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General Anti Tax-Avoidance Principle Bill

Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2012-13

Last updated: 26 April 2013 at 10:24

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Long title

A Bill to introduce a principle that any financial arrangements made by a company or individual should not have as their primary purpose the avoidance of tax; to establish a statutory rule to apply in the assessment of such arrangements; and for connected purposes.


Mr Michael Meacher
Oldham West and Royton

Current version of the Bill

14 September 2012

Bill passage

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Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Lords
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2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
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