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SCHEDULE 8E+W+S+N.I. Zero-rating

Part IE+W+S+N.I. Index to zero-rated supplies of goods and services

Subject matterGroup Number1983 Group Number
Bank notesGroup 11Group 13
Books etc.Group 3Group 3
Caravans and houseboatsGroup 9Group 11
Charities etc.Group 15Group 16
Clothing and footwearGroup 16Group 17
Construction of buildings etc.Group 5Group 8
Drugs, medicines, aids for the handicapped etc.Group 12Group 14
FoodGroup 1Group 1
GoldGroup 10Group 12
Imports, exports etc.Group 13Group 15
International servicesGroup 7Group 9
Protected buildingsGroup 6Group 8A
Sewerage services and waterGroup 2Group 2
Talking books for the blind and handicapped and wireless sets for the blindGroup 4Group 4
F1. . .F1. . .F1. . .
TransportGroup 8Group 10
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F1Sch. 8 Pt. I: entry relating to “tax-free shops” deleted (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/1642, art. 2(a)

Part IIE+W+S+N.I. The Groups

Group 1— FoodE+W+S+N.I.

The supply of anything comprised in the general items set out below, except—

(a) a supply in the course of catering; and

(b) a supply of anything comprised in any of the excepted items set out below, unless it is also comprised in any of the items overriding the exceptions set out below which relates to that excepted item.

General itemsE+W+S+N.I.
Item No.E+W+S+N.I.

1Food of a kind used for human consumption.

2Animal feeding stuffs.E+W+S+N.I.

3Seeds or other means of propagation of plants comprised in item 1 or 2.E+W+S+N.I.

4Live animals of a kind generally used as, or yielding or producing, food for human consumption.E+W+S+N.I.

Excepted itemsE+W+S+N.I.
Item No.E+W+S+N.I.

1Ice cream, ice lollies, frozen yogurt, water ices and similar frozen products, and prepared mixes and powders for making such products.

2Confectionery, not including cakes or biscuits other than biscuits wholly or partly covered with chocolate or some product similar in taste and appearance.E+W+S+N.I.

3Beverages chargeable with any duty of excise specifically charged on spirits, beer, wine or made-wine and preparations thereof.E+W+S+N.I.

4Other beverages (including fruit juices and bottled waters) and syrups, concentrates, essences, powders, crystals or other products for the preparation of beverages.E+W+S+N.I.

5Any of the following when packaged for human consumption without further preparation, namely, potato crisps, potato sticks, potato puffs, and similar products made from the potato, or from potato flour, or from potato starch, and savoury food products obtained by the swelling of cereals or cereal products; and salted or roasted nuts other than nuts in shell.E+W+S+N.I.

6Pet foods, canned, packaged or prepared; packaged foods (not being pet foods) for birds other than poultry or game; and biscuits and meal for cats and dogs.E+W+S+N.I.

7Goods described in items 1, 2 and 3 of the general items which are canned, bottled, packaged or prepared for use—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in the domestic brewing of any beer;

(b)in the domestic making of any cider or perry;

(c)in the domestic production of any wine or made-wine.

Items overriding the exceptionsE+W+S+N.I.
Item No.E+W+S+N.I.

1Yoghurt unsuitable for immediate consumption when frozen.

2Drained cherries.E+W+S+N.I.

3Candied peels.E+W+S+N.I.

4Tea, mateg, herbal teas and similar products, and preparations and extracts thereof.E+W+S+N.I.

5Cocoa, coffee and chicory and other roasted coffee substitutes, and preparations and extracts thereof.E+W+S+N.I.

6Milk and preparations and extracts thereof.E+W+S+N.I.

7Preparations and extracts of meat, yeast or egg.E+W+S+N.I.

Notes:E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Food” includes drink.

(2)Animal” includes bird, fish, crustacean and mollusc.

(3)A supply of anything in the course of catering includes—

(a)any supply of it for consumption on the premises on which it is supplied; and

(b)any supply of hot food for consumption off those premises;

and for the purposes of paragraph (b) above “hot food” means food which, or any part of which—

(i)has been heated for the purposes of enabling it to be consumed at a temperature above the ambient air temperature; and

(ii)is at the time of the supply above that temperature.

(4)Item 1 of the items overriding the exceptions relates to item 1 of the excepted items.

(5)Items 2 and 3 of the items overriding the exceptions relate to item 2 of the excepted items; and for the purposes of item 2 of the excepted items “confectionery” includes chocolates, sweets and biscuits; drained, glaceg or crystallised fruits; and any item of sweetened prepared food which is normally eaten with the fingers.

(6)[F2Items 4 to 7] of the items overriding the exceptions relate to item 4 of the excepted items.

(7)Any supply described in this Group shall include a supply of services described in paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 4.

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F2Words in Sch. 8 Group 1(food) Note 6 substituted (retrospectively) by 1999 c. 16, s. 14

Notes:E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Food” includes drink.

(2)Animal” includes bird, fish, crustacean and mollusc.

(3)A supply of anything in the course of catering includes—

(a)any supply of it for consumption on the premises on which it is supplied; and

(b)any supply of hot food for consumption off those premises;

and for the purposes of paragraph (b) above “hot food” means food which, or any part of which—

(i)has been heated for the purposes of enabling it to be consumed at a temperature above the ambient air temperature; and

(ii)is at the time of the supply above that temperature.

(4)Item 1 of the items overriding the exceptions relates to item 1 of the excepted items.

(5)Items 2 and 3 of the items overriding the exceptions relate to item 2 of the excepted items; and for the purposes of item 2 of the excepted items “confectionery” includes chocolates, sweets and biscuits; drained, glaceg or crystallised fruits; and any item of sweetened prepared food which is normally eaten with the fingers.

(6)Items 4 to 6 of the items overriding the exceptions relate to item 4 of the excepted items.

(7)Any supply described in this Group shall include a supply of services described in paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 4.

Group 2— Sewerage services and waterE+W+S+N.I.

Item No.E+W+S+N.I.

1Services of—

(a)reception, disposal or treatment of foul water or sewage in bulk, and

(b)emptying of cesspools, septic tanks or similar receptacles which are used otherwise than in connection with the carrying on in the course of a business of a relevant industrial activity.

2The supply, for use otherwise than in connection with the carrying on in the course of a business of a relevant industrial activity, of water other than—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)distilled water, deionised water and water of similar purity, F3. . .

(b)water comprised in any of the excepted items set out in Group 1.

[F4and

(c)water which has been heated so that it is supplied at a temperature higher than that at which it was before it was heated.]

Note:Relevant industrial activity” means any activity described in any of Divisions 1 to 5 of the 1980 edition of the publication prepared by the Central Statistical Office and known as the Standard Industrial Classification.

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F3Word in Sch. 8 Group 2 item 2 para.(a) omitted (26.6.1996) by virtue of S.I. 1996/1661, arts. 1, 2(a)

F4Sch. 8 Group 2 item 2 para.(c) inserted (26.6.1996) by S.I. 1996/1661, arts. 1, 2(b)

Group 3— Books, etc.E+W+S+N.I.

Item No.E+W+S+N.I.

1Books, booklets, brochures, pamphlets and leaflets.

2Newspapers, journals and periodicals.E+W+S+N.I.

3Children’s picture books and painting books.E+W+S+N.I.

4Music (printed, duplicated or manuscript).E+W+S+N.I.

5Maps, charts and topographical plans.E+W+S+N.I.

6Covers, cases and other articles supplied with items 1 to 5 and not separately accounted for.E+W+S+N.I.

Note:E+W+S+N.I.

Items 1 to 6—

(a)do not include plans or drawings for industrial, architectural, engineering, commercial or similar purposes; but

(b)include the supply of the services described in paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 4 in respect of goods comprised in the items.

Group 4— Talking books for the blind and handicapped and wireless sets for the blindE+W+S+N.I.

Item No.E+W+S+N.I.

1The supply to the Royal National Institute for the Blind, the National Listening Library or other similar charities of—

(a)magnetic tape specially adapted for the recording and reproduction of speech for the blind or severely handicapped;

(b)apparatus designed or specially adapted for the making on a magnetic tape, by way of the transfer of recorded speech from another magnetic tape, of a recording described in paragraph (f) below;

(c)apparatus designed or specially adapted for transfer to magnetic tapes of a recording made by apparatus described in paragraph (b) above;

(d)apparatus for re-winding magnetic tape described in paragraph (f) below;

(e)apparatus designed or specially adapted for the reproduction from recorded magnetic tape of speech for the blind or severely handicapped which is not available for use otherwise than by the blind or severely handicapped;

(f)magnetic tape upon which has been recorded speech for the blind or severely handicapped, such recording being suitable for reproduction only in the apparatus mentioned in paragraph (e) above;

(g)apparatus solely for the making on a magnetic tape of a sound recording which is for use by the blind or severely handicapped;

(h)parts and accessories (other than a magnetic tape for use with apparatus described in paragraph (g) above) for goods comprised in paragraphs (a) to (g) above;

(i)the supply of a service of repair or maintenance of any goods comprised in paragraphs (a) to (h) above.

2The supply to a charity of—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)wireless receiving sets; or

(b)apparatus solely for the making and reproduction of a sound recording on a magnetic tape permanently contained in a cassette,

being goods solely for gratuitous loan to the blind.

