Customs Tariff Amendment Act 1996

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Customs Tariff Amendment Act 1996
The Laws of Bermuda
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BERMUDA
1996 : 6

CUSTOMS TARIFF AMENDMENT ACT 1996

[Date of Assent 26 March 1996]

[Operative Date 14 February 1996]

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
1996.

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 14 February 1996;

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"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.

Amendment of First Schedule of Customs Tariff
3 (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 Fifth Schedule of Customs Tariff
4 The Fifth Schedule of the Customs Tariff is amended by—

(a) inserting the word ", dye-markers" next after the word
"liferafts" in Section E4;

(b) deleting "$200.00" from Section J2 and substituting
"$100.00"; and

(c) inserting, next after item 48 in Section K, the following
item—

"Church
bells

49 Bells, whether electric or non-electric,
for use by churches.".

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

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FIRST SCHEDULE
(Sections 2,3(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.

Ex-Bond Bonded
Duty
Paid

Class or Description
of Goods

Unit
for

Duty
Rate of
Duty

17.0400 Confectionery value 22.25%

24.0235 24.0267 24.0220 Cigarettes
containing tobacco kg $83.00¢

50.000 Yarn, woven and
knitted fabrics of
natural fibre
(including fabrics
of natural fibre for
dress-making) value 8.50%

61.0050 Articles of apparel
and clothing
accessories of pure
natural fibre value 6.50%

61.0075 Articles of children's
apparel and clothing
accessories value 6.50%

69.1100 Ceramic tableware
and kitchenware value 0.00%

71.1700 Imitation jewellery value 8.50%

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84.0700 Spark-ignition
reciprocating or
rotary internal
combustion piston
engines value 22.25%

84.0800 Compression-
ignition internal
combustion piston
engines (diesel or
semi-diesel engines) value 22.25%

87.1190 Motorcycles powered
by electricity value 0.00%

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SECOND SCHEDULE (Section 3(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

18.0600 Chocolate confectionery value 22.25%

33.0710 Pre-shave, shaving or aftershave
preparations value 10.00%

84.0750 Parts for spark-ignition
reciprocating or rotary internal
combustion piston engines value 33.50%

84.0850 Parts for compression-ignition
internal combustion piston engines
(diesel or semi-diesel engines) value 33.50%

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