilities which are the subject of the scheme shall, by virtue of this subsection, be transferred in accordance with the provisions of the scheme.

(3)Schedule 5 (which makes further provision in relation to transfer schemes) has effect.

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Commencement Information

I4S. 106 in force at 18.11.2003 by S.I. 2003/2938, art. 2(a) (with art. 8, Sch.)

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