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.