11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 5th SESSION

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1st Session of the 11th Republican Parliament

Confirm the Customs (Amendment to the First Schedule) Order, 2016

WHEREAS it is provided by section 7 of the Customs Act, Chap. 78:01 that the President may by Order increase or reduce any import or export duty of Customs or impose new import or export duties of Customs 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 subsection (2) of the said section that every Order issued under that section 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 Customs (Amendment to the First Schedule) Order, 2016, was made under section 7 of the Customs Act and first published in the Gazette as Legal Notice No. 48 on the 8th day of April, 2016.

AND WHEREAS it is expedient to confirm the said Order:

BE IT RESOLVED that the Customs (Amendment to the First Schedule) Order, 2016, the contents of which are set out below, be confirmed:

1. The Customs Act is amended in the First Schedule -

  • (a) under the headings 8703.23.50 and 8703.23.60, by deleting in the third column the words "40%" and substituting the words "60%";
  • (b) under the heading 8703.24.90, by deleting in the third column the words "45%" and substituting the words "67.5%";
  • (c) under the heading 8703.32.50, by deleting in the third column the words "40%" and substituting the words "60%"; and
  • (d) under the heading 8703.33.90, by deleting in the third column the words "45%" and substituting the words "67.5%"
  • "

    (By Minister of Finance)
    View the Customs (Amendment to the First Schedule) Order, 2016.

First Debated: 25-Apr-2016
Approved on: 25-Apr-2016
28-Apr-2016
Speakers in the:
House of Representatives
25-Apr-2016 House of Representatives Debate Day 1 - View Resolution here PDF icon (22.5 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (564.4 kb)
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie, MP [Caroni Central] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Camille Robinson-Regis, MP [Arouca/Maloney] [Minister of Planning and Development]
Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Fitzgerald Hinds, MP [Laventille West] [Minister of Works and Transport]
Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
Senate
28-Apr-2016 Senate Debate Day 1 | Hansard PDF icon (763.3 kb)
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Dr. Dhanayshar Mahabir [Independent Senator]
Sen. the Hon. Franklin Khan [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
Sen. Gerald Hadeed [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Taurel Shrikissoon [Independent Senator]
Sen. Khadijah Ameen [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Stephen Creese [Independent Senator]
Sen. Daniel Solomon [Opposition Senator]
Sen. David Small [Independent Senator]
Sen. Rodger Samuel [Opposition Senator]
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
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