HC Deb 01 May 1928 vol 216 c1554

7. "That as from the twenty-eighth day of April, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, there shall be charged on the importation into Great Britain Or Northern Ireland of any mechanical lighter or of any component part of any such lighter (other than a flint) a customs duty of sixpence.

In this Resolution the expression 'mechanical lighter' means any mechanical or chemical contrivance which is portable and is intended for producing a spark or flame, whether by itself or when brought into contact with gas."