The Non-Domestic Rating (Rural Settlements) (England) (No. 2) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-11-17

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 2836

RATING AND VALUATION
The Non-Domestic Rating (Rural Settlements) (England) (No. 2) Order 1998

Made
17th November 1998

Laid before Parliament
24th November 1998

Coming into force
15th December 1998

The Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 42A(3)(c) of the Local Government Finance Act 1988(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Non-Domestic Rating (Rural Settlements) (England) (No. 2) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 15th December 1998.

(2) In the Schedule to this Order references to grid lines are to lines on the Ordnance Survey National Grid.

Designation of rural areas

2.  There are designated as rural areas for the purposes of section 42A (rural settlement lists) of the Local Government Finance Act 1988 the parishes and other areas named or described in the second column of the Schedule in the counties named in the first column.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Hilary Armstrong
Minister of State,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
17th November 1998

Article 2
SCHEDULE

County
Parish or other area

Buckinghamshire
Stoke Mandeville, Wavendon

Cheshire
Cuddington

Durham
Chilton, Ferryhill

East Riding of Yorkshire

So much of the unparished area of the district of the East Riding of Yorkshire as is bounded by the parishes of Carnaby, Boynton, Grindale, Bempton and Flamborough, and lies–

(i)
north of a line drawn from east to west at mid point between grid lines TA 69 and 70,

(ii)
east of a line drawn from north to south at mid point between grid lines TA 19 and 20, and

(iii)
west of a line drawn from north to south at mid point between grid lines TA 16 and 17.

Gloucestershire
Upton St Leonards

Greater Manchester
So much of the borough of Stockport as lies east of the Peak Forest Canal, west of the railway line between New Mills and Stockport, and south of grid line SJ 88.

Hertfordshire
North Mymms, Welwyn

Kent

So much of the unparished area of the district of Thanet as is bounded on the west by the parish of Minster, on the north by the parish of Manston and the A253 trunk road, and on the east by grid line TR 36.

North Lincolnshire
Belton

Lancashire
Medlar-with-Wesham

South Yorkshire
Hatfield

Suffolk
Rushmere

Warwickshire
Shipston-on-Stour, Southam, Wellesbourne

West Sussex
Southborne

West Yorkshire

Holme Valley

So much of the borough of Calderdale as lies east of the parishes of Wadsworth and Hebden-Royd, north and east of the River Calder and west of a line drawn from north to south at the mid point between grid lines SE 05 and 06.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
Schedule 1 to the Local Government and Rating Act 1997 amends the Local Government Finance Act 1988 to make provision for mandatory relief from non-domestic rates for certain general stores and post offices, and discretionary relief for hereditaments used for purposes beneficial to the local community, in certain rural settlements in areas designated as rural areas by order of the Secretary of State. The rural settlements are to be identified by reference to lists drawn up by billing authorities.
Article 2 of this Order designates areas in England for the purposes of these provisions, additional to those designated by S.I. 1997/2792 and S.I. 1998/393.

(1)
1988 c. 41. Section 42A is inserted by paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Local Government and Rating Act 1997 (c. 29).
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