House of Representatives


Exemption from Import Duties of Customs 1

House of Representatives - 1st Session - 9th 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 condition as the Minister may impose:

AND WHEREAS by Legal Notice No. 330 of 2004 the last Resolution in respect of the goods identified therein came into effect on January 1, 2005 and expired on December 31, 2007:

AND WHEREAS it is expedient that certain goods be exempt from import duties of customs as of January 1, 2008:

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, 2010.

(By the Minister of Trade and Industry)

18 Jan 2008
House Debate - Day 1Hansard
The Motion was approved.
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1.The Honourable Dr. Keith Rowley [Diego Martin West] [Minister of Trade and Industry]