Case Update: Rates liability

Local authority failure to notify the valuation officer can be ‘an irrelevancy’ in respect of underlying liability. Martin Dawbney and Nusrat Zar review a recent case ‘Compliance with regulation 42 was ‘an irrelevance’ when a Magistrates Court was adjudicating upon an application for a liability order, despite the potential prejudice caused to ratepayers by a …
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Cases Referenced

  • North Somerset DC v Honda Motor Europe Ltd & ors [2010] EWHC 1505 (QB)
  • Secerno Ltd & ors v Oxford Magistrates Court & anor [2011] EWHC 1009 (Admin)