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Amendments to the Local Government Bill

Local Government Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT
[Supplementary to the Marshalled List]


 

Clause 43

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

52A*Page 20, line 14, at end insert "and
(c)  those projects to be financed (in whole or in part) by a levy (an "owner levy") imposed on those holding property interests other than non-domestic ratepayers ("property owners")."
 

After Clause 48

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

52B*Insert the following new Clause—
  "Power to introduce owners by order
(1)  The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision for or in connection with enabling BID arrangements with respect to a business improvement district to provide for the imposition of an owner levy on property owners.
(2)  The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision for obtaining particulars of information in connection with the ownership of land (pursuant to section 16 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (c. 57) (power of local authorities to obtain particulars of persons interested in land)) for the purposes of BID proposals and BID arrangements.
(3)  The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision for or in connection with respect to the liability for, administration, collection, recovery and application of owner levy.
(4)  BID arrangements shall not include provision for the inclusion of property owners other than on a voluntary basis until such time as the Secretary of State has made regulations under subsection (1) of this section.
(5)  No regulations made under this section shall be made by the Secretary of State unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing the regulations (whether containing them alone or with other provisions) has been laid before, and approved by, each House of Parliament."
 

Clause 49

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

52C*Page 21, line 26, after "levy" insert "or owner levy"
 

Clause 51

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

52D*Page 22, line 11, after "ratepayers" insert "and property owners"
52E*Page 22, line 12, at end insert "or owner levy"
 

Clause 55

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

53A*Page 23, line 39, at end insert "or owner levy"
 

Clause 56

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

53B*Page 24, line 7, after "ratepayers" insert "and property owners"
53C*Page 24, line 8, at end insert "or owner levy"
 

Clause 57

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD
THE LORD JENKIN OF RODING

53D*Page 24, line 30, at end insert—
"(ba)  as to the property owners entitled to vote in a ballot;"
 

Clause 66

 

THE BARONESS HANHAM
THE LORD HANNINGFIELD

59A*Page 33, line 37, at end insert—
"(10A)  For the purposes of subsection (10) above, the Secretary of State shall estimate the difference between—
(a)  the aggregate amount which would, apart from the regulations, be payable to him and all billing authorities by way of non-domestic rates as regards a relevant period, and;
(b)  the aggregate amount which will be payable having regard to rules prescribed under subsection (4) above.
(10B)  This difference shall be recovered by applying a surcharge to the non-domestic rating multiplier for each relevant financial year which shall be applied to the liability for each relevant hereditament."

 
 
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