WHEREAS it is provided by section 13(2) of the Excise (General Provisions) Act, Chap. 78:50 (hereinafter called 'the Act') 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 Trinidad and Tobago 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 section 13(2) of the Act 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 Trinidad and Tobago Gazette, the resolution shall have effect and the Order shall expire;
AND WHEREAS the Excise Duty (Tobacco Products) Order, 2016, was made under section 13(2) of the Excise (General Provisions) Act and first published in the Trinidad and Tobago Gazette as Legal Notice No. 162 of 2016 on the 19th day of October, 2016;
AND WHEREAS it is expedient to confirm the Order:
BE IT RESOLVED that the Excise Duty (Tobacco Products) Order, 2016 be confirmed.
(By Minister of Finance)
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