11th REPUBLICAN PARLIAMENT: 4th SESSION

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2nd Session of the 11th Republican Parliament

Confirmation of the Excise Duty (Tobacco Products) Order, 2016

WHEREAS it is provided by section 13(2) of the Excise (General Provisions) Act, Chap. 78:50 (hereinafter called 'the Act') that the Minister may by Order impose any new Excise duty or increase any Excise duty and from the date of publication of the Order in the Trinidad and Tobago Gazette and until the expiry of the Order the duties specified in the Order shall be payable in lieu of the duties payable prior thereto;

AND WHEREAS it is provided by the said section 13(2) of the Act that every Order issued under that subsection shall after four days and within twenty-one days from the date of its first publication be submitted to Parliament and Parliament may by resolution confirm, amend or revoke the Order and upon publication of the resolution of Parliament in the Trinidad and Tobago Gazette, the resolution shall have effect and the Order shall expire;

AND WHEREAS the Excise Duty (Tobacco Products) Order, 2016, was made under section 13(2) of the Excise (General Provisions) Act and first published in the Trinidad and Tobago Gazette as Legal Notice No. 162 of 2016 on the 19th day of October, 2016;

AND WHEREAS it is expedient to confirm the Order:

BE IT RESOLVED that the Excise Duty (Tobacco Products) Order, 2016 be confirmed.

(By Minister of Finance)

First Debated: 09-Nov-2016
Approved on: 9-Nov-2016
7-Feb-2017
Speakers in the:
House of Representatives
09-Nov-2016 House of Representatives Debate - Day 1 - View Resolution here PDF icon (22.4 kb) | Hansard PDF icon (678.0 kb)
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
Dr. Bhoendradatt Tewarie, MP [Caroni Central] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Stuart Young, MP [Port-of-Spain North/St. Ann's West] [Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
Dr. Surujrattan Rambachan, MP [Tabaquite] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Dr. Nyan Gadsby-Dolly, MP [St. Ann's East] [Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts]
Mr. Rodney Charles, MP [Naparima] [Opposition Member]
Brig. Gen. Ancil Antoine, MP [D'Abadie/O'Meara] [Government Member]
Dr. Tim Gopeesingh, MP [Caroni East] [Opposition Member]
Hon. Ayanna Webster-Roy, MP [Tobago East] [Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister]
Dr. Roodal Moonilal, MP [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member]
Senate
07-Feb-2017 Senate Debate Day 1 | Hansard PDF icon (1,021.3 kb)
Hon. Colm Imbert, MP [Diego Martin North/East] [Minister of Finance]
Sen. Wade Mark [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Taurel Shrikissoon [Independent Senator]
Sen. Dr. Lester Henry [Government Senator]
Sen. Khadijah Ameen [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Clive Dottin [Independent Senator (Temporary)]
Sen. Daniel Dookie [Government Senator]
Sen. Rodger Samuel [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Gerald Ramdeen [Opposition Senator]
Sen. Wayne Sturge [Opposition Senator]
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