CB 15B When land acquired
General rule

(1)

For the purposes of this subpart except section CB 6A, a person acquires an estate, interest, or option that is land (the land) on the date that begins a period in which the person has an estate or interest in, or an option to acquire, the land, alone or jointly or in common with another person.

First exception: acquisition of land by company to be formed

(2)

If a person, on behalf of a company to be formed, enters an agreement under which the company will have land, the company is treated, for the purposes of this subpart in relation to the land, as existing from when the person enters the agreement.

Second exception: land from exercise of option

(3)

A person that exercises an option to acquire land and acquires the land, is treated as acquiring the land at the time when they exercise the option.

Relationship with subparts FB and FC

(4)

Subsections (1) to (3) are overridden, for a transaction, by a provision in subpart FB or FC (which relate to transfers of property) providing for the timing of the transaction.

Defined in this Act: company, estate, interest, land

Section CB 15B: inserted (with effect on 22 November 2013 and applying for disposals of land occurring on or after that date), on 30 June 2014, by section 7(1) of the Taxation (Annual Rates, Employee Allowances, and Remedial Matters) Act 2014 (2014 No 39).

Section CB 15B(1): amended (with effect on 1 October 2015 and applying to a person’s disposal of residential land if the date that the person first acquires an estate or interest in the residential land is on or after that date), on 16 November 2015, by section 7(1) of the Taxation (Bright-line Test for Residential Land) Act 2015 (2015 No 111).

Section CB 15B(3) heading: replaced (with effect on 22 November 2013), on 21 February 2017, by section 63 of the Taxation (Business Tax, Exchange of Information, and Remedial Matters) Act 2017 (2017 No 3).

Section CB 15B(3): replaced (with effect on 22 November 2013), on 21 February 2017, by section 63 of the Taxation (Business Tax, Exchange of Information, and Remedial Matters) Act 2017 (2017 No 3).

Section CB 15B(3) heading: replaced (with effect on 14 May 2016), on 21 February 2017, by section 64 of the Taxation (Business Tax, Exchange of Information, and Remedial Matters) Act 2017 (2017 No 3).

Section CB 15B(3): replaced (with effect on 14 May 2016), on 21 February 2017, by section 64 of the Taxation (Business Tax, Exchange of Information, and Remedial Matters) Act 2017 (2017 No 3).