Statutory Instruments with Clear Reports

03 December 2018

SL(5)282 – The Non-Domestic Rating Contributions (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

Procedure: Negative

These Regulations, which apply in relation to Wales, amend the Non-Domestic Rating Contributions (Wales) Regulations 1992 (“the 1992 Regulations”).

Under Part II of Schedule 8 to the Local Government Finance Act 1988, billing authorities (in Wales, county and county borough councils) are required to pay amounts (called non-domestic rating contributions) to the Welsh Ministers. The 1992 Regulations contain rules for the calculation of those contributions for Welsh billing authorities.

These Regulations amend the 1992 Regulations by substituting a new Schedule 4 (Adult Population Figures) containing updated adult population figures for each billing authority.

Parent Act: Local Government Finance Act 1988

Date Made: 15 November 2018

Date Laid: 20 November 2018

Coming into force date: 31 December 2018

 

 

 

 

 

SL(5)283 – The Non-Domestic Rating (Small Business Relief) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2018

Procedure: Negative

The 2017 Order provides for a rate relief scheme which applies to certain categories of hereditament.

This Order increases the maximum rateable value of hereditaments meeting the childcare conditions set out in Article 8 of the 2017 Order to £100,000.

The effect of the amendments made by this Order is to exempt all hereditaments meeting the childcare conditions set out in Article 8 of the 2017 Order from the payment of non-domestic rates.

Parent Act: Local Government Finance Act 1988

Date Made: 15 November 2018

Date Laid: 20 November 2018

Coming into force date: 19 December 2018