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Statutory Instrument 2002 No. 3021

The Non-Domestic Rating Contributions (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2002

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


2002 No. 3021


RATING AND VALUATION, ENGLAND


The Non-Domestic Rating Contributions (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2002

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 Made5th December 2002 
 Laid before Parliament10th December 2002 
 Coming into force31st December 2002 

The First Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 143(1) and (2) of, and paragraphs 4 and 6 of Schedule 8 to, the Local Government Finance Act 1988[1] and 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 (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2002 and shall come into force on 31st December 2002.

Amendment of the 1992 Regulations
    2.Schedules 1 and 2 to the Non-Domestic Rating Contributions (England) Regulations 1992[2] are amended as follows in relation to financial years beginning on or after 1st April 2003.

Rules for the calculation of non-domestic rating contributions
    3.In Schedule 1 - 

    (a) in paragraph 1(4), for "2002" there is substituted "2003";

    (b) in paragraph 4(4), for "2002" there is substituted "2003";

    (c) for Part II there is substituted - 



    " PART II

    COST FACTORS

    Name or description of authorityCost factor
    The councils of the districts of Bracknell Forest, Crawley, Elmbridge, Epsom and Ewell, Guildford, Mole Valley, Reigate and Banstead, Runnymede, Slough, Spelthorne, Surrey Heath, Tandridge, Waverley, Windsor and Maidenhead and Woking1.1393
    The councils of the districts of Broxbourne, Chiltern, Dacorum, East Hertfordshire, Hertsmere, St Albans, South Buckinghamshire, Three Rivers, Watford and Welwyn Hatfield1.1204
    The councils of the districts of Reading, West Berkshire and Wokingham1.1077
    The councils of the districts of Basildon, Brentwood, Epping Forest, Harlow, Dartford, Sevenoaks and Thurrock1.0830
    The councils of the districts of Aylesbury Vale, Milton Keynes and Wycombe1.0775
    The council of a district which falls within the county of Oxfordshire1.0740
    The councils of the districts of Bedford, Luton, Mid Bedfordshire, North Hertfordshire, South Bedfordshire and Stevenage1.0493
    The councils of the districts of Cambridge, East Cambridgeshire, Fenland, Huntingdonshire, Peterborough and South Cambridgeshire1.0458
    The councils of the districts of Basingstoke and Deane, East Hampshire, Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport, Hart, Havant, New Forest, Portsmouth, Rushmoor, Southampton, Test Valley and Winchester1.0400
    The councils of the districts of Adur, Arun, Chichester, Horsham, Mid Sussex and Worthing1.0397
    The council of a district which falls within the county of Warwickshire1.0330
    The councils of the districts of Kennet, North Wiltshire, Salisbury, Swindon and West Wiltshire1.0308
    The councils of the districts of Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol City, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire1.0303
    The council of a district which falls within the county of Northamptonshire1.0300
    The councils of the districts of Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Gravesham, Maidstone, Medway, Shepway, Swale, Thanet, Tonbridge and Maling and Tunbridge Wells1.0271
    The council of a district which falls within the county of Gloucestershire1.0266
    The council of a district which falls within the West Midlands metropolitan county1.0260
    The councils of the districts of Chester, Congleton, Crewe and Nantwich, Ellesmere Port and Neston, Halton, Macclesfield, Vale Royal and Warrington1.0224
    The council of a district which falls within the Greater Manchester metropolitan county1.0199
    The councils of the districts of Braintree, Castle Point, Chelmsford, Colchester, Maldon, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea, Tendring and Uttlesford1.0194
    The councils of the districts of Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne, Hastings, Lewes, Rother and Wealden1.0159
    The council of a district which falls within the Merseyside metropolitan county1.0125
    The council of a district which falls within the West Yorkshire metropolitan county1.0108
    The council of a district other than a district named, or falling within a description given, above1.0000
    The council of an inner London borough1.2461
    The councils of the boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Kingston upon Thames, Merton, Richmond upon thames and Sutton1.1361
    The councils of the boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Bexley, Bromley, Croydon, Enfield, Haringey, Havering, Newham, Redbridge and Waltham Forest1.0887
    The Common Council of the City of London1.4609
    The Council of the Isles of Scilly1.0000
    The Isle of Wight Council1.0000"


Assumptions relating to provisional amounts
    4.In relation to financial years beginning on or after 1st April 2003, in Schedule 2 - 

    (a) for paragraph 2(12) there is substituted the following - 

        " (12) It shall be assumed that the amount calculated for the authority in accordance with the assumptions prescribed in sub-paragraphs (1) to (11) above is the total of the amount so calculated multiplied by 0.961.";

    (b) for the table in paragraph 8(1) there is substituted the following - 

    Name or description of authorityPercentage
    The council of a metropolitan district1.0
    The council of a non-metropolitan district which has the functions of a county council0.7
    The council of a non-metropolitan district which does not have the functions of a county council0.5
    The council of an inner London borough, and the Common Council of the City of London1.0
    The council of an outer London borough1.3
    The Council of the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight Council0.7"




Signed by authority of the First Secretary of State


Nick Raynsford
Minister of State, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

5th December 2002



EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)


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. Payments in respect of a provisional amount of the contributions are made during the financial year, final calculations and any adjustments of payments being made after the year ends.

These Regulations amend the rules for calculation of contributions contained in the Non-Domestic Rating Contributions (England) Regulations 1992, with effect from 1st April 2003 by altering certain figures used in the calculations.


Notes:

[1] 1988 c. 41. Sections 140 and 143 are amended by paragraphs 69 and 72 of Schedule 5 to the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42) ("the 1989 Act"), and paragraphs 4 and 6 of Schedule 8 are amended by paragraph 42 of Schedule 5 to the 1989 Act and by paragraph 6 of Schedule 10 and paragraph 86 of Schedule 13 to the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14). These powers are devolved, in relation to Wales, to the National Assembly for Wales by the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/672).back

[2] S.I. 1992/3082. Relevant amendments are made by S.I. 1993/1496 and 3082, 1994/1431 and 3139, 1995/3181, 1996/3245, 1997/3031, 1998/3038, 1999/3275, 2000/3208 and 2001/3944.back



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