74689 Liability Order for unpaid Council Tax

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					                                                                   Our ref: FOI/74689/12
February 2012                                                      Your ref:

                           Freedom of Information Request

You asked for the following information from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ):

For the period April 2011 – April 2012, what is the fee charged by the Magistrates
Court to a Local Authority for the issue of a Liability Order respective of unpaid Council
Tax? (Council Tax (administration & Enforcement) Regulations 1992)

Your request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

I can confirm that the department holds information that you have asked for, and I am
pleased to provide this to you.

For the period April 2011 to April 2012 - A £3.00 fee charge has been payable when
Local Authorities make an application for a liability order for proceedings under either:

   the Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) Regulations 1992 or

   for Non- Domestic Rating (Collection and Enforcement) (Local Lists) Regulations

The fee charge is number 4 in the Magistrates' Courts Fees (Amendment No. 2) Order
2010 Statutory Instrument Order Number 1917(L.11). The Fees Order can be found on
the Legislation.gov.uk website. The webpage link is: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/

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