Local Government (Rates on Small Dwellings) Act, 1928

Extension of definition of small dwelling.

2.—(1) The Minister may, if he so thinks fit, on the application of the council of a county or other borough by order extend the limit of valuation of small dwellings under this Act from six pounds to such greater sum not exceeding twelve pounds as he shall think fit and may, if he so thinks fit, on the application of such council by order at any time revoke such order.

(2) So long as an order under this section is in force in respect of a county or other borough the expression “small dwelling” in this Act shall mean in relation to such borough a hereditament or tenement separately valued under the Valuation Acts whereof the valuation under those Acts does not exceed the sum fixed in that behalf by such order and the whole or any part of which is actually used or is adapted for use as a dwelling.

(3) Every order made under this section shall be published forthwith in two newspapers circulating in the county or other borough to which such order relates or in two separate issues of one newspaper so circulating.