Local Government Act 1888

Allerdale Borough Council Nid oedd gan y wybodaeth y gofynnwyd amdani.

by:Theresa:Stirling UCC1-207

Dear Allerdale District Council,

In the Local Government Act 1888 it specifically states the
following;

Section 79 Incorporation of county council.
(2)All duties and liabilities of the inhabitants of a county shall
become and be duties and liabilities of the council of such county.

Can you confirm that you operate under the Local Government Act
1888 as required by law.

Since you are therefore according to this statute liable for the
inhabitants liabilities, does this not mean that you are also
liable for the inhabitants council tax?. Not withstanding other
liabilities which inhabitants of said council may possess.

Would you kindly outline the format in which such liabilities and
duties may be presented to you for payment.

Yours faithfully,

by:Theresa:Stirling

Gilbert, Andrew, Allerdale Borough Council

6 Atodiad

Our Ref:              F13/153

Your Ref:   

This matter is being dealt with by:

Information and Records Officer

Direct Line:       01900 702701

Email:    [Allerdale District Council request email]

   
 

22 March 2013

 

Theresa Stirling

by:Theresa:Stirling UCC1-207 [[FOI #154074 email]]

 

Dear Ms Stirling

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Information Request

 

Thank you for your request for information dated and received on 22 March
2013.

 

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information
requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days, by 23 April
2013, subject to the information not being exempt from disclosure. If you
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For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions which may
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If you have any further queries or concerns then please contact the
Information and Records Officer at Allerdale Borough Council, Allerdale
House, Workington CA14 3YJ, telephone 01900 702701, or email
[2][Allerdale District Council request email].

 

Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
at: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF,
telephone 0303 123 1113 or see www.ico.gov.uk.

 

Yours sincerely

Andrew Gilbert

Information and Records Officer

 
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Gilbert, Andrew, Allerdale Borough Council

2 Atodiad

Our Ref:           F13/153

Your Ref:         

 

This matter is being dealt with by:-

 

Information and Records Officer

 

Telephone No:     (01900) 702701

Email:        [Allerdale District Council request email]

 

23 April 2013

 

Ms Theresa Stirling

by:Theresa:Stirling UCC1-207 [[FOI #154074 email]]

 

Dear Ms Stirling

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Information Request

 

Thank you for your request for information dated and received on 22 March
2013. The request has now been considered.

 

You asked:

 

In the Local Government Act 1888 it specifically states the following;

    

     Section 79 Incorporation of county council.

    

(2)All duties and liabilities of the inhabitants of a county shall become
and be duties and liabilities of the council of such county.

    

     Can you confirm that you operate under the Local Government Act 1888
as required by law.

    

     Since you are therefore according to this statute liable for the
inhabitants liabilities, does this not mean that you are also liable for
the inhabitants council tax?. Not withstanding other liabilities which
inhabitants of said council may possess.

    

     Would you kindly outline the format in which such liabilities and
duties may be presented to you for payment.

 

FOI requests are for information held by the local authority and not the
forum for providing legal advice. We do not hold specific documentation in
relation to the questions asked. However, I understand that the sections
mentioned in the request relate to County Councils and we are a Borough
Council. Therefore you may like to address your request to Cumbria County
Council who can be contacted at [1][email address] . I also
understand that council tax administration and collection is carried out
under the Local Govt Finance Act 1992 (as amended). For liabilities and
payments etc, the relevant regulations contain all the details – these
regulations are the Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement)
Regulations 1992 SI 613 (as amended).

 

I hope this satisfies your enquiry, however if you are dissatisfied with
the information provided please contact the Information and Records
Officer within two months of receipt of this letter at Allerdale Borough
Council, Allerdale House, Workington CA14 3YJ, phone (01900) 702701, email
[2][Allerdale District Council request email]. We will then make an internal review of the
decision.

 

You can also complain to the Information Commissioner at: Information
Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF, Telephone: 0303 123 1113; [3]www.ico.gov.uk. Generally the ICO cannot
make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure
provided by Allerdale Borough Council.

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Andrew Gilbert

Information and Records Officer

 

Allerdale Borough Council
Allerdale House, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3YJ

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employee or agents responsible for delivering the message to the intended
recipient you are hereby notified that any
dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication and its
attachments is strictly prohibited. If you have
received this communication in error please notify us by telephone and
return the original communication and
attachments to us at the e-mail address above. The Council is not
responsible for any changes made to this message
after it has been sent.

The information contained in this email, and any response to it, may be
subject to disclosure as required by law
including under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Unless the
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a third party making a request for information.

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