Note: The supply mentioned in items 1 and 2 includes the letting on hire of goods comprised in the items.

[F5GROUP 5-CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS, ETC.]E+W+S+N.I.

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F5Sch. 8 Group 5 substituted (1.3.1995) by S.I. 1995/280, arts. 1, 2

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F6Sch. 8 Group 5 substituted (1.3.1995) by S.I. 1995/280, arts. 1, 2

[F61The first grant by a person—

(a)constructing a building—

(i)designed as a dwelling or number of dwellings; or

(ii)intended for use solely for a relevant residential or a relevant charitable purpose; or

(b)converting a non-residential building or a non-residential part of a building into a building designed as a dwelling or number of dwellings or a building intended for use solely for a relevant residential purpose,

of a major interest in, or in any part of, the building, dwelling or its site.]

[F72The supply in the course of the construction of—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)a building designed as a dwelling or number of dwellings or intended for use solely for a relevant residential purpose or a relevant charitable purpose; or

(b)any civil engineering work necessary for the development of a permanent park for residential caravans,

of any services related to the construction other than the services of an architect, surveyor or any person acting as a consultant or in a supervisory capacity.]

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F7Sch. 8 Group 5 substituted (1.3.1995) by S.I. 1995/280, arts. 1, 2

[F83The supply to a [F9relevant housing association] in the course of conversion of a non-residential building or a non-residential part of a building into—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)a building or part of a building designed as a dwelling or number of dwellings; or

(b)a building or part of a building intended for use solely for a relevant residential purpose,

of any services related to the conversion other than the services of an architect, surveyor or any person acting as a consultant or in a supervisory capacity.]

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F8Sch. 8 Group 5 substituted (1.3.1995) by S.I. 1995/280, arts. 1, 2

F9Words in Sch. 8 Group 5 item 3 substituted (1.3.1997) by S.I. 1997/50, arts. 1, 2

[F104The supply of building materials to a person to whom the supplier is supplying services within item 2 or 3 of this Group which include the incorporation of the materials into the building (or its site) in question.]E+W+S+N.I.

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F10Sch. 8 Group 5 substituted (1.3.1995) by S.I. 1995/280, arts. 1, 2

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F11Sch. 8 Group 5 substituted (1.3.1995) by S.I. 1995/280, arts. 1, 2

(1)“Grant” includes an assignment or surrender.

(2)A building is designed as a dwelling or a number of dwellings where in relation to each dwelling the following conditions are satisfied—

(a)the dwelling consists of self-contained living accommodation;

(b)there is no provision for direct internal access from the dwelling to any other dwelling or part of a dwelling;

(c)the separate use, or disposal of the dwelling is not prohibited by the term of any covenant, statutory planning consent or similar provision; and

(d)statutory planning consent has been granted in respect of that dwelling and its construction or conversion has been carried out in accordance with that consent.

(3)The construction of, or conversion of a non-residential building to, a building designed as a dwelling or a number of dwellings includes the construction of, or conversion of a non-residential building to, a garage provided that—

(a)the dwelling and the garage are constructed or converted at the same time; and

(b)the garage is intended to be occupied with the dwelling or one of the dwellings.

(4)Use for a relevant residential purpose means use as—

(a)a home or other institution providing residential accommodation for children;

(b)a home or other institution providing residential accommodation with personal care for persons in need of personal care by reason of old age, disablement, past or present dependence on alcohol or drugs or past or present mental disorder;

(c)a hospice;

(d)residential accommodation for students or school pupils;

(e)residential accommodation for members of any of the armed forces;

(f)a monastery, nunnery or similar establishment; or

(g)an institution which is the sole or main residence of at least 90 per cent. of its residents,

except use as a hospital, prison or similar institution or an hotel, inn or similar establishment.

(5)Where a number of buildings are—

(a)constructed at the same time and on the same site; and

(b)are intended to be used together as a unit solely for a relevant residential purpose;

then each of those buildings, to the extent that they would not be so regarded but for this Note, are to be treated as intended for use solely for a relevant residential purpose.

(6)Use for a relevant charitable purpose means use by a charity in either or both the following ways, namely—

(a)otherwise than in the course or furtherance of a business;

(b)as a village hall or similarly in providing social or recreational facilities for a local community.

[F12(7)For the purposes of item 1(b), and for the purposes of these Notes so far as having effect for the purposes of item 1(b), a building or part of a building is “non-residential” if—

(a)it is neither designed, nor adapted, for use—

(i)as a dwelling or number of dwellings, or

(ii)for a relevant residential purpose; or

(b)it is designed, or adapted, for such use but—

(i)it was constructed more than 10 years before the grant of the major interest;

and

(ii)no part of it has, in the period of 10 years immediately preceding the grant, been used as a dwelling or for a relevant residential purpose.

(7A)For the purposes of item 3, and for the purposes of these Notes so far as having effect for the purposes of item 3, a building or part of a building is “non-residential” if—

(a)it is neither designed, nor adapted, for use—

(i)as a dwelling or number of dwellings, or

(ii)for a relevant residential purpose; or

(b)it is designed, or adapted, for such use but—

(i)it was constructed more than 10 years before the commencement of the works of conversion, and

(ii)no part of it has, in the period of 10 years immediately preceding the commencement of those works, been used as a dwelling or for a relevant residential purpose, and

(iii)no part of it is being so used.]

(8)References to a non-residential building or a non-residential part of a building do not include a reference to a garage occupied together with a dwelling.

(9)The conversion, other than to a building designed for a relevant residential purpose, of a non-residential part of a building which already contains a residential part is not included within items 1(b) or 3 unless the result of that conversion is to create an additional dwelling or dwellings.

(10)Where—

(a)part of a building that is constructed is designed as a dwelling or number of dwellings or is intended for use solely for a relevant residential purpose or relevant charitable purpose (and part is not); or

(b)part of a building that is converted is designed as a dwelling or number of dwellings or is used solely for a relevant residential purpose (and part is not)—

then in the case of—

(i)a grant or other supply relating only to the part so designed or intended for that use (or its site) shall be treated as relating to a building so designed or intended for such use;

(ii)a grant or other supply relating only to the part neither so designed nor intended for such use (or its site) shall not be so treated; and

(iii)any other grant or other supply relating to, or to any part of, the building (or its site), an apportionment shall be made to determine the extent to which it is to be so treated.

(11)Where, a service falling within the description in items 2 or 3 is supplied in part in relation to the construction or conversion of a building and in part for other purposes, an apportionment may be made to determine the extent to which the supply is to be treated as falling within items 2 or 3.

(12)Where all or part of a building is intended for use solely for a relevant residential purpose or a relevant charitable purpose—

(a)a supply relating to the building (or any part of it) shall not be taken for the purposes of items 2 and 4 as relating to a building intended for such use unless it is made to a person who intends to use the building (or part) for such a purpose; and

(b)a grant or other supply relating to the building (or any part of it) shall not be taken as relating to a building intended for such use unless before it is made the person to whom it is made has given to the person making it a certificate in such form as may be specified in a notice published by the Commissioners stating that the grant or other supply (or a specified part of it) so relates.

(13)The grant of an interest in, or in any part of—

(a)a building designed as a dwelling or number of dwellings; or

(b)the site of such a building,

is not within item 1 if—

(i)the interest granted is such that the grantee is not entitled to reside in the building or part, throughout the year; or

(ii)residence there throughout the year, or the use of the building or part as the grantee’s principal private residence, is prevented by the terms of a covenant, statutory planning consent or similar permission.

(14)Where the major interest referred to in item 1 is a tenancy or lease—

(a)if a premium is payable, the grant falls within that item only to the extent that it is made for consideration in the form of the premium; and

(b)if a premium is not payable, the grant falls within that item only to the extent that it is made for consideration in the form of the first payment of rent due under the tenancy or lease.

(15)The reference in item 2(b) of this Group to the construction of a civil engineering work does not include a reference to the conversion, reconstruction, alteration or enlargement of a work.

(16)For the purpose of this Group, the construction of a building does not include—

(a)the conversion, reconstruction or alteration of an existing building; or

(b)any enlargement of, or extension to, an existing building except to the extent the enlargement or extension creates an additional dwelling or dwellings; or

(c)subject to Note (17) below, the construction of an annexe to an existing building.

(17)Note 16(c) above shall not apply [F13where the whole or a part of an annexe is intended for use solely for a relevant charitable purpose and]F13

(a)[F14the annexe]F14 is capable of functioning independently from the existing building; and

(b)the only access or where there is more than one means of access, the main access to:

(i)the annexe is not via the existing building; and

(ii)the existing building is not via the annexe.

(18)A building only ceases to be an existing building when:

(a)demolished completely to ground level; or

(b)the part remaining above ground level consists of no more than a single facade or where a corner site, a double facade, the retention of which is a condition or requirement of statutory planning consent or similar permission.

(19)A caravan is not a residential caravan if residence in it throughout the year is prevented by the terms of a covenant, statutory planning consent or similar permission.

(20)Item 2 and Item 3 do not include the supply of services described in paragraph 1(1) or 5(4) of Schedule 4.

[F15(21)In item 3 “relevant housing association” means–

(a)a registered social landlord within the meaning of Part I of the Housing Act 1996 F16,

(b)a registered housing association within the meaning of the Housing Associations Act 1985 F17 (Scottish registered housing associations), or

(c)a registered housing association within the meaning of Part II of the Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 F18 (Northern Irish registered housing associations).]

