Presentation on theme: "TCE Act – Anticipated Fee Structure and Certification Process? Andy Rose - Managing Director, Bristow & Sutor."— Presentation transcript:
TCE Act – Anticipated Fee Structure and Certification Process? Andy Rose - Managing Director, Bristow & Sutor
Fee Regulations Not here yet! Autumn to allow for CPI data Single scale to replace previous mess Government Economist’s work Non High Court = 3 defined stages Administration/Compliance Fee Enforcement Fee Removal Fee Variable/Exceptional costs Core activities
Administration/Compliance Fee Trigger point wording £75 subject to uplift Office based activities Principle to avoid/reduce enforcement visits Information & Payments Fees pro rata £750 + £75 = 10% Multiple cases
Enforcement Visit Fee Trigger Point Actions to be undertaken £230 subject to uplift £1500 threshold – additional 7.5% Notices Follow up visits Single fee application Fees pro rata – percentage change
Removal Fee Goods have to be removed and taken to a place of sale £105 subject to uplift Exceptional costs application – messy! Additional auctioneer’s costs for sale process HCEO Fee = £510?
The ponderables! Amount of uplift? Across all the component fees? How will pro rata be defined? Exceptional costs process VAT! Transition arrangements 12 month review
Certification v Regulation Regulation considered and dismissed Package of new measures under TCE Recommendation 18 – Implement Section 64 of the TCE Act = Certification Similar to existing process Enhanced features Evidence of competences Training / Examination
Certification v Regulation MOJ working with stakeholders CIVEA/IRRV initiative Possible future review LGO future role?