Excise Tax (Amendment) Order 2015

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Arrangement of Sections

Order

1 Short Title .............................................................................................................. 5
2 Principal Order amended ....................................................................................... 5
3 Subheading 2203.00.10 amended .......................................................................... 7
4 Subheadings amended by replacing “21 per lal” with “$25 per lal”...................... 7
5 Subheadings amended by replacing “$42 per lal” with “$50 per lal” .................... 7
6 Subheading amended by replacing “$238 per 1000 cigarettes” with “$240

per 1000 sticks” ..................................................................................................... 8
7 Subheading amended by replacing “$250per 1000 cigarettes” with “$255

per 1000 sticks” ..................................................................................................... 8
8 Subheadings amended by replacing “50cents per litre” with “56 cents per

litre” ....................................................................................................................... 8
9 Subheading 8703.21.20 amended .......................................................................... 8
10 Subheading 8703.22.20 amended .......................................................................... 9
11 Subheading 8703.23.20 amended .......................................................................... 9
12 Subheading 8703.24.20 amended .......................................................................... 9
13 Subheading 8703.31.20 amended .......................................................................... 9
14 Subheading 8703.32.20 amended ....................................................................... 10
15 Subheading 8703.33.20 amended ........................................................................ 10
16 Subheading 8703.90.20 amended ........................................................................ 10

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EXCISE TAX ACT 2007

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 3 of the Excise Tax Act

2007, the Minister responsible for revenue and customs, with the approval of

Cabinet, makes the following Order —



1 Short Title

(1) This Order may be cited as the Excise Tax (Amendment) Order 2015.

(2) The Excise Tax Order 2008, as amended, imposing excise tax rate on goods

effective from 1 February 2008 and published in the Government Gazette

Supplement Extraordinary on 21 January 2008 shall be referred to as the

Principal Order.

2 Principal Order amended

The Principal Order is amended by inserting the following new tariff items in their

correct chapters and numerical placings:



Tariff Item Description
Unit

Qty
Import Duty Rate

Export

Duty Rate

1902.19.10 --- Instant Noodles kg $1 per kg Free

8703.21.21 ---- Of a kind with a

model year of less than 10

no 50c per cc of engine

capacity

Free

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years at the date of

importation

8703.21.29 ---- Other no 25c per cc of engine

capacity

Free

8703.22.21 ---- Of a kind with a

model year of less than 10

years at the date of

importation

no 50c per cc of engine

capacity

Free

8703.22.29 ---- Other no 25c per cc of engine

capacity

Free

8703.23.21 ---- Of a kind with a

model year of less than 10

years at the date of

importation

no 75c per cc of engine

capacity

Free

8703.23.29 ---- Other no 38c per cc of engine

capacity

Free

8703.24.21 ---- Of a kind with a

model year of less than 10

years at the date of

importation

no $1 per cc of engine

capacity

Free

8703.24.29 ---- Other no 50c per cc of engine

capacity

Free

8703.31.21 ---- Of a kind with a

model year of less than 10

years at the date of

importation

no 50c per cc of engine

capacity

Free

8703.31.29 ---- Other no 25c per cc of engine

capacity

Free

8703.32.21 ---- Of a kind with a

model year of less than 10

no 75c per cc of engine

capacity

Free

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years at the date of

importation

8703.32.29 ---- Other no 38c per cc of engine

capacity

Free

8703.33.21 ---- Of a kind with a

model year of less than 10

years at the date of

importation

no $1 per cc of engine

capacity

Free

8703.33.29 ---- Other no 50c per cc of engine

capacity

Free

8703.90.21 ---- Of a kind with a

model year of less than 10

years at the date of

importation

no $1 per cc of engine

capacity

Free

8703.90.29 ---- Other no 50c per cc of engine

capacity

Free

3 Subheading 2203.00.10 amended

Subheading 2203.00.10 of the Principal Order is amended by replacing “$10 per lal”

in the Excise Tax Rate column with “$15 per lal”.

4 Subheadings amended by replacing “21 per lal” with “$25 per lal”

The following Subheadings of the Principal Order are amended by replacing “21 per

lal” in the Excise Tax Rate column with “$25 per lal” :



2208.20.10 2208.30.10 2208.40.10

2208.50.10 2208.60.10 2208.70.10

2208.90.10

5 Subheadings amended by replacing “$42 per lal” with “$50 per lal”

The following Subheadings of the Principal Order are amended by replacing “$42 per

lal” with “$50 per lal”:



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2208.20.91 2208.20.99 2208.30.91

2208.30.99 2208.40.91 2208.40.99

2208.50.91 2208.50.99 2208.60.91

2208.60.99 2208.70.91 2208.70.99

2208.90.91 2208.90.99

6 Subheading amended by replacing “$238 per 1000 cigarettes” with
“$240 per 1000 sticks”

The following Subheading of the Principal Order are amended by replacing “$238 per

1000 cigarettes” with “$240 per 1000 sticks”:



2402.20.10

7 Subheading amended by replacing “$250per 1000 cigarettes” with
“$255 per 1000 sticks”

The following Subheading of the Principal Order are amended by replacing “$250per

1000 cigarettes” in the Excise Tax Rate column with “$255 per 1000 sticks”:



8 Subheadings amended by replacing “50cents per litre” with “56 cents
per litre”

The following Subheadings of the Principal Order are amended by replacing “50cents

per litre” in the Excise Tax Rate column with “56 cents per litre”:



2710.12.11 2710.12.19 2710.12.20

2710.12.30 2710.12.50 2710.12.60

2710.12.90 2710.19.00 2710.20.00

2710.91.00 2710.99.00

9 Subheading 8703.21.20 amended

Subheading 8703.21.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.21.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no” from the Unit Qty column;

2402.20.90

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(c) deleting “50c per cc of engine capacity”; and

(d) deleting “Free” from the Export Duty Rate column.

10 Subheading 8703.22.20 amended

Subheading 8703.22.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.22.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no” from the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “50c per cc of engine capacity”; and

(d) deleting “Free” from the Export Duty Rate column.

11 Subheading 8703.23.20 amended

Subheading 8703.23.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.23.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no” from the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “75c per cc of engine capacity” from the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” from the Export Duty Rate column.

12 Subheading 8703.24.20 amended

Subheading 8703.24.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.24.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no” from the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “$1 per cc of engine capacity” from the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” from the Export Duty Rate column.

13 Subheading 8703.31.20 amended

Subheading 8703.31.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.31.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no” from the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “50c per cc of engine capacity” from the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” from the Export Duty Rate column.

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14 Subheading 8703.32.20 amended

Subheading 8703.32.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.32.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) replacing “3,000cc” in the Description column with “2500cc”;

(c) deleting “no” from the Unit Qty column;

(d) deleting “75c per cc of engine capacity” from the Import Duty Rate column; and

(e) deleting “Free” from the Export Duty Rate column.

15 Subheading 8703.33.20 amended

Subheading 8703.33.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.33.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no” from the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “$1 per cc of engine capacity” from the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” from the Export Duty Rate column.

16 Subheading 8703.90.20 amended

Subheading 8703.90.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.90.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no” from the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “$1 per cc of engine capacity” from the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” from the Export Duty Rate column.





Made at Nuku’alofa this 3 day of July 2015.





Hon. Tevita Lavemaau

Minister responsible for Revenue and Customs

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