(22)“Building materials”, in relation to any description of building, means goods of a description ordinarily incorporated by builders in a building of that description, (or its site), but does not include—

(a)finished or prefabricated furniture, other than furniture designed to be fitted in kitchens;

(b)materials for the construction of fitted furniture, other than kitchen furniture;

(c)electrical or gas appliances, unless the appliance is an appliance which is—

(i)designed to heat space or water (or both) or to provide ventilation, air cooling, air purification, or dust extraction; or

(ii)intended for use in a building designed as a number of dwellings and is a door-entry system, a waste disposal unit or a machine for compacting waste; or

(iii)a burglar alarm, a fire alarm, or fire safety equipment or designed solely for the purpose of enabling aid to be summoned in an emergency; or

(iv)a lift or hoist;

(d)carpets or carpeting material.

(23)For the purposes of Note (22) above the incorporation of goods in a building includes their installation as fittings.

(24)Section 30(3) does not apply to goods forming part of a description of supply in this Group.]

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F12Sch. 8 Group 5 Notes (7)(7A) substituted for Sch. 8 Group 5 Note (7) (1.8.2001) by S.I. 2001/2305, arts. 2, 3

F15Sch. 8 Group 5 Note (21) substituted (1.3.1997) by S.I. 1997/50, arts. 1, 2

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C4Sch. 8 Group 5 Note (7A) applied (1.8.2001) by S.I. 2001/2305, art. 4

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F19Sch. 8 Group 6 substituted (1.3.1995) by S.I. 1995/283, arts. 1, 2

Item No.E+W+S+N.I.

[F201The first grant by a person substantially reconstructing a protected building, of a major interest in, or in any part of, the building or its site.]

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F20Sch. 8 Group 6 substituted (1.3.1995) by S.I. 1995/283, arts. 1, 2

[F212The supply, in the course of an approved alteration of a protected building, of any services other than the services of an architect, surveyor or any person acting as consultant or in a supervisory capacity.]E+W+S+N.I.

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F21Sch. 8 Group 6 substituted (1.3.1995) by S.I. 1995/283, arts. 1, 2

[F223The supply of building materials to a person to whom the supplier is supplying services within item 2 of this Group which include the incorporation of the materials into the building (or its site) in question.]E+W+S+N.I.

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F22Sch. 8 Group 6 substituted (1.3.1995) by S.I. 1995/283, arts. 1, 2

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F23Sch. 8 Group 6 substituted (1.3.1995) by S.I. 1995/283, arts. 1, 2

(1)“Protected building” means a building which is designed to remain as or become a dwelling or number of dwellings (as defined in Note (2) below) or is intended for use solely for a relevant residential purpose or a relevant charitable purpose after the reconstruction or alteration and which, in either case, is—

(a)a listed building within the meaning of—

(i)the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 F24; or

(ii)[F25the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997]; or

(iii)the Planning (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 F26; or

(b)a scheduled monument, within the meaning of—

(i)the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979; or

(ii)[F27the Historic Monuments and Archaeological Objects (Northern Ireland) Order 1995].

(2)A building is designed to remain as or become a dwelling or number of dwellings where in relation to each dwelling the following conditions are satisfied—

(a)the dwelling consists of self-contained living accommodation;

(b)there is no provision for direct internal access from the dwelling to any other dwelling or part of a dwelling;

(c)the separate use, or disposal of the dwelling is not prohibited by the terms of any convenants, statutory planning consent or similar provision,

and includes a garage (occupied together with a dwelling) either constructed at the same time as the building or where the building has been sustantially reconstructed at the same time as that reconstruction.

(3)Notes (1), (4), (6), (12) to (14) and (22) to (24) of Group 5 apply in relation to this Group as they apply in relation to that Group but subject to any appropriate modifications.

F28(4)For the purposes of item 1, a protected building shall not be regarded as substantially reconstructed unless the reconstruction is such that at least one of the following conditions is fulfilled when the reconstruction is completed—

(a)that, of the works carried out to effect the reconstruction, at least three-fifths, measured by reference to cost, are of such a nature that the supply of services (other than excluded services), materials and other items to carry out the works, would, if supplied by a taxable person, be within either item 2 or item 3 of this Group; and

[F29(b)that the reconstructed building incorporates no more of the original building (that is to say, the building as it was before the reconstruction began) than the external walls, together with other external features of architectural or historic interest;]

and in paragraph (a) above “excluded services” means the services of an architect, surveyor or other person acting as consultant or in a supervisory capacity.

(5)Where part of a protected building that is substantially reconstructed is designed to remain as or become a dwelling or a number of dwellings or is intended for use solely for a relevant residential or relevant charitable purpose (and part is not)—

(a)a grant or other supply relating only to the part so designed or intended for such use (or its site) shall be treateed as relating to a building so designed or intended for such use;

(b)a grant or other supply relating only to the part neither so designed nor intended for such use (or its site) shall not be so treated; and

(c)in the case of any other grant or other supply relating to, or to any part of, the building (or its site), an apportionment shall be made to determine the extent to which it is to be so treated.

(6)“Approved alteration” means—

(a)in the case of a protected building which is an ecclesiastical building to which section 60 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 applies, any works of alteration; and

(b)in the case of a protected building which is a scheduled monument within the meaning of the Historic Monuments Act (Northern Ireland) 1971 and in respect of which a protection order, within the meaning of that Act, is in force, works of alteration for which consent has been given under section 10 of that Act; and

(c)in any other case, works of alteration which may not, or but for the existence of a Crown interest or Duchy interest could not, be carried out unless authorised under, or under any provision of—

(i)Part I of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990,

(ii)Part IV of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972,

(iii)Part V of the Planning (Northern Ireland) Order 1991,

(iv)Part I of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979,

and for which, except in the case of a Crown interest or Duchy interest, consent has been obtained under any provision of that Part,

but does not include any works of repair or maintenance, or any incidental alteration to the fabric of a building which results from the carrying out of repairs, or maintenance work.

(7)For the purposes of paragraph (a) of Note (6), a building used or available for use by a minister of religion wholly or mainly as a residence from which to perform the duties of his office shall be treated as not being an ecclesiastical building.

(8)For the purposes of paragraph (c) of Note (6) “Crown interest” and “Duchy interest” have the same meaning as in section 50 of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979.

(9)Where a service is supplied in part in relation to an approved alteration of a building, and in part for other purposes, an apportionment may be made to determine the extent to which the supply is to be treated as falling within item 2.

(10)For the purposes of item 2 the construction of a building separate from, but in the curtilage of, a protected building does not constitute an alteration of the protected building.

(11)Item 2 does not include the supply of services described in paragraph 1(1) or 5(4) of Schedule 4.]

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F25Words in Sch. 8 Group 6 Note (1)(a)(ii) substituted (27.5.1997) by 1997 c. 11, ss. 4, 6(2), Sch. 2 para. 57(a)

F27Words in Sch. 8 Group 6 Note (1)(b)(ii) substituted (N.I.) (29.8.1995) by S.I. 1995/1625 (N.I. 9), arts. 1(2), 45(1), Sch. 3 para. 4(1)

F28Sch. 8 Group 6 Note (4)(c): by S.I. 1995/1625 (N.I. 9), arts. 1(2), 45(1), Sch. 3 para. 4(2)(b) it is provided that Sch. 8 Group 6 Note (4)(c)(v) and the word preceding it shall be inserted (N.I.) (29.8.1995)

Sch. 8 Group 6 Note (4)(c): by S.I. 1995/1625 (N.I. 9), arts. 1(2), 45(2), Sch. 4 it is provided that the word “or” at the end of Sch. 8 Group 6 Note (4)(c)(iii) shall be repealed (N.I.) (29.8.1995)

Words in Sch. 8 group 6 Note (4)(c)(ii): by 1997 c. 11, Sch. 2 para. 57(b) it is provided that for “Part IV of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972” there be substituted “Part I of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997”

F29Sch. 8 Group 6 Note (4)(b) repealed (N.I.) (29.8.1995) by S.I. 1995/1625 (N.I. 9), arts. 1(2), 45(1)(2), Sch. 3 para. 4(2)(a), Sch. 4

Group 7— International servicesE+W+S+N.I.

Item No.E+W+S+N.I.

1The supply of services of work carried out on goods which, for that purpose, have been obtained or acquired in, or imported into, any of the member States and which are intended to be, and in fact are, subsequently exported to a place outside the member States—

(a)by or on behalf of the supplier; or

(b)where the recipient of the services belongs in a place outside the member States, by or on behalf of the recipient.

2The supply of services consisting of the making of arrangements for—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)the export of any goods to a place outside the member States;

(b)a supply of services of the description specified in item 1 of this Group; or

(c)any supply of services which is made outside the member States.

Note: This Group does not include any services of a description specified in Group 2 or Group 5 of Schedule 9.

Group 8— TransportE+W+S+N.I.

[F301The supply, repair or maintenance of a qualifying ship or the modification or conversion of any such ship provided that when so modified or converted it will remain a qualifying ship.]E+W+S+N.I.

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F30Sch. 8 Group 8 item 1 substituted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3039, arts. 1, 2(a)

[F312The supply, repair or maintenance of a qualifying aircraft or the modification or conversion of any such aircraft provided that when so modified or converted it will remain a qualifying aircraft.]E+W+S+N.I.

