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Notices of Amendments


given on


Tuesday 31 January 2012


Consideration of Bill


Local Government Finance Bill, As Amended


John Healey




Page  47,  line  43  [Schedule  4],  at end insert—



Before making regulations under sub-paragraph (8), the Secretary of State must


consult with local authorities regarding any proposed requirements for schemes.’.


John Healey




Page  48,  line  22  [Schedule  4],  leave out sub-paragraphs (4) and (5).


John Healey




Page  49,  line  14  [Schedule  4],  leave out sub-paragraphs (2) and (3).


Tax increment financing schemes


John Healey




To move the following Clause:—



The Secretary of State may provide in regulations under paragraphs 20, 23 or 26


of Schedule 1 (levy payments, safety net payments and safety net payments on


account) for the calculated amount for an area in which a tax increment financing


scheme is in place to disregard the levy and any re-set.



Regulations under subsection (1) shall be made by statutory instrument and may


not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each


House of Parliament.’.


Notices of Amendments: 31 January 2012                  



Local Government Finance Bill, continued




John Healey




To move the following Clause:—



Section 11 of the LGFA 1992 is amended as follows.



In subsection (1), for the word “shall”, substitute “may”.



In subsection (2)—



for the word “shall”, substitute the word “may”;



for the word “twice”, substitute the words “a multiple of”.



Omit subsections (3) and (4) and insert—





In this section “the appropriate percentage” and “multiple” are to


be determined by the relevant local authority and approved as


part of their Council Tax Reduction Scheme as set out in


Schedule 1A.



The eligibility for any reduction shall be determined as part of


the Council Tax Reduction Scheme.



Schedule 1 to this Act shall have effect for determining who shall be


disregarded for the purposes of discount.”.’.



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