Valuation Act, 2001

Right of occupier to make representations in relation to proposed valuation.

26.—(1) The valuation manager who secured the carrying out of the valuation concerned under section 19 shall, not less than 3 months before the date on which the valuation list based on that valuation is caused to be published under section 23 , cause to be issued to the occupier of each property that will appear on the list a copy of the valuation certificate proposed to be issued under section 24 in relation to that property, together with the notice referred to in subsection (2).

(2) The notice mentioned in subsection (1) is a notice stating that the occupier concerned may, within 28 days from the date of the issue of the notice to him or her, if he or she is dissatisfied with any material particular stated in the copy of the valuation certificate, make representations to the valuation manager in relation to that matter (and such an occupier may make such representations, within that period, to the valuation manager accordingly).

(3) The valuation manager referred to in subsection (1), having considered or caused to be considered any representations made to him or her by an occupier under and in accordance with subsection (2), may, if he or she thinks it appropriate to do so, cause the terms of the valuation certificate concerned proposed to be issued under section 24 to be amended and that certificate, in the terms as so amended, to be issued under that section accordingly.