403(1) Expenditure on acquiring a mineral asset is qualifying expenditure if–
(a)it is capital expenditure, and
(b)it is incurred for the purposes of a mineral extraction trade.
403(2) Subsection (1) is subject to–
section 404 (exclusion of undeveloped market value of land), and
section 406 (reduction where premium relief previously allowed).
403(2A) For the purposes of this section the reference to expenditure on acquiring a mineral asset does not include expenditure incurred on the restoration of a relevant site (within the meaning of section 416 or 416ZA).
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