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2 Beer

Volume 130: debated on Monday 21 March 1988

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That, as from 6 o'clock in the evening of 15th March 1988, the rates of duty specified in section 36 of the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979 shall be increased—
  • (a) from £25·80 for each hectolitre to £27·00 for each hectolitre; and
  • (b) from £0·86 for each additional degree of original gravity exceeding 1030 degrees to £0·90 for each such additional degree.
  • 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. Lawson.]