Import Duties (Developing Countries) (No. 3) Order 1973

Publication Date:January 01, 1973
 
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1973No. 2218

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE

The Import Duties (Developing Countries) (No. 3) Order 1973

20thDecember1973

31stDecember1973

1stJanuary1974

The Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, by virtue of the powers conferred on them by section 1 of the Finance Act 1971(a) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, on the recommendation of the Secretary of State (b), hereby make the following Order:

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Import Duties (Developing Countries) (No. 3) Order 1973 and shall come into operation on 1st January 1974.

(2) The Interpretation Act 1889(c) shall apply for the interpretation of this Order as it applies for the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

2.—(1) Articles 3 and 4 of this Order shall have effect only in relation to goods of a country specified in Part I of Schedules 1 or 2 to this Order which are consigned to the United Kingdom—

(a) from a place in that country; or

(b) in the case of goods of a country specified in column 1 of Part II of those Schedules, from the place or places specified in relation to that country in column 2 of Part II of those Schedules; or

(c) from an exhibition held at a place which is outside that country but to which the goods had been consigned for the purpose of being exhibited at the exhibition.

(2) In sub-paragraph (1)(c) above "exhibition" means a trade, industrial, agricultural or crafts exhibition, fair or similar show or display, other than an exhibition, fair, show or display organised for private purposes in a shop or on business premises with a view to the sale of goods foreign to the country where the exhibition is held.

3.—(1) Up to and including 31st December 1974, any import duty for the time being chargeable on goods of any heading or subheading of the Customs Tariff 1959 specified in Part III of Schedule 1 hereto which are goods of a country named in Part I of that Schedule shall be chargeable at the "C1" rate instead of any higher rate which would otherwise apply.

(2) For the purposes of paragraph (1) above, the "C 1 rate" in relation to any heading or subheading means the rate, if any, shown in relation to the heading or subheading prefixed by "C 1" or with no prefix, as the case may be, in

(a) 1971 c. 68.

(b) See S.I. 1970/1537 (1970 III, p. 5293).

(c) 1889 c. 63.

column 5 of Schedule I to the Import Duties (General) (No. 8) Order 1973(a) (which sets out the Customs Tariff 1959) as amended by the Import Duties (General) (No. 9) Order 1973(b).

(3) Up to and including 31st December 1974, any import duty for the time being chargeable on goods of any heading or subheading of the Customs Tariff 1959 specified in column 1 of Part IV of Schedule 1 hereto which are goods of a country named in the said Part I of that Schedule shall be chargeable at the rate specified in relation to the heading or subheading in column 2 of the said Part IV instead of any higher rate which would otherwise apply.

4.—(1) Up to and including 31st January 1975 no import duty shall be chargeable on goods of a heading or subheading of the Customs Tariff 1959 specified in Part III of Schedule 2 hereto which are goods of a country specified in Part I of that Schedule.

(2) Up to and including 31st January 1975, any import duty for the time being chargeable on goods of any heading or subheading of the Customs Tariff 1959 specified in column 1 of Part IV of Schedule 2 hereto which are goods of a country named in the said Part I of that Schedule shall be chargeable at the rate specified in relation to the heading or subheading in column 2 of the said Part IV instead of any higher rate which would otherwise apply.

Hamish Gray, John Stradling Thomas, Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury.

20th December 1973.

(a) S.I. 1973/1845(1973 III, p.5601).

(b) S.I. 1973/2169 (1973 III, p.7572).

SCHEDULE 1

PART I

Independent States

The Kingdom of Afghanistan

The Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria

The Argentine Republic

The State of Bahrain

The People's Republic of Bangladesh

The Republic of Bolivia

The Federative Republic of Brazil

The Union of Burma

The Republic of Chile

The Republic of Colombia

The Republic of Costa Rica

The Republic of Cyprus

The Dominican Republic

The Republic of Ecuador

The Arab Republic of Egypt

The Republic of E1 Salvador

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea

The Empire of Ethiopia

The Republic of Guatemala

The Republic of Guinea

The Republic of Haiti

The Republic of India

The Republic of Indonesia

The Empire of Iran

The Republic of Iraq

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

The Khmer Republic

The Republic of Korea

The State of Kuwait

The Kingdom of Laos

The Lebanese Republic

The Republic of Liberia

The Libyan Arab Republic

Malaysia

The Republic of Maldives

Malta G.C.

The United Mexican States

The Kingdom of Morocco

The Republic of Nauru

The Kingdom of Nepal

The Republic of Nicaragua

The Republic of Pakistan

The Republic of Panama

The Republic of Paraguay

The Republic of Peru

The Republic of the Philippines

The State of Qatar

Ras-al-Khaimah

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The Republic of Singapore

Sri Lanka

The Democratic Republic of the Sudan

The Syrian Arab Republic

The Kingdom of Thailand

The Tunisian Republic

The United Arab Emirates

The Oriental Republic of Uruguay

The Republic of Venezuela

The Republic of Viet-Nam

The People's Democratic Republic of Yemen

The Yemen Arab Republic

The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Dependent Territories, Associated States and States whose external relations are conducted by third countries

Angola

Australian Antarctic Territory

Cape Verde Islands

Christmas Island

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Corn Islands and Swan Islands

