Search Legislation

Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003

Section 587: Application to marine pilots’ benefit fund

2357.This section ensures that the provisions of Chapter 6 apply to a marine pilots’ benefit fund. It derives from section 607 of ICTA.

2358.The purpose of the legislation is to allow self-employed marine pilots to belong to an occupational pension scheme. Such membership would normally be available only to employees.

2359.One effect of the applying the provisions of Chapter 6 to a marine pilots’ benefit fund is that the Schedule D Case VI charge on unauthorised payments has been rewritten as a pension income charge. See Change 136 in Annex 1.

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