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Reliefs from excise dutyE+W+S+N.I.

6 Power to exempt angostura bitters from duty.E+W+S+N.I.

On the importation of the aromatic flavouring essence commonly known as angostura bitters, the Commissioners may, subject to such conditions as they see fit to impose, direct the bitters to be treated for the purposes of the charge of duty on spirits as not being spirits.

F16A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S+N.I.

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F1S. 6A repealed (1.5.1995) by 1995 c. 4, s. 162, Sch. 29 Pt. I(2)

7 Exemption from duty of spirits in articles used for medical purposes.E+W+S+N.I.

Duty shall not be payable on any spirits contained in an article imported or delivered from warehouse which is recognised by the Commissioners as being used for medical purposes.

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C1S. 7 excluded (20.10.1995) by S.I. 1995/2518, reg. 118(a)(i)

[F28 Remission of duty in respect of spirits used for medical or scientific purposes.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Where a person proposes to use spirits—

(a)in the manufacture or preparation of any article recognised by the Commissioners as being an article used for medical purposes; or

(b)for scientific purposes,

the Commissioners may, if they think fit and subject to such conditions as they see fit to impose, authorise that person to receive, and permit the delivery from warehouse to that person of, spirits for that use without payment of the duty chargeable thereon.

(2)If any person contravenes or fails to comply with any condition imposed under this section [F3his contravention or failure to comply shall attract a penalty under section 9 of the Finance Act 1994 (civil penalties).]]

[F4(3)Subsection (4) below applies if—

(a)spirits are received and delivered in accordance with subsection (1) above,

(b)they are not used as proposed, and

(c)it is not shown to the satisfaction of the Commissioners that they can be accounted for by natural waste or other legitimate cause.

(4)In such a case the Commissioners—

(a)may assess as being excise duty due from the person concerned an amount equal to the duty that would have been chargeable on the spirits if, at the time of delivery from warehouse, they had been delivered for home use and otherwise than in accordance with subsection (1) above, and

(b)may notify him or his representative accordingly.]

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F3Words in s. 8(2) substituted (1.1.1995) by 1994 c. 9, s. 9, Sch. 4 Pt. II para. 15; S.I. 1994/2679, art. 3

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C2S. 8 excluded (20.10.1995) by S.I. 1995/2518, reg. 118(a)(ii)

9 Remission of duty on spirits for methylation.E+W+S+N.I.

The Commissioners may, subject to such conditions as they see fit to impose, permit spirits to be delivered from warehouse for methylation without payment of the duty chargeable thereon.

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C3S. 9 excluded (20.10.1995) by S.I. 1995/2518, reg. 118(a)(iii)

10 Remission of duty on spirits for use in art or manufacture.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Where, in the case of any art or manufacture carried on by any person in which the use of spirits is required, it is proved to the satisfaction of the Commissioners that the use of methylated spirits is unsuitable or detrimental, the Commissioners may, if they think fit and subject to such conditions as they see fit to impose, authorise that person to receive, and permit the delivery from warehouse to that person of, spirits for use in that art or manufacture without payment of the duty chargeable thereon.

(2)If any person contravenes or fails to comply with any condition imposed under this section [F5 his contravention or failure to comply shall attract a penalty under section 9 of the Finance Act 1994 (civil penalties)].

[F6(3)Subsection (4) below applies if—

(a)spirits are received and delivered in accordance with subsection (1) above,

(b)they are not used as proposed, and

(c)it is not shown to the satisfaction of the Commissioners that they can be accounted for by natural waste or other legitimate cause.

(4)In such a case the Commissioners—

(a)may assess as being excise duty due from the person concerned an amount equal to the duty that would have been chargeable on the spirits if, at the time of delivery from warehouse, they had been delivered for home use and otherwise than in accordance with subsection (1) above, and

(b)may notify him or his representative accordingly.]

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F5Words in s. 10(2) substituted (1.1.1995) by 1994 c. 9, s. 9, Sch. 4 Pt. II para. 16 (with s. 19(3)); S.I. 1994/2679, art. 3

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C4S. 10 excluded (20.10.1995) by S.I. 1995/2518, reg. 118(a)(iv)

11 Relief from duty on imported goods not for human consumption containing spirits.E+W+S+N.I.

[F7(1)]On the importation of goods not for human consumption containing spirits as a part or ingredient thereof, the Commissioners may, subject to such conditions as they may think fit to impose, direct the goods to be treated for the purposes of the charge of duty on spirits (and in particular the charge under section 126 of the Management Act) as not containing spirits.

[F8(2)Subsection (3) below applies if—

(a)the Commissioners make a direction under subsection (1) above, but

(b)it turns out that the goods were for human consumption.

(3)In such a case the Commissioners—

(a)may assess as being excise duty due from the relevant person an amount equal to the duty that would have been chargeable on the goods if the direction had not been made, and

(b)may notify him or his representative accordingly.

(4)The reference in subsection (3) above to the relevant person is to the importer or (if different) the person who sought the direction.]

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F7Word in s. 11 inserted (1.10.1998) by 1998 c. 36, s. 20, Sch. 2 para. 3(2); S.I. 1998/2243, art. 2

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