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The Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Default Scheme) (Wales) Regulations 2012

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111.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (3), a person who makes an application for a reduction under this scheme must satisfy sub-paragraph (2) in relation both to the person making the application and to any other person in respect of whom the person is making the application.

(2) This sub-paragraph is satisfied in relation to a person if—

(a)the application is accompanied by—

(i)a statement of the person’s national insurance number and information or evidence establishing that that number has been allocated to the person; or

(ii)information or evidence enabling the authority to ascertain the national insurance number that has been allocated to the person; or

(b)the person has made an application for a national insurance number to be allocated to that person and the application for the reduction is accompanied by—

(i)evidence of the application for a national insurance number to be so allocated; and

(ii)the information or evidence enabling it to be so allocated.

(3) Sub-paragraph (2) does not apply—

(a)in the case of a child or young person in respect of whom an application for a reduction is made;

(b)to a person who—

(i)is treated as not being in Great Britain for the purposes of this scheme;

(ii)is subject to immigration control within the meaning of section 115(9)(a) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999; and

(iii)has not previously been allocated a national insurance number.

(4) Subject to sub-paragraph (5), a person who makes an application, or a person to whom a reduction under this scheme has been awarded, must furnish such certificates, documents, information and evidence in connection with the application or the award, or any question arising out of the application or award, as may reasonably be required by the authority in order to determine that person’s entitlement to, or continuing entitlement to a reduction under this scheme and must do so within one month of the authority requiring the person to do so or such longer period as the authority considers reasonable.

(5) Nothing in this paragraph requires a person to furnish any certificates, documents, information or evidence relating to a payment to which sub-paragraph (7) applies.

(6) Where a request is made under sub-paragraph (4), the authority must—

(a)inform the applicant or the person to whom a reduction under this scheme has been awarded of the applicant’s or that other person’s duty under paragraph 113 (duty to notify changes of circumstances) to notify the authority of any change of circumstances; and

(b)without prejudice to the extent of the duty owed under paragraph 113, indicate to the person either orally or by notice or by reference to some other document available to the person on application and without charge, the kind of change of circumstances which is to be notified.

(7) This sub-paragraph applies to any of the following payments—

(a)a payment which is—

(i)disregarded under paragraph 28 of Schedule 7 (sums disregarded in the calculation of income other than earnings: persons who are not pensioners) or paragraph 38 of Schedule 9 (capital disregards: persons who are not pensioners); or

(ii)made under or by the Trusts, the Fund, the Eileen Trust, MFET Limited, the Skipton Fund, the Caxton Foundation or the London Bombings Relief Charitable Fund;

(b)a payment which is disregarded under paragraph 16 of Schedule 8 (payments made under certain trusts and certain other payments), other than a payment under the Independent Living Fund (2006);

(c)a payment which is disregarded under paragraph 28(9)(b) or (c) (non-dependant deductions) other than a payment under the Independent Living Fund (2006).

(8) Where an applicant or a person to whom a reduction under this scheme has been awarded or any partner has attained the qualifying age for state pension credit and is a member of, or a person deriving entitlement to a pension under a personal pension scheme, the person must where the authority so requires furnish the following information—

(a)the name and address of the pension fund holder(1);

(b)such other information including any reference or policy number as is needed to enable the personal pension scheme to be identified.

(1)

For provisions requiring a pension fund holder to provide information to the billing authority, see regulations under section 14A of the Local Government Finance Act 1992.

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