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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Valuation and rating

    1. 1. Power to change year of revaluation.

    2. 2—4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 5. Relaxation of provisions relating to notification for rate relief for charitable organisations.

    4. 6. Remission of rates in respect of lands and heritages unoccupied and unfurnished for any period of three months.

    5. 7. Restriction on payment of rates by instalments.

    6. 8. Alteration in amount of rates payable while valuation appeal is pending.

    7. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    8. 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    9. 11. New constitution of Scottish Valuation Advisory Council.

    10. 12. Diminution of powers of officers of court as regards actings for recovery of rates.

    11. 13. Effect of sections 4 to 10.

  3. Part II Rate Support Grants

    1. 14, 15.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 16. Local authority’s estimated expenditure relevant factor in calculating amount of resources element payable to them.

    3. 17. Effect of sections 14 to 16.

    4. 18, 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 20. Interpretation of Part II.

  4. Part III Housing Support Grants

    1. 21—23.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. Part IV Miscellaneous

    1. 24. Powers of Commissioner for Local Administration in Scotland.

    2. 25. Relaxation of controls over local authorities.

    3. 26. Consent to local authority incurring liability to meet capital expenses etc.

    4. 27. Consent to certain local authority borrowing.

    5. 28. Repeal of special licensing provisions in respect of new towns.

    6. 29. Abolition of Advisory Council on Social Work.

    7. 30. Abolition of Scottish Food Hygiene Council.

    8. 31. Abolition of Scottish River Purification Advisory Committee.

    9. 32. Abolition of advisory committee on conservation and provision of water supplies etc.

    10. 33. Power of water authority or water development board to relax or dispense with byelaw relating to misuse of water.

    11. 34, 35.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    12. 36. Planning applications and consideration of the needs of the disabled.

    13. 37. Further provision as regards the needs of the disabled.

    14. 38. Postponement of effect of section 127(3) and (4) of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980.

  6. Part V General

    1. 39. Expenses.

    2. 40. Minor and consequential amendments.

    3. 41. Repeals.

    4. 42. Interpretation.

    5. 43. Short title, commencement and extent.

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. In the 1975 Act— in section 21(4)(a) (submission of general...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Relaxation of controls over local and other authorities

      1. The Burial Grounds (Scotland) Act 1855 (c. 68)

        1. 1.In section 24 (fixing of payments for interments in burial...

      2. The Public Health (Scotland) Act 1897 (c. 38)

        1. 2.In section 36 (complaints of nuisance arising from offensive trade)...

      3. The Cremation Act 1902 (c. 8)

        1. 3.In section 9 (fees for cremation) the words “any such”...

      4. The Methylated Spirits (Sale by Retail) (Scotland) Act 1937 (c. 48)

        1. 4.In each of sections 1(1)(iii) (restrictions on sale of methylated...

        2. 5.In section 6 (interpretation) the definition of the expression “...

      5. The Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) (Scotland) Act 1947 (c. 42)

        1. 6.For sub-paragraph (4) of paragraph 19 of Schedule 1 (control...

      6. The Highways (Provision of Cattle-Grids) Act 1950 (c. 24)

        1. 7.Section 11 (regulations as to construction of cattle-grids) shall cease...

      7. The Food and Drugs (Scotland) Act 1956 (c. 30)

        1. 8.Section 35(2) (transmission to the Secretary of State of public...

      8. The Town and Contry Planning (Scotland) Act 1959 (c. 70)

        1. 9.After subsection (2) of section 24 (requirement of consent of...

        2. 10.After subsection (2) of section 27 (requirement of consent of...

        3. 11.. . . . . . . . . ....

      9. The Police (Scotland) Act 1967 (c. 77)

        1. 12.In section 2(2) (pay, allowances and reimbursement of expenses) the...

        2. 13.Section 46(2) (restriction on aggregate amount of rewards) shall cease...

      10. The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 49)

        1. 14.Subsections (3) and (4) of section 3 (Secretary of State’s...

        2. 15.. . . . . . . . . ....

      11. The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972 (c. 52)

        1. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 17.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. 20.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. 21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        7. 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        8. 23.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        9. 24.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        10. 25.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        11. 26.. . . . . . . . . ....

        12. 27.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        13. 28.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      12. The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c. 65)

        1. 29.In subsection (6) of section 3 (titles of chairmen of...

        2. 30.(1) In section 23 (change of name of region, islands...

        3. 31.(1) For subsections (2) to (4) of section 53 (amendment...

        4. 32.Section 54 (default powers of Secretary of State as regards...

        5. 33.In section 73 (local authority’s power to appropriate for the...

        6. 34.Section 121 (involvement of Treasury in determining rates of interest...

        7. 35, 36.. . . . . . . . . ....

      13. The Slaughter of Animals (Scotland) Act 1974 (c. 45)

        1. 37.In section 8(1) (byelaws as to slaughterhouses) the words “,...

      14. The Water (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 45)

        1. 38.Section 2 (power to require surveys and formulation of proposals)...

        2. 39.Section 19 (transfer of part of water undertaking) shall cease...

        3. 40.In section 58(1) (termination of right to supply water on...

        4. 41.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. 42.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Minor and consequential amendments

      1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1959 (c. 70)

        1. 2.In section 24(2) (requirement of consent of Secretary of State...

        2. 3.In section 27— (a) in subsection (2) (requirment of consent...

        3. 4.In the fourth Schedule (authorities to whom Part II of...

      3. The Local Government (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1963 (c. 12)

        1. 5.In section 20 (repayment of rates paid in error), after...

        2. 6.(1) In section 26(2) (interpretation), for the definition of “year”...

      4. The Land Compensation (Scotland) Act 1963 (c. 51)

        1. 7.In paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 (compensation for houses acquired...

        2. 8—10.. . . . . . . . . ....

      5. The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1966 (c. 51)

        1. 11.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 12.In Part II of Schedule 4 (variation of fees for...

      6. The Post Office Act 1969 (c. 48)

        1. 13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. The Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1972 (c. 46)

        1. 14.(1) In section 42(3)(bb) (requirements in certain rent agreements), after...

      8. The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972 (c. 52)

        1. 15.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 17.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. 20.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        7. 21.. . . . . . . . . ....

        8. 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        9. 23.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      9. The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c. 65)

        1. 24.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 25.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 26.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. 27.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. 28.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. 29—31.. . . . . . . . . ....

      10. The Local Government (Scotland) Act 1975 (c. 30)

        1. 32.In section 2(2)(d) (effect of correction to valuation roll), after...

        2. 33.In section 8(3) (times at which instalments of rates are...

        3. 34.In section 14(1)(b) (termination of certain existing grants in respect...

        4. 35.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. 36.In Schedule 3 . . . —

      11. The Licensing (Scotland) Act 1976 (c. 66)

        1. 37.In section 1 (appointment of licensing board by council of...

      12. The Water (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 45)

        1. 38.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 39.In section 109 (interpretation), after subsection (4) there shall be...

        3. 40—46.. . . . . . . . . ....

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Repeals

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