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Schedule 2 — Transitionals and savings etc.
Part 4 — Property income

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profession or vocation for the rent that the person is treated as paying under

section 87(2) of ICTA by reference to the amount chargeable.

      (3)  

Sub-paragraph (4) applies if—

(a)   

in calculating the profits of a Schedule A business or an overseas

property business (within the meaning of section 65A(4) or 70A(4) of

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ICTA) for a tax year before the tax year 2005-06 or an accounting

period ending before 6th April 2005, a person is treated as paying

rent as a result of section 37(4) of ICTA by reference to the amount

chargeable on the superior interest for the purposes of that section,

and

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(b)   

as a result of paragraph 67 the amount chargeable on the superior

interest is the taxed receipt for the purposes of Chapter 4 of Part 3.

      (4)  

References in sections 290(5)(c) and 295(1)(b) to the deductions allowed for

expenses under section 292 by reference to the taxed receipt include

references to the deductions allowed in calculating the profits of the

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Schedule A business or overseas property business (within the meaning of

section 65A(4) or 70A(4) of ICTA) for the rent that the person is treated as

paying as a result of section 37(4) of ICTA by reference to the amount

chargeable on the superior interest.

Lease premiums: rules for determining effective duration of lease

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70    (1)  

In relation to a lease granted after 12th June 1969 and before 25th August

1971, for sections 303 and 304 substitute—

       

303  Rules for determining effective duration of lease

(1)   

The following rules apply for determining the effective duration of a

lease for the purposes of this Chapter.

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Rule 1: Where the terms of a lease include provision for the

determination of the lease by notice given by the landlord,

the lease is not to be treated as granted for a term longer than

one ending at the earliest date on which it could be

determined by notice so given.

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Rule 2: A lease is not to be treated as having been granted for a

term longer than one ending on a date before the end of the

term for which the lease was granted, if the terms of the lease

or any other circumstances make it unlikely that the lease will

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continue beyond that date.

Rule 3: Where the terms of the lease include provision for the

extension of the lease beyond a given date by notice given by

the tenant, account may be taken of any circumstances

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making it likely that the lease will be so extended.

(2)   

Rule 2 applies by reference to the facts known or ascertainable at the

time of the grant of the lease.

(3)   

In applying the rules, it is assumed that all parties concerned,

whatever their relationship, act as if they were at arm’s length.

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(4)   

In this section, in relation to Scotland, “term”, where referring to the

duration of a lease, means period.”

 

 

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      (2)  

This paragraph does not apply if the determination is for the purposes of

section 281 (sums payable for variation or waiver of term of lease).

71    (1)  

In relation to a lease granted before 13th June 1969, for sections 303 to 305

substitute—

       

303  Rules for determining effective duration of lease

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(1)   

The following rules apply for determining the effective duration of a

lease for the purposes of this Chapter.

Rule 1: Where the effective duration of a lease is being

determined after the date on which the lease has for any

reason come to an end, the duration is taken to have extended

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from its commencement to that date.

Rule 2: Where the terms of the lease include provision for the

determination of the lease by notice given either by the

landlord or by the tenant, the lease is not to be treated as

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granted for a term longer than one ending at the earliest date

on which it could be determined by notice.

Rule 3: A lease is not to be treated as having been granted for a

term longer than one ending on a date before the end of the

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term for which the lease was granted, if the terms of the lease

or any other circumstances make it unlikely that the lease will

continue beyond that date.

(2)   

Rules 2 and 3 are subject to rule 1.

(3)   

Rules 2 and 3 apply in accordance with circumstances prevailing at

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the time of the determination.

(4)   

In this section, in relation to Scotland, “term”, where referring to the

duration of a lease, means period.”

      (2)  

This paragraph does not apply if the determination is for the purposes of

section 281 (sums payable for variation or waiver of term of lease).

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Reverse premiums

72    (1)  

Section 311 does not apply to a reverse premium—

(a)   

which was received before 9th March 1999, or

(b)   

to which the recipient was entitled immediately before that date.

