Finance Act, 1932

Exemption from import duty of certain essential articles unobtainable in Saorstát Eireann.

12.—Whenever the Minister for Finance, after consultation with the Minister for Industry and Commerce, is satisfied that any articles charged with import duty under this or any other Act are essential to the process of any manufacture carried on or intended to be carried on in Saorstát Eireann and are not obtainable or likely to be obtainable in Saorstát Eireann and are required to be imported by a manufacturer for use in Saorstát Eireann in such process the Revenue Commissioners may by licence authorise such manufacturer, subject to compliance with such conditions as they may think fit to impose, to import without payment of this duty the said articles either, as the Revenue Commissioners shall think proper, without limit as to time or quantity, or either of them, or within a specified time, or in a specified quantity.