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F31Sch. 8 Group 8 item 2 substituted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3039, arts. 1, 2(b)

[F322AThe supply of parts and equipment, of a kind ordinarily installed or incorporated in, and to be installed, or incorporated in,—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)the propulsion, navigation or communication systems; or

(b)the general structure,

of a qualifying ship or, as the case may be, aircraft.]

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F32Sch. 8 Group 8 item 2A inserted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3039, arts. 1, 2(c)

[F332BThe supply of life jackets, life rafts, smoke hoods and similar safety equipment for use in a qualifying ship or, as the case may be, aircraft.]E+W+S+N.I.

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F33Sch. 8 Group 8 item 2B inserted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3039, arts. 1, 2(c)

3(a)The supply to and repair or maintenance for a charity providing rescue or assistance at sea of—E+W+S+N.I.

(i)any lifeboat;

(ii)carriage equipment designed solely for the launching and recovery of lifeboats;

(iii)tractors for the sole use of the launching and recovery of lifeboats;

(iv)winches and hauling equipment for the sole use of the recovery of lifeboats.

(b)The construction, modification, repair or maintenance for a charity providing rescue or assistance at sea of slipways used solely for the launching and recovery of lifeboats.

(c)The supply of spare parts or accessories to a charity providing rescue or assistance at sea for use in or with goods comprised in paragraph (a) above or slipways comprised in paragraph (b) above.

[F34(d)The supply to a charity providing rescue or assistance at sea of equipment that is to be installed, incorporated or used in a lifeboat and is of a kind ordinarily installed, incorporated or used in a lifeboat.F34]

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4Transport of passengers—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in any vehicle, ship or aircraft designed or adapted to carry not less than [F3510] passengers;

(b)by [F36the Post Office company];

(c)on any scheduled flight; or

(d)from a place within to a place outside the United Kingdom or vice versa, to the extent that those services are supplied in the United Kingdom.

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F35Word in Sch. 8 Group 8 item 4(a) substituted (1.4.2001 with effect as mentioned in art. 1 of the amending S.I.) by S.I. 2001/753, art. 2

F36Words in Sch. 8 Group 8 item 4(b) substituted (26.3.2001) by 2000 c. 26, s. 127(4), Sch. 8 para. 22(3); S.I. 2000/2957, art. 2(3), Sch. 3 (as amended by S.I. 2001/1148, arts. 2, 43(1)(2), Sch. (with art. 34))

5The transport of goods from a place within to a place outside the member States or vice versa, to the extent that those services are supplied within the United Kingdom.E+W+S+N.I.

6Any services provided for—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)the handling of ships or aircraft in a port, customs and excise airport or outside the United Kingdom; or

[F37(b)the handling or storage—

(i)in a port,

(ii)on land adjacent to a port,

(iii)in a customs and excise airport, or

(iv)in a transit shed,

of goods carried in a ship or aircraft.F37]

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[F386AAir navigation services.]E+W+S+N.I.

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F38Sch. 8 Group 8 item 6A inserted (1.4.1995) by S.I. 1995/653, arts. 1, 3

7Pilotage services.E+W+S+N.I.

8Salvage or towage services.E+W+S+N.I.

9Any services supplied for or in connection with the surveying of any ship or aircraft or the classification of any ship or aircraft for the purposes of any register.E+W+S+N.I.

10The making of arrangements for—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)the supply of, or of space in, any ship or aircraft; F39. . .

(b)the supply of any service included in [F40items 1 and 2, 3 to 9 and 11].

[F41(c)the supply of any goods of a description falling within items 2A or 2B [F42, or paragraph (d) of item 3.F42]]

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F39Word in Sch. 8 Group 8 item 10(a) deleted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3039, arts. 1, 2(d)(i)

F40Words in Sch. 8 Group 8 item 10(b) substituted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3039, arts. 1, 2(d)(ii)

F41Sch. 8 Group 8 item 10(c) inserted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3039, arts. 1, 2(d)(iii)

11The supply—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)of services consisting of

(i)the handling or storage of goods at, or their transport to or from, a place at which they are to be exported to or have been imported from a place outside the member States; or

(ii)the handling or storage of such goods in connection with such transport; or

(b)to a person who receives the supply for the purpose of a business carried on by him and who belongs outside the United Kingdom, of services of a description specified in paragraph (a) of item 6, [F43item 6A,.]item 9 or paragraph (a) of item 10 of this Group.

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F43Words in Sch. 8 Group 8 item 11(b) inserted (1.4.1995) by S.I. 1995/653, arts. 1, 4

12The supply of a designated travel service to be enjoyed outside the European Community, to the extent to which the supply is so enjoyed.E+W+S+N.I.

13Intra-Community transport services supplied in connection with the transport of goods to or from the Azores or Madeira or between those places, to the extent that the services are treated as supplied in the United Kingdom.E+W+S+N.I.

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[F44(A1)In this Group—

(a)a “qualifying ship”is any ship of a gross tonnage of not less than 15 tons which is neither designed nor adapted for use for recreation or pleasure; and

(b)a “qualifying aircraft”is any aircraft of a weight of not less than 8,000 kilogrammes which is neither designed nor adapted for use for recreation or pleasure.]

(1)In items 1 and 2 the supply of a [F45qualifying]ship or, as the case may be, aircraft includes the supply of services under a charter of that ship or aircraft except where the services supplied under such a charter consist wholly of any one or more of the following—

(a)transport of passengers;

(b)accommodation;

(c)entertainment;

(d)education;

being services wholly performed in the United Kingdom.

(2)Items 1, 2 [F46, 2A, 2B] and 3 include the letting on hire of the goods specified in the items.

[F47(2A)Items 2A and 2B do not include the supply of parts and equipment to a Government department [F48or any part of the Scottish Administration] unless—

(a)they are installed or incorporated in the course of a supply which is treated as being made in the course or furtherance of a business carried on by the department; or

(b)the parts and equipment are to be installed or incorporated in ships or aircraft used for the purpose of providing rescue or assistance at sea.]

(3)Item 3 shall not apply unless, before the supply is made, the recipient of the supply gives to the person making the supply a certificate stating—

(a)the name and address of the recipient;

(b)that the supply is of a description specified in item 3 of this Group.

(4)Lifeboat” means any vessel used or to be used solely for rescue or assistance at sea.

[F49(4A)Item 4 does not include the transport of passengers-—

(a)in any vehicle to, from or within-—

(i)a place of entertainment, recreation or amusement; or

(ii)a place of cultural, scientific, historical or similar interest,

by the person, or a person connected with him, who supplies a right of admission to, or a right to use facilities at, such a place;

(b)in any motor vehicle between a car park (or land adjacent thereto) and an airport passenger terminal (or land adjacent thereto) by the person, or a person connected with him, who supplies facilities for the parking of vehicles in that car park; or

(c)in an aircraft where the flight is advertised or held out to be for the purpose of—

(i)providing entertainment, recreation or amusement; or

(ii)the experience of flying, or the experience of flying in that particular aircraft,

and not primarily for the purpose of transporting passengers from one place to another.

(4B)For the purposes of Note (4A) any question whether a person is connected with another shall be determined in accordance with section 839 of the Taxes Act F50.

(4C)In Note (4A)(b) “motor vehicle” means a mechanically propelled vehicle intended or adapted for use on the roads.]

[F51(4D)Item 4(a) includes the transport of passengers in a vehicle—

(a)which is designed, or substantially and permanently adapted, for the safe carriage of a person in a wheelchair or two or more such persons, and

(b)which, if it were not so designed or adapted, would be capable of carrying no less than 10 persons.]

(5)Item 6 does not include the letting on hire of goods.

(6)Port[F52, “customs and excise airport” and “transit shed”]F52 have the same meanings as in the Management Act.

[F53(6A)“Air navigation services” has the same meaning as in the Civil Aviation Act 1982 F54.]

(7)Except for the purposes of item 11, paragraph (a) of item 6, [F55item 6A,.]item 9 and paragraph (a) of item 10 [F56only include supplies of services where the ships or aircraft referred to in those paragraphs are qualifying ships or, as the case may be, aircraft.].

(8)Designated travel service” has the same meaning as in the M1Value Added Tax (Tour Operators) Order 1987.

(9)Intra-Community transport services” means—

(a)the intra-Community transport of goods within the meaning of the M2Value Added Tax (Place of Supply of Services) Order 1992;

(b)ancillary transport services within the meaning of the M3Value Added Tax (Place of Supply of Services) Order 1992 which are provided in connection with the intra-Community transport of goods; or

(c)the making of arrangements for the supply by or to another person of a supply within (a) or (b) above or any other activity which is intended to facilitate the making of such a supply,

and, for the purpose of this Note only, the Azores and Madeira shall each be treated as a separate member State.

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F44Sch. 8 Group 8 Note (A1) inserted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3039, arts. 1, 2(e)

F45Word in Sch. 8 Group 8 Note (1) inserted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3039, arts. 1, 2(f)

F46WOrds in Sch. 8 Group 8 Note (2) inserted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3039, arts. 1, 2(g)

F47Sch. 8 Group 8 Note (2A) inserted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3039, arts. 1, 2(h)

F48Words in Sch. 8 Group 8 Note (2A) inserted (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/1820, arts. 1(2), 4, Sch. 2 Pt. I para. 114(3); S.I. 1998/3178, art. 3

F49Sch. 8 Group 8 Notes (4A)-(4C) inserted (1.4.1995) by S.I. 1994/3014, arts. 1, 3

F50See Section 96 Value Added Tax Act 1994 c.23.

