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
The order is the Excise and Excise-equivalent Duties Table (Tobacco Products Indexation and Separate 10% Increase) Amendment Order 2019.
The order will come into force on 1 January 2020.
3. Effect of order
The 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 2019 and provides for a separate 10% increase as required by Schedule 3, clause 21 of the Customs and Excise Act 2018.
A copy of the order can be viewed at the New Zealand Customs Service website www.customs.govt.nz or 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.