Customs Tariff Amendment Act 1995

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Customs Tariff Amendment Act 1995
The Laws of Bermuda
Annual Volume of Public Acts 1995 : 12

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BERMUDA
1995 : 12

CUSTOMS TARIFF AMENDMENT ACT 1995

[Date of Assent 22 March 1995]

[Operative Date 15 February 1995]

WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the Customs Tariff Act 1970.

Be it enacted by The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and
with the advice and consent of the Senate and the House of Assembly of
Bermuda, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

Short title
1 This Act may be cited as the Customs Tariff Amendment Act
1995.

Interpretation
2 In this Act—

"the Act" means the Customs Tariff Act 1970;

"column", unless the context requires otherwise, means column
of the First Schedule to this Act;

"the commencement date" means 15 February 1995;

"the Customs Tariff" means the rates of duty and other
provisions specified in the five Schedules to the Act, as having
effect under the Act.

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Amendment of s 2 of Act
3 Subsection (2) of section 2 of the Act is amended by inserting
next after the words "any goods" the words "for personal use".

Amendment of First Schedule of Customs Tariff
4 (1) The rates of duty respectively imposed by the Customs
Tariff immediately before the commencement date on the items specified
in column 1 cease to have effect.

(2) On and after the commencement date—

(a) the rates of duty respectively specified in column 3 have
effect in respect of the abovementioned items specified in
column 1 as described in column 2; and

(b) the new items, and respective rates of duty, set forth in
the Second Schedule to this Act form part of the First
Schedule of the Customs Tariff, each in its proper
numerical place;

and the Customs Tariff stands amended accordingly.

Amendment of Fourth Schedule of Customs Tariff
5 Paragraph 3 of the Fourth Schedule of the Customs Tariff is
amended by inserting the item below in its proper alphabetical place—

"Pre-mixed cocktails 100".

Amendment of Fifth Schedule of Customs Tariff
6 The Fifth Schedule of the Customs Tariff is amended by inserting
at the end of Section B of the Schedule the following item—

"Airport
equipment

8 The following equipment, if approved by the
Minister responsible for Transport as being for
use in operating or maintaining the Bermuda
Airport—

Navigational, radar, radio or communica-
tion equipment; meteorological equipment;
runway sweepers and runway lighting
equipment; generators, and any other
specialised tools, spares or other equipment
needed for use in operating or maintaining
the Airport.".

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Commencement
7 This Act is deemed to have come into operation on the
commencement date.

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FIRST SCHEDULE
(Sections 2,4(1) and (2)(a))

Amendments to Existing Items in the First Schedule to the Customs
Tariff Act 1970

COLUMN 1 COLUMN 2 COLUMN 3

Item No. Class or Description of Goods

Unit
for
Duty

Rate of
Duty

21.0000 Miscellaneous edible preparations value 15.00%

21.0600 Extracts, essences or concentrates
used in the local manufacture of
soft drinks and ice cream value 0.00%

23.0900 Feed for horses, cattle, swine,
rabbits and poultry value 0.00%

24.0235 Cigarettes containing tobacco kg $72.50

32.0000 Tanning or dyeing extract;
tannins and their derivatives;
dyes; pigments and other colouring
matter; putty and other mastics value 22.25%

32.0800 Paints and varnishes value 15.00%

32.1200 Pigments (including metallic
powders and flakes) dispersed in
non-aqueous media, in liquid or
paste form, of a kind used in the
manufacture of paints (including
enamels)

value 5.00%

32.1250 Resins of a kind used in the manu-
facture of paints value 5.00%

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49.0000 Print books, newspapers, journals
and periodicals, brochures and
leaflets promoting overseas travel,
and printed material connected
with other imported goods value 0.00%

61.0075 Articles of children's apparel and
clothing value 8.50%

90.0600 Photographic (other than cinemato-
graphic) and video cameras; parts
and accessories value 8.50%

90.0700 Cinematographic cameras and
projectors, whether or not
incorporating sound-recording
apparatus; parts and accessories value 8.50%

91.0000 Clocks and watches: parts and
accessories value 10.00%

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SECOND SCHEDULE (Section 4(2)(b))

Addition of New Items to the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act
1970

COLUMN 1 COLUMN 2 COLUMN 3

Item No. Class or Description of Goods

Unit
for
Duty

Rate of
Duty

01.0200 Bovine animals value 0.00%

22.0290 Drinks, natural flavour, in liquid or
powdered form value 15.00%

39.2300 Articles for the conveyance or
packing of goods manufactured in
Bermuda of plastics; stoppers, lids,
caps and other closures, of plastics value 15.00%

40.1000 Natural or synthetic rubber in
plates, sheets or strip value 0.00%

76.1200 Aluminium cans for the local drinks
industry value 15.00%

85.2600 Radar apparatus, radio navigational
aid apparatus and radio remote
control apparatus value 22.25%

87.1190 Motor cycles powered by electricity value 22.25%