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Local Government Act 1948

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20Meaning of "the relevant fraction"

(1)The relevant fraction for a county or large burgh for the purposes of the preceding provisions of this Part of this Act is the fraction arrived at by dividing the relevant local expenditure for the year in question by the sum of the following amounts, that is to say, the rateable value credited to the county or large burgh for that year and the product of a rate of one pound in the pound for the county or large burgh for that year.

(2)In this section, the expression " the relevant local expenditure " means in relation to any county or large burgh so much of the total expenditure for the year as would have to be met out of rates levied within the county or large burgh if no Exchequer Grants under this Part of this Act and (so far as any such Grant is relevant to. the year in question) no Exchequer Grants payable for any previous year under the Local Government (Scotland) Acts, 1929 to 1946, were payable, and if no grants had been made out of moneys provided by Parliament to the council of the county or burgh by the Secretary of State by way of special assistance in respect of their financial difficulties arising out of the war.

(3)The provisions of subsection (2) of this section shall, as respects the year 1948-49, have effect subject to the special provisions relating to Exchequer Grants for that year contained hereafter in this Part of this Act.

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