Council Tax Discount for Residential Hospital Patient

Notes of Guidance
A person is a disregard person for the purpose of Council Tax if one or more of the following applies:

  • he/she is a patient who has their main or only home in a hospital;
  • he/she is detained under part II of the Mental Health Act 1983 in a hospital;
  • he/she is detained under section 46,47 or 48 of the Mental Health Act 1983 in a hospital.

`HOSPTAL’ means-

  • a health service hospital within the meaning of the National Health act 1977; and
  • a military, air-force or naval unit or establishment in England and Wales at or in which medical or surgical treatment is provided for a person subject-
    • by virtue of section 205 of the Army act 1995, to military law;
    • by virtue of section 205 of the Air Force act 1955 to air-force law; or
    • by virtue of section 111 of the Naval Discipline Act 1957, to that act.

This includes NHS nursing homes.

 

Patient Details

Note: Questions marked by * are mandatory

Please list below all people aged 18 and over living at the address and state if any are already disregarded for the purpose of Council Tax.
I declare that the information given is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand that the Council may check my validity of the information provided.