Cement (Amendment) Act, 1938

Fees in respect of import (cement) licences.

15.—(1) There shall be payable to the Minister in respect of every import (cement) licence a fee calculated by reference to the number of tons of cement authorised by such licence to be imported and at such rate per ton as the Minister may, with the concurrence of the Minister for Finance, fix in respect of such licence, and the payment of such fee shall be a condition precedent to the issue of such licence.

(2) The following provisions shall apply in respect of all fees paid to the Minister under this section, that is to say:—

(a) such fees shall be collected in money and taken in such manner as the Minister for Finance may from time to time direct, and shall be paid into or disposed of for the benefit of the Exchequer in accordance with the directions of the Minister for Finance;

(b) the Public Offices Fees Act, 1879, shall not apply in respect of such fees.