The Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2014

Document Number:2014 No. 129 (W. 17)
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 14/02/2014
 
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Welsh Statutory Instruments

Council Tax, Wales

Made

22 January 2014

Laid before the National Assembly for Wales

24 January 2014

Coming into force

14 February 2014

The Welsh Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred upon the Secretary of State by section 113(1) and (2) of, and paragraphs 1(1) , 2(2) , 2(4)(a) and (j) , 4 , 5 and 8 to 10 of Schedule 2 to, the Local Government Finance Act 1992(1) and now vested in them(2).

PART 1 General

Title, commencement and application

  1. (1) The title of these Regulations is the Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2014.

    (2) These Regulations come into force on 14 February 2014 and apply in relation to Wales.

    PART 2 Amendments

    Amendment of Regulations

  2. The Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) Regulations 1992(3) are amended in accordance with regulations 3 to 9.

  3. In regulation 1(2) (citation, commencement and interpretation)—

    (a) in sub-paragraph (a) of the definition of “discount” for “Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Prescribed Requirements (Wales) Regulations 2012”(4) substitute “Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Prescribed Requirements (Wales) Regulations 2013”(5);

    (b) in sub-paragraph (a) of the definition of “exempt dwelling” for “Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Prescribed Requirements (Wales) Regulations 2012” substitute “Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Prescribed Requirements (Wales) Regulations 2013”.

  4. In paragraph (3) of regulation 9 (assumptions as to dwellings)—

    (a) for sub-paragraph (a) substitute—

    “(a) paragraph 116(2)(c) of the scheme prescribed in the Schedule to the Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Default Scheme) (Wales) Regulations 2013”(6);

    (b) for sub-paragraph (b) substitute—

    “(b) a provision contained in an authority’s scheme by virtue of regulation 34(3) of, and paragraph 10(2)(c) of Schedule 13 to, the Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Prescribed Requirements (Wales) Regulations 2013 ,”.

  5. In regulation 10 (notification of assumption)—

    (a) in paragraph (6 A) , in the first place in which it appears, for “Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Prescribed Requirements (Wales) Regulations 2012” substitute “Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Prescribed Requirements (Wales) Regulations 2013”;

    (b) in paragraph (6 A) for sub-paragraph (b)(i) substitute—

    “(i) informing the person affected of the duty imposed by paragraph 113(1) of the scheme prescribed by the Schedule to the Council Tax Reductions...

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