HC Deb 23 March 1998 vol 309 c150


That the following provisions shall have effect for the period beginning 24th March 1998 and ending 31 days after the earliest of the dates mentioned in section 50(2) of the Finance Act 1973

(1) Section 55 of the Finance Act 1963 and section 4 of the Finance Act (Northern Ireland) 1963 shall each be amended in accordance with the provisions of paragraphs (2) and (3) below.

(2) In subsection (l)(d), for "£1.50p" there shall be substituted "£2".

(3) In subsection (l)(e), for "£2" there shall be substituted "£3".

(4) This Resolution shall apply to instruments executed on or after 24th March 1998, except where the instrument in question is executed in pursuance of a contract made on or before 17th March 1998.

And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of section 50 of the Finance Act 1973.