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Local Government Act 1948

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This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Exchequer Grants and other Financial Provisions (England and Wales)

    1. Discontinued grants

      1. 1.Termination of certain Exchequer Grants and of third fixed grant period

    2. Exchequer Grants to Counties and County Boroughs

      1. 2.Exchequer Equalisation Grants to counties and county boroughs

      2. 3.Meaning of "standard rateable value"

      3. 4.Meaning of "the relevant fraction"

      4. 5.Exchequer Transitional Grants for first five years

      5. 6.Power to reduce Exchequer Grants

      6. 7.Provisions as to Health Service Exchequer Grants

      7. 8.Power to pay council's contributions to voluntary associations out of sums payable as Exchequer Grants

    3. Payments by county councils to local authorities in county

      1. 9.Payments to county districts

      2. 10.Payments to metropolitan boroughs

    4. Miscellaneous

      1. 11.Discontinuance of burden payments on changes of boundary

      2. 12.Continuation of third fixed grant period for certain purposes

      3. 13.Special provisions as to Exchequer Grants for 1948-49

      4. 14.Investigation into working of provisions as to amount of payments to local authorities under Part I

      5. 15.Supplemental provisions as to Part I

      6. 16.Extent of Part I

  3. Part II Exchequer Grants and Other Financial Provisions (Scotland)

    1. Discontinued grants

      1. 17.Termination of certain Exchequer Grants, and of third fixed grant period

    2. Exchequer Grants to Counties and large burghs

      1. 18.Exchequer Equalisation Grants to counties and large burghs

      2. 19.Meaning of "standard rateable value"

      3. 20.Meaning of "the relevant fraction"

      4. 21.Exchequer transitional grants for first five years

      5. 22.Power to reduce Exchequer Grants

      6. 23.Provisions as to Health Service Exchequer Grants

      7. 24.Power to pay council's contributions to voluntary association out of sum payable as Exchequer grants

    3. Payments out of Exchequer Equalisation Grant to small burghs and landward areas

      1. 25.Payments to small burghs and landward areas

    4. Miscellaneous

      1. 26.Discontinuance of burden payments on changes of boundary

      2. 27.Continuation of third fixed grant period for certain purposes

      3. 28.Special provisions as to Exchequer Grants for 1948-49

      4. 29.Application of grants payable under Part II

      5. 30.Investigation into working of provisions as to amount of payments to local authorities under Part II

      6. 31.Supplemental provisions as to Part II

      7. 32.Extent of Part II

  4. Part III Valuation and Rating Procedure

    1. General

      1. 33.Valuations to be made by Inland Revenue officers

    2. Preparation of new lists

      1. 34.New valuation lists to be made in 1952, &c

      2. 35.Draft lists

      3. 36.Objections to draft lists

      4. 37.Revision of draft lists

      5. 38.Settling of valuation list

      6. 39.Duty of rating authority as respects valuation list

    3. Alteration of current valuation lists

      1. 40.Proposals for alteration of lists

      2. 41.Proceedings on proposals

      3. 42.Effect of alterations made in pursuance of proposals

      4. 43.Clerical and arithmetical errors

    4. Appeals

      1. 44.Local valuation courts

      2. 45.Submission and approval of schemes

      3. 46.Membership of panels

      4. 47.Staff, expenses, &c, of local valuation panels and courts

      5. 48.Sittings, procedure and powers of local valuation courts

      6. 49.Appeal to county court

      7. 50.Arbitration

    5. Provisions as to Rates

      1. 51.Rate to be levied notwithstanding appeal against valuation list

      2. 52.Amendment of rate

      3. 53.Limits of right of appeal at quarter sessions against rate

      4. 54.Rates in London

    6. Provisions as to Rating

      1. 55.Rating of owners instead of occupiers

      2. 56.Advertising stations to be separate hereditaments in certain cases

      3. 57.Assessment of certain buildings occupied in parts

    7. Returns, Inspection, etc.

      1. 58.Returns

      2. 59.Duty of surveyor of taxes and local authorities

      3. 60.Power of entry

      4. 61.Evidence and inspection of valuation lists, rates, &c

    8. Miscellaneous

      1. 62.Appeals as to water rates

      2. 63.Service of notices, &c

      3. 64.Inclusion in one proceeding of separate hereditaments

      4. 65.Extension to London of provisions as to Crown property

      5. 66.Saving for position of owners in certain cases

      6. 67.Membership of local authority, &c, not to be disqualification in certain cases

      7. 68.Transfer of valuation offices, &c

      8. 69.Use of public rooms

      9. 70.Savings and application of enactments

      10. 71.Regulations for the purposes of Part III

      11. 72.Commencement of Part III and transitional provisions

      12. 73.Extent of Part III

  5. Part IV Valuation of Dwelling-Houses

    1. Gross values; Preliminary

      1. 74.Scope of provisions of Part IV as to gross values

    2. Ascertainment of gross values by reference to 1938 cost

      1. 75.Scope of principle that gross value is to be ascertained by 1938 cost

      2. 76.Meaning of "hypothetical 1938 cost of construction"

      3. 77.Meaning of "hypothetical 1938 site cost"

      4. 78.Post-1918 local authority or housing association dwelling-houses, other than flats and maisonettes

