HC Deb 22 June 1999 vol 333 c1065

.—(1) Stamp duty shall not be chargeable—

  1. (a) on any scheme under paragraph 32, or
  2. (b) on any instrument or agreement which is certified to the Commissioners of Inland Revenue by the Lord Chancellor as made in pursuance of such a scheme.

No such scheme, and no instrument or agreement which is certified as mentioned in sub?paragraph (1)(b), shall be taken to be duly stamped unless—

  1. (a) it has, in accordance with section 12 of the Stamp Act 1891, been stamped with a particular stamp denoting that it is not chargeable with that duty or that it is duly stamped, or
  2. (b) it is stamped with the duty to which it would be liable, apart from this paragraph.

(3) Section 12 of the Finance Act 1895 shall not operate to require—

  1. (a) the delivery to the Inland Revenue of a copy of this Act, or
  2. (b) the payment of stamp duty under that section on any copy of this Act,
and shall not apply in relation to any instrument on which, by virtue of sub-paragraph (1), stamp duty is not chargeable.'.

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