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5.—(1) Amend paragraph 4 as follows.
(2) In sub-paragraph (2)(b)—
(a)for “(2A) or (2B)” substitute “(2A), (2B), (2C) or (2D)”.
(b)in sub-paragraph (i) after “company,” insert “other than shares in relation to which section 91A or 91B of the Finance Act 1996(1) has effect,”.
(3) In sub-paragraph (2A)—
(a)after paragraph (a) insert “and”; and
(b)omit paragraph (c) and the word “and” before it.
(4) In sub-paragraph (2B)—
(a)at the end of paragraph (a) omit “and”;
(b)at the end of paragraph (b) insert—
(c)the relevant contract is not a deemed relevant contract to which the company is treated as party under section 94A(2)(b) of the Finance Act 1996(2).”.
(5) After sub-paragraph (2B) insert—
“(2C) The conditions specified in this sub-paragraph are—
(a)the relevant contract is entered into or acquired—
(i)by a company otherwise than for the purposes of a trade carried on by it or by a company which is a mutual trading company; or
(ii)by a company for the purposes of its life assurance business; and
(b)the relevant contract is an option, quoted on a recognised stock exchange, to subscribe for shares in a company.
(2D) The conditions specified in this sub-paragraph are—
(a)the company that holds the relevant contract has a hedging relationship between—
(i)the relevant contract, and
(ii)an asset representing a loan relationship which is treated as mentioned in section 94A(1) of the Finance Act 1996, and
(b)each relevant contract to which the company is treated as party under section 94A(2)(b) in the case of that loan relationship is a derivative contract to which paragraph 45D, 45F, 45FA, 45J or 45K applies.”.
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