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Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Act 2018

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsors:
Sajid Javid
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Act 2018 c. 25 01.11.2018

Latest news on the Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Act 2018

Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 1 November. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).

 

Summary of the Rating (Property in Common Occupation) and Council Tax (Empty Dwellings) Act 2018

A Bill to make provision, where two or more hereditaments occupied or owned by the same person meet certain conditions as to contiguity, for those hereditaments to be treated for the purposes of non-domestic rating as one hereditament; and to increase the percentage by which a billing authority in England may increase the council tax payable in respect of a long-term empty dwelling.

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