HC Deb 26 March 1990 vol 170 c128

Resolved, That, as from 6 o'clock in the evening of 20th March 1990, the rate of duty specified in section 36 of the Alcoholic Duties Act 1979 shall be increased from £0.90 per hectolitre for every degree by which the original gravity of beer exceeds 1,000 degrees to £.97 per hectolitre for every such degree. 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 1968.