The Non-Domestic Rating Contributions (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 1996

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Published: 1996-12-06

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 3018

RATING AND VALUATION
The Non-Domestic Rating Contributions (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 1996

Made
6th December 1996

Laid before Parliament
10th December 1996

Coming into force
31st December 1996

The Secretary of State for Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 140(4), 143(1) and (2) of, and paragraphs 4 and 6 of Schedule 8 to, the Local Government Finance Act 1988(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Non-Domestic Rating Contributions (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 and shall come into force on 31st December 1996.

Amendments having effect as from 1997/98

2.—(1) The Non-Domestic Rating Contributions (Wales) Regulations 1992(2) shall have effect in relation to financial years beginning on or after 1st April 1997 with the following amendments.

(2) In paragraph 2(12) of Schedule 2, for “0.992” there shall be substituted “0.962”.

(3) In paragraph 8(1) of Schedule 2, for “1.5 per cent.” there shall be substituted “1.4 per cent.”.

(4) For Schedule 4 there shall be substituted the Schedule set out in the Schedule to these Regulations.

Regulation 2
SCHEDULE

Regulation 6

“SCHEDULE 4ADULT POPULATION FIGURES

Billing authority area
Prescribed figure

Blaenau Gwent
55,700

Bridgend
100,500

Caerphilly
127,500

Cardiff
235,500

Carmarthenshire
132,800

Ceredigion
56,000

Conwy
88,300

Denbighshire
71,500

Flintshire
111,900

Gwynedd
92,100

Isle of Anglesey
51,400

Merthyr Tydfil
43,800

Monmouthshire
66,500

Neath Port Talbot
107,700

Newport
103,400

Pembrokeshire
87,000

Powys
95,500

Rhondda, Cynon, Taff
183,000

Swansea
179,300

Torfaen
68,300

The Vale of Glamorgan
90,100

Wrexham
94,600”

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Gwilym Jones
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Welsh Office
6th December 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations apply to Wales.
Under Part II of Schedule 8 to the Local Government Finance Act 1988 billing authorities are required to pay amounts (called non-domestic rating contributions) to the Secretary of State. Provisional amounts are paid during the year, final calculations and payments being made after the year ends. They are calculated in accordance with the Non-Domestic Rating Contributions (Wales) Regulations 1992 (“the 1992 Regulations”).
These Regulations make various technical amendments to the 1992 Regulations for financial years beginning with 1997/98.


(1)
1988 c. 41; sections 140 and 143 were amended by the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42, “the 1989 Act”), Schedule 5, paragraphs 69 and 72, and by the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14, “the 1992 Act”), Schedule 13, paragraphs 78 and 80. Paragraphs 4 and 6 of Schedule 8 were amended by the 1989 Act, Schedule 5, paragraph 42, and by the 1992 Act, Schedule 10, paragraph 6 and Schedule 13, paragraph 86.

(2)
S.I. 1992/3238, amended by S.I. 1993/1505, 1993/3077, 1994/547, 1994/1742, 1994/3125 and 1995/3235.
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