Finance Act, 1976

Amendment of section 10 (amount on which tax is chargeable) of Principal Act.

52.—Section 10 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the insertion after subsection (6) of the following subsection:

“(6A) (a) In this subsection ‘duty’ means an excise duty chargeable on the importation, manufacture or production of goods or a customs duty.

(b) The amount on which tax is chargeable on the delivery of goods liable to duty shall, where the delivery is made before the duty falls due, be increased by an amount equal to the amount of duty that would be payable in relation to the goods if the duty had become due at the time of the delivery.”.