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Finance (No.3) Act 2010

The Finance (No. 2) Bill 2010–2011 was presented to parliament on 15 September 2010 and achieved Royal Assent as the Finance (No. 3) Act on 16 December 2010. It was the third Finance Act published in 2010.

The Finance Act

Finance (No. 3) Act 2010 
The full text of the Act as enacted on 16 December 2010

Finance (No. 2) Bill 2010–2011 
The full text of the Bill as presented to parliament on 15 September 2010

Finance (No. 2) Bill [as Amended in Public Bill Committee] 
The full text of the Bill as amended on 29 October 2010

Summary of Bills and Acts issued in 2010 and 2011

Bill Publication date Outcome
Finance (No.3) Bill 2011 31 March 2011 Finance Act 2011
Finance (No.2) Bill 2010–11 15 September 2010 Finance (No.3) Act 2010
Finance Bill 2010–11 28 June 2010 Finance (No.2) Act 2010
Finance Bill 2010 30 March 2010 Finance Act 2010

Parliamentary papers

Finance (No.2) Bill 2010–11 
A dedicated page on the UK Parliament website that provides access to information on the progress of the Bill with links to debates and other related business papers as they arise. Sections include:


ICAEW Tax Faculty updates
News and updates released by the Tax Faculty on the Budget & Finance Act 2010

Autumn Finance Bill: an informal consultation 
HM Treasury has published draft legislation on technical taxation measures to be introduced in a Finance Bill in autumn 2010. Draft legislation and explanatory notes are available to download in PDF format.

Articles and books in the Library collection

To find out how you can borrow books from the Library please see our guide to book loans.

You can obtain copies of articles or extracts of books and reports by post, fax or email through our document supply service.


The Library holds an extensive collection of Finance Acts (from the 19th century onwards), Finance Bills (from 1951 onwards), Debates on the Finance Bill as recorded in Hansard, and Standing Committee Debates on the Finance Bills (from 1968 onwards). Alongside this you can also find many publications from the ICAEW and other bodies on the Finance Acts.

We also maintain an online archive of links and resources for Finance Acts 1980–1999 and for Finance Acts 2000–2004.

See LibCat, our online catalogue, for details of our holdings of:

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