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Miscellaneous and supplementaryE+W

36Powers to charge fees: supplementaryE+W

(1)This section applies where a local authority proposes to charge a fee under section 6 or 13.

(2)Before charging the fee, the local authority must prepare and publish a fees policy.

(3)When fixing a fee for the purposes of section 6 or 13 the local authority—

(a)must act in accordance with its fees policy,

(b)may fix different fees for different cases or descriptions of case, and

(c)may determine that no fee is required to be paid in certain cases or descriptions of case.

(4)When fixing a fee for any of those purposes, the local authority may not take into account any costs incurred by it in exercising—

(a)its functions under any of sections 15 to 25, or

(b)any function under any provision of this Act in relation to a site which is not a regulated site.

(5)The local authority may revise its fees policy and, where it does so, must publish the policy as revised.

Commencement Information

I1S. 36 in force at 1.10.2014 by S.I. 2014/11, art. 3(1)(b) (with art. 4)