HC Deb 06 March 1900 vol 80 c259

4. "That, in addition to the duties of customs now payable on spirits imported into Great Britain or Ireland, there shall, on and after the sixth day of March, nineteen hundred, and until the first day of August, nineteen hundred and one, be charged, levied, and paid the duties following (that is to say):—

£ s. d.
For every gallon of spirits computed at proof, of spirits of any description, except perfumed spirits 0 0 6
For every gallon of perfumed spirits 0 0 10
For every gallon of liqueurs, cordials, mixtures, and other preparations entered in such a manner as to indicate that the strength is not to be tested 0 0 8

And the duties of customs on the articles hereafter mentioned, being articles in which spirit is contained or in the manufacture of which spirit is used, shall be proportionately increased, and shall be as follows:—

£ s. d.
Chloral hydrate the lb. 0 1 4
Chloroform the lb. 0 3 3
Collodion the gal. 1 6 3
Ether acetic the lb. 0 1 11
Ether butyric the gal. 0 16 5
Ether sulphuric the gal. 1 7 5
Ethyl, iodide of the gal. 0 14 3
Ethyl bromide the lb. 0 1 1
Ethyl chloride the gal. 0 16 5."