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Finance Act 1970

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13(1)Section 114 of the Stamp Act 1891 (composition for stamp duty on transfers of colonial etc. stock) shall cease to have effect, but transfers of any stock in respect of which payments have been made under that section shall continue to be exempt from stamp duty.

(2)In section 37(2) of the Finance Act 1939 (composition agreements in respect of colonial etc. stock: rate of payment per £100 of aggregate nominal amount of stock) for "three pence for every one hundred pounds and any fraction of one hundred pounds " substitute

Is. for every £400 and any fraction of £400; and any agreement entered into for the purposes of the said section 37 before the passing of this Act shall, so far as it relates to payments to be made on or after 1st August 1970, have effect as if it provided for the making of those payments at the rate at which duty is chargeable under that section by virtue of this sub-paragraph.

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