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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 47E+W+S+N.I.Amendment of information and inspection powers

10(1)Paragraph 35 (special cases: groups of undertakings) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In sub-paragraph (2)—

(a)for “paragraph 2” substitute

(a)paragraph 2(2), and

(b)insert at the end , and

(b)the references in paragraph 3(5) to naming the taxpayer are to making that statement and naming the parent undertaking.

(3)For sub-paragraph (4) substitute—

(4)Where a third party notice is given to the parent undertaking for the purpose of checking the tax position of more than one subsidiary undertaking—

(a)paragraph 2(2) only requires the notice to state this, and

(b)the references in paragraph 3(5) to naming the taxpayer are to making that statement.

(4A)In relation to such a notice—

(a)in paragraph 3 (approval etc of notices), sub-paragraphs (1) and (3)(e) do not apply,

(b)paragraph 4(1) (copying third party notices to taxpayer) does not apply,

(c)paragraph 21 (restrictions on giving taxpayer notice where taxpayer has made return) applies as if the notice was a taxpayer notice or taxpayer notices given to each subsidiary undertaking (or, if the notice names the subsidiary undertakings to which it relates, to each of those undertakings),

(d)paragraph 30(1) (appeal) has effect as if it permitted an appeal on any grounds, and

(e)in paragraph 30(2) (no appeal in relation to taxpayer's statutory records), the reference to the taxpayer has effect as if it were a reference to the parent undertaking or any of its subsidiary undertakings.

(4)In sub-paragraph (5), for the words after “the notice” substitute

(a)sub-paragraphs (3) and (4) of that paragraph (approval of tribunal) have effect as if they permitted, but did not require, the officer to obtain the approval of the tribunal, and

(b)paragraph 31 (appeal) has effect as if it permitted an appeal on any grounds, but the parent undertaking may not appeal against a requirement in the notice to produce any document that forms part of the statutory records of the parent undertaking or any of its subsidiary undertakings.

(5)Omit sub-paragraph (6).