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9 Bingo Duty (Excise)

Volume 890: debated on Monday 21 April 1975

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Motion made, and Question,

That the Betting and Gaming Duties Act 1972 shall have effect—
  • (a) as from 29th September 1975, as if in section 17(2) for "2½ per cent." (in both places) there were substituted "5 per cent." and for "one thirty-ninth" there were substituted "one-nineteenth"; and
  • (b) as from 1st May 1975, as if in paragraph 5(2) of Schedule 3 for "5p" (in both places) there were substituted "10p" and for "£2·50" there were substituted "£5·00".
  • 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 1968.—[Mr. Healey.]

    put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 94 (Ways and Means motions), and agreed to.