Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 14 May 2020 to date (accessed 28 May 2020 at 03:16)
Chapter 15 Part 2 Section 508
508   Orders under secs 506 and 507
(1)  The year specified in an order under section 506 or 507 may be the year in which the order is published in the Gazette or a later year.
(2)  The Minister may, by instrument in writing given to a council—
(a)  specify the percentage by which the council’s general income or the amount of an annual charge for domestic waste management services, or both, for a specified year (being the year in which the instrument is given or a later year) may be varied, and
(b)  impose conditions with respect to the variation of that percentage.
(3)  An instrument made under subsection (2) takes effect on the day it is signed by the Minister.
(4)  Subject to subsection (5), a percentage specified in an order under section 506 or 507 applies to all councils uniformly, but does not apply to a council specified (in the order by which the percentage is specified) as being a council to which the percentage does not apply.
(5)  A percentage specified in an order under section 506 or 507 for a year does not apply, and (if relevant) is taken never to have applied, to a council to which a percentage specified under subsection (2) for that year applies, whether the order specifying the percentage was made before, on or after the day on which the instrument specifying the percentage under subsection (2) was made.
(5A)  Subject to section 508A(6), a percentage specified in an order under section 506 or 507 for a year does not apply, and (if relevant) is taken never to have applied, to a council to which a determination under section 508A applies for that year, whether the order specifying the percentage was made before, on or after the day on which the determination was made.
(6)  The Minister may specify a percentage by way of increase or decrease or a nil percentage for the purposes of section 506 or 507 or this section.
(7)  The Minister may, by order published in the Gazette, specify that no limitation is to apply for the purposes of section 506 or 507 or this section for a specified year.