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Statutory Instrument 1990 No. 2

The Personal Community Charge (Relief) (England) Regulations 1990

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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1990 No. 2


The Personal Community Charge (Relief) (England) Regulations 1990

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Made2nd January 1990
Laid before Parliament5th January 1990
Coming into force21st January 1990

    The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 13A, 140(4), 143(1) and (2) and 146(6) of the Local Government Finance Act 1988[1] and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:


    Citation, commencement and extent
        1.—(1)  These Regulations may be cited as the Personal Community Charge (Relief) (England) Regulations 1990 and shall come into force on 21st January 1990.

        (2)  These Regulations extend only to England.
    Interpretation etc.
        2.    —(1)  In these Regulations—
      "the Act" means the Local Government Finance Act 1988;

      "assumed charge" and "assumed rate poundage" mean respectively, in relation to any charging authority, the assumed personal community charge and the assumed rate poundage specified in relation to that authority in a report made in accordance with regulation 4(1);

      "set charge" means the amount set by the relevant authority for its personal community charge for its area for the relevant year under Part II of the Act or any substitute amount so set or, where the authority has set different amounts for different areas, the amount applicable in the case of the chargepayer concerned, apart from these Regulations; and

    for the purposes of these Regulations, two or more residences are related residences if on 31st March 1990 they form part of the same hereditament.    (2)  The Schedule hereto has effect to define "rateable value".

        (3)  These Regulations apply whether the liability of a person to pay an amount to an authority in respect of a personal community charge arises under section 12 of the Act or that section read with section 13.
    Prescribed years
        3.    The chargeable financial years beginning on 1st April 1990, 1st April 1991 and 1st April 1992 are prescribed as the years for which these Regulations apply.
    Report by the Secretary of State
        4.—(1)  The Secretary of State shall before 31st March 1990 specify for each charging authority in a report—
       (a) an assumed personal community charge for the purposes of these Regulations; and
       (b) an assumed rate poundage for those purposes.

        (2)  The report mentioned in paragraph (1) shall be laid before the House of Commons.


[1] 1988 c. 41. Section 13A is inserted by paragraph 5 of Schedule 5 to the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42).

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