      (2)  

In determining whether a reverse premium was one to which the recipient

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was entitled immediately before 9th March 1999, no account is to be taken of

any arrangements made on or after that date.

Deductions for expenditure on energy-saving items

73         

Sections 312 to 314 do not apply to expenditure incurred before 6th April

2004.

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Commercial letting of furnished holiday accommodation

74    (1)  

Subject to sub-paragraph (4), Chapter 6 of Part 3 applies before 6th April

2006 with the following amendments.

 

 

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      (2)  

In section 322(2)—

(a)   

after paragraph (b) insert—

“(ba)   

section 623(2)(c) or 644(2)(c) of ICTA (income

regarded as relevant earnings for pension purposes:

see section 504A of that Act),”,

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(b)   

at the end of paragraph (d) insert “and”, and

(c)   

omit paragraph (f) and the word “and” before it.

      (3)  

In section 328(2)—

(a)   

before paragraph (a) insert—

“(aa)   

income regarded as relevant earnings for pension

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purposes under section 623(2)(c) or 644(2)(c) of ICTA,

or”, and

(b)   

omit paragraph (b) and the word “or” before it.

      (4)  

The power of the Treasury to make an order under section 281 or 283 of FA

2004 has effect as if Schedule 35 to that Act contained amendments

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substituting sections 322(2) and 328(2) of this Act for those subsections as

amended by sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) above.

75    (1)  

Subject to sub-paragraph (3), section 504A of ICTA (as inserted by Schedule

1 to this Act) applies before 6th April 2006 with the following amendment.

      (2)  

In subsection (2)—

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(a)   

after paragraph (a) insert—

“(ab)   

section 623(2)(c) or 644(2)(c) (income regarded as

relevant earnings for pension purposes), and”, and

(b)   

omit paragraph (c) and the word “and” before it.

      (3)  

The power of the Treasury to make an order under section 281 or 283 of FA

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2004 has effect as if Schedule 35 to that Act contained an amendment

substituting section 504A of ICTA (as inserted by Schedule 1 to this Act) for

that section as amended by sub-paragraph (2) above.

Adjustment on change of basis

76    (1)  

Chapter 7 of Part 3 applies to a change of basis taking effect for a period of

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account which ends on or after 6th April 2005.

      (2)  

For this purpose the period of account for which a change of basis takes

effect is the first period of account for which the new basis is adopted.

Meaning of “mineral royalties”

77         

The definition of “mineral royalties” in section 341(2) does not include any

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rent receivable before 6th April 1970.

 

 

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Part 5

Savings and investment income: general

Open-ended investment companies: saving for powers to make provision corresponding to

provisions applicable to unit trusts

78    (1)  

Despite the enactment by this Act in the OEIC sections of provisions

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previously contained in regulations made under section 152 of FA 1995, the

Treasury may continue to make regulations under that section for achieving

any purpose that could be achieved by such regulations before the coming

into force of the OEIC sections.

      (2)  

Accordingly—

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(a)   

regulations under that section may make provision for securing, in

relation to the matters mentioned in subsection (1)(a) to (c) of that

section, that the provision made by the OEIC sections corresponds,

subject to such modifications as the Treasury consider appropriate,

to the provision made by the enactments mentioned in subsection (2)

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of that section in relation to—

(i)   

unit trusts,

(ii)   

rights under, and the assets subject to, such trusts, and

(iii)   

transactions for purposes connected with such trusts, and

(b)   

that section has effect with such modifications as are required for the

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purposes of this paragraph.

      (3)  

In this paragraph—

“the OEIC sections” means—

(a)   

sections 373 to 375 of this Act (under which certain amounts are

treated as interest paid by open-ended investment companies),

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and

(b)   

sections 386 to 388 of this Act (under which certain amounts are

treated as dividends paid by open-ended investment

companies), and

“unit trust” has the same meaning as in section 152 of FA 1995 (see

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subsection (7)).

