HC Deb 11 April 1967 vol 744 c1015

Motion made, and Question,

5. That, as from six o'clock in the evening of 11th April 1967—

  1. (a) the duty of customs on hydrocarbon oils and the duty of excise on hydrocarbon oils, on petrol substitutes and on spirits used for making power methylated spirits, shall be increased by 4d. a gallon to 3s. 7d. a gallon;
  2. (b) the rate at which rebate of customs or excise duty on hydrocarbon oils is allowed under section 199 of the Customs and Excise Act 1952 or section 6(4) of the Finance Act 1964 shall be 2.2 pence instead of twopence per gallon less than the rate at which the duty is charged.

And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1913.—[Mr. Callaghan.]

put and agreed to.