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Finance Act 1999

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5(1)Section 13 of the [1891 c. 38.] Stamp Duties Management Act 1891 (certain offences in relation to dies and stamps provided by the Commissioners to be felonies) is amended as follows.

(2)For the sidenote substitute “Offences in relation to dies and stamps.”.

(3)Make the existing provision subsection (1) and at the beginning, for “Every person who” substitute “A person commits an offence who”.

(4)Omit the words from “shall be guilty of felony” to the end.

(5)After subsection (1) insert—

(2)A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable—

(a)on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum, or both;

(b)on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years or a fine, or both..

(6)This paragraph has effect in relation to things done or omitted on or after 1st October 1999.

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