HC Deb 07 April 1959 vol 603 c72

9. Purchase Tax (Reliefs)

Motion made, and Question, That, as from the eighth day of April, nineteen hundred and fifty-nine, but subject to any Treasury order under section twenty-one of the Finance Act, 1948,— (a) for any charge of purchase tax at 60 per cent. there shall be substituted a charge at 50 per cent., for any charge at 30 per cent. there shall he substituted a charge at 25 per cent., and for any charge at 15 per cent. there shall be substituted a charge at 12½ per cent.; (b)the Second Schedule to the Finance Act, 1958, shall be amended as follows:— (i)in Group 18 (which relates to broadcast receivers) the following paragraph shall be added under the heading " Exempt"— (2) Television picture tubes."; (ii)Group 28 (which consists of road vehicle chassis, mechanically propelled) shall be omitted. And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act, 1913.—[Mr. Amory.]

put and agreed to.

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