F51Sch. 8 Group 8 Note (4D) inserted (1.4.2001 with effect as mentioned in art. 1 of the amending S.I.) by S.I. 2001/753, art. 3

F53Sch. 8 Group 8 Note (6A) inserted (1.4.1995) by S.I. 1995/653, arts. 1, 5

F541982 c.16. Air navigation services are defined in section 105(1).

F55Words in Sch. 8 Group 8 Note (7) inserted (1.4.1995) by S.I. 1995/653, arts. 1, 6

F56Words in Sch. 8 Group 8 Note (7) substituted (1.1.1996) by S.I. 1995/3039, arts. 1, 2(i)

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Group 9— Caravans and houseboatsE+W+S+N.I.

Item No.E+W+S+N.I.

1Caravans exceeding the limits of size for the time being permitted for the use on roads of a trailer drawn by a motor vehicle having an unladen weight of less than 2,030 kilogrammes.

2Houseboats being boats or other floating decked structures designed or adapted for use solely as places of permanent habitation and not having means of, or capable of being readily adapted for, self-propulsion.E+W+S+N.I.

3The supply of such services as are described in paragraph 1(1) or 5(3) of Schedule 4 in respect of a caravan comprised in item 1 or a houseboat comprised in item 2.E+W+S+N.I.

Note:E+W+S+N.I.

This Group does not include—

(a)removable contents other than goods of a kind mentioned in item 3 of Group 5; or

(b)the supply of accommodation in a caravan or houseboat.

Group 10— GoldE+W+S+N.I.

Item No.E+W+S+N.I.

1The supply, by a Central Bank to another Central Bank or a member of the London Gold Market, of gold held in the United Kingdom.

2The supply, by a member of the London Gold Market to a Central Bank, of gold held in the United Kingdom.E+W+S+N.I.

Notes:E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Gold” includes gold coins.

(2)Section 30(3) does not apply to goods forming part of a description of supply in this Group.

(3)Items 1 and 2 include—

(a)the granting of a right to acquire a quantity of gold; and

(b)any supply described in those items which by virtue of paragraph 1 of Schedule 4 is a supply of services.

Group 11— Bank notesE+W+S+N.I.

Item No.E+W+S+N.I.

1The issue by a bank of a note payable to bearer on demand.

Group 12— Drugs, medicines, aids for the handicapped, etc.E+W+S+N.I.

Item No.E+W+S+N.I.

1The [F57supply of any qualifying goods dispensed to an individual for his personal use where the dispensing is] by a person registered in the register of pharmaceutical chemists kept under the M4Pharmacy Act 1954 or the M5Pharmacy (Northern Ireland) Order 1976, on the prescription of a person registered in the register of medical practitioners, the register of medical practitioners with limited registration or the dentists’ register.

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F57Words in Sch. 8 group 12 item 1 substituted (1.1.1998) by S.I. 1997/2744, art. 3

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[F581AThe supply of any [F59qualifying]goods in accordance with a requirement or authorisation under—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)regulation 20 of the National Health Service (Pharmaceutical Services) Regulations 1992 F60;

(b)regulation 34 of the National Health Service (General Medical Services) (Scotland) Regulations 1995 F61; or

(c)[F62regulation 12 of the Pharmaceutical Services Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997],

by a person registered in the register of medical practitioners or the register of medical practitioners with limited registration.]

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F58Sch. 8 group 12 item 1A inserted (1.5.1995) by S.I. 1995/652, art. 3

F59Word in Sch. 8 group 12 item 1A inserted (1.1.1998) by S.I. 1998/2744, art. 4

F62Words in Sch. 8 group 12 item 1A substituted (1.1.1998) by S.I. 1998/2744, art. 4

2The supply to a handicapped person for domestic or his personal use, or to a charity for making available to handicapped persons by sale or otherwise, for domestic or their personal use, of—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)medical or surgical appliances designed solely for the relief of a severe abnormality or severe injury;

(b)electrically or mechanically adjustable beds designed for invalids;

(c)commode chairs, commode stools, devices incorporating a bidet jet and warm air drier and frames or other devices for sitting over or rising from a sanitary appliance;

(d)chair lifts or stair lifts designed for use in connection with invalid wheelchairs;

(e)hoists and lifters designed for use by invalids;

(f)motor vehicles designed or substantially and permanently adapted for the carriage of a person in a wheelchair or on a stretcher and of no more than [F6311] other persons;

(g)equipment and appliances not included in paragraphs (a) to (f) above designed solely for use by a handicapped person;

(h)parts and accessories designed solely for use in or with goods described in paragraphs (a) to (g) above;

(i)boats designed or substantially and permanently adapted for use by handicapped persons.

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F63Word in Sch. 8 Group 12 item 2(f) substituted (1.4.2001 with effect as mentioned in art. 1 of the amending S.I.) by S.I. 2001/754, art. 2

[F642AThe supply of a qualifying motor vehicle—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)to a handicapped person—

(i)who usually uses a wheelchair, or

(ii)who is usually carried on a stretcher,

for domestic or his personal use; or

(b)to a charity for making available to such a handicapped person by sale or otherwise, for domestic or his personal use.]

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F64Sch. 8 Group 12 item 2A inserted (1.4.2001 with effect as mentioned in art. 1 of the amending S.I.) by S.I. 2001/754, art. 3

3The supply to a handicapped person of services of adapting goods to suit his condition.E+W+S+N.I.

4The supply to a charity of services of adapting goods to suit the condition of a handicapped person to whom the goods are to be made available, by sale or otherwise, by the charity.E+W+S+N.I.

5The supply to a handicapped person or to a charity of a service of repair or maintenance of any goods specified in item 2, [F652A,] 6, 18 or 19 and supplied as described in that item.E+W+S+N.I.

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F65Word in Sch. 8 Group 12 item 5 inserted (1.4.2001 with effect as mentioned in art. 1 of the amending S.I.) by S.I. 2001/754, art. 4

6The supply of goods in connection with a supply described in item 3, 4 or 5.E+W+S+N.I.

7The supply to a handicapped person or to a charity of services necessarily performed in the installation of equipment or appliances (including parts and accessories therefor) specified in item 2 and supplied as described in that item.E+W+S+N.I.

8The supply to a handicapped person of a service of constructing ramps or widening doorways or passages for the purpose of facilitating his entry to or movement within his private residence.E+W+S+N.I.

9The supply to a charity of a service described in item 8 for the purpose of facilitating a handicapped person’s entry to or movement within any building.E+W+S+N.I.

10The supply to a handicapped person of a service of providing, extending or adapting a bathroom, washroom or lavatory in his private residence where such provision, extension or adaptation is necessary by reason of his condition.E+W+S+N.I.

[F6611The supply to a charity of a service of providing, extending or adapting a bathroom, washroom or lavatory for use by handicapped persons—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in residential accommodation, or

(b)in a day-centre where at least 20 per cent. of the individuals using the centre are handicapped persons,

where such provision, extension or adaptation is necessary by reason of the condition of the handicapped persons.]

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F66Sch. 8 Group 12 item 11 substituted (1.4.2000) by S.I. 2000/805, art. 3

12The supply to a charity of a service of providing, extending or adapting a washroom or lavatory for use by handicapped persons in a building, or any part of a building, used principally by a charity for charitable purposes where such provision, extension or adaptation is necessary to facilitate the use of the washroom or lavatory by handicapped persons.E+W+S+N.I.

13The supply of goods in connection with a supply described in items 8, 9, 10 or 11.E+W+S+N.I.

14The letting on hire of a motor vehicle for a period of not less than 3 years to a handicapped person in receipt of a disability living allowance by virtue of entitlement to the mobility component or of mobility supplement where the lessor’s business consists predominantly of the provision of motor vehicles to such persons.E+W+S+N.I.

15The sale of a motor vehicle which had been let on hire in the circumstances described in item 14, where such sale constitutes the first supply of the vehicle after the end of the period of such letting.E+W+S+N.I.

16The supply to a handicapped person of services necessarily performed in the installation of a lift for the purpose of facilitating his movement between floors within his private residence.E+W+S+N.I.

17The supply to a charity providing a permanent or temporary residence or day-centre for handicapped persons of services necessarily performed in the installation of a lift for the purpose of facilitating the movement of handicapped persons between floors within that building.E+W+S+N.I.

18The supply of goods in connection with a supply described in item 16 or 17.E+W+S+N.I.

19The supply to a handicapped person for domestic or his personal use, or to a charity for making available to handicapped persons by sale or otherwise for domestic or their personal use, of an alarm system designed to be capable of operation by a handicapped person, and to enable him to alert directly a specified person or a control centre.E+W+S+N.I.

20The supply of services necessarily performed by a control centre in receiving and responding to calls from an alarm system specified in item 19.E+W+S+N.I.

Notes:E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Section 30(3) does not apply to goods forming part of a description of supply in item 1 [F67or item 1A], nor to other goods forming part of a description of supply in this Group, except where those other goods are acquired from another member State or imported from a place outside the member States by a handicapped person for domestic or his personal use, or by a charity for making available to handicapped persons, by sale or otherwise, for domestic or their personal use.

