Search Legislation

Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003

Paragraph 73

3728.This paragraph contains provisions to ensure that a discretionary share option scheme, which, before 6 April 2003, was approved under Schedule 9 to ICTA is treated as a CSOP scheme approved under Schedule 4 to this Act. This approval has effect even if the scheme does not fully meet the requirements of Schedule 4 so long as it meets the approval requirements of Schedule 9 to ICTA.

3729.Under sub-paragraph (5) the effect of the provisions of Schedule 9 to ICTA is preserved, including superseded rules, for a discretionary share option scheme approved before 6 April 2003.

3730.A discretionary share option scheme is defined in sub-paragraph (6).

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Explanatory Notes

Text created by the government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Public Acts except Appropriation, Consolidated Fund, Finance and Consolidation Acts.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources