Emergency Imposition of Duties (No. 34) Order, 1934.

 
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STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS, 1934. No. 157.

EMERGENCY IMPOSITION OF DUTIES (No. 34) ORDER, 1934.

WHEREAS it is enacted by Section 1 of the Emergency Imposition of Duties Act, 1932 (No. 16 of 1932), that the Executive Council may, if and whenever they think proper, by order impose, whether with or without qualifications, limitations, drawbacks, allowances, exemptions, or preferential rates, a customs duty of such amount as they think proper on any particular description or descriptions of goods imported into Saorstát Eireann on or after a specified day and, where such goods are chargeable with any other customs duty so impose such first-mentioned duty either in addition to or in substitution for such other duty:

NOW, the Executive Council, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by Section 1 of the Emergency Imposition of Duties Act, 1932 (No. 16 of 1932), and of every and any other power them in this behalf enabling, do hereby order as follows:—

1. This Order may be cited for all purposes as the Emergency Imposition of Duties (No. 34) Order, 1934.

2. The Interpretation Act, 1923 (No. 46 of 1923), applies to the interpretation of this Order in like manner as it applies to the interpretation of an Act of the Oireachtas.

3. A duty of customs at the rate of an amount equal to seventy-five per cent. of the value of the article shall be charged, levied, and paid on all uncovered buttons (with the exceptions hereinafter mentioned) imported into Saorstát Eireann on or after the 30th day of June, 1934, which are, in the opinion of the Revenue Commissioners, designed, constructed, and primarily intended for use in fastening personal clothing or wearing apparel.

4. The duty imposed by this Order shall not be charged or levied:—

(a) On buttons made wholly or mainly of wood, glass, stone, metal, leather, mother-of-pearl, or an imitation of mother-of-pearl, nor

(b) on buttons which at importation form part of another article.

5. Whenever the Minister for Finance after...

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