Finance Act, 1920

Exemption in respect of income from scholarships.

28.(1) Income arising from a scholarship held by a person receiving full-time instruction at a university, college, school, or other educational establishment, shall be exempt from income tax (including super-tax), and no account shall be taken of any such income in computing the amount of income for the purposes of the Income Tax Acts.

(2) In this section the expression “scholarship” includes an exhibition, bursary, or any other similar educational endowment.

(3) If any question arises whether any income is income arising from a scholarship held as aforesaid, the Commissioners of Inland Revenue may, on the request of the Income Tax Commissioners concerned, consult the Board of Education.

In the application of this subsection to Scotland and Ireland, the Scottish Education Department and the Lord Lieutenant, respectively, shall be substituted for the Board of Education.