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10 Matches (Excise)

Volume 463: debated on Wednesday 6 April 1949

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Resolved:

"That, as from the seventh day of April, nineteen hundred and forty-nine, there shall be charged on matches, in lieu of the duties of excise theretofore charegable thereon, the following duties of excise, that is to say:—

£s.d.
For every 1,000 containers in which there are not more than 10 matches0192
For every 1,000 containers in which there are more than 10 matches, but not more than 20 matches1184
For every 1,000 containers in which there are more than 20 matches, but not more than 30 matches2176
For every 144 containers in which there are more than 30 matches, but not more than 50 matches0139
For every 144 containers in which there are more than 50 matches:—
For the first 50 matches0139
For every additional 5 matches or part of 5 matches in excess of 50 matches01

and so in proportion for any less number of containers.

And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act, 1913."