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Value-Added Tax Act, 1991 (Act No. 89 of 1991)

Part VIII - Special Provisions

52. Pooling arrangements

 

(1) Any pool managed by any body for the sale of agricultural, pastoral or other farming products, being a pool contemplated in section 17 of the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act, 1996 (Act No. 47 of 1996), may, on written application by such body, for the purposes of this Act be deemed to be an enterprise or part of an enterprise carried on by that body separately from the members of such body: Provided that such body may—
(a) elect in writing that the pool be treated as a separate enterprise for the purposes of this Act and may apply for such pool to be registered separately in terms of section 50; and
(b) notwithstanding the provisions of section 54(1) and (2), if it makes an election in writing, be treated for the purposes of this Act as a principal and not as an agent of its members.

 

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 54, any rental pool scheme operated and managed by any person for the benefit of some or all of—
(a) the owners of time-sharing interests in a property time-sharing scheme as defined in section 1 of the Property Timesharing Control Act, 1983 (Act No. 75 of 1983);
(b) the owners of sectional title interests in a sectional title scheme as defined in section 1 of the Sectional Title Act, 1986 (Act No. 95 of 1986); or
(c) the shareholders in a Shareblock Company as defined in section 1 of the Shareblocks Control Act, 1980 (Act No. 59 of 1980),

is regarded for the purposes of this Act as a separate enterprise carried on by such person separately from the owners and shall be registered separately under section 50: Provided that—

(i) the owners or shareholders must elect in writing that the rental pool be treated separately; and
(ii) such a rental pool theme is, notwithstanding the provisions of section 54(1) and (2),  treated for the purposes of this Act as a principal and not as an agent of the owners or shareholders.