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Finance Act 1951

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18Alterations in personal reliefs, etc.

(1)In subsection (2) of section forty of the Finance Act, 1927 (which, as amended by section seventeen of the Finance (No. 2) Act, 1945, section twenty-eight of the Finance Act, 1948, and section twenty-four of the Finance Act, 1950, provides for the relief from income tax commonly known as the reduced rate relief), the words " thirteen-nineteenths" shall throughout be substituted for the words

thirteen-eighteenths

and the words " eight-nineteenths " shall throughout be substituted for the words

four-ninths.

(2)In section eighteen of the Finance Act, 1920 (which, as amended by subsequent enactments, provides, amongst other things, for a deduction, in the case of married persons, of tax on one hundred and eighty pounds), the words " one hundred and ninety pounds " shall be substituted for the words

one hundred and eighty pounds.

(3)In subsections (1) and (3) of section twenty-one of the Finance Act, 1920 (which, as amended by subsequent enactments, provides for a deduction of tax on sixty pounds in respect of each child with an income of sixty pounds or less), the words " seventy pounds " shall be substituted for the words

sixty pounds.

(4)In subsection (1) of section sixteen of the Finance Act, 1943 (which, as amended by subsection (4) of section fifteen of the Finance Act, 1947,provides, amongst other things that the deduction of tax allowable in certain cases in respect of a relative of the claimant or of his or her wife or husband who is maintained by the claimant is limited to cases where the total income of the person maintained does not exceed one hundred and twenty pounds a year and that the allowance is reduced if the total income of that person exceeds seventy pounds a year), the words " one hundred and thirty pounds " shall be substituted for the words

one hundred and twenty pounds

and the words " eighty pounds " shall be substituted for the words

seventy pounds.

(5)In subsection (2) of section nineteen of the Finance Act, 1935 (which, as amended by subsequent enactments, limits the tax on incomes exceeding one hundred and thirty-five pounds but less than one hundred and sixty pounds to one quarter of the excess), the words " three-tenths " shall be substituted for the words

one-quarter.

(6)The changes effected by this section shall not be deemed to have affected the amounts of tax deductible or repayable under section two of the Income Tax (Employments) Act, 1943, before the twenty-fifth day of May, nineteen hundred and fifty-one, but nothing in this subsection shall prevent the resulting under-deductions, over-deductions, under-repayments and over-repayments of tax from being adjusted subsequently by means of increased or diminished deductions or repayments under the said section two, or, if need be, by an assessment.

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