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2nd Session of the 9th Republican Parliament

Confirm the Excise Duty (Tobacco Products) Order, 2009

WHEREAS it is provided by section 13(2) of the Excise (General Provisions) Act, Chap. 78:50 that the Minister may by Order impose any new excise duty or increase any excise duty and from the date of publication of the Order in the Gazette and until the expiry of the Order the duties specified in the Order shall be payable in lieu of the duties payable prior thereto:

AND WHEREAS it is provided by the said subsection that every Order issued under that subsection shall after four days and within twenty-one days from the date of its first publication be submitted to Parliament and Parliament may by resolution confirm, amend or revoke the Order and upon publication of the resolution of Parliament in the Gazette, the resolution shall have effect and the Order shall then expire:

AND WHEREAS the Excise Duty (Tobacco Products) Order, 2009 was made under section 13(2) of the Excise (General Provisions) Act, and first published in the Gazette on the 07th day of September, 2009:

AND WHEREAS it is expedient to confirm the said Order:

BE IT RESOLVED that the Excise Duty (Tobacco Products) Order, 2009, the contents of which are set out below, be confirmed:

(By the Minister of Finance)

Note: See this Order Paper for the contents of the Order.
First Debated: 16-Sep-2009
Approved on: 16-Sep-2009
28-Sep-2009
Speakers in the:
House of Representatives
16-Sep-2009 House Debate | Hansard PDF icon (495.4 kb)
Hon. Karen Nunez-Tesheira, MP [D'Abadie/O'Meara] [Minister of Finance]
Mr. Vasant Bharath, MP [St. Augustine] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Works and Transport]
Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Alicia Hospedales, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Development]
Mr. Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj, SC, MP [Tabaquite] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Dr. Amery Browne, MP [Diego Martin Central] [Minister of Social Development]
Mr. Chandresh Sharma, MP [Fyzabad] [Opposition Member]
Dr. Hamza Rafeeq, MP [Caroni Central] [Opposition Chief Whip]
Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Opposition Member]
Mr. Subhas Panday, MP [Princes Town North] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Karen Nunez-Tesheira, MP [D'Abadie/O'Meara] [Minister of Finance]
Senate
28-Sep-2009 Senate Debate | Hansard PDF icon (796.7 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Mariano Browne [Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister in the Ministry of Finance]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Basharat Ali [Independent Senator]
Sen. Dr. Sharon-Ann Gopaul Mc Nicol [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Corinne Baptiste-McKnight [Independent Senator]
Sen. Mohammed Faisal Rahman [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Gail Merhair [Independent Senator]
Sen. Lyndira Oudit [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Jennifer Kernahan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Adesh Nanan [Opposition Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Mariano Browne [Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister in the Ministry of Finance]