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Finance Act 1999

The Finance Act 1999 received Royal Assent on 27 July 1999. On this page you can find guidance, parliamentary papers, representations and other commentary on the Act's progress through parliament.

The Finance Act

Finance Act 1999
Full text of the Finance Act 1999 as enacted on 27 July 1999.

Official Report of the House of Lords (Hansard)
Includes the Finance Bill debates in the following editions:

Finance Bill 1999
The full text of the Finance Bill as passed by the House of Commons and introduced in the House of Lords on 7th July 1999.

Official Report of the House of Commons (Hansard)
Includes the Finance Bill debates in the following editions:

Finance Bill in Standing Committee B
Archive of debates in the House of Commons Standing Committee B on the Finance Bill between May 4th 1999 and June 22nd 1999.

Explanatory notes and clauses: Finance Bill 1999 (HM Treasury)
Explanatory notes organised by clause with the option to download a condensed version of the complete explanatory notes.

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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