Commencement and transitional provisions
Contracts entered into before 10 July 2003: Examples
A contract is entered into on 1 January 2003 and the purchaser takes possession on 2 January 2003.
The contract is completed by conveyance on 1 January 2005. This is not a Stamp Duty Land Tax transaction, regardless of whether the contract has been varied or whether the contracting purchaser has sub-sold or transferred his rights.