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LPA 1925 s.136 Deed of Assignment

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Dear Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council,

LPA 1925 s.136 Deed of Assignment

1.Does your council tax billing authority assign information and data to any partnership service provider or other organisation for the purpose of collection and enforcement of council tax.
2.Please provide a list and give the precise name and/ or company number you have a data sharing policy with. If this is an internal partnership, provide the name of the partnership and department within this partnership and confirm who you share these services with and how they are authorised and who by to process and share this data.
3. Do you give notice of this assignment to the data subject whose data has been assigned or does your assignee give notice instead. And at which stage is a data subject's data processed and shared with your agents.
4.What chose in action and upon which assignment is a claim bought by the council and/or your agents for enforcement. Please state whether the council billing authority agency or other service provider agent is bringing the claim on behalf of your council, in the name of the Council.
5. Please provide the precise sections of the acts,rules and regulations that confirms payment of council tax is mandatory.

Yours faithfully,

J. Ross

Jasmine McCabe, Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

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Good Morning,

 

Thank you for your request for information received on 27/02/21 This has
been logged under 7621

 

The Council’s policy is to release information unless an exemption can be
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the information. If for any reason it is not possible to respond within
the 20 days, we will let you know as soon as possible with the date by
which we anticipate we are able to respond.

 

For your information, the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the
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If you have any queries or concerns then please contact the Freedom of
Information Officer, Jonah Anthony, at [1][Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council request email]  

 

Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
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Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Telephone: 0303 123 1113

 

Website: [2]https://ico.org.uk/

 

Kind Regards,

 

Jasmine McCabe

Information Governance Apprentice

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

Tel: 01707 357413

Email: [3][email address]

 

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Jasmine McCabe, Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

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Dear J Ross

 

Freedom of Information Request (ref: 7621)

 

I am now writing in response to your request for information to Welwyn
Hatfield Borough Council (WHBC) dated 27/02/21

 

You asked questions relating to Council Tax. Please see our answers below
in blue.

 

1.Does your council tax billing authority assign information and data to
any partnership service provider or other organisation for the purpose of
collection and enforcement of council tax

 

Welwyn Hatfield Council administers and collects Council Tax in compliance
with the Local Government Finance Act 1992. The Law and Property Act 1925
is not applicable to Council Tax debt as it deals principally with the
transfer of freehold or leasehold land by deed. Data is shared with third
parties, this is done in compliance with the Local Government Finance Act
1992.

 

2.Please provide a list and give the precise name and/ or company number
you have a data sharing policy with. If this is an internal partnership,
provide the name of the partnership and department within this partnership
and confirm who you share these services with and how they are authorised
and who by to process and share this data.

 

Data share agreements are in place with the following:
LOCTA Limited

Jacobs

Rundle and Co

 

Data is shared in compliance with the Local Government Finance Act 1992,
further details can be found by visiting the below link:

[1]Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council - Who we share your information with
(welhat.gov.uk)

 

3. Do you give notice of this assignment to the data subject whose data
has been assigned or does your assignee give notice instead. And at which
stage is a data subject's data processed and shared with your agents.

 

As confirmed above, Welwyn Hatfield Council administers and collects
Council Tax in compliance with the Local Government Finance Act 1992
–notice of assignment is not required, nor is the assignee required to
give notice as this relates to The Law and Property Act 1925.

 

4.What chose in action and upon which assignment is a claim bought by the
council and/or your agents for enforcement. Please state whether the
council billing authority agency or other service provider agent is
bringing the claim on behalf of your council, in the name of the Council.

 

As confirmed above, Welwyn Hatfield Council administers and collects
Council Tax in compliance with the Local Government Finance Act 1992 –
assignment is not applicable.

 

5. Please provide the precise sections of the acts,rules and regulations
that confirms payment of council tax is mandatory.

 

Welwyn Hatfield Council administers and collects Council Tax in compliance
with the Local Government Finance Act 1992. The obligation to pay Council
Tax derives from statute.

 

 

 

I hope this response is helpful, and satisfies your request, but if you
have any queries or concerns then please contact me at
[2][Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council request email]

 

I attach a copy of the Freedom of Information complaint procedure.

 

Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner
at:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

Telephone: 01625 545 700

[3]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

 

 

Regards,

Jasmine McCabe

Information Governance Apprentice

 

 

 

 

 

Please consider the environment before printing this email.
You can report missed bins, abandoned vehicles, fly-tipping, litter,
graffiti and flyposting as well as tell us about problems with litter and
dog bins Online. The information in this email is intended for the named
recipients only. It may be subject to public disclosure under the Freedom
of Information Act 2000. Unless the information is legally exempt from
disclosure, the confidentiality of this email and your reply cannot be
guaranteed. This email and any attachments may contain confidential
information and intellectual property (including copyright material). It
is only for the use of the addressee(s) in accordance with any
instructions contained within it. Please treat any personal and
sensitivity data that may be contained within this email in accordance
with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and
the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA). Such data should only be processed and
retained where there is a legitimate need to do so. Should you have a
legitimate need to share this information please make the recipient aware
of their responsibilities for handling this data in accordance with the
GDPR and DPA. If you are not the addressee, you are prohibited from
copying, forwarding, disclosing, saving or otherwise using it in any way.
If you receive this email in error, please immediately advise the sender
and delete it. Our IT supplier Sopra Steria may monitor the content of
emails within Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council's network to ensure
compliance with the Council's policies and procedures. Emails are
susceptible to alteration and their integrity (including origin) cannot be
assured. Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and Sopra Steria shall not be
liable for any modification to a message, or for messages falsely sent.

The full Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council email disclaimer can be viewed at
http://www.welhat.gov.uk/emaildisclaimer.

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council is committed to protecting your privacy
when you use our services. The Privacy Notice below explains how we use
information about you and how we protect your privacy.
http://www.welhat.gov.uk/privacy-notice

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