(2)For the purposes of item 1 a person who is not registered in the visiting EEC practitioners list in the register of medical practitioners at the time he performs services in an urgent case as mentioned in subsection (3) of section 18 of the M6Medical Act 1983 is to be treated as being registered in that list where he is entitled to be registered in accordance with that section.

[F68(2A)In items 1 and 1A, “qualifying goods” means any goods designed or adapted for use in connection with any medical or surgical treatment except—

(a)hearing aids;

(b)dentures; and

(c)spectacles and contact lenses.]

(3)Handicapped” means chronically sick or disabled.

(4)Item 2 shall not include hearing aids (except hearing aids designed for the auditory training of deaf children), dentures, spectacles and contact lenses but shall be deemed to include—

(a)clothing, footwear and wigs;

(b)invalid wheelchairs, and invalid carriages F69. . .; and

(c)renal haemodialysis units, oxygen concentrators, artificial respirators and other similar apparatus.

(5)The supplies described in items 1 [F70,1A] and [F71, 2 and 2A] include supplies of services of letting on hire of the goods respectively comprised in those items.

[F72(5A)In item 1 the reference to personal use does not include any use which is, or involves, a use by or in relation to an individual while that individual, for the purposes of being provided (whether or not by the person making the supply) with medical or surgical treatment, or with any form of care—

(a)is an in-patient or resident in a relevant institution which is a hospital or nursing home; or

(b)is attending at the premises of a relevant institution which is a hospital or nursing home.

(5B)Subject to Notes (5C) and (5D), in item 2 the reference to domestic or personal use does not include any use which is, or involves, a use by or in relation to a handicapped person while that person, for the purposes of being provided (whether or not by the person making the supply) with medical or surgical treatment, or with any form of care—

(a)is an in-patient or resident in a relevant institution; or

(b)is attending at the premises of a relevant institution.

(5C)Note (5B) does not apply for the purpose of determining whether any of the following supplies falls within item 2, that is to say—

(a)a supply to a charity;

(b)a supply by a person mentioned in any of paragraphs (a) to (g) of Note (5H) of an invalid wheelchair or invalid carriage;

(c)a supply by a person so mentioned of any parts or accessories designed solely for use in or with an invalid wheelchair or invalid carriage.

(5D)Note (5B) applies for the purpose of determining whether a supply of goods by a person not mentioned in any of paragraphs (a) to (g) of Note (5H) falls within item 2 only if those goods are—

(a)goods falling within paragraph (a) of that item;

(b)incontinence products and wound dressings; or

(c)parts and accessories designed solely for use in or with goods falling within paragraph (a) of this Note.

(5E)Subject to Note (5F), item 2 does not include—

(a)a supply made in accordance with any agreement, arrangement or understanding (whether or not legally enforceable) to which any of the persons mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (g) of Note (5H) is or has been a party otherwise than as the supplier; or

(b)any supply the whole or any part of the consideration for which is provided (whether directly or indirectly) by a person so mentioned.

(5F)A supply to a handicapped person of an invalid wheelchair or invalid carriage is excluded from item 2 by Note (5E) only if—

(a)that Note applies in relation to that supply by reference to a person falling within paragraph (g) of Note (5H); or

(b)the whole of the consideration for the supply is provided (whether directly or indirectly) by a person falling within any of paragraphs (a) to (f) of Note (5H).

(5G)In Notes (4), (5C) and (5F), the references to an invalid wheelchair and to an invalid carriage do not include references to any mechanically propelled vehicle which is intended or adapted for use on roads.

(5H)The persons referred to in Notes (5C) to (5F) are—

[F73(a)a Strategic Health Authority or Special Health Authority in England;

(aa)a Health Authority, Special Health Authority or Local Health Board in Wales;]

F73(b)a Health Board or Special Health Board in Scotland;

(c)a Health and Social Services Board in Northern Ireland;

(d)the Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service, the Northern Ireland Central Services Agency for Health and Social Services and the Isle of Man Health Services Board;

(e)a National Health Service trust established under Part I of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 F74 or the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978 F75;

[F76(ea)a Primary Care Trust established under section 16A of the National Health Service Act 1977 F77;]

(f)a Health and Social Services trust established under Article 10 of the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 F78; or

(g)any person not falling within any of paragraphs (a) to (f) above who is engaged in the carrying on of any activity in respect of which a relevant institution is required to be approved, licensed or registered or as the case may be, would be so required if not exempt.

(5I)In Notes (5A), (5B) and (5H), “relevant institution” means any institution (whether a hospital, nursing home or other institution) which provides care or medical or surgical treatment and is either—

(a)approved, licensed or registered in accordance with the provisions of any enactment or Northern Ireland legislation; or

(b)exempted by or under the provisions of any enactment or Northern Ireland legislation from any requirement to be approved, licensed or registered;,

and in this Note the references to the provisions of any enactment or Northern Ireland legislation include references only to provisions which, so far as relating to England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland, have the same effect in every locality within that part of the United Kingdom.]

[F79(5J)For the purposes of item 11 “residential accommodation” means—

(a)a residential home, or

(b)self-contained living accommodation,

provided as a residence (whether on a permanent or temporary basis or both) for handicapped persons, but does not include an inn, hotel, boarding house or similar establishment or accommodation in any such type of establishment.

(5K)In this Group “washroom” means a room that contains a lavatory or washbasin (or both) but does not contain a bath or a shower or cooking, sleeping or laundry facilities.]

[F80(5L)A “qualifying motor vehicle” for the purposes of item 2A is a motor vehicle (other than a motor vehicle capable of carrying more than 12 persons including the driver)—

(a)that is designed or substantially and permanently adapted to enable a handicapped person—

(i)who usually uses a wheelchair, or

(ii)who is usually carried on a stretcher,

to enter, and drive or be otherwise carried in, the motor vehicle; or

(b)that by reason of its design, or being substantially and permanently adapted, includes features whose design is such that their sole purpose is to allow a wheelchair used by a handicapped person to be carried in or on the motor vehicle.]

(6)Item 14 applies only—

(a)where the vehicle is unused at the commencement of the period of letting; and

(b)where the consideration for the letting consists wholly or partly of sums paid to the lessor by [F81the Department for Work and Pensions]F81 or the Ministry of Defence on behalf of the lessee in respect of the mobility component of the disability living allowance or mobility supplement to which he is entitled.

(7)In item 14—

(a)disability living allowance” is a disability living allowance within the meaning of section 71 of the M7Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992, or section 71 of the M8Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992; and

(b)mobility supplement” is a mobility supplement within the meaning of Article 26A of the M9Naval, Military and Air Forces etc. (Disablement and Death Service Pensions Order 1983, Article 25A of the M10Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme 1983, Article 3 of the M11Motor Vehicles (Exemption from Vehicles Excise Duty) Order 1985 or Article 3 of the M12Motor Vehicles (Exemption from Vehicles Excise Duty) (Northern Ireland) Order 1985.

(8)Where in item 3 or 4 the goods are adapted in accordance with that item prior to their supply to the handicapped person or the charity, an apportionment shall be made to determine the supply of services which falls within item 3 or 4.

(9)In item 19 or 20, a specified person or control centre is a person or centre who or which—

(a)is appointed to receive directly calls activated by an alarm system described in that item, and

(b)retains information about the handicapped person to assist him in the event of illness, injury or similar emergency.

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F67Words in Sch. 8 Group 12 Note (1) inserted (1.4.1995) by S.I. 1995/652, art. 4

F68Sch. 8 Group 12 Note (2A) inserted (1.1.1998) by S.I. 1998/2744, art. 5

F69Words in Sch. 8 Group 12 Note (4)(b) deleted (1.1.1998) by S.I. 1997/2744, arts. 1, 6

F70Words in Sch. 8 Group 12 Note (5) inserted (1.4.1995) by S.I. 1995/652, art. 5

F71Sch. 8 Group 12 Note (5): Words “and 2” deleted and words “, 2 and 2A” inserted (1.4.2001 with effect as mentioned in art. 1 of the amending S.I.) by S.I. 2001/754, art. 5

F72Sch. 8 Group 12 Notes (5A)-(5I) inserted (1.1.1998) by S.I. 1997/2744, arts. 1, 7

F73Sch. 8 Pt. 2 Group 12 Note (5H)(a)(aa) substituted for Sch. 8 Pt. 2 Group 12 Note (5H)(a) (5.12.2002) by The Value Added Tax (Drugs, Medicines, Aids for the Handicapped and Charities Etc) Order 2002 (S.I. 2002/2813), art. 3

F76Sch. 8 Group 12 Note (5H)(ea) inserted (1.4.2000) by S.I. 2000/503, art. 3

F771977 c. 49; section 16A of the National Health Service Act 1977 was inserted by section 2(1) of the Health Act 1999 (c. 8).

F79Sch. 8 Group 12 Notes (5J)(5K) inserted (1.4.2000) by S.I. 2000/805, art. 4

F80Sch. 8 Group 12 Note (5L) inserted (1.4.2001 with effect as mentioned in art. 1 of the amending S.I.) by S.I. 2001/754, art. 6

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Group 13— Imports, exports etc.E+W+S+N.I.

Item No.E+W+S+N.I.

1The supply before the delivery of an entry (within the meaning of regulation 5 of the M13Customs Controls on Importation of Goods Regulations 1991)) under an agreement requiring the purchaser to make such entry of goods imported from a place outside the member States.

