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Local Government Finance Act 2012

Council Tax

Section 11: Power to determine further discounts for certain dwellings

42.This section inserts new subsections (4A) and (4B) into section 11A of the LGFA 1992. The new subsections allow the Secretary of State to prescribe a new class of dwelling for the purposes of allowing billing authorities to make a determination that any discount under section 11(2)(a) shall not apply or shall be such percentage (which may be 100%) as it may specify.

43.In practice, this will allow billing authorities to set a discount on unoccupied and unfurnished dwellings prescribed in the new class of dwelling mentioned above.

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