HC Deb 20 November 1957 vol 578 cc517-8

Resolved, That provision may be made, in place of that made by Part I of the Import Duties Act, 1932, for enabling goods imported into the United Kingdom to be charged with customs duties designed to give protection to United Kingdom goods or to confer preference on Commonwealth goods (and goods accorded the same privileges as Commonwealth goods); and the provision so made may supersede, in addition to Part I of the Import Duties Act, 1932, the provision for charging customs dudes which is made by any of the enactments in the following list—

  1. 1. The Safeguarding of Industries Act, 1921.
  2. 2. Section four of the Finance Act, 1925, section five of the Finance Act, 1932, and section nine of the Finance Act, 1933 (which imposed the silk and artificial silk duties).
  3. 3. The Ottawa Agreements Act, 1932, section six of the Finance Act, 1934, and section eight of the Finance Act, 1935 (which imposed certain duties for the purpose of conferring imperial preference).
  4. 4. The Beef and Veal Customs Duties Act, 1937.
  5. 5. Subsection (4) of section three of the Eire (Confirmation of Agreements) Act, 1938 (which conferred power to impose duty on eggs or poultry from Eire in certain circumstances).
  6. 6. The Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1876, so far as it relates to figs, fig cake, plums or raisins, and section three of the Customs and Inland Revenue Act, 1890 (which relates to currants).
  7. 7. Subsection (2) of section eighty-one of the Finance (1909–1910) Act, 1910 (which relates to chloroform and certain other articles containing or made from spirits.—[Mr. Powell.]