... but Jay has reminded me.
Having looked at her Council Tax demand for 2014, she noticed that
they'd included a new paragraph:
General Council tax reductions
She wondered if this was 'new'.
We also have powers to reduce or remit the amount of council tax
payable to such extent as we see fit. This is a discretionary
power we have and we will determine under which circumstances we
consider a reduction in council tax will be appropriate. People
wishing to apply for a discretionary reduction should apply in
writing setting out the reasons why the council tax should be
Well, it isn't. That provision has always been there ... as many
Freemen-on-the-Land realised many Moons ago.
You'll notice that they 'want reasons' ... and I dismissed it
because I never want to get involved in 'specifics' ... which only
work in a specific instance.
I've only ever been interested in 'What works for everyone'.
But I've just realised ... there is a 'non-specific'
I'm writing to tell you to remit the Council Tax
<ref> demand in full under the provision - in
your Regulations - that allows for this. The reason is because
your demand is ILLEGAL AND UNLAWFUL under the British
Constitution's Bill of Rights 1689. This means that pursuing
any amount of your demand would constitute a CRIMINAL ACT on
I give you fourteen (14) days to act under that provision and
write back confirming that you have remitted the full amount.
Please note: If you need to 'pay for Local Services', then I
suggest you tell the Government to re-issue Bradbury-style
Treasury Notes, according. It is, after all, their job. And
Sincerely, without vexation, ill-will or
Without any admission of any liability for anything
whatsoever, and with all Natural, Fundamental, Indefeasible