Consultation outcome

Business rates retention: draft regulations

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

In response to the consultation on the draft regulations, a number of technical issues were raised and points of clarification sought. The regulations were made in February 2013.

The following regulations were laid which apply to England only:

  1. The Non-Domestic Rating (Rates Retention) Regulations 2013

  2. The Non-Domestic Rating (Levy and Safety Net) Regulations 2013

  3. The Non-Domestic Rating (Renewable Energy Projects) Regulations 2013

  4. The Non-Domestic Rating (Designated Areas) Regulations 2013

  5. The Non-Domestic Rating (Transitional Protection Payments)Regulations 2013

Original consultation


Consultation about drafts of the main regulations that will underpin the business rates retention scheme.

This consultation ran from

Consultation description

This consultation invites comments on drafts of the main regulations that will underpin the business rates retention scheme.

The publication of these regulations in draft is intended to give local authorities and interested parties further clarity about the detailed implementation of the scheme, and the opportunity to comment on the draft regulations to help ensure they work as intended.


Business rates retention draft regulations consultation

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Published 25 October 2012