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Local Government Act 1948

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

(1)Subject to the provisions of this section, the gross value of a post-1918 local authority or housing association dwelling-house, not being a flat or maisonette, shall be five per cent. of the hypothetical 1938 cost of construction of the dwelling-house plus five per cent. of the hypothetical 1938 site cost thereof.

(2)Where the state of repair or amenities of such a dwelling-house as aforesaid or the amenities of its surroundings are not as good as those of the majority of comparable dwelling-houses in the locality, being dwelling-houses to which this section applies, the gross value thereof shall be the amount ascertained under subsection (1) of this section diminished by such amount as may be just:

Provided that any factor affecting the amenities of the dwelling-house or its surroundings shall not be taken into account under this subsection in so far as it has already affected the hypothetical 1938 cost of construction of the dwelling-house or the hypothetical 1938 site cost thereof.

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