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(1)In this Part of this Act, except in so far as the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them, that is to say:—
“the enactments relating to stamp duty” means the M1Stamp Act 1891 and any enactment which amends or is required to be construed together with that Act;
“trust instrument” means, in relation to a unit trust scheme, the trust deed or other instrument (whether under seal or not) creating or recording the trusts [F3on which the property in question is held];
“trust property” means, in relation to a unit trust scheme, the property subject to the trusts of the trust instrument;
“trust property represented by units” means, in relation to a unit trust scheme, all trust property except, where the trust instrument provides for periodical distributions, any such dividends, interest or other property arising from trust property as is required under the instrument to be distributed at the next such distribution;
“unit” means, in relation to a unit trust scheme, a right or interest (whether described as a unit, as a sub-unit, or otherwise) of a beneficiary under the trust instrument;
“certificate to bearer” means, in relation to a unit under a unit trust scheme, a document by the delivery of which the unit can be transferred . . . F4
[F5(1A)The Treasury may by regulations provide that any scheme of a description specified in the regulations shall be treated as not being a unit trust scheme for the purposes of this Part of this Act.
(1B)Regulations under this section—
(a)may contain such supplementary and transitional provisions as appear to the Treasury to be necessary or expedient, and
(b)shall be made by statutory instrument, which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the House of Commons.]
(2)–(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F6]
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