Dáil debates

Wednesday, 6 December 2006

Financial Resolution No. 3: Tobacco Products

 

8:00 pm

Photo of Bertie AhernBertie Ahern (Taoiseach; Dublin Central, Fianna Fail)
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I move:

(1) THAT for the purposes of the tax charged by virtue of section 72 of the Finance Act 2005 (No. 5 of 2005), that Act is amended, with effect as on and from 7 December 2006, by substituting the following for Schedule 2 to that Act:

"SCHEDULE 2

Rates of Tobacco Products Tax
Description of ProductRate of Duty
Cigarettes .... .... .... ..... .....€151.37 per thousand together with an amount equal to 17.78 per cent of the price at which the cigarettes are sold by retail
Cigars .... .... .... .... .... .... ....€217.388 per kilogram
Fine-cut tobacco for the rolling of cigarettes .... .... €183.443 per kilogram.
Other smoking tobacco .... ....€150.815 per kilogram

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(2) IT is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution shall have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1927 (No. 7 of 1927).

Financial Resolution No. 3 agreed to.

Photo of Rory O'HanlonRory O'Hanlon (Cavan-Monaghan, Ceann Comhairle)
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It is proposed to discuss Financial Resolutions Nos. 4 and 5 together.