Local Government (Charges) Act 2009

Declaration of liability and payment of charge.

5.— (1) A person who, on a liability date, is liable to pay a charge to a relevant local authority shall make and provide to the relevant local authority concerned a declaration to that effect in such form as may be prescribed by the Minister.

(2) A declaration referred to in subsection (1) shall—

(a) contain such information as the Minister may prescribe,

(b) be provided to the local authority before the expiration of the period referred to in section 3 (4), and

(c) be accompanied by payment of the charge payable in respect of the residential property concerned effected in accordance with subsection (3).

(3) Payment of the charge in respect of a residential property shall be effected by such means as may be prescribed.

(4) A person who contravenes this section shall be guilty of an offence.