§ Mr. Maxton
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will provide a complete list of subsections of sections and paragraphs of schedules to the Abolition of Domestic Rates Etc (Scotland) Act 1987 which have been amended, substituted or inserted by later legislation, including those themselves the subject of further alteration and those which it is proposed to amend; and if he will provide the derivation and the date of the coming into force of each alteration listed.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
The amendments and repeals which have been made to the Abolition of Domestic Rates Etc (Scotland) Act 1987 are as follows(1) Schedule 12 Part II, paragraphs 15–38 and schedule 13 to the Local Government Finance Act 1988. The dates from which these provisions took effect or will take effect are laid down in the Local Government Finance Act 1988 Commencement (Scotland) Order 1988 (SI 1988/1456);(2) section 140, subsections 1 and 2; section 141, subsections 1–4; sections 142–145 and schedule 6, paragraphs 10–15 and 20–28 to the Local Government and Housing Act 1989. The dates from which most of these provisions took effect or will take effect are laid down in the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1989 (SI 1989/2180). Section 141 of the 1989 Act will be the subject of a separate commencement order in due course;(3) paragraph 4 of schedule 1 A to the 1987 Act (which was inserted by the 1988 Act) was amended by regulations 3 and 4 of the Personal Community Charge (Exemption for the Severely Mentally Impaired) (Scotland) Regulations 1989 (SI 1989/2234) which came into force on 24 December 1989.
There are no immediate plans to make further amendments.