Search Legislation

Local Government Act 1948

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

96Amount of payments by British Electricity Authority

(1)The payments which are, under the preceding provisions of this Part of this Act, to be made year by year by the British Electricity Authority for the benefit of local authorities shall be as follows, that is to say, the Authority—

(a)shall in each year make a payment for the benefit of local authorities in England and Wales ; and

(b)shall in each year make a payment for the benefit of local authorities in Scotland with areas outside the North of Scotland District.

(2)The said payments shall—

(a)in the case of the year 1948-49, be payments of the standard amount ;

(b)in the case of subsequent years, be payments of the standard amount adjusted, in accordance with the provisions of the two next succeeding sections, for changes in the average rates levied in England and Wales or, as the case may be, in Scotland outside the North of Scotland District, and for changes in the amount of electricity supplied.

(3)In this section and the two next succeeding sections, the expression " the standard amount " means, in relation to a payment for the benefit of local authorities in England and Wales, the sum of eleven million two hundred and fifty thousand pounds, and, in relation to a payment for the benefit of local authorities in Scotland, such sum as is certified by the Secretary of State to be the estimated amount which would have been payable by way of rates in Scotland outside the North of Scotland District for the year 1947-48 in respect of the lands and heritages belonging to the British Electricity Authority or an Area Electricity Board which are by virtue of this Act not liable to be rated.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources