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Valuation and Rating (Scotland) Act 1956

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3Scottish Valuation Advisory Council

(1)The Secretary of State shall constitute a Scottish Valuation Advisory Council (hereinafter referred to as " the Advisory Council") consisting of fifteen members appointed by the Secretary of State, of whom not less than eight and not more than ten shall be appointed from a panel of persons (other than assessors) nominated by such associations as appear to the Secretary of State to represent valuation authorities, and the remainder shall include persons experienced in law or in valuation appointed after consultation with such persons as the Secretary of State may think fit.

(2)The Secretary of State shall appoint a chairman and a deputy chairman from among the members of the Advisory Council.

(3)A member of the Advisory Council shall hold office for such period as may be determined by the terms of his appointment, and shall be eligible for re-appointment.

(4)The functions of the Advisory Council shall include—

(a)advising the Secretary of State on any matter relating to valuation which he may refer to them;

(b)receiving from the assessors annual reports to be made by them on the progress of valuation or revaluation in their respective areas, and reviewing such progress ;

(c)considering administrative schemes for valuation in the various areas and making representations thereon to the Secretary of State;

(d)considering arrangements to be made by the assessors to secure in accordance with the provisions hereinafter contained the valuation or revaluation once in ever) five years of all lands and heritages in their respective areas and informing the Secretary of State of any modifications in such arrangements which the Advisory Council think advisable;

(e)making representations and recommendations to the Secretary of State on any matter relating to valuation.

(5)The Secretary of State shall appoint such officers of the Advisory Council as may be necessary for the purpose of the exercise by that Council of their functions under this Act.

(6)The Secretary of State may pay—

(a)to the members of the Advisory Council such allowances in respect of loss of earnings or travelling or subsistence or other expenses necessarily suffered or incurred in the performance of their duties;

(b)to the officers of the Advisory Council such remuneration (whether by way of salary or fees) and such allowances in respect of travelling or subsistence ; and

(c)such other expenditure incurred by the Advisory Council or the members or officers thereof for the purpose of their respective functions under this Act, as he may, with the approval of the Treasury, determine.

(7)The Advisory Council shall submit to the Secretary of State an annual report of their proceedings, which report shall include a statement of expenditure incurred in the performance of their functions, and the Secretary of State shall cause such report to be published.

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