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The Residuary Body for Wales (Levies) Regulations 1996

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5.—(1) The Residuary Body shall secure that the amount to be met by levies issued by it under these Regulations in respect of any financial year shall be borne by the new authorities in the relevant proportions.

(2) For the purposes of this regulation, the relevant proportion in relation to any new authority is the proportion equal to the proportion which the council tax base of the area of that new authority for the financial year in respect of which the levy is issued bears to the total of the council tax bases for that year of the areas of all the new authorities.

(3) For the purposes of this regulation and regulation 6, the council tax base for the area of a new authority for a financial year is, subject to paragraph (4) below, the amount calculated by that authority as its council tax base for the year in accordance with the rules for the time being effective (as regards that year) under regulations made under section 33(5) of the 1992 Act.

(4) Where a new authority has calculated its council tax base for its area for the purposes of item T in section 33(1) of the 1992 Act, the council tax base for its area shall be the amount so calculated.

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