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Value Added Tax Act 1994

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Group 5— Finance

Item No

1The issue, transfer or receipt of, or any dealing with, money, any security for money or any note or order for the payment of money.

2The making of any advance or the granting of any credit.

3The provision of the facility of instalment credit finance in a hire-purchase, conditional sale or credit sale agreement for which facility a separate charge is made and disclosed to the recipient of the supply of goods.

4The provision of administrative arrangements and documentation and the transfer of title to the goods in connection with the supply described in item 3 if the total consideration therefor is specified in the agreement and does not exceed £10.

5The making of arrangements for any transaction comprised in item 1, 2, 3 or 4 or the underwriting of an issue within item 1.

6The issue, transfer or receipt of, or any dealing with, any security or secondary security being—

(a)shares, stocks, bonds, notes (other than promissory notes), debentures, debenture stock or shares in an oil royalty; or

(b)any document relating to money, in any currency, which has been deposited with the issuer or some other person, being a document which recognises an obligation to pay a stated amount to bearer or to order, with or without interest, and being a document by the delivery of which, with or without endorsement, the right to receive that stated amount, with or without interest, is transferable; or

(c)any bill, note or other obligation of the Treasury or of a Government in any part of the world, being a document by the delivery of which, with or without endorsement, title is transferable, and not being an obligation which is or has been legal tender in any part of the world; or

(d)any letter of allotment or rights, any warrant conferring an option to acquire a security included in this item, any renounceable or scrip certificates, rights coupons, coupons representing dividends or interest on such a security, bond mandates or other documents conferring or containing evidence of title to or rights in respect of such a security; or

(e)units or other documents conferring rights under any trust established for the purpose, or having the effect of providing, for persons having funds available for investment, facilities for the participation by them as beneficiaries under the trust, in any profits or income arising from the acquisition, holding, management or disposal of any property whatsoever.

7The making of arrangements for, or the underwriting of, any transaction within item 6.

8The operation of any current, deposit or savings account.

9The management of an authorised unit trust scheme or of a trust based scheme by the operator of the scheme.

Notes:

(1)Item 1 does not include anything included in item 6.

(2)This Group does not include the supply of a coin or a banknote as a collectors' piece or as an investment article.

(3)Item 2 includes the supply of credit by a person, in connection with a supply of goods or services by him, for which a separate charge is made and disclosed to the recipient of the supply of goods or services.

(4)This Group includes any supply by a person carrying on a credit card, charge card or similar payment card operation made in connection with that operation to a person who accepts the card used in the operation when presented to him in payment for goods or services.

(5)Item 7 includes the introduction to a person effecting transactions in securities or secondary securities within item 6 of a person seeking to acquire or dispose of such securities.

(6)In item 9—

(a)“authorised unit trust scheme” and “operator” have the same meanings as in section 207(1) of the [1986 c. 60.] Financial Services Act 1986;

(b)“trust based scheme” has the same meaning as in regulation 2(1)(b) of the [S.I.1989/28.] Financial Services Act 1986 (Single Property Schemes) (Exemption) Regulations 1989.

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