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2The supply to or by an overseas authority, overseas body or overseas trader, charged with the management of any defence project which is the subject of an international collaboration arrangement or under direct contract with any government or government-sponsored international body participating in a defence project under such an arrangement, of goods or services in the course of giving effect to that arrangement.E+W+S+N.I.

3The supply to an overseas authority, overseas body or overseas trader of jigs, patterns, templates, dies, punches and similar machine tools used in the United Kingdom solely for the manufacture of goods for export to places outside the member States.E+W+S+N.I.

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(1)An “international collaboration arrangement” means any arrangement which—

(a)is made between the United Kingdom Government and the government of one or more other countries, or any government-sponsored international body for collaboration in a joint project of research, development or production; and

(b)includes provision for participating governments to relieve the cost of the project from taxation.

(2)Overseas authority” means any country other than the United Kingdom or any part of or place in such a country or the government of any such country, part or place.

(3)Overseas body” means a body established outside the United Kingdom.

(4)Overseas trader” means a person who carries on a business and has his principal place of business outside the United Kingdom.

(5)Item 3 does not apply where the overseas authority, overseas body or overseas trader is a taxable person, another member State, any part of or place in another member State, the government of any such member State, part or place, a body established in another member State or a person who carries on business, or has a place of business, in another member State.

F82Group 14— Tax-free shopsE+W+S+N.I.

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F82Sch. 8 Pt. II Group 14 deleted (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/1642, art. 2(b)

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Group 15— Charities etc.E+W+S+N.I.

[F841The sale, or letting on hire, by a charity of any goods donated to it for—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)sale,

(b)letting,

(c)sale or letting,

(d)sale or export,

(e)letting or export, or

(f)sale, letting or export.]

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F84Sch. 8 Group 15 items 1, 1A, 2 substituted for items 1, 2 (1.4.2000) by S.I. 2000/805, art. 6

F851AThe sale, or letting on hire, by a taxable person of any goods donated to him for—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)sale,

(b)letting,

(c)sale or letting,

(d)sale or export,

(e)letting or export, or

(f)sale, letting or export,

if he is a profits-to-charity person in respect of the goods.

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F85Sch. 8 Group 15 items 1, 1A, 2 substituted for items 1, 2 (1.4.2000) by S.I. 2000/805, art. 6

[F862The donation of any goods for any one or more of the following purposes—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)sale by a charity or a taxable person who is a profits-to-charity person in respect of the goods;

(b)export by a charity or such a taxable person;

(c)letting by a charity or such a taxable person.]

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F86Sch. 8 Group 15 items 1, 1A, 2 substituted for items 1, 2 (1.4.2000) by S.I. 2000/805, art. 6

3The export of any goods by a charity to a place outside the member States.E+W+S+N.I.

4The supply of any relevant goods for donation to a nominated eligible body where the goods are purchased with funds provided by a charity or from voluntary contributions.E+W+S+N.I.

5The supply of any relevant goods to an eligible body which pays for them with funds provided by a charity or from voluntary contributions or to an eligible body which is a charitable institution providing care or medical or surgical treatment for handicapped persons.E+W+S+N.I.

6Repair and maintenance of relevant goods owned by an eligible body.E+W+S+N.I.

7The supply of goods in connection with the supply described in item 6.E+W+S+N.I.

[F878The supply to a charity of a right to promulgate an advertisement by means of a medium of communication with the public.]E+W+S+N.I.

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F87Sch. 8 Group 15 items 8-8C substituted for item 8 (1.4.2000) by S.I. 2000/805, art. 7

F888AA supply to a charity that consists in the promulgation of an advertisement by means of such a medium.E+W+S+N.I.

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F88Sch. 8 Group 15 items 8-8C substituted for item 8 (1.4.2000) by S.I. 2000/805, art. 7

F898BThe supply to a charity of services of design or production of an advertisement that is, or was intended to be, promulgated by means of such a medium.E+W+S+N.I.

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F89Sch. 8 Group 15 items 8-8C substituted for item 8 (1.4.2000) by S.I. 2000/805, art. 7

F908CThe supply to a charity of goods closely related to a supply within item 8B.E+W+S+N.I.

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F90Sch. 8 Group 15 items 8-8C substituted for item 8 (1.4.2000) by S.I. 2000/805, art. 7

9The supply to a charity, providing care or medical or surgical treatment for human beings or animals, or engaging in medical or veterinary research, of a medicinal product where the supply is solely for use by the charity in such care, treatment or research.E+W+S+N.I.

10The supply to a charity of a substance directly used for synthesis or testing in the course of medical or veterinary research.E+W+S+N.I.

Notes:E+W+S+N.I.

[F91(1)Item 1 or 1A does not apply unless the sale or letting—

(a)takes place as a result of the goods having been made available—

(i)to two or more specified persons, or

(ii)to the general public,

for purchase or hire (whether so made available in a shop or elsewhere), and

(b)does not take place as a result of any arrangements (whether legally binding or not) relating to the goods and entered into, before the goods were made so available, by—

(i)each of the parties to the sale or letting, or

(ii)the donor of the goods and either or both of those parties.

(1A)For the purposes of items 1, 1A and 2, goods are donated for letting only if they are donated for—

(a)letting, and

(b)re-letting after the end of any first or subsequent letting, and

(c)all or any of—

(i)sale,

(ii)export, or

(iii)disposal as waste,

if not, or when no longer, used for letting.

(1B)Items 1 and 1A do not include (and shall be treated as having not included) any sale, or letting on hire, of particular donated goods if the goods, at any time after they are donated but before they are sold, exported or disposed of as waste, are whilst unlet used for any purpose other than, or in addition to, that of being available for purchase, hire or export.

(1C)In Note (1) “specified person” means a person who—

(a)is handicapped, or

(b)is entitled to any one or more of the specified benefits, or

(c)is both handicapped and so entitled.

(1D)For the purposes of Note (1C) the specified benefits are—

(a)income support under Part VII of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 F92 or Part VII of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 F93;

(b)housing benefit under Part VII of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 or Part VII of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992;

(c)council tax benefit under Part VII of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992;

(d)an income-based jobseeker’s allowance within the meaning of section 1(4) of the Jobseekers Act 1995 F94 or article 3(4) of the Jobseekers (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 F95;

(e)working families’ tax credit under Part VII of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 F96 or Part VII of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 F96; and

(f)disabled person’s tax credit under Part VII of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits Act 1992 F97 or Part VII of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 F97.

(1E)For the purposes of items 1A and 2 a taxable person is a “profits-to-charity” person in respect of any goods if—

(a)he has agreed in writing (whether or not contained in a deed) to transfer to a charity his profits from supplies and lettings of the goods, or

(b)his profits from supplies and lettings of the goods are otherwise payable to a charity.

(1F)In items 1, 1A and 2, and any Notes relating to any of those items, “goods” means goods (and, in particular, does not include anything that is not goods even though provision made by or under an enactment provides for a supply of that thing to be, or be treated as, a supply of goods).]

(2)Animals” includes any species of the animal kingdom.

(3)Relevant goods” means—

(a)medical, scientific, computer, video, sterilising, laboratory or refrigeration equipment for use in medical or veterinary research, training, diagnosis or treatment;

(b)ambulances;

(c)parts or accessories for use in or with goods described in paragraph (a) or (b) above;

(d)goods of a kind described in item 2 of Group 12 of this Schedule;

(e)motor vehicles (other than vehicles with more than 50 seats) designed or substantially and permanently adapted for the safe carriage of a handicapped person in a wheelchair provided that—

(i)in the case of vehicles with more than 16 but fewer than 27 seats, the number of persons for which such provision shall exist shall be at least 2;

(ii)in the case of vehicles with more than 26 but fewer than 37 seats, the number of persons for which such provision shall exist shall be at least 3;

(iii)in the case of vehicles with more than 36 but fewer than 47 seats, the number of persons for which such provision shall exist shall be at least 4;

(iv)in the case of vehicles with more than 46 seats, the number of persons for which such provision shall exist shall be at least 5;

(v)there is either a fitted electrically or hydraulically operated lift or, in the case of vehicles with fewer than 17 seats, a fitted ramp to provide access for a passenger in a wheelchair;

(f)motor vehicles (with more than 6 but fewer than 51 seats) for use by an eligible body providing care for blind, deaf, mentally handicapped or terminally sick persons mainly to transport such persons;

(g)telecommunication, aural, visual, light enhancing or heat detecting equipment (not being equipment ordinarily supplied for private or recreational use) solely for use for the purpose of rescue or first aid services undertaken by a charitable institution providing such services.

(4)Eligible body” means—

[F98(a)a Strategic Health Authority or Special Health Authority in England;

(aa)a Health Authority, Special Health Authority or Local Health Board in Wales;]

F98(b)a Health Board in Scotland;

(c)a Health and Social Services Board in Northern Ireland;

(d)a hospital whose activities are not carried on for profit;

(e)a research institution whose activities are not carried on for profit;

(f)a charitable institution providing care or medical or surgical treatment for handicapped persons;

(g)the Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service, the Northern Ireland Central Services Agency for Health and Social Services or the Isle of Man Health Services Board;

(h)a charitable institution providing rescue or first-aid services;

(i)a National Health Service trust established under Part I of the M16National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 or the M17National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978.

