246Identification of shares on a disposalE+W+S+N.I.
(1)The rules in subsections (2) and (3) are for determining which shares of any class are treated as disposed of for the purposes of—
(a)section 209 (disposal of shares), or
(b)section 245 (spouses or civil partners),
if the investor disposes of some but not all of the shares of that class which the investor holds in a company.
(2)Shares acquired on an earlier day are treated as disposed of before shares acquired on a later day.
(3)Shares acquired on the same day are treated as disposed of in the following order—
(a)first any to which neither EIS relief nor deferral relief is attributable,
(b)next any to which deferral relief, but not EIS relief, is attributable,
(c)next any to which EIS relief, but not deferral relief, is attributable, and
(d)finally any to which both EIS relief and deferral relief are attributable.
(4)Any shares within paragraph (c) or (d) of subsection (3) which are treated by section 201(6) as issued on an earlier day are treated as disposed of before any other shares falling within that paragraph of subsection (3).
(a)any shares to which EIS relief is attributable and which were transferred to an individual as mentioned in section 245, and
(b)any shares to which deferral relief, but not EIS relief, is attributable and which were acquired by an individual on a disposal to which section 58 of TCGA 1992 applies,
are treated for the purposes of subsections (2) and (3) as acquired by the individual on the day on which they were issued.
(6)In a case to which section 127 of TCGA 1992 applies (including the case where that section applies by virtue of an enactment relating to chargeable gains), shares included in the new holding are treated for the purposes of subsections (2) and (3) as acquired when the original shares were acquired.
(7)In this section—
“deferral relief” has the same meaning as in Schedule 5B to TCGA 1992,
“new holding” and “ ” have the same meaning as in section 127 of TCGA 1992 (or, as the case may be, that section as applied by the enactment concerned).