The Council Tax (Demand Notices) (Wales)(Amendment) Regulations 2014

Document Number:2014 No. 122 (W. 12)
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) and 2(4)(e) 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 (Demand Notices) (Wales) (Amendment) 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 (Demand Notices) (Wales) Regulations 1993(3) are amended in accordance with regulation 3.

  3. In Schedule 1 (matters to be contained in demand notices) in paragraph 8 A—

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

    “(a) the reasons for the reduction and its amount;”;

    (b) 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 Reduction Schemes (Default Scheme) (Wales) Regulations 2013(4) or contained in the authority’s scheme by virtue of paragraph 7(1) of Schedule 13 to the Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Prescribed Requirements (Wales) Regulations 2013(5) , as the case may be;”.

    PART 3 Savings

    Interpretation

  4. In this part of the Regulations—

    “1993 Regulations” (“Rheoliadau 1993”) _means the Council Tax (Demand Notices) (Wales) 1993;

    “2012 Regulations” (“Rheoliadau 2012”) means the Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Prescribed Requirements (Wales) Regulations 2012 (6);

    “2013 scheme” (“cynllun 2013”) means a scheme made by a billing authority in accordance with the 2012 Regulations or which applies in default on 1 April 2013 in accordance with paragraph 6(1)(e) of Schedule 1 B to the Local Government Finance Act 1992.

    Saving Provision

  5. The amendments made to the 1993 Regulations by regulation 3 do not have effect in relation to any applications made or reductions awarded in accordance with the provisions of a 2013 scheme.

    Lesley Griffiths

    Minister for Local Government and Government Business , one of the Welsh Ministers

    22 January 2014

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Regulations)

    The Council Tax (Demand Notices) (Wales) Regulations 1993 (“the 1993 Regulations”) make provision...

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