S.I. No. 53/2010 - Stamp Duty (Designation of Exchanges and Markets) Regulations 2010.

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S.I. No. 53/2010 - Stamp Duty (Designation of Exchanges and Markets) Regulations 2010.

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S.I. No. 53 of 2010
STAMP DUTY (DESIGNATION OF EXCHANGES AND MARKETS) REGULATIONS 2010
Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 19th February, 2010.
The Revenue Commissioners, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 75(5)(a) (inserted by section 109 of the Finance Act 2007 (No. 11 of 2007)) of the Stamp Duties Consolidation Act 1999 (No. 31 of 1999), hereby make the following regulations:
Citation and commencement
1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Stamp Duty (Designation of Exchanges and Markets) Regulations 2010.
(2) These Regulations come into operation on 19 February 2010.
Designation of exchanges and markets
2. For the purposes of section 75 (inserted by section 109 of the Finance Act 2007 (No. 11 of 2007)) of the Stamp Duties Consolidation Act 1999 (No. 31 of 1999), Brse Berlin AG is designated by the Revenue Commissioners as an exchange.
GIVEN under my hand,
17 February 2010.
MICHAEL O’GRADY,
Revenue Commissioner.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)
Section 75 (inserted by section 109 of the Finance Act 2007 ) of the Stamp Duties Consolidation Act 1999 provides for an exemption from stamp duty on a transfer of title to securities to an intermediary if—
•the intermediary is a member of an exchange or market,
•the intermediary is approved by the Revenue Commissioners as a recognised intermediary on the exchange or market,
•the transfer of the securities is effected on the exchange or market concerned, on the Irish Stock Exchange Limited, the London Stock Exchange plc or any other exchange or market designated by the Revenue Commissioners, and
•the transfer is not effected in connection with an excluded business.
The purpose of these Regulations is the designation by the Revenue Commissioners, as on and from 19 February 2010, of Brse Berlin AG as an exchange for the purposes of section 75 of the Stamp Duties Consolidation Act 1999 .

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