The Amusement Machine Licence Duty (Small-prize Machines) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-06-05

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 1422

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE
The Amusement Machine Licence Duty (Small-prize Machines) Order 1996

Made
5th June 1996

Laid before the House of Commons
7th June 1996

Coming into force
1st July 1996

The Commissioners of Customs and Excise, in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 22(3) of the Betting and Gaming Duties Act 1981(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Amusement Machine Licence Duty (Small-prize Machines) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 1st July 1996.

2.  Article 4(1) of the Betting and Gaming Duties Act 1981 (Monetary Amounts) Order 1995(2) shall be omitted.

3.  In section 22(2) of the Betting and Gaming Duties Act 1981(3) for “£8” there shall be substituted “£10”.

D J Howard
Commissioner of Customs and Excise
New King’s Beam House 22 Upper Ground London SE1 9PJ
5th June 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order, which comes into force on 1 July 1996, increases from £8 to £10 the maximum amount (in money or money’s worth) which an amusement machine may pay out for a single game before it ceases to qualify as a small-prize machine.


(1)
1981 c. 63; section 22(3) was substituted by section 8(1) of, and paragraph 3(2) of Schedule 5 to the Finance Act 1985 (c. 54); section 33(1) defines “the Commissioners” as meaning the Commissioners of Customs and Excise.

(2)
S.I. 1995/2374.

(3)
Section 22(2) was substituted by section 8(1) of, and paragraph 3(2) of Schedule 5 to the Finance Act 1985 (c. 54) and amended by section 14 of, and paragraph 3(2) of Schedule 3 to the Finance Act 1995 (c. 4) and by article 4(1) of the Betting and Gaming Duties Act 1981 (Monetary Amounts) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/2374).
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