French Polynesia

Gibraltar

Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Hong Kong

Macao

Mozambique

Norfolk Island

Overseas Territories of New Zealand, namely: Niue Island, Tokelau Islands, Ross Dependency and the Cook Islands

Pacific Islands administered by the United States of America, namely: Guam, American Samoa (comprising Swain Island), Midway Islands, Johnston Island, Sand Island, Baker, Howland and Jarvis Islands, Wake Island and Johnson Atoll and Kingman Reef; and the following mandated islands—the Carolines, the Marianas, and the Marshall Islands

Portuguese Guinea

Portuguese Timor

Principe and Sao Tome Islands

Spanish Territory in Africa (Sahara)

Territory of New Guinea

Virgin Islands (United States of America)

SCHEDULE 1

PART II

PORTS OF CONSIGNMENT FOR GOODS OF CERTAIN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

 Country of Origin Port of Consignment
 1 2
The Kingdom of Afghanistan Karachi, Bandar Abbas
The Republic of Bolivia Arica and Antofagasta (Chile), Matarani
 and Mollendo, Rosario (Argentina)
The Kingdom of Laos Bangkok
The Kingdom of Nepal Calcutta
The Republic of Paraguay Buenos Aires, Paranagua, Antofagasta
 (Chile)

SCHEDULE 1

PART III

02.06 A
 C.I.a)
 C.I.b)2
 C.II.b)
 C.II.c)
05.08 B
07.03 D.I
 E.III
 F
07.04 B.III
 B.V
 B.VI.a)2
 B.VI.b)2
07.05 A.I.b)1
 A.I.c)
 A.I.d)
 A.II
 A.III
 B.I.c)1
 B.I.d)
 B.I.e)
 B.II
 B.III
07.06 B.II.a)
08.01 B.II
 C.II
 D.II
 F.II
 G.II.b)
 H.II
08.02 A.II.a)2
 A.II.b)2
 B.II
 C.II
 D.II
 E.II
08.03 B
08.04 B.I.a)
 B.II.a)
08.11 A
 B.III
 B.IV.b)
 D.II nuts, other than coconuts, brazil nuts and cashew nuts
 D.IV.c)2
 D.VII excluding dates, bananas, avocados, mangoes, guavas, mangosteens
 and quinces
08.12 A
 F.I.b)
 F.II.b)
 G.II excluding tamarind pods
09.01 A.II
 C.I
09.10 A.II.b)
 B.II
 C.I.b)
 C.II
 D
 E
 F
11.08 B
12.02
12.05 A
13.03 A.I
 A.II.b)
 A.VIII.b)2
 B
 C.III
15.10 B
 D.I.a)
 D.I.b)
 D.II
15.13
15.16 A.II
16.02 B.III.b)1.aa
 B.III.b)1.bb.22
16.03 A.II
 A.III
16.04 C.II.a)
 E.II
 F.II
18.06 except 18.06 A.I
 A.II
 A.III
Chapter 19 except 19.02
 19.04
 19.05
 19.06
 19.07
 19.08 A
20.01 A
 ex B.II (gherkins, cucumbers, "mixed pickles" and sweet peppers)
20.02 B
 C.I
 C.II.a)2
 C.II.b)
 F.II
 G.II.a)2
 G.II.b)2
 H.I.a)2
 H.I.d)
 H.II.c)
20.04 A
 B.I.a)
 B.I.c) excluding dates, bananas, coconuts, brazil nuts, cashew nuts
 avocados, mangoes, guavas and mangosteens
 B.II.a)
 B.II.c) excluding dates, bananas, coconuts, brazil nuts, cashew nuts
 avocados, mangoes, guavas and mangosteens
20.06 B.II.a)7.ff nuts, other than coconuts, brazil nuts and cashew nuts
 B.II.a)7.gg)33
 B.II.a)7.ijij)22 excluding dates, bananas, avocados, mangoes, guavas
 mangosteens and tamarind (pods, pulp)
 B.II.a)8.aa)33
 B.II.a)8.bb)22
 B.II.b)7.ff nuts, other than coconuts, brazil nuts and cashew nuts
 B.II.b)7.gg
 B.II.b)7.ijij)22 excluding dates, bananas, avocados, mangoes, guavas
 and mangosteens
 B.II.b)8.aa)33
 B.II.b)8.bb)22
 B.II.c)1.cc)77 nuts, other than coconuts, brazil nuts and cashew nuts
 B.II.c)1.cc)88.ccc)
 B.II.c)1.cc)1212.bbb) excluding dates, bananas, avocados, mangoes
 guavas and mangosteens
 B.II.c)1.dd)33
 B.II.c)2.hh nuts, other than coconuts, brazil nuts and cashew nuts
 B.II.c)2.ijij)33
 B.II.c)2.qq)22 excluding dates, bananas, avocados, mangoes, guavas and
 mangosteens
20.07 A.I
 A.II.a)2
 A.II.c)1.bb)
 A.II.b)2.bb)
 A.III.a)1.aa)22
 A.III.a)1.bb)11
 A.III.a)1.bb)22
 A.III.a)2
 A.III.a)4 excluding dates, bananas, avocados, coconuts, brazil nuts
 cashew nuts, mangoes, guavas and mangosteens
 A.III.b)1.aa)
 A.III.b)1.bb)
 A.III.b)1.dd) excluding
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