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Finance Act (Northern Ireland) 1957

1957 CHAPTER 15

An Act to amend the law relating to estate duty; to provide an alternative method of appealing against the assessment of stamp duty where the only question in dispute is the value of land; to made further and better provision for the recovery of mineral rights duty and of penalties incurred in connection therewith; to alter the law with respect to entertainments duty; to impose an excise duty on certain television licences; to amend the law relating to the duties aforesaid; and to make further provision in connection with finance.

[29th July 1957]

Part I (ss. 1,2)—Estate Duty


N.I.Stamp Duty …F1

3Appeals against assessments of stamp duty where value of land is in dispute.N.I.

Without prejudice to any other mode of appeal any person dissatisfied with an assessment made by the Ministry of FinanceF2 (in this Part referred to as “the Ministry” ) under section twelve of the Stamp Act, 1891 M1, may, where the only question in dispute is a question of the value of any land, appeal against that assessment in the manner prescribedF3 by sections thirty-three …F4 of the Finance (1909—10) Act, 1910 M2; and so much of Part I of that Act as relates to appeals shall have effect accordingly.

F2Functions transf., SI 1973/2163

F3i.e. to the Lands Tribunal for NI

Marginal Citations

Ss. 4,5 rep. by 1967 c. 20 (NI)

Part III (ss. 6‐9) rep. by 1958 c. 14 (NI); 1961 c. 10 (NI); 1963 c. 22 (NI)



10Short title.N.I.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Finance Act (Northern Ireland), 1957.

Subs. (2)—Estate Duty


First Schedule rep. by 1961 c. 10 (NI)


Second Schedule rep. by SLR 1973