Exemption from Import Duties of Customs 1
House of Representatives - 1st Session - 10th Republican Parliament
WHEREAS it is provided by Section 56(1)(a) of the Customs Act, Chap. 78:01 that the House of Representatives may from time to time by Resolution provide that any class of goods specified in the Resolution shall be exempt from import duties of customs if the goods are imported or entered for use by any person for any purpose specified in the Resolution during any period to be fixed by the Minister in each particular case, not being a period terminating later than the date prescribed in the Resolution as the last day on which such exemption shall be operative, and subject to such conditions as the Minister may impose;
AND WHEREAS by Legal Notice No. 6 of 2008 the last Resolution in respect of the goods identified therein came into effect on January 01, 2008 and expired on December 31, 2010;
AND WHEREAS it is expedient that certain goods be exempt from import duties of customs as of January 01, 2011;
BE IT RESOLVED that the House of Representatives, in accordance with and subject to the provisions of section 56 of the Customs Act, exempt from import duties of customs the classes of goods imported or entered for use in Trinidad and Tobago for the respective purposes set out in the List of Conditional Duty Exemptions for Approved Industry in Part A-I of the Third Schedule to the Customs Act, for the period beginning immediately after the expiration of the last Resolution of Parliament and ending December 31, 2015.
(By the Member of Trade and Industry)