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Local Government Act 1948

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120Provisions as to precepts

(1)Subsections (2) to (4) of section nine of the Rating and Valuation Act, 1925 (which relate to precepts by county councils) shall, with the modifications specified in subsection (2) of this section, extend to London.

(2)The said modifications are as follows, that is to say—

(a)in subsection (2), for the words " nineteen hundred and twenty-nine", there shall be substituted the words

nineteen hundred and forty-eight; and

(b)in sub-paragraph (i) of paragraph (b) of subsection (2), for the references to the general rate there shall, in relation to the City of London, be substituted references to the poor rate ; and

(c)sub-paragraph (ii) of the said paragraph, (b) (which contains transitional provisions inapplicable in the case of London) shall be deemed to be omitted ; and

(d)the reference in subsection (3) of that section to the commencement of that Act shall be construed as a reference to the date of the passing of this Act ; and

(e)the reference in paragraph (a) of subsection (4) to section eleven of that Act shall be construed as a reference to sections three and four of the Poor Rate Assessment and Collection Act, 1869.

(3)It is hereby declared that it is not necessary for a county council, before issuing a precept to a rating authority under section one hundred and eighty-three of the Local Government Act, 1933, or section one hundred and seventeen of the London Government Act, 1939, to make any county rate, and the County Rates Act, 1852, is hereby repealed.

(4)Nothing in this section shall affect the manner in which sums required for the purposes of the Metropolitan Police are raised.

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