Mineral Royalties (Tax) Regulations 1971

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1971/1035

1971 No. 1035

INCOME TAX

The Mineral Royalties (Tax) Regulations 1971

Made 23th June 1971

Laid before the House of Commons 30th June 1971

Coming into Operation 1st July 1971

The Commissioners of Inland Revenue, in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 29(6) of the Finance Act 1970, hereby make the following Regulations:—

S-1 These Regulations may be cited as the Mineral Royalties (Tax)...

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Mineral Royalties (Tax) Regulations 1971, and shall come into operation on 1st July 1971.

(2) The Interpretation Act 1889 shall apply for the interpretation of these Regulations as it applies for the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

(3) In these Regulations:—

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S-2 Subject to Regulation 3 below, where a payment is made on or...

2. Subject to Regulation 3 below, where a payment is made on or after 6th April 1970 in respect of a sum receivable on or after that date under an agreement which relates both to the winning and working of minerals and to other matters, then, notwithstanding any allocation of the payment under the terms of the agreement, so much but no more of the payment is to be treated for the purposes of the principal section as mineral royalties as might reasonably have been expected to be provided for by the agreement if—

(a) it conferred only the right to carry out specified operations in relation to minerals in or under the land to which the agreement relates; and

(b) any buildings, structures, roads, shafts, adits or other works existing on the land at the time when the agreement was granted or made were not in existence.

S-3 The whole of a payment under an agreement shall for the...

3. The whole of a payment under an agreement shall for the purposes of the principal section be treated as a mineral royalty if under Regulation 2 above nine-tenths or more of it would be so treated.

S-4 Nothing in these Regulations applies to any periodical payments...

4. Nothing in these Regulations applies to any periodical payments such as are referred to in subsection (9)(b) of the principal section (payments made under certain statutes in Northern Ireland).

Alan Lord

Secretary

23rd June 1971

EXPLANATORY NOTE

Section 29, Finance Act 1970 governs the taxation of royalties receivable on or after 6th April 1970 under a mineral lease or agreement, and empowers the Commissioners of Inland Revenue to make...

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