(1) Sections 85 and 87 of the Value Added Tax Act 1994 (c 23) (settling of appeals by agreement and enforcement of decisions of tribunal) have effect as if—
(a) any reference to section 83 of that Act included a reference to section 36 above, and
(b) any reference to VAT included a reference to any relevant tax or duty.
(2) The provision that may be made by rules under paragraph 9 of Schedule 12 to the Value Added Tax Act 1994 (rules of procedure for tribunals) includes provision for costs awarded against an appellant on an appeal by virtue of this Part to be recoverable as if the amount awarded were an amount of customs duty which the appellant is required to pay.
To be appointed
This Act received Royal Assent on 10 July 2003: for provision as to the commencement of this section (such day as the Treasury may by order appoint) see s 24(7).
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