S.I. No. 52/1948 - Emergency Imposition of Duties (No. 229) Order, 1948.

S.I. No. 52 of 1948.


The Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 1 of the Emergency Imposition of Duties Act, 1932 (No. 16 of 1932), as adapted in consequence of the enactment of the Constitution, and of every and any other power them in this behalf enabling, do hereby order as follows :

1. This Order may be cited as the Emergency Imposition of Duties (No. 229) Order, 1948.

2. The Interpretation Act, 1937 (No. 38 of 1937), applies to this Order.

3. Whenever the Minister for Finance, after consultation with the Minister for Industry and Commerce, so thinks proper, the Revenue Commissioners may by licence authorise any particular person, subject to compliance with such conditions as they may think fit to impose, to import without payment of the duty imposed by section 12 of the Finance (Customs Duties) (No. 2) Act, 1932 (No. 11 of 1932), as amended by subsequent enactments (being a duty on sugar confectionery) any articles chargeable therewith or, in the case of any such articles already imported, to take delivery thereof without payment of the said duty 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, but so that no such licence shall be exempt from the provisions of section 15 of the Finance (Agreement with United Kingdom) Act, 1938 (No. 12 of 1938).

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Government, this 17th day of February, 1948.