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Provisional Collection of Taxes Order, 2001

House of Representatives - 1st Session - 6th Republican Parliament

WHEREAS it is provided by section 3(1) of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act, Chap. 74.01 (hereinafter called “the Act”) that where proposals for general or supplementary appropriation of public funds are made to the House of Representatives and are embodied in an Appropriation or Supplementary Appropriation Bill, the President may, for the purpose of raising revenue to meet the expenditure specified in any such Bill, by Order, provide for the imposition of a tax or the variation of an existing tax and from the date of the publication of the Order in the Gazette, the tax as imposed or varied shall be payable:

AND WHEREAS it is provided by section 3(5) of the Act that an Order varying an existing tax shall cease to have effect if the Order is not confirmed with or without modifications, by a resolution agreed to by the House within the next twenty-one days after the commencement of the Order:

AND WHEREAS the Provisional Collection of Taxes Order, 2001 was made under section 3 of the Act, whereby provision was made for the imposition or variation of taxes in the written laws mentioned in the said Order to the extent and in the manner set out therein for the purpose of raising revenue to meet the expenditure specified in the Bill entitled “An Act to provide for the service of Trinidad and Tobago for the financial year ending on the 30th day of September, 2002”:

AND WHEREAS it is expedient to confirm the said Order:

BE IT RESOLVED that the Provisional Collection of Taxes Order, 2001 be confirmed.

(By the Minister of Finance)

27 Sep 2001
Approved
House DebateHansard
9 speakersShow Speakers
1.Mr. Gerald Yetming [Minister of Finance]
2.The Honourable Kenneth Valley [Diego Martin Central] [Opposition Chief Whip]
3.The Honourable Colm Imbert [Diego Martin East] [Opposition Member]
4.The Honourable Dr. Keith Rowley [Diego Martin West] [Opposition Member]
5.Mr. Hedwige Bereaux [La Brea] [Opposition Member]
6.Mr. Nathaniel Moore [Tobago East] [Opposition Member]
7.The Honourable Fitzgerald Hinds [Laventille East/Morvant] [Opposition Member]
8.Senator Mervyn Assam [Tunapuna] [Minister of Enterprise Development and Foreign Affairs]
9.Mr. Gerald Yetming [Minister of Finance]