HC Deb 26 May 1909 vol 5 cc1349-50

6. "That, in lieu of any Excise duties now payable for motor-cars, there shall be charged, both in Great Britain and Ireland, in each year, for every motor bicycle or motor tricycle a duty of one pound, and for every other motor-car a duty at the following rates, calculated in accordance with horse-power:—

Horse Power. Duty.
Under 6½ Two guineas.
6½ but under 12 Three guineas.
12 but under 16 Four guineas.
16 but under 26 Six guineas.
26 but under 33 Eight guineas.
33 but under 40 Ten guineas.
40 but under 60 Twenty guineas.
60 and over Forty guineas.

That the duty under this Resolution shall not extend to motor - cars which are charged with duties as hackney carriages under the Customs and Inland Revenue Act, 1888, or to motor-cars which are not carriages within the meaning of that Act, and that the unit of horse-power for the purpose of the duty shall be calculated in accordance with regulations made by the Treasury for the purpose."

Resolution read a second time.

Question, "That this House doth agree with the Committee in the said Resolution," put, and agreed to.

Resolution [20th May] reported,