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The Local Authorities (Contracting Out of Tax Billing, Collection and Enforcement Functions) Order 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Title, commencement and interpretation

  3. PART II COUNCIL TAX: CONTRACTING OUT

    1. 2.Interpretation of Part

    2. 3.Functions of local authorities

    3. 4.Notices

    4. 5.Information about properties

    5. 6.Information from residents, etc.

    6. 7.Information from public bodies

    7. 8.Inquiries as to dwellings

    8. 9.Assumptions as to dwellings

    9. 10.Notification of assumption and billing particulars

    10. 11.Information relating to exempt dwellings, etc.

    11. 12.Ascertaining entitlement to discounts

    12. 13.Ascertaining entitlement to reduced amounts

    13. 14.Demand notices and council tax payments

    14. 15.Cessation and adjustment of instalments

    15. 16.Failure to pay instalments

    16. 17.Payments: adjustments

    17. 18.Joint taxpayers' notice

    18. 19.Collection of penalties

    19. 20.Demand notices: final adjustment

    20. 21.Executors and administrators—council tax

    21. 22.Liability orders

    22. 23.Attachment of earnings

    23. 24.Attachment of allowances orders

    24. 25.Distress

    25. 26.Insolvency

    26. 27.Charging orders

  4. PART III COUNCIL TAX: CONSEQUENTIAL, SUPPLEMENTAL AND INCIDENTAL PROVISIONS

    1. 28.Amendment of Regulations

    2. 29.Form of attachment of earnings order

    3. 30.Magistrates' courts

  5. PART IV COMMUNITY CHARGES: CONTRACTING OUT

    1. 31.Interpretation of Part

    2. 32.Functions of local authorities

    3. 33.Notices

    4. 34.Information about properties

    5. 35.Personal and standard community charges: payments

    6. 36.Joint and several liability

    7. 37.Collection of penalties

    8. 38.Demand notices: final adjustment

    9. 39.Executors and administrators—community charges

    10. 40.Liability orders

    11. 41.Attachment of earnings

    12. 42.Distress

    13. 43.Insolvency

    14. 44.Charging orders

  6. PART V COMMUNITY CHARGES: CONSEQUENTIAL, SUPPLEMENTAL AND INCIDENTAL PROVISIONS

    1. 45.Amendment of Regulations

    2. 46.Form of attachment of earnings order

    3. 47.Magistrates' courts

  7. PART VI NON-DOMESTIC RATING: CONTRACTING OUT

    1. 48.Interpretation of Part

    2. 49.Functions of local authorities

    3. 50.Notices

    4. 51.Demand notices and payments of non-domestic rates

    5. 52.Cessation and adjustment of instalments

    6. 53.Failure to pay instalments

    7. 54.Demand notices: final adjustment

    8. 55.Payment of interest

    9. 56.Executors and administrators—non-domestic rates

    10. 57.Liability orders

    11. 58.Distress

    12. 59.Insolvency

    13. 60.Security for unpaid rates

  8. PART VII NON-DOMESTIC RATES: CONSEQUENTIAL, SUPPLEMENTAL AND INCIDENTAL PROVISIONS

    1. 61.Amendment of Regulations—magistrates' courts

  9. PART VIII CONDITIONS ATTACHING TO THE EXERCISE OF FUNCTIONS

    1. 62.Interpretation of Part

    2. 63.Conditions attaching to the exercise of functions

    3. 64.Notices and other documents

    4. 65.Contents of demand notices—England

    5. 66.Contents of demand notices—Wales

    6. 67.Agreements as to payments etc.

    7. 68.Deduction of tax from payments of interest

    8. 69.Application for liability orders

    9. 70.Enforcement

    10. 71.Information

    11. 72.Assignment and sub-contracting

  10. PART IX MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTAL PROVISIONS

    1. 73.Warrants of commitment

    2. 74.Demand notices: regulations as respects England

    3. 75.Demand notices: regulations as respects Wales

    4. 76.Appearance of authority in legal proceedings

  11. Signature

  12. Explanatory Note

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