S.I. No. 237/2007 - Valuation Act 2001 (Global Valuation) (Apportionment) (Hutchison 3G Ireland Limited Trading As 3) Order 2007


S.I. No. 237 of 2007

VALUATION ACT 2001 (GLOBAL VALUATION) (APPORTIONMENT) ((HUTCHISON 3G IRELAND LIMITED TRADING AS 3) ORDER 2007

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 25th May, 2007.

I, BRIAN COWEN, Minister for Finance, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by sections 53(8) and 58 of the Valuation Act 2001 (No. 13 of 2001), (as adapted by the Environment and Local Government (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2003 ( S.I. No. 233 of 2003 )), after consultation with the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, hereby order as follows—

1. This Order may be cited as the Valuation Act 2001 (Global Valuation) (Apportionment) (Hutchison 3G Ireland Limited trading as 3) Order 2007.

2. In this Order—

“areas” means administrative areas within the meaning of the Local Government Act 2001 (No. 37 of 2001);

“authorities” means rating authorities within the meaning of the Local Government Act 2001 ;

“valuation” has the meaning assigned by Article 3 (1).

3. (1) The Commissioner of Valuation shall apportion the valuation of Hutchison 3G Ireland Limited trading as 3, determined pursuant to the Valuation Act 2001 (Global Valuation) (Hutchison 3G Ireland Limited trading as 3) Order 2006 ( S.I. No. 272 of 2006 ) (in this Order referred to as the “valuation”), between authorities, under section 53 (8) of the Valuation Act 2001 (No. 13 of 2001), in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) The valuation shall be apportioned between the authorities in whose areas property comprised in the valuation is situate in the proportion, expressed as a percentage, that the population resident in the area of each such authority, as determined by the census of population taken under the Statistics (Census of Population) Order 2005 ( S.I. No. 786 of 2005 ), bears to the total population of those authorities, as so determined.

(3) (a) In respect of the period for which an existing valuation list remains in force in relation to the area of an authority to which paragraph (2) relates the valuation apportioned to such authority under that paragraph shall be multiplied by a factor of 0.002372 to establish the valuation to be entered in the central valuation list pursuant to section 58 of the Valuation Act 2001 . The apportioned and adjusted valuation for each authority shall, subject to subparagraph (b), be rounded to the nearest whole euro.

(b) Where the apportioned and adjusted valuation established under subparagraph (a) results in the amount concerned being an amount in euro and 50cent, that amount shall be rounded upwards to the nearest whole euro.

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

18 May 2007

BRIAN COWEN.

Minister for Finance.