Deeply discounted securities issued in accordance with qualifying earn-out right

79         

Despite the repeal by this Act of section 104(4) of FA 2002, sections 430(5)

and 442 (securities issued in accordance with qualifying earn-out right)

apply whenever the security was issued.

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Deeply discounted securities: deemed transfers of strips on 5th April

80    (1)  

Despite the repeal by this Act of paragraph 14(4) of Schedule 13 to FA 1996,

a person who was deemed under that paragraph to have transferred a strip

on 5th April 2005 is treated for the purposes of Chapter 8 of Part 4 (profits

from deeply discounted securities) as if the person had re-acquired the strip

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under that paragraph on 6th April 2005 for an amount equal to the amount

for which it was deemed to have been transferred.

      (2)  

That Chapter and this Part of this Schedule apply to a deemed transfer and

reacquisition under that paragraph (including a reacquisition within sub-

 

 

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paragraph (1)) as if it were a transfer and reacquisition under section 445(2)

and (3).

      (3)  

Section 452 (power to modify that Chapter for strips) applies as if this

paragraph were in that Chapter.

Deeply discounted securities: restriction of profits and losses on strips

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81    (1)  

Sections 447 and 448 (restriction of profits and losses on strips by reference

to original acquisition cost) do not apply to a strip acquired before 15th

January 2004.

      (2)  

For the purposes of paragraph (1) any deemed acquisitions under paragraph

14(4) of Schedule 13 to FA 1996 or section 445(3) of this Act are ignored.

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Deeply discounted securities: saving for charities’ losses

82         

The references in section 454(4) and (5) to trustees include any person who,

had the loss been a profit—

(a)   

would have been eligible for relief from tax for the tax year in which

the loss is sustained as a result of section 505(1) of ICTA (exemption

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from income tax for certain income forming part of the income of a

charity), or

(b)   

would have been so eligible but for section 505(3) of that Act (income

that is not exempt in some circumstances for charities incurring non-

qualifying expenditure).

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Deeply discounted securities: saving for pension trustees’ losses

83         

The references in section 454(4) and (5) to trustees include any person who,

had the loss been a profit, would have been eligible for relief from tax for the

tax year in which the loss is sustained as a result of—

(a)   

section 592(2) of ICTA (exemption from income tax for income from

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investments or deposit held for exempt approved pension schemes),

(b)   

section 608(2)(a) of ICTA (corresponding exemption for

superannuation funds approved before 6th April 1980),

(c)   

section 613(4) of ICTA (corresponding exemption for parliamentary

pension funds),

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(d)   

section 614(2), (3), (4) or (5) of ICTA (corresponding exemption for

certain overseas pension funds),

(e)   

section 620(6) of ICTA (corresponding exemption for retirement

annuity funds), or

(f)   

section 643(2) of ICTA (corresponding exemption for approved

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personal pension schemes).

Exclusion of deeply discounted securities from section 711 to 728 of ICTA (accrued income

profits)

84         

Securities only fall within paragraph (f) of section 710(3) of ICTA (meaning

of “securities” for purposes of sections 711 to 728), as substituted by

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Schedule 1 to this Act, if the disposal of the securities on or after 6th April

2005 would be a disposal of deeply discounted securities for the purposes of

Chapter 8 of Part 4 of this Act.

 

 

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Gains from contracts for life insurance etc: foreign policies of life insurance

85    (1)  

This paragraph modifies the application of—

(a)   

section 474(4) (foreign policies of life insurance which are not

qualifying policies),

(b)   

section 531(6) (foreign policies of life insurance to which section 530

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applies), and

(c)   

section 532 (relief for policies and contracts with European Area

Insurers),

           

in relation to a policy of life insurance which meets conditions A and B.

      (2)  

Condition A is that the policy is a foreign policy of life insurance by virtue

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of paragraph (a) of the definition of that term in section 476(3).

