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Business Improvement Districts Act (Northern Ireland) 2013

Section 7: Approval in ballot

Section 7 sets out the conditions that must be met before a BID ballot can be regarded as approved. The conditions are:


A majority of the votes cast are in favour of the BID proposal;


At least 25% of those entitled to vote have done so;


Those who vote in favour represent a greater aggregate of net annual value than those who vote against;


At least 25% of the aggregate of the net annual values of all hereditaments in respect of which an eligible ratepayer is entitled to vote, have done so.

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