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3(1)Subject to paragraph 4 below, the value which for privatisation purposes was put on the disposal made on the occasion of a company’s flotation is the amount produced by multiplying the institutional price by the number of shares comprised in the ordinary share capital of the company at the time of its flotation.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)In this paragraph “the institutional price”, in relation to a company, means the highest fixed price per share at which publicly-owned shares in the company were offered for disposal on the occasion of the company’s flotation.
(3)Subject to sub-paragraph (4) below, where publicly-owned shares in a company were offered for disposal in accordance with any arrangements for the payment of the price in two or more instalments, the price per share at which those shares were offered shall be ascertained by aggregating the instalments.
(4)Where the arrangements under which any publicly-owned shares in a company were offered for disposal provided for any discount on the payment of the whole or any part of the price for those shares, that discount shall be disregarded for the purposes of this paragraph in determining the price per share at which those shares were offered.
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