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Finance Act 1995

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Modification of the Taxes Act 1988 in relation to overseas life insurance companies

2(1)Schedule 19AC to the Taxes Act 1988 (modification of Act in relation to overseas life insurance company) shall be amended as follows.

(2)After paragraph 4 there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

4A(1)In section 12(7A), the reference to a transfer of the whole or part of a company’s long term business in accordance with a scheme sanctioned by a court under Part I of Schedule 2C to the [1982 c. 50.] Insurance Companies Act 1982 shall be treated as including a reference to a qualifying overseas transfer.

(2)In this paragraph “a qualifying overseas transfer” means so much of any transfer of the whole or any part of the business of an overseas life insurance company carried on through a branch or agency in the United Kingdom as takes place in accordance with any authorisation granted outside the United Kingdom for the purposes of Article 11 of the third long term insurance Directive.

(3)In sub-paragraph (2) above “the third long term insurance Directive” has the same meaning as in that Act of 1982.

(3)After the paragraph 10A inserted by Schedule 8 to this Act there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

10AAIn section 440(2)(a), the reference to a transfer of the whole or part of a company’s long term business in accordance with a scheme sanctioned by a court under Part I of Schedule 2C to the [1982 c. 50.] Insurance Companies Act 1982 shall be treated as including a reference to a qualifying overseas transfer (within the meaning of paragraph 4A above).

(4)Before paragraph 12 there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

11CIn sections 444A(1) and 460(10A), the references to a transfer of the whole or part of a company’s long term business in accordance with a scheme sanctioned by a court under Part I of Schedule 2C to the [1982 c. 50.] Insurance Companies Act 1982 shall be treated as including references to a qualifying overseas transfer (within the meaning of paragraph 4A above).

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