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Valuation and Rating (Scotland) Act 1956

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2Administrative schemes

(1)Every valuation authority shall have an administrative scheme setting forth the administrative arrangements for the discharge of their functions relating to valuation, including the appointment of an assessor and other officers for the purpose of their said functions and the arrangements to be made by the assessor for carrying out his duties.

(2)An administrative scheme under this section shall be prepared by the valuation authority and submitted to the Secretary of State who may, after consultation with the Scottish Valuation Advisory Council, approve the same with or without modification, and upon approval of such a scheme the valuation authority and any assessor or other officer appointed by them shall discharge their functions in accordance therewith.

(3)Subsections (5) and (6) of section one hundred and five of the Act of 1947 (which subsections relate to the revocation or alteration of administrative schemes made under the said section and the making of new schemes) shall with any necessary modifications apply to administrative schemes under this section in like manner as those subsections apply to the schemes therein mentioned:

Provided that the powers of the Secretary of State under those subsections shall be exercised in relation to schemes under this section only after consultation with the said Advisory Council.

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