Finance Act, 1992

Transfer of an asset by a company to its parent company.

66.—(1) Where a company disposes of an asset used for the purposes of a trade carried on by it in the State to a company which holds all of the securities representing its capital and the companies would not, but for this section, fall to be treated in accordance with section 130 of the Corporation Tax Act, 1976 , in respect of the said asset, then if—

(a) immediately after the disposal the company acquiring the asset commences to use the asset for the purposes of a trade carried on by it in the State, and

(b) the disposal is not, or does not form part of, a transfer to which section 65 applies,

sections 130, 131 and 132 of the said Act of 1976 shall have effect as if the companies were resident in the State.

(2) Subsection (5) of section 65 shall apply with any necessary adaptation for the purposes of this section as if references in that subsection to subsections (2), (3) and (4) of the said section 65 were references to subsection (1) of this section.