12th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 1st SESSION

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3rd Session of the 10th Republican Parliament

Exemption from Import Duties of Customs

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:

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 in the Third Schedule to the Customs Act for

  1. Approved Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry and Fisheries in Part A, subheading II;
  2. Approved Hotels in Part A, subheading III;
  3. Approved Mining Purposes in Part A, subheading IV; and
  4. Other Approved Purposes in Part A, subheading V, from the date of publication to December 31, 2015.

(By the Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment)

First Debated: 07-Jan-2013
Speakers in the:
House of Representatives
07-Jan-2013 House Debate PDF icon (63.2 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (157.9 kb)
Sen. the Hon. Vasant Bharath [Minister of Trade, Industry and Investment and Minister in the Ministry of Finance and the Economy]
Mrs. Joanne Thomas, MP [St. Ann's East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP [Tabaquite] [Minister of Local Government]
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