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Capital Allowances Act 2001

Section 426: Pre-trading expenditure

1472.This section is based on section 101(5) of CAA 1990. It sets out the qualifying expenditure concerned and the chargeable period in which any allowance in respect of it will be a balancing allowance.

1473.The qualifying expenditure is pre-trading expenditure on mineral exploration and access if, before the trade began, the mineral exploration and access permanently ceased at the source concerned. The chargeable period is the one in which the trade begins.

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