      5. 79.Post-1918 local authority or housing association flats or maisonettes

      6. 80.Other small post-1918 dwelling-houses, except flats and maisonettes

      7. 81.Adjustment for adaptations for business purposes

    3. Other cases

      1. 82.Gross value of other dwelling-houses

    4. Deductions from gross value

      1. 83.Deductions from gross value in certain cases

    5. Extent of Part IV

      1. 84.Extent of Part IV

  6. Part V Rating of Transport and Electricity Authorities

    1. General

      1. 85.Railway or canal hereditaments and electricity hereditaments not to be rated

    2. Railways and Canals; rating provisions

      1. 86.Definition of railway or canal hereditament

      2. 87.Railway or canal hereditaments partly used for other purposes

      3. 88.Repeal of certain provisions of Railways (Valuation for Rating) Act, 1930, &c

      4. 89.Commencement of provisions as to railway or canal hereditaments and transitional provisions

      5. 90.Hereditaments shown as railway hereditaments, &c, but not in fact occupied by British Transport Commission

    3. Electricity; rating provisions,

      1. 91.Dwelling-houses of electricity authorities and boards to remain rateable

      2. 92.Commencement of provisions as to electricity hereditaments and transitional provisions

    4. Payments by British Transport Commission for benefit of local authorities

      1. 93.Amount of payments by British Transport Commission.

      2. 94.Adjustments of British Transport Commission's payments for changes in the average rates

      3. 95.Adjustments for changes in the circumstances of the British Transport Commission

    5. Payments by British Electricity Authority for benefit of local authorities

      1. 96.Amount of payments by British Electricity Authority

      2. 97.Adjustments of British Electricity Authority's payments for changes in the average rates

      3. 98.Adjustments for changes in amount of electricity supplied

    6. Payments by North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board for benefit of local authorities

      1. 99.Amount of payments by Hydro-Electric Board

    7. General provision as to payments for benefit of local authorities

      1. 100.Provision as to making and division of payments for benefit of local authorities

      2. 101.Application of payments under Part V to councils in Scotland

      3. 102.Treatment of payments for benefit of local authorities

      4. 103.Power of British Electricity Authority to require contributions from Area Electricity Boards

    8. Miscellaneous

      1. 104.Stabilisation of payments by British Transport Commission to Railway Freight Rebates Fund

      2. 105.Temporary grants by county councils to county district councils, parish councils, &c, in certain cases

      3. 106.Duties of rating authorities

      4. 107.Amendment of Hydro-Electric Development (Scotland) Act, 1943, Sch. 4

      5. 108.Assessor of Public Undertakings (Scotland)

      6. 109.Power to make orders varying Part V

      7. 110.Power to make regulations for the purposes of Part V

  7. Part VI Allowances to Members of Local Authorities and other bodies

    1. 111.Bodies to which Part VI applies and members thereof

    2. 112.Financial loss allowance

    3. 113.Travelling allowance and subsistence allowance

    4. 114.Bodies by whom payments by way of allowances are to be made

    5. 115.Meaning of "approved duty"

    6. 116.Allowance to chairman of district council for expenses of office

    7. 117.Regulations for the purposes of Part VI

    8. 118.Application of preceding provisions to Scotland

    9. 119.Expenses incurred by members of councils in Scotland in attending conferences, &c

  8. Part VII Miscellaneous

    1. 120.Provisions as to precepts

    2. 121.Provisions as to precepts for expenses of Metropolitan Police

    3. 122.Amendment of Rating and Valuation Act, 1925, s. 11

    4. 123.Explanation of "rating area" in relation to London

    5. 124.Subjects to be valued by Assessor of Public Undertakings - (Scotland)

    6. 125.Transfer of stock issued by certain authorities

    7. 126.Contributions by county councils to expenses of county district councils

    8. 127.Transfer to county councils of property and liabilities relating to county roads

    9. 128.Provisions as to finance committees

    10. 129.Subscriptions to local government associations

    11. 130.Insurance by local authorities against accidents to members

    12. 131.Disability of members of local authorities for voting on account of interest in contracts, etc.

    13. 132.Provision of entertainments

    14. 133.War memorials

    15. 134.Information centres

    16. 135.Instruction, lectures, &c, on questions relating to local government

    17. 136.Assistance by local authorities to other bodies

    18. 137.Amendment of Health Resorts and Watering Places Act, 1936, s. 1

    19. 138.Power to assist in performance of transferred functions

    20. 139.Amendment of Local Government (Scotland) Act, 1947, s. 211

  9. Part VIII General

    1. 140.Compensation to officers

    2. 141.Payments to councils to be for general expenditure

    3. 142.Provisions as to statutory instruments under this Act

    4. 143.Expenses

    5. 144.Interpretation

    6. 145.Application to Scotland

    7. 146.Application to Isles of Scilly

    8. 147.Repeals

    9. 148.Short title and extent

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Minor Amendments Consequential on Part III

      1. 1.In subsection (1) of section six of the Rating Act,...

      2. 2.Subsection (4) of section one of the Rating and Valuation...

      3. 3.In subsection (1) of section twenty-four of the Rating and...

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Enactments Repealed

      1. Part I

        1. Repeals consequential upon Parts I and II of this Act

      2. Part II

        1. Repeals consequential upon Part III of this Act

      3. Part III

        1. Repeals consequential upon Part V of this Act

      4. Part IV

        1. Repeals consequential upon changes as to Metropolitan Police Fund precepting powers

      5. Part V

        1. Repeals consequential upon other provisions of this Act

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