S.I. No. 294/1949 - Emergency Imposition of Duties (No. 246) Order, 1949.

S.I. No. 294 of 1949.


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, hereby order as follows :—

1. This Order may be cited as the Emergency Imposition of Duties (No. 246) Order, 1949.

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

3. Section 7 of and the Third Schedule to the Finance Act, 1937 (No. 18 of 1937), as amended by subsequent enactments, shall, as regards articles imported on or after the 21st day of November, 1949, have effect as if " 40% " were substituted for the percentage inserted by the Personal Clothing and Wearing Apparel (Customs Duty) Order, 1948 ( S.I. No. 14 of 1948 ), in the third column of the said Third Schedule at reference number 13 as respects articles chargeable under that reference number which are made wholly or mainly of wool, are either wholly or mainly knitted or made of knitted fabric and are—

(a) undergarments (excluding shirts and collars), or

(b) cardigans, pullovers, jerseys, blouses and similar articles.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Government, this 16th day of November, 1949.