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Local Government (Scotland) Bill Hl

Volume 387: debated on Tuesday 8 November 1977

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My Lords, on behalf of my noble friend Lord Kirkhill, I beg to introduce a Bill to amend the law relating to the valuation and rating of lands and heritages in Scotland occupied by certain public utilities and bodies and by certain undertakings; to make further provisions with respect to payments to the Commissioner for Local Administration in Scotland and his officers; to postpone the repeal of the Burgh Police (Scotland) Acts 1892 to 1911 and of certain local statutory provisions; to make minor amendments to the Countryside (Scotland) Act 1967 and the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973; and for connected purposes. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a .—( Lord Strabolgi.)

On Question, Bill read 1a , and to be printed.