[F99(j)a Primary Care Trust established under section 16A of the National Health Service Act 1977]

[F100(4A)Subject to Note (5B), a charitable institution shall not be regarded as providing care or medical or surgical treatment for handicapped persons unless—

(a)it provides care or medical or surgical treatment in a relevant establishment; and

(b)the majority of the persons who receive care or medical or surgical treatment in that establishment are handicapped persons.

(4B)Relevant establishment” means—

(a)a day-centre, other than a day-centre which exists primarily as a place for activities that are social or recreational or both; or

(b)an institution which is—

(i)approved, licensed or registered in accordance with the provisions of any enactment or Northern Ireland legislation; or

(ii)exempted by or under the provisions of any enactment or Northern Ireland legislation from any requirement to be approved, licensed or registered;

and in paragraph (b) above the references to the provisions of any enactment or Northern Ireland legislation are references only to provisions which, so far as relating to England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland, have the same effect in every locality within that part of the United Kingdom.]

(5)Handicapped” means chronically sick or disabled.

[F101(5A)Subject to Note (5B), items 4 to 7 do not apply where the eligible body falls within Note (4)(f) unless the relevant goods are or are to be used in a relevant establishment in which that body provides care or medical or surgical treatment to persons the majority of whom are handicapped.

(5B)Nothing in Note (4A) or (5A) shall prevent a supply from falling within items 4 to 7 where—

(a)the eligible body provides medical care to handicapped persons in their own homes;

(b)the relevant goods fall within Note (3)(a) or are parts or accessories for use in or with goods described in Note (3)(a); and

(c)those goods are or are to be used in or in connection with the provision of that care.]

(6)Item 4 does not apply where the donee of the goods is not a charity and has contributed in whole or in part to the funds for the purchase of the goods.

(7)Item 5 does not apply where the body to whom the goods are supplied is not a charity and has contributed in whole or in part to the funds for the purchase of the goods.

(8)Items 6 and 7 do not apply unless—

(a)the supply is paid for with funds which have been provided by a charity or from voluntary contributions, and

(b)in a case where the owner of the goods repaired or maintained is not a charity, it has not contributed in whole or in part to those funds.

(9)Items 4 and 5 include the letting on hire of relevant goods; accordingly in items 4, 5 and 6 and the notes relating thereto, references to the purchase or ownership of goods shall be deemed to include references respectively to their hiring and possession.

(10)Item 5 includes computer services by way of the provision of computer software solely for use in medical research, diagnosis or treatment.

[F102(10A)Neither of items 8 and 8A includes a supply where any of the members of the public (whether individuals or other persons) who are reached through the medium are selected by or on behalf of the charity.

For this purpose “selected” includes selected by address (whether postal address or telephone number, e-mail address or other address for electronic communications purposes) or at random.

(10B)None of items 8 to 8C includes a supply used to create, or contribute to, a website that is the charity’s own.

For this purpose a website is a charity’s own even though hosted by another person.

(10C)Neither of items 8B and 8C includes a supply to a charity that is used directly by the charity to design or produce an advertisement.]

(11)In item 9—

(a)a “medicinal product” means any substance or article (not being an instrument, apparatus or appliance) which is for use wholly or mainly in either or both of the following ways—

(i)by being administered to one or more human beings or animals for a medicinal purpose;

(ii)as an ingredient in the preparation of a substance or article which is to be administered to one or more human beings or animals for a medicinal purpose;

(b)a “medicinal purpose” has the meaning assigned to it by section 130(2) of the M18Medicines Act 1968;

(c)administer” has the meaning assigned to it by section 130(9) of the Medicines Act 1968;

(12)In items 9 and 10 “substance” and “ingredient” have the meanings assigned to them by section 132 of the Medicines Act 1968.

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F91Sch. 8 Group 15 Notes (1)-(1F) substituted for Note (1) (1.4.2000) by S.I. 2000/805, art. 8

F941995 c. 18; definition amended by paragraph 2(4)(a) of Schedule 7 to the Welfare Reform and Pensions Act 1999 (c. 30).

F96"working families' tax credit" substituted by section 1 of and Schedule 1 to the Tax Credits Act 1999 (c. 10).

F97"disabled person's tax credit" substituted by section 1 of and Schedule 1 to the Tax Credits Act 1999 (c. 10).

F99Sch. 8 Group 15 Note (4)(j) added (1.4.2000) by S.I. 2000/503, art. 4

F100Sch. 8 Group 15 Notes (4A)(4B) inserted (19.3.1997 with effect as mentioned in s. 34(3) of the amending Act) by S.I. 1997 c. 16, s. 34(1)(3)

F101Sch. 8 Group 15 Note (5A)(5B) inserted (19.3.1997 with effect as mentioned in s. 34(3) of the amending Act) by S.I. 1997 c. 16, s. 34(2)(3)

F102Sch. 8 Group 15 Notes (10A)-(10C) inserted (1.4.2000) by S.I. 2000/805, art. 9

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Group 16— Clothing and footwearE+W+S+N.I.

Item No.E+W+S+N.I.

1Articles designed as clothing or footwear for young children and not suitable for older persons.

2The supply to a person for use otherwise than by employees of his of protective boots and helmets for industrial use.E+W+S+N.I.

3Protective helmets for wear by a person driving or riding a motor bicycle [F103or riding a pedal cycle].E+W+S+N.I.

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F103Words in Sch. 8 Group 16 item 3 inserted (1.4.2001 with effect as mentioned in art. 1 of the amending S.I.) by S.I. 2001/732, art. 3

Notes:E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Clothing” includes hats and other headgear.

(2)Item 1 does not include articles of clothing made wholly or partly of fur skin, except—

(a)headgear;

(b)gloves;

(c)buttons, belts and buckles;

(d)any garment merely trimmed with fur skin unless the trimming has an area greater than one-fifth of the area of the outside material or, in the case of a new garment, represents a cost to the manufacturer greater than the cost to him of the other components.

(3)Fur skin” means any skin with fur, hair or wool attached except—

(a)rabbit skin;

(b)woolled sheep or lamb skin; and

(c)the skin, if neither tanned nor dressed, of bovine cattle (including buffalo), equine animals, goats or kids (other than Yemen, Mongolian and Tibetan goats or kids), swine (including peccary), chamois, gazelles, deer or dogs.

(4)[F104Item 2 applies only where the goods to which it refers are—]

(a)goods which—

(i)are manufactured to standards approved by the British Standards Institution; and

(ii)bear a marking indicating compliance with the specification relating to such goods; or

(b)goods which—

(i)are manufactured to standards which satisfy requirements imposed (whether under the law of the United Kingdom or the law of any other member State) for giving effect to the directive of the Council of the European Communities dated 21st December 1989 No.89/686/EEC [F105or to that directive as amended by Council Directives 93/68/EEC of 22nd July 1993, 93/95/EEC of 29th October 1993 and 96/58/EC of 3rd September 1996]; and

(ii)bear any mark of conformity provided for by virtue of that directive [F106, or (as the case may be) that directive as so amended,] in relation to those goods.

[F107(4A)Item 3 does not apply to a protective helmet unless—

(a)it is of a type that on 30th June 2000 is prescribed by regulations made under section 17 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 F108 (types of helmet recommended as affording protection to persons on or in motor cycles from injury in the event of accident); or

(b)it is of a type that—

(i)is manufactured to a standard which satisfies requirements imposed (whether under the law of the United Kingdom or the law of any other member State) for giving effect to Council Directive 89/686/EEC of 21st December 1989 F109 as amended by Council Directives 93/68/EEC of 22nd July 1993 F110, 93/95/EEC of 29th October 1993 F111 and 96/58/EC of 3rd September 1996 F112; and

(ii)bears any mark of conformity required by virtue of those directives.]

(5)Items 1, 2 and 3 include the supply of the services described in paragraphs 1(1) and [F1135(4)] of Schedule 4 in respect of goods comprised in the items, but, in the case of goods comprised in item 2, only if the goods are for use otherwise than by employees of the person to whom the services are supplied.

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F104Words in Sch. 8 Group 16 Note (4) substituted (30.6.2000) by S.I. 2000/1517, art. 3

F105Words in Sch. 8 Group 16 Note (4)(b)(i) inserted (1.4.2001 with effect as mentioned in art. 1 of the amending S.I.) by S.I. 2001/732, art. 4

F106Words in Sch. 8 Group 16 Note (4)(b)(ii) inserted (1.4.2001 with effect as mentioned in art. 1 of the amending S.I.) by S.I. 2001/732, art. 5

F107Sch. 8 Group 16 Note (4A) substituted (1.4.2001 with effect as mentioned in art. 1 of the amending S.I.) by S.I. 2001/732, art. 6

F1081988 c. 52, the current standards are laid down by the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions in the Motor Cycles (Protective Helmets) Regulations 1998 (S.I. 1998/1807) as amended by the Motor Cycles (Protective Helmets) (Amendment) Regulations 2000 (S.I. 2000/1488).

F109O.J. No. L399, 30.12.89, p. 18.

F110O.J. No. L220, 30.8.93, p. 1.

F111O.J. No. L276, 9.11.93, p. 11.

F112O.J. No. L236, 18.9.96, p. 44.5

F113Words in Sch. 8 Group 16 Note (5) substituted (30.6.2000) by S.I. 2000/1517, art. 5

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