Local Government Finance Act 2012

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation2012 c. 17
Year2012
(1) The LGFA 1988 is amended in accordance with subsections (2) to (4) .(2) After section 59 insert—
    (59A) Local retention of non-domestic ratesSchedule 7B (local retention of non-domestic rates) has effect.
Schedule 7B (local retention of non-domestic rates) has effect.in subsection (3) (application of negative Parliamentary procedure to orders and regulations under the Act) , for “(9AA) ” substitute “ (9E) ”, andbefore subsection (10) insert—
  • “(9C) Any power to make regulations conferred by Schedule 7B (local retention of non-domestic rates) is exercisable by statutory instrument.
  • (9D) A statutory instrument containing regulations under any of the following provisions of that Schedule (whether alone or with other provision) may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament—
  • (a) paragraph 9 (regulations about payments by billing authorities to major precepting authorities) ;
  • (b) paragraph 11 (regulations about payments by billing authorities to major precepting authorities out of deductions from central share payments) ;
  • (c) paragraph 22 (regulations about calculation of levy payments) ;
  • (d) paragraph 25 (regulations about calculation of safety net payments) ;
  • (e) paragraph 30 (regulations about distribution of remaining balance) ;
  • (f) paragraph 39 or 40 (regulations about designated areas or classes of hereditament) , if the regulations contain provision within paragraph 41 (payments to relevant authorities) .
Any power to make regulations conferred by Schedule 7B (local retention of non-domestic rates) is exercisable by statutory instrument.paragraph 9 (regulations about payments by billing authorities to major precepting authorities) ;paragraph 11 (regulations about payments by billing authorities to major precepting authorities out of deductions from central share payments) ;paragraph 22 (regulations about calculation of levy payments) ;paragraph 25 (regulations about calculation of safety net payments) ;paragraph 30 (regulations about distribution of remaining balance) ;paragraph 39 or 40 (regulations about designated areas or classes of hereditament) , if the regulations contain provision within paragraph 41 (payments to relevant authorities) .Any other statutory instrument containing regulations under that Schedule is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.(4) Schedule 1 (which sets out the Schedule to be inserted as Schedule 7B to the LGFA 1988) has effect.(5) In consequence of the amendment made by subsection (3) (a) , in Schedule 7 to the Local Government Act 2003 omit paragraph 24(2) .(6) The amendments made by this section and Schedule 1 have effect in relation to the financial year beginning with 1 April 2013 and subsequent financial years.(7) But the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument amend subsection (6) by substituting a later financial year.(1) Schedule 2 (amendment of provisions about revenue support grant) has effect.(2) The amendments made by Schedule 2 have effect in relation to the financial year beginning with 1 April 2013 and subsequent financial years.(3) But the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument amend subsection (2) by substituting a later financial year.(1) The LGFA 1988 is amended in accordance with subsections (2) to (4) .(2) In section 84Q(1) (application of Chapter dealing with grants other than revenue support grant) omit paragraph (a) (which refers to sections 85 and 86) .(3) Omit sections 85 and 86 (additional grant: England) and the italic heading preceding section 85.in subsection (5) (b) omit “and 86(2) ”, andin subsection (7) omit “and 86”.(5) The LGFA 1992 is amended in accordance with subsections (6) to (8) .in subsection (3) (a) omit “additional grant,”, andomit subsection (4) .in subsection (4) (a) omit “additional grant,”, andomit subsection (5) .(8) In section 69(1) (interpretation of Part 1) , in the definition of “additional grant”, for “85(2) ” substitute “ 86A(2) ”.(9) The Greater London Authority Act 1999 is amended in accordance with subsections (10) and (11) .at the end of paragraph (b) insert “ and ”, andomit paragraph (d) (additional grant) and the “and” preceding that paragraph, andat the end of paragraph (a) insert “ and ”, andomit paragraph (c) (report relating to additional grant) and the “and” preceding that paragraph.(11) In section 102(2) (aggregate out of which payments to functional bodies are to be made) omit paragraph (b) (additional grant) .in Schedule 10 to the LGFA 1992 omit paragraph 16, andin Schedule 7 to the Local Government Act 2003 omit paragraph 17.(13) The amendments made by this section have effect in relation to the financial year beginning with 1 April 2013 and subsequent financial years.(14) But the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument amend subsection (13) by substituting a later financial year.(1) Section 100 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 (general GLA grant) is amended as follows.(2) For subsection (1) (duty to pay general GLA grant to Greater London Authority for each financial year) substitute—
  • “(1) The Secretary of State may pay a grant (to be called “general GLA grant”) to the Authority for a financial year.
The Secretary of State may pay a grant (to be called “general GLA grant”) to the Authority for a financial year.(3) In subsection (3) (duty to make determination about general GLA grant for each financial year) , after “year” insert “ for which general GLA grant is to be paid ”.(4) The amendments made by

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