      (3)  

Condition B is that the income of the company which issued the policy was

charged to corporation tax under section 445 of ICTA for an accounting

period ending on or after the day on which the policy was issued.

      (4)  

The policy is treated as having been a qualifying policy for any part of the

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chargeable period when—

(a)   

it would have been treated as a qualifying policy apart from section

474(4), and

(b)   

the conditions in either sub-paragraph (3) or sub-paragraph (4) of

paragraph 24 of Schedule 15 to ICTA (as it then had effect) were met.

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      (5)  

The policy meets condition B in section 531(6) if—

(a)   

the conditions in either sub-paragraph (3) or sub-paragraph (4) of

paragraph 24 of Schedule 15 to ICTA (as it then had effect) were met

throughout the chargeable period, and

(b)   

the conditions in sub-paragraph (3) of that paragraph are met

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throughout the period—

(i)   

beginning immediately after the end of the chargeable

period, and

(ii)   

ending with the date on which the gains mentioned in section

531(1) arise.

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      (6)  

Despite the definition of “policy period” in section 532(5), for the purposes

of determining whether conditions A to C in that section have been met in

relation to the policy or contract throughout the policy period, that period is

to be taken not to include—

(a)   

any part of the chargeable period when the conditions in either sub-

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paragraph (3) or sub-paragraph (4) of paragraph 24 of Schedule 15 to

ICTA (as it then had effect) were met, and

(b)   

any subsequent period when the conditions in sub-paragraph (3) of

that paragraph are met.

      (7)  

In this paragraph “the chargeable period” means the period—

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(a)   

beginning with the date on which the policy was issued, and

(b)   

ending with the last day of the last accounting period for which the

company which issued the policy was liable to tax under section 445

of ICTA.

 

 

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Gains from contracts for life insurance etc: exclusion of pension policies

86    (1)  

Subject to sub-paragraph (4), before 6th April 2006 Chapter 9 of Part 4

applies with the following amendments.

      (2)  

For section 479 (exclusion of pension policies) substitute—

“479    

  Exclusion of pension policies

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(1)   

This Chapter does not apply to a pension policy.

(2)   

In this section “pension policy” means—

(a)   

a policy of life insurance issued in connection with an

approved scheme,

(b)   

a policy of insurance which is, or is evidence of, a contract for

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the time being approved under section 621 of ICTA (contracts

to provide for surviving spouses and dependants), or

(c)   

a policy of life insurance held in connection with an approved

personal pension scheme.

(3)   

In this section—

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“approved scheme” has the meaning given by section 612(1) of

ICTA, and

“personal pension scheme” and “approved”, in relation to such

a scheme, have the meaning given by section 630(1) of ICTA.”

      (3)  

In section 486 (exclusion of maturity of capital redemption policies in certain

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circumstances) for “non-registered occupational pension” substitute

“sponsored superannuation”.

      (4)  

The power of the Treasury to make an order under section 281 or 283 of FA

2004 has effect as if Schedule 35 to that Act contained amendments—

(a)   

substituting section 479 of this Act for that section as substituted by

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sub-paragraph (2), and

(b)   

substituting “non-registered occupational pension” for “sponsored

superannuation” in section 486 of this Act.

Gains from contracts for life insurance etc: rights partially assigned

87         

Section 505 (assignments involving co-ownership) does not have effect in

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relation to any transaction which—

(a)   

took place in relation to a policy or contract in an insurance year

beginning on or before 5th April 2001, and

(b)   

would otherwise and by reason only of the application of that section

fall to be taken into account as an assignment of a part of or a share

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in the rights conferred by the policy or contract in a calculation

under—

(i)   

section 507 (periodic calculations in part surrender and

assignment cases), or

(ii)   

section 511 (transaction-related calculations in part surrender

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and assignment cases).

88    (1)  

This paragraph applies if a calculation under section 507 or 511 in relation to

a policy or contract requires account to be taken of any part of or share in the

rights conferred by the policy or contract which has been assigned for

 

 

 
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