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Part 9 SBusiness improvement districts


38BID proposalsS

(1)BID arrangements are not to come into force unless proposals for the arrangements (“BID proposals”) are approved by a ballot.

(2)The Scottish Ministers may by regulations made by statutory instrument make provision—

(a)as to the persons who may draw up BID proposals,

(b)as to consultation on BID proposals,

(c)as to other procedures to be followed in connection with the drawing up of BID proposals,

(d)as to the matters to be included in BID proposals, and

(e)as to the date which may be provided under BID proposals for the coming into force of BID arrangements which give effect to the proposals.

(3)No ballot may be held for the purposes of subsection (1) unless the persons drawing up the BID proposals satisfy the local authority that the proposals are supported by at least 5% of those entitled to vote in the ballot; and regulations under subsection (2) may make provision—

(a)as to the procedures to be followed for the purposes of this subsection; and

(b)as to the time by which the local authority must be so satisfied.

Commencement Information

I1S. 38 in force at 6.2.2007 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2007/49, art. 2, Sch.

I2S. 38 in force at 1.4.2007 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2007/130, art. 2(2)(3), Sch.