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Landfill Disposals Tax (Wales) Act 2017

Sections 64 to 67 - Penalties relating to registration

134.Section 64 provides that a person who carries out taxable operations without being registered is liable to a penalty of £300 (the “registration penalty”). Where a person continues to carry out taxable operations, without being registered, 10 days after notice of the registration penalty is issued, that person will be liable to a further penalty or penalties not exceeding £60 for each day they continue to do so.

135.Section 65 sets out an exception to these rules. It provides that where a person carries out taxable operations without being registered, in breach of section 35, that person will not be liable to a penalty under section 64 if they can satisfy WRA or (on appeal) the tribunal that there is a reasonable excuse for the breach.

136.Section 66 provides that a person who fails to comply with any of the registration-related requirements set out in subsection (2) is liable to a penalty not exceeding £300 subject to subsection (2).

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