Notice is hereby given of the making, pursuant to section 79 of the Customs and Excise Act 1996, of an order adjusting the excise and excise-equivalent duties on tobacco products.
1. Title of order—This order is the Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Tobacco Products Indexation and Separate 10% Increase) Amendment Order 2016.
2. Commencement—The order will come into force on 1 January 2017.
3. Effect of order—This order will adjust the excise and excise-equivalent duties on tobacco products to reflect the movement in the Consumers Price Index (excluding credit services) over the 12-month period ending on 30 September 2016 and to provide for a separate 10% increase as required by section 79(3B) of the Customs and Excise Act 1996.
4. Availability—A copy of the order can be viewed at the New Zealand Customs Service website
or ordered by mail from
New Zealand Customs Service
PO Box 2218
Attention: Corporate Services.
Please quote title when placing an order. Prices are supplied on application. Copies are also available over the counter at the following locations:
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