Local Government (Charges) Act 2009

Late payment fee.

6.— (1) A person liable to pay a charge in respect of a residential property who, after one month immediately following the expiration of the period prescribed for the purpose of section 3 (4), has not complied with that subsection shall, in addition to his or her liability to pay the charge, be liable for and pay to the local authority concerned a further sum of €20 (in this Act referred to as a “ late payment fee ”) in respect of each month or part of a month falling after the expiration of the said one month.

(2) Payment of a late payment fee shall be effected by the same means as are prescribed in relation to the payment of a charge.