Confirmation of the Customs (Import Duty) (Caribbean Common Market) (Amendment) Order, 2016
House of Representatives - 2nd Session - 11th Republican Parliament
WHEREAS it is provided by section 7 of the Customs Act, Chap. 78:01 (hereinafter called 'the Act') 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 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 section 7(2) of the Act that an 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 Trinidad and Tobago Gazette, the resolution shall have effect and the Order shall expire;
AND WHEREAS the Customs (Import Duty) (Caribbean Common Market) (Amendment) Order, 2016, was made under section 7 of the Customs Act and first published in the Trinidad and Tobago Gazette as Legal Notice No. 160 of 2016 on the 19th day of October, 2016;
AND WHEREAS it is expedient to confirm the Order:
BE IT RESOLVED that the Customs (Import Duty) (Caribbean Common Market) (Amendment) Order, 2016 be confirmed.
(By Minister of Finance)