Notice is hereby given of the making, pursuant to Schedule 3, Clauses 21 and 22 of the Customs and Excise Act 2018, 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 2018.
2. Commencement—The order will come into force on 1 January 2019.
3. Effect of order—This order adjusts 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 2018 and provides for a separate 10% increase as required by Schedule 3, Clause 21 of the Customs and Excise Act 2018.
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.
Please quote title when placing an order. Prices are supplied on application. Copies are also available over the counter at the following locations:
Vicbooks Pipitea: Rutherford House, 27 Lambton Quay, Wellington. Bennetts Bookshops: University of Waikato, Gate 5, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton. Massey University, Palmerston North. Ara Institute of Canterbury, 130 Madras Street, Christchurch. University Bookshop Canterbury : University Drive, Ilam, Christchurch.