Local Government (Charges) Act 2009

Payment to town councils.

15.— (1) A county council shall, each year, make a payment to each town council within the county, and such payment shall be calculated having regard to—

(a) the income from the charge and any associated late payment fees collected in respect of residential properties in the administrative area of the town council concerned, and

(b) the costs incurred by the said county council in connection with the collecting of the said income.

(2) In this section—

“ administrative area ”, in relation to a town council, means the area which continues to stand established under section 10 of the Act of 2001 for the purposes of local government in respect of that town council;

“ town council ” means a body having charge of a local government area referred to in section 10(3) of, and set out in Part 1 of Schedule 6 to, the Act of 2001.