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Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003

Paragraph 71

3723.This paragraph contains provisions to ensure that a savings-related share option scheme which, before 6 April 2003, was approved under Schedule 9 to ICTA is treated as an SAYE option scheme approved under Schedule 3 to this Act. This approval has effect even if the scheme does not fully meet the requirements of Schedule 3 so long as it meets the approval requirements of Schedule 9 to ICTA.

3724.Under sub-paragraph (5) the effect of the provisions of Schedule 9 to ICTA are preserved, including superseded rules, for a savings-related share option scheme approved before 6 April 2003.

3725.A savings-related share option scheme is defined in sub-paragraph (6).

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