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Finance Act 1986

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5(1)In paragraph 3 (definition of "the relevant contract") in paragraph (a) after the word "and", in the first place where it occurs, there shall be inserted the words

which, subject to sub-paragraph (3) below

and in the words following paragraph (b) for the words from "is not" onwards, there shall be substituted

which, subject to paragraph 2A(2) above, is not necessarily a contract for the sale of light gases for the purposes specified in the election.

(2)At the end of that paragraph there shall be added the following sub-paragraphs—

(3)In the case of an election which relates to light gases which are "excluded oil", as denned in section 10(1) of the principal Act, sub-paragraph (1)(a) above shall have effect with the omission of the words from "and which" to "date of the election.

(4)Sub-paragraph (4) of paragraph 2A of Schedule 3 to the principal Act (assumptions as to consents in determining price under an arm's length contract) shall apply for the purposes of paragraphs 2 and 2A above as it applies for the purposes of paragraph 2 of that Schedule, substituting a reference to a relevant contract (as denned above) for any reference to the contract mentioned in paragraph 2(2) of that Schedule."

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