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Statutory Instruments

1990 No. 684 (S.85)

COMMUNITY CHARGES, SCOTLAND

WATER SUPPLY, SCOTLAND

The Community Charges (Levying, Collection and Payment) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1990

Made

19th March 1990

Laid before Parliament

28th March 1990

Coming into force

18th April 1990

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 26(1) and 31(2) and (3) of, and paragraph 2(4) of Schedule 2 to, the Abolition of Domestic Rates Etc. (Scotland) Act 1987(1), and those sections and that paragraph as read with paragraph 11 of Schedule 5 to that Act(2) and with the Community Water Charges (Scotland) Regulations 1988(3) and the Community Water Charges (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1989(4) made under the said paragraph 11, and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Community Charges (Levying, Collection and Payment) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1990 and shall come into force on 18th April 1990.

Interpretation

2.  In these Regulations–

“the Act” means the Abolition of Domestic Rates Etc. (Scotland) Act 1987; and

“the principal Regulations” means the Community Charges (Levying, Collection and Payment) (Scotland) Regulations 1988(5).

Demand notice for payment of personal community charge

3.—(1) Schedule 1 to the principal Regulations (form and content of demand notice for payment of personal community charge and personal community water charge) shall be amended as follows.

(2) In the form of the demand notice, before the words–

  • Less Rebate/community charge benefit (if any),

there shall be inserted the following words:–

  • Less Personal Community Charge Relief (if any) (see Notes).

(3) In the Notes to the demand notice, there shall be added after the note on “Amount payable for period” the following note:–

Personal Community Charge Relief

You may be entitled to some relief from the amount of the personal community charge payable for 1989/90, 1990/91 and 1991/92. Information about such relief can be obtained from [insert relevant details]..

Demand notice for payment of standard community charge

4.—(1) Schedule 2 to the principal Regulations (form and content of demand notice for payment of standard community charge and standard community water charge) shall be amended as follows.

(2) In the form of the demand notice, after the reference to “standard community charge multiplier” in both places where it occurs, there shall be inserted the words “(see Notes)”.

(3) In the Notes to the demand notice, there shall be added after the note on “Student” the following note:–

Standard community charge multiplier

1.   The multiplier is determined by the local authority. Different multipliers may be determined in respect of different classes of premises or different areas.

2.   Information about the different multipliers for different classes of premises and areas may be obtained from [insert relevant details]..

James Douglas-Hamilton

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

19th March 1990

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations make certain amendments to the form and content of the demand notices which were prescribed by Schedules 1 and 2 to the Community Charges (Levying, Collection and Payment) (Scotland) Regulations 1988 (S.I. 1988/1880).

The amendments to the form of the demand notice relating to the personal community charge and the personal community water charge are consequential upon the Personal Community Charge (Relief) (Scotland) Regulations 1990 (S.I. 1990/421).

The amendments to the form of the demand notice relating to the standard community charge and the standard community water charge are consequential upon the amendments relating to the standard community charge multiplier in section 10(6) to (7H) of the Abolition of Domestic Rates Etc. (Scotland) Act 1987 (c. 47), as amended by section 142 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42). Those amendments made provision for a local authority determining different standard community charge multipliers for different classes of premises.

(1)

1987 c. 47; section 26(1) contains a definition of “prescribed” relevant to the exercise of the statutory powers under which these Regulations are made.

(2)

Paragraph 11 of Schedule 5 was amended by the Local Government Finance Act 1988 (c. 41), Schedule 12, paragraph 38.

(3)

S.I. 1988/1538.

(4)

S.I. 1989/2362.

(5)

S.I. 1988/1880.

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