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Capital Allowances Act 2001

Section 172: Scope of Chapter etc.

638.This section is based on parts of sections 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 56A, 56B, 56C, 57 and 58 of CAA 1990. It defines the scope of the fixtures Chapter.

639.Subsection (3) makes clear that the provisions that treat a person as the owner of the fixture are subject to the provisions that treat a person as ceasing to be the owner of the fixture.

640.Subsection (4) ensures that references to a person being treated as the owner (or ceasing to be the owner) are references to ownership for the purposes of Part 2.

641.Section 51(1) ensures that if one person is treated as the owner of a fixture then no other person is entitled to an allowance in respect of the fixture. This provision has not been rewritten. See Change 26 in Annex 1.

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