Local Government (Charges) Act 2009

7.

Unpaid amount to be a charge on property.

7.— (1) Any charge or late payment fee due and unpaid by an owner of residential property shall, subject to subsection (2) , be and remain a charge on the property to which it relates.

(2) The said property shall not, as against a bona fide purchaser for full consideration in money or money’s worth or a mortgagee, remain charged with or liable to the payment of such unpaid charge or late payment fee after the expiration of 12 years from the date upon which the amount concerned fell due.