Electronic money

Roland Perry lists at internetpolicyagency.com
Mon Dec 8 12:19:48 GMT 2014

In article <20141204211345.GA7343 at banjo.employees.org>, Derek Fawcus 
<dfawcus+lists-ukcrypto at employees.org> writes
>I recall reading about a Scottish Court decision (Court of Session?),
>which established that despite the notes in circulation not being legal tender,
>for practical purposes they have to be treated as if they were.
>Some guy had chosen to pay his council tax in cash,  the council refused,
>and it went to court.  The decision was that it would not be sensible
>for the council to refuse payment by notes in favour of 1 pound coins,
>and hence the council had to accept the notes.

Where I was living (in England) three years ago the council withdrew its 
cash-office, as an economy measure, and flat refused to accept cash for 
Council Tax payments.
Roland Perry

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