Finance Act 2008

The Finance Act 2008[1]

Long title An Act to grant certain duties, to alter other duties, and to amend the law relating to the National Debt and the Public Revenue, and to make further provision in connection with finance. 9
Citation 2008 c 9
Introduced by Jane Kennedy
Royal assent 21 July 2008
History of passage through Parliament
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The Finance Act 2008 (c 9) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which changes the United Kingdom's tax law as announced in the budget on 12 March 2008 by Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling. It received royal assent on 21 July 2008,[2] and pursuant to section 1 of the Parliament Act 1911, the Act was not read a third time by the House of Lords.[3]

See also


  1. The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 166 of this Act.
  2. Lords Hansard
  3. Bills and Legislation
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