Finance Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 4:45 pm ar 30 Mehefin 2005.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

'(1) This Chapter shall not have effect in respect of any company falling within either section 24(1) or section 26(1), in any case where the commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs have on application of the company notified the company that the Board are satisfied that the transaction does not have a main purpose of achieving a UK tax advantage.

(2) Any application made under subsection (1) above shall be in writing, delivered either by post or by electronic mail, and shall contain particulars of the operations that are to be effected and the Commissioners may, within 30 days of the receipt of the application or of any further particulars previously required under this subsection, by notice require the applicant to furnish further particulars for the purpose of enabling the Commissioners to make their decision and if any such notice is not complied with within 30 days or such longer period as the Commissioners may allow, the Commissioners need not proceed further on the application.

(3) The Board shall notify their decision to the applicant within 30 days of receiving the application or, if they give a notice under subsection (2) above, within 30 days of the notice being complied with.

(4) If the Commissioners notify the applicant that they are not satisfied that the transaction in question does not have a main purpose of achieving a UK tax advantage or do not notify their decision to the applicant within the time required by subsection (3) above, the applicant may within 30 days of the due date for a decision in accordance with this section require the Commissioners to transmit the application, together with any notice given and further particulars furnished under subsection (2) above, to the Special Commissioners and in that event any notification by the Special Commissioners shall have effect for the purposes of subsection (1) above as if it were a notification by the Commissioners.

(5) If any particulars furnished under this section do not fully and accurately disclose all facts and considerations material for the decision of the Commissioners or the Special Commissioners, any resulting notification of a decision by the Commissioners or Special Commissioners shall be void.'. —[Mr. Philip Hammond.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

Motion made, and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:— 

The Committee divided: Ayes 9, Noes 13.

Rhif adran 6 Nimrod Review — Statement — New clause 1 - ADVANCE CLEARANCE

Ie: 9 MPs

Na: 13 MPs

Ie: A-Z fesul cyfenw

Na: A-Z fesul cyfenw

Question accordingly negatived.