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Unit R07

Qualification update

Publication date:

10 February 2015

Last updated:

28 October 2022

Testing Position

  • Examinations are based on the published syllabus. Syllabuses are available free of charge on the CII website or on request.
  • Candidates will be examined on the basis of law and practice in England unless otherwise stated.
  • The R07 examination consists of 75 multiple choice questions (MCQs) and five case studies, each comprising five MCQs.  2 hours is allowed for this examination.
  • The general rule is that legislative and industry changes will not be examined earlier than 3 months after they come into effect.
  • Candidates must keep up to date with legislative and industry changes that occur.

Tax year

  • The tax year 2022/2023 will be examined from 1 September 2022 until 31 August 2023.


Any relevant changes that may affect CII syllabuses or assessments will be announced on this page as they arise along with a date from when the changes will be assessed.

Stamp Duty Land Tax

The changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax, as announced in the mini-budget of 23 September 2022, will be reflected in examinations from 23 December 2022.