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Regional rate and district rateN.I.

Regional rate and district rateN.I.

3.  In Article 6 of the principal Order (regional rate and district rate), for paragraph (3) there shall be substituted the following paragraphs—

(3) Subject to the provisions of this Order, a rate—

(a)shall be made and levied at an amount in the pound—

(i)in the case of a regional rate, on the rateable values of every hereditament;

(ii)in the case of a district rate, on the rateable values of every hereditament in the district; and

(b)shall, subject to paragraphs (4) and (5), be made and levied in accordance with the relevant valuation lists.

(4) In making the rate, the Department or the district council may disregard any alterations made in a valuation list after such date as the Department or the district council considers convenient for the purpose of fixing the amount in the pound of the rate.

(5) Where the rate is for a year beginning with the date on which a new valuation list is to come into force and is made before that date, the rate shall be made by reference to the new list (so far as it replaces an existing list).

(6) Different regional and district rates may be made and levied on the rateable net annual values of hereditaments and the rateable capital values of hereditaments in accordance with prescribed rules..

Commencement Information

I1Art. 3 wholly in operation at 1.12.2006, see art. 1(3) and S.R. 2006/464, art. 2(2), Sch. 2 (with transitional provisions in S.R. 2006/468, art. 3(1), Sch)


Police purposes part of the regional rateN.I.

4.  In Article 7 of the principal Order (making of rates), after paragraph (5) there shall be added the following paragraphs—

(6) Where an order under paragraph (1) specifies an amount in the pound at which a regional rate is to be levied on the rateable capital value of hereditaments, the order shall specify the police purposes part.

(7) In paragraph (6) “the police purposes part” means an estimate of how much (if any) of that amount will be applied towards expenditure for any police purposes within the meaning of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000..