Council Tax Exemption - People in Prison Or Detained

A person can be disregarded for Council Tax if they are detained in certain circumstances

A person can be disregarded for Council Tax if they are detained as follows:-

  • they are detained in a prison, a hospital or any other place by virtue of an order of a court in the United Kingdom or a Standing Civilian Court established under the Armed Forces Act (1976)
  • they are detained under paragraph 2 of Schedule 3 to the Immigration Act (1971) (deportation)
  • they are detained under Part II or Section 46, 47, 48 or 136 of the Mental Health Act (1983)
  • they are temporarily discharged under Section 28 of the Prison Act (1952) or temporarily released under the rules of Section 47(5) of that Act.

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