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Monday March 3, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Monday March 3, 2014 MYT 7:50:14 AM
KUALA LUMPUR: Less than 10% of 166,000 property owners who protested against the hike in assessment attended the re-assessment objection hearing sessions conducted by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL).
Although DBKL had taken the initiative to conduct the sessions for the public to express their views and objections, the attendance was discouraging, said Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.
“When we hold sessions to hear objections and provide explanation, only then will they understand ... they have forgotten that the assessment rate has not been raised over the past 21 years,” he said after launching the Art Alley Kuala Lumpur here yesterday.
It has been reported that the assessment rate would be increased, in accordance with the Local Government Act 1976.
The new increased rate was supposed to have been enforced on Jan 1 this year but was postponed due to objections from property owners.
The process of reviewing the assessment rate would be made by eight panels comprising representatives from the DBKL advisory board, surveyors, lawyers and private valuers.
The panels will scrutinise objections raised by property owners. — Bernama
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