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Council tax disregards

Diplomats

You will not be counted if you are a diplomat, and have privileges and immunities under:

  • Diplomatic Privileges Act 1964 or
  • Commonwealth Secretariat Act 1966 orĀ 
  • Consular Relations Act 1968 or
  • International Organisations Act 1968 or
  • Commonwealth Countries and Republic of Ireland (Immunities and Privileges) Order 1985 or
  • Hong Kong Economic Trade Act 1996

and you are not:

  • a British citizen
  • a British dependent territories citizen
  • a British national (overseas) or British overseas citizen or
  • a British subject under the British Nationality Act 1981 or
  • a British protected person or a permanent resident of the United Kingdom
The diplomat must also have no other premises within the UK , which are their main residence.