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Wednesday 18 October 2017

Royal Sanction has been granted in respect of the Document Duty (Guernsey) Law, 2017 and the Document Duty (Anti-Avoidance) (Guernsey) Law, 2017.

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Monday 16 October 2017

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Friday 13 October 2017

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The Document Duty and Anti Avoidance Duty

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P.2017/34

DOCUMENT DUTY AND ANTI-AVOIDANCE DUTY

The States are asked to decide:

Whether, after consideration of the Policy Letter entitled 'Document Duty and Anti-Avoidance Duty' of the Policy & Resources Committee, they are of the opinion:

1. To approve the proposals to introduce a document duty (anti-avoidance) duty regime in accordance with Section 3 of the Policy Letter;

2. To approve the Projet de Loi entitled "The Document Duty (Anti-Avoidance) (Guernsey) Law, 2017", and to authorise the Bailiff to present a most humble petition to Her Majesty praying for Royal Sanction thereto;

3. To approve the proposals to repeal the Document Duty (Guernsey) Law, 1973 and the Document Duty (Guernsey) Ordinance, 2003 and to substitute a revised document duty regime in accordance with Section 4 of the Policy Letter;

4. To approve the Projet de Loi entitled "The Document Duty (Guernsey) Law, 2017", and to authorise the Bailiff to present a most humble petition to Her Majesty praying for Royal Sanction thereto; and

5. To direct the preparation of such other legislation as may be necessary to give effect to the above decisions.

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