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Docks (Rating)

Volume 930: debated on Friday 29 April 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will publish a list of the dock hereditaments covered by Article 2 of the Valuation (Docks) Order (Northern Ireland) 1977 and show the net effect on the rates payable on such hereditaments as a result of the application of this Article vis-à-vis the formula laid down by S.I., 1975, No. 2179 (N.I.).

Dock hereditaments covered by Article 2 of the Valuation (Docks) Order (NI) 1977 are as follows:

  • Belfast Harbour Commissioners
  • Larne Harbour Ltd.
  • Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners
  • Warrenpoint Harbour Authority
  • Carrickfergus Borough Council
  • Coleraine Harbour Commissioners
  • North Down Borough Council (Bangor)
  • Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority (Kilkeel Harbour)
  • Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority (Ardglass Harbour)
  • Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority (Portavogie Harbour)
The net effect of the rates payable on such hereditaments under this article cannot be stated until revised net annual values are calculated based on certified statements of relevant receipts furnished
1974197519761977 (up to 29th April)
Murder211
Attempted murder2151
Possession of firearms or explosives851
Armed robbery11
Malicious damage and hijacking11
Hijacking2
Totals123234

by the various dock authorities within six months following 31st March 1977 or, alternatively, within 12 months following 31st December 1976. The Commissioner will revise the net annual value within two months of receiving such a certificate.