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 2017.
2. Commencement—The order will come into force on 1 January 2018.
3. Effect of order—This order will adjust the excise and excise-equivalent duties on tobacco products to reflect the increase in the All Groups Consumers Price Index (excluding credit services) over the 12-month period ending 30 September 2017 and to provide for a separate 10% increase as required by section 79AD of the Customs and Excise Act 1996.
4. Availability—A copy of the order can be viewed on the New Zealand Customs website www.customs.govt.nz, or be ordered by mail from New Zealand Customs Service, PO Box 2218, Wellington 6140. Attention: Corporate Services.
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