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The Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Prescribed Requirements (Wales) Regulations 2013

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PART 4Prescribed classes of person who must not be included in an authority’s scheme

Classes of person who must not be included in a scheme

27.  The classes of persons described in regulations 28 to 31 are classes of person prescribed for the purposes of paragraph 3(1)(b) of Schedule 1B of the 1992 Act(1) and who must not be included in nor entitled to a reduction under an authority’s scheme.

Persons treated as not being in Great Britain

28.—(1) The class of person described in this regulation consists of any person treated as not being in Great Britain.

(2) Except where a person falls within paragraph (5) or (6), a person is to be treated as not being in Great Britain if the person is not habitually resident in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or the Republic of Ireland.

(3) A person must not be treated as habitually resident in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or the Republic of Ireland unless the person has a right to reside in one of those places.

(4) For the purposes of paragraph (3), a right to reside does not include a right which exists by virtue of, or in accordance with—

(a)regulation 13 of the EEA Regulations or Article 6 of Council Directive No. 2004/38/EC(2);

(b)regulation 14 of the EEA Regulations, but only in a case where the right exists under that regulation because the person is—

(i)a jobseeker for the purpose of the definition of “qualified person” in regulation 6(1) of those Regulations, or

(ii)a family member (within the meaning of regulation 7 of those Regulations) of such a jobseeker;

(c)Article 45 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (in a case where the person is seeking work in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or the Republic of Ireland); or

(d)regulation 15A(1) of the EEA Regulations, but only in a case where the right exists under that regulation because the applicant satisfies the criteria in paragraph (4A) of that regulation or Article 20 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (in a case where the right to reside arises because a British citizen would otherwise be deprived of the genuine enjoyment of their rights as a European Union citizen)(3).

(5) A person falls within this paragraph if the person is—

(a)a qualified person for the purposes of regulation 6 of the EEA Regulations as a worker or a self-employed person;

(b)a family member of a person referred to in sub-paragraph (a) within the meaning of regulation 7(1)(a), (b) or (c) of the EEA Regulations;

(c)a person who has a right to reside permanently in the United Kingdom by virtue of regulation 15(1)(c), (d) or (e) of the EEA Regulations;

(d)a person recorded by the Secretary of State as a refugee within the definition in Article 1 of the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees adopted at Geneva on 28 July 1951, as extended by Article 1(2) of the Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees adopted at New York on 31 January 1967;

(e)a person granted limited leave to enter or remain in the United Kingdom outside the provisions of the rules made under section 3(2) of the Immigration Act 1971(4) on the rejection of their claim for asylum;

(f)a person who has humanitarian protection granted under those rules;

(g)a person who is not a person subject to immigration control within the meaning of section 115(9) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999(5) and who is in the United Kingdom as a result of the person’s deportation, expulsion or other removal by compulsion of law from another country to the United Kingdom;

(h)a person in Great Britain who left the territory of Montserrat after 1 November 1995 because of the effect on that territory of a volcanic eruption;

(i)a person who—

(i)arrived in Great Britain on or after the 28 February 2009 but before 18 March 2011;

(ii)immediately before arriving there had been resident in Zimbabwe; and

(iii)before leaving Zimbabwe had accepted an offer, made by Her Majesty’s Government, to assist that person to move to and settle in the United Kingdom; or

(j)a person who is in receipt of income support, an income-based jobseeker’s allowance or on an income-related employment and support allowance.

(6) A person falls within this paragraph if the person is a Crown servant or member of Her Majesty’s forces posted overseas.

(7) A person mentioned in paragraph (6) is posted overseas if the person is performing overseas the duties of a Crown servant or member of Her Majesty’s forces and was, immediately before the posting or the first of consecutive postings, habitually resident in the United Kingdom.

(8) In this regulation—

“claim for asylum” (“hawliad am loches”) has the same meaning as in section 94(1) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999(6);

“EEA Regulations” (“Rheoliadau AEE”) means the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006(7).

Persons subject to immigration control

29.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the class of person described in this regulation consists of any person who is subject to immigration control.

(2) A person who is a national of a state which has ratified the European Convention on Social and Medical Assistance (adopted in Paris on 11 December 1953) or a state which has ratified the Council of Europe Social Charter (signed in Turin on 18 October 1961) and who is lawfully present in the United Kingdom is not a person subject to immigration control for the purposes of paragraph (1).

(3) “Person subject to immigration control” (“person sy’n ddarostyngedig i reolaeth fewnfudo”) has the meaning given in section 115(9) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999.

Persons whose capital exceeds £16,000

30.—(1) The class of person described in this regulation consists of any person whose capital exceeds £16,000.

(2) Capital for the purposes of paragraph (1) is to be calculated in accordance with Schedule 1 (pensioners) or Schedule 6 (persons who are not pensioners).

Students

31.—(1) The class of person described in this regulation consists of any person who is a student.

(2) In this regulation “student” (“myfyriwr”) has the meaning given by paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 11.

(3) Schedule 11, which contains matters that must be included in a scheme in respect of students has effect.

(1)

Schedule 1B was inserted by section 10(2) and (3)(a) of, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 4 to, the Local Government Finance Act 2012 (c.17).

(2)

OJ No L 158, 30.4.04, p.77.

(3)

A consolidated version of this Treaty was published in the Official Journal on 30.3.2010 C 83.

(6)

Relevant amendments to section 94(1) have been made by section 44 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (c.41) but those provisions are not in force. Other amendments have been made but they are not relevant to these Regulations.

(7)

S.I. 2006/1003; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2011/544, 2012/1547, 2012/2560.

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