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Finance Act 2012

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3.Subsection (1) amends class of assets 7A (payment entitlements under the single payment scheme) in section 155 of the Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992 (TCGA) to reflect a change in the EU Regulations governing the scheme.

4.Subsection (2) replaces section 86(2) of Finance Act (FA) 1993 and inserts subsections 2A and 2B. The new subsection (2) allows the Treasury to amend section 155 of TCGA 1992 by statutory instrument so as to add classes of assets or amend existing classes. New subsection (2A) prevents any order being made under the power in subsection (2) which limits classes of assets qualifying for roll-over relief. New subsection (2B) allows for reasonable consequential amendments to be made to section 156ZB (interaction with corporation tax roll-over relief in cases of realisation and reinvestment) of, or Schedule 7AB (roll-over of degrouping charge on business assets) to, TCGA 1992 in line with those changes made through new subsection (2).

5.Subsection (3) repeals an earlier amendment to section 86(2) of FA 1993, which is superseded by subsection (2) above.

6.Subsection (4) applies the change in subsection (1) retrospectively to the time of the change in the EU Regulations in 2009 providing for a continuous availability of capital gains tax roll-over relief for single payment scheme payment entitlements.

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