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(6) For the purposes of subsections (4) and (5) above “the period of
restriction” is the period—

(a) beginning at the end of the period mentioned in subsection
20(3) above, and

(b) ending at the time (if any) when the authority complies with
subsection (1) or (2) above (as the case may be).

(7) The following provisions of this section apply to substitute
calculations by the Greater London Authority other than those made
25pursuant to section 52ZU above.

(8) Subject to variation or revocation, a direction under section 52ZR
above has effect in relation to any substitute calculations made under
any enactment by the Greater London Authority—

(a) in accordance with sections 85, 86 and 88 to 90 of and
30Schedule 7 to the Greater London Authority Act 1999 and
sections 47 and 48 above,

(b) in relation to the financial year to which the direction relates,
and

(c) at any time after the direction is given.

(9) 35Where a direction under section 52ZR above has effect in relation to
any substitute calculations by virtue of subsection (8) above, none of
the calculations have effect if the amount calculated under section
85(6) of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 for the relevant
constituent body is not in compliance with the direction.

40Meaning of basic amount of council tax

52ZX Meaning of relevant basic amount of council tax

(1) Any reference in this Chapter to a billing authority’s relevant basic
amount of council tax for a financial year is a reference to the amount
that would be calculated by it in relation to the year under section
4531B(1) above if section 31A above did not require or permit it to take
into account—

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(a) the amount of any precepts—

(i) issued to it for the year by local precepting
authorities,

(ii) anticipated by it in pursuance of regulations under
5section 41 above,

(b) the amount of any levies and special levies—

(i) issued to it for the year, or

(ii) anticipated by it in pursuance of regulations under
section 74 or 75 of the 1988 Act, or

(c) 10the amount of any expenditure it estimates it will incur in the
year that will be qualifying expenditure in taking steps to
give effect to the result of any qualifying local referendum
held in an area consisting of, or including, the whole of its
area.

(2) 15In the case of a major precepting authority other than a county
council or the Greater London Authority, any reference in this
Chapter to the authority’s relevant basic amount of council tax for a
financial year is a reference to the amount calculated by it in relation
to the year under section 42B(1) above.

(3) 20In the case of a major precepting authority that is a county council,
any reference in this Chapter to the authority’s relevant basic
amount of council tax for a financial year is a reference to the amount
that would be calculated by it in relation to the year under section
42B(1) above if section 42A above did not require or permit it to take
25into account—

(a) the amount of any levies—

(i) issued to it for the year, or

(ii) anticipated by it in pursuance of regulations under
section 74 of the 1988 Act, or

(b) 30the amount of any expenditure it estimates it will incur in the
year that will be qualifying expenditure in taking steps to
give effect to the result of any qualifying local referendum
held in an area consisting of the whole of its area.

(4) In the case of a major precepting authority that is the Greater London
35Authority, any reference in this Chapter to the authority’s relevant
basic amount of council tax for a financial year is a reference to—

(a) the amount (referred to in this Chapter as the Greater London
Authority’s unadjusted relevant basic amount of council tax
for the year) that would be calculated by it under section
4088(2) of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 if sections 85
and 86 of that Act did not require or permit it—

(i) to take into account the amount of any levies issued to
a constituent body for the year,

(ii) to anticipate, in pursuance of regulations under
45section 74 of the 1988 Act, the issue of levies to a
constituent body, or

(iii) to take into account the amount of any expenditure it
estimates a constituent body will incur in the year that
will be qualifying expenditure in taking steps to give
50effect to the result of any qualifying local referendum

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