WHEREAS it is provided by subsection (2) of section 13 of the Excise (General Provisions) Act, Chap. 78.50 that the Minister may by Order impose any new excise duty or increase duty and from the date of publication of the Order in the Gazette and until the expiry thereof the duties specified in the Order shall be payable in lieu of the duties payable 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 such Order, and upon publication of the Resolution in the Gazette the Resolution shall have effect and the Order shall then expire:
AND WHEREAS the Excise Duty (Petroleum Products) Order, 2003, was made under subsection (2) of section 13 of the Excise Duty (General Provisions) Act, and first published in the Gazette on the 6th day of October, 2003:
AND WHEREAS it is expedient to confirm the said Order:
BE IT RESOLVED that the Excise Duty (Petroleum Products) Order, 2003 be confirmed.
(By the Honourable Prime Minister and Minister of Finance)
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