Finance Act, 2000

Chapter 2

Income Tax

Amendment of section 188 (age exemption and associated marginal relief) of Principal Act.

2.—Section 188 of the Principal Act is amended, as respects the year of assessment 2000-2001 and subsequent years of assessment, by the substitution of the following for subsection (2):

“(2) In this section, ‘the specified amount’ means, subject to section 187(2)—

(a) in the case of an individual referred to in paragraph (a) of the definition of ‘specified amount’ in section 461(1) (inserted by the Finance Act, 1999 ), £15,000, and

(b) in any other case, £7,500.”.