1 Citation, commencement and extent

These Regulations, which extend to England only, may be cited as the Non-Domestic Rating (Alteration of Lists and Appeals) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2002 and shall come into force on 1st April 2002.

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Specified date: 1 April 2002: see above.

2 Amendment of the 1993 Regulations

2Amendment of the 1993 Regulations

The Non-Domestic Rating (Alteration of Lists and Appeals) Regulations 1993 shall be amended in accordance with the following provisions of these Regulations.

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Specified date: 1 April 2002: see reg 1.

3 Circumstances in which proposals may be made

3Circumstances in which proposals may be made

In regulation 4A—

(a)    in paragraph (1), after sub-paragraph (b) there is inserted—

“(bb)    the rateable value shown in the list for a hereditament is inaccurate by reason of an amendment to the classes of plant and machinery set out in the Schedule to the Valuation for Rating (Plant and Machinery) (England) Regulations 2000 which comes into force on or after the day on which the list was compiled;”; and

(b)    in paragraph (4)—

(i)    for “either of the grounds set out in sub-paragraph (c) or (e)” there is substituted “any of the grounds set out in sub-paragraph (bb), (c) or (e)”; and

(ii)    for “the alteration in question” there is substituted “the alteration or amendment in question”.

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Specified date: 1 April 2002: see reg 1.

4 Periods in which proposals may be made: 2000 and subsequent lists

4Periods in which proposals may be made: 2000 and subsequent lists

For regulation 4C(2), there is substituted—

“(2)    A proposal on the ground set out in regulation 4A(1)(c) may only be made within six months of either the date of the alteration or the day on which the next list is compiled, whichever is the later.”.

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Specified date: 1 April 2002: see reg 1.

5 Time from which alteration is to have effect: general

5Time from which alteration is to have effect: general

(1)    After regulation 13A(4), there is inserted—

“(4A)    An alteration made to show in or, as the case may be, to delete from a list any hereditament which, before the list was compiled, came into existence or ceased to exist as a consequence of—

(a)    property previously rated as a single hereditament becoming liable to be rated in parts, or

(b)    property previously rated in parts becoming liable to be rated as a single hereditament, or

(c)    any part of a hereditament becoming part of a different hereditament,

shall have effect from the day the list was compiled.”

(2)    In regulation 13A(13)—

(a)    for “an alteration made” there is substituted “where an alteration is made”;

(b)    for “shall have effect” there is substituted “then”; and

(c)    for sub-paragraph (a), there is substituted the following—

“(a)    where the alteration is made in pursuance of a proposal, it shall have effect as follows—

(i)    if the proposal is served on the valuation officer within 6 months of the date of the previous alteration, from the date on which the previous alteration fell to have effect;

(ii)    if the proposal is served on the valuation officer after 6 months from that date but on or before 30th June 2002, from the date on which the previous alteration fell to have effect or 1st April 2001 whichever is the later;

(iii)    if the proposal is served on the valuation officer after 6 months from that date and after 30th June 2002, from the date on which the previous alteration fell to have effect or the first day of the financial year in which the proposal is served, whichever is the later; or”;

(d)    in sub-paragraph (b), for “in any other case, from that day” there is substituted “where the alteration is not made in pursuance of a proposal, the alteration shall have effect from the date on which the previous alteration fell to have effect”.

(3)    After paragraph (13), there is inserted the following paragraph—

“(13A)    Subject to paragraph (14), an alteration made to correct an inaccuracy in a list (other than an alteration which falls to take effect as provided in the foregoing provisions of this regulation) shall have effect from the day on which the list became inaccurate.”.

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Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2002: see reg 1.

6 Appeals against certification

6Appeals against certification

In regulation 30(2), for “six months” there is substituted “a year”.

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Specified date: 1 April 2002: see reg 1.

7 Appeals

7Appeals

In paragraph (a) of the definition of appeal in regulation 2(1) and in regulations 2(3)(a), 34(5), 38(1)(b), 40(12), 44(2) and 47(1), after “Regulations 1994” there is inserted “or under regulation 37 of the Non-Domestic Rating (Chargeable Amounts) (England) Regulations 1999”.

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Specified date: 1 April 2002: see reg 1.

Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for

Transport, Local Government and the Regions

Nick Raynsford

Minister of State for Transport,

Local Government and the Regions

6th March 2002

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Regulations)

The Non-Domestic Rating (Alteration of Lists and Appeals) Regulations 1993 govern the alteration of non-domestic rating lists, They provide for the alteration of lists by the valuation officers, proposals by other persons for alterations and appeals to valuation tribunals where there is a disagreement about a proposal between a valuation officer and the proposer.

These Regulations amend the 1993 Regulations in relation to England—

(a)    to include a new ground for making a proposal to alter a list (regulation 3);

(b)    to extend the period in which a proposal under regulation 4A(1)(c) (a proposal to alter a rateable value where the value shown in the list is inaccurate by reason of a previous alteration by a valuation officer) may be made (regulation 4);

(c)    to amend regulation 13A (which provides for the date on which an alteration, if successful, has effect in the rating list) (regulation 5);

(d)    to extend the period in which an appeal against a certification may be made (regulation 6); and

(e)    to make other minor amendments (regulation 7).

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