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Rigid goods vehicles exceeding 7,500 kilograms plated gross weight or relevant maximum weightE+W+S+N.I.

9(1)[F1Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3),]the annual rate of vehicle excise duty applicable to a rigid goods vehicle which [F2is not a vehicle with respect to which the reduced pollutionrequirements are satisfied and which] has [F3a revenue weight exceeding 3,500 kilograms] shall be determined in accordance with the following table by reference to—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)the [F4the revenue weight] of the vehicle, and

(b)the number of axles on the vehicle.

[F5Revenue weight of vehicleRate
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
ExceedingNot ExceedingTwo axle vehicleThree axle vehicleFour or more axle vehicle
kgskgs£££
3,5007,500165165165
7,50012,000200200200
12,00013,000200200200
13,00014,000200200200
14,00015,000200200200
15,00017,000650200200
17,00019,000650200200
19,00021,000650200200
21,00023,000650450200
23,00025,000650650450
25,00027,000650650650
27,00029,0006506501,200
29,00031,0006506501,200
31,00044,0006506501,200]

[F6(2)The annual rate of vehicle excise duty applicable—

(a)to any rigid goods vehicle which is a showman’s goodsvehicle with a revenue weight exceeding 3,500 kilograms but not exceeding 44,000 kilograms, F7. . .

(b)to any rigid goods vehicle which is an island goods vehicle with a revenue weight exceeding 3,500 kilograms, [F8and

(c)to any rigid goods vehicle which is used loaded only in connection with a person learning to drive the vehicle or taking a driving test,]

shall be the basic goods vehicle rate.

(3)The annual rate of vehicle excise duty applicable to a rigid goods vehicle [F9which—.

(a)is not a vehicle with respect to which the reduced pollution requirements are satisfied,

(b)has a revenue weight exceeding 44,000 kilograms, and

(c)is not an island goods vehicle,

shall be [F10£2,585].]

(4)In sub-paragraph (2) the reference to the basic goods vehicle rate is to the rate applicable, by virtue of sub-paragraph (1), to a rigid goods vehicle [F11which—

(a)is not a vehicle with respect to which the reduced pollution requirements are satisfied; and

(b)falls] within column (3) of the table in that sub-paragraph and has a revenue weight exceeding 3,500 kilograms and not exceeding 7,500 kilograms

F12(5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]

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F1Words in Sch. 1 para. 9(1) inserted (1.5.1995 with application in relation to licences taken out on or after 1.7.1995 and with application as mentioned in Sch. 4 para. 16(2) of the amending Act) by 1995 c. 4, s. 19, Sch. 4 paras. 14(1)(3)(a), 16

F2Words in Sch. 1 para. 9(1) inserted (in relation to licences issued on or after 1.1.1999) by 1998 c. 36, s. 16, Sch. 1 para. 8(1); S.I. 1998/3092, art. 2

F3Words in Sch. 1 para. 9(1) substituted (1.5.1995 with application in relation to licences taken out on or after 1.7.1995 and with application as mentioned in Sch. 4 para. 16(2) of the amending Act) by 1995 c. 4, s. 19, Sch. 4 paras. 14(1)(3)(b), 16

F4Words in Sch. 1 para. 9(1)(a) substituted (1.5.1995 with application in relation to licences taken out on or after 1.7.1995 and with application as mentioned in Sch. 4 para. 16(2) of the amending Act) by 1995 c. 4, s. 19, Sch. 4 paras. 14(1)(3)(c), 16

F5Table in Sch. 1 para. 9(1) substituted (11.5.2001 with application as mentioned in s. 9(2) of the amending Act) by 2001 c. 9, s. 9(1)(2), Sch. 2 para. 2

F6Sch. 1 para. 9(2)-(5) substituted (1.5.1995 with application in relation to licences taken out on or after 1.7.1995 and with application as mentioned in Sch. 4 para. 16(2) of the amending Act) for Sch. 1 para. 9(2) by 1995 c. 4, s. 19, Sch. 4 paras. 14(1)(5), 16

F7Word immediately preceding Sch. 1 para. 9(2)(b) repealed (29.4.1996 with effect in accordance with s. 17 of the amending Act) by 1996 c. 8, ss. 17, 205, Sch. 41 Pt. II(2) Note

F8Sch. 1 para. 9(2)(c) and preceding word inserted (29.4.1996 with application in relation to licences taken out after 28.11.1995) by 1996 c. 8, s. 17(4)(11)

F9Sch. 1 para. 9(3)(a)-(c) and words after and preceding them substituted (in relation to licences issued on or after 1.1.1999) for words in Sch. 1 para. 9(3) by 1998 c. 36, s. 16, Sch. 1 para. 8(2); S.I. 1998/3092, art. 2

F10Words in Sch. 1, para. 9(3) substituted (11.5.2001) by 2001 c. 9, ss. 9, 44, Sch. 2, para. 3

F11Sch. 1 para. 9(4)(a)(b) and preceding word substituted (in relation to licences issued on or after 1.1.1999) for words in Sch. 1 para. 9(5) by 1998 c. 36, s. 16, Sch. 1 para. 8(3); S.I. 1998/3092, art. 2

F12Sch. 1 para. 9(5) repealed (in relation to licences issued on or after 1.1.1999) by 1998 c. 36, ss. 16, 165, Sch. 1 para. 8(4), Sch. 27 Pt. I(3); S.I. 1998/3092, art. 2

[F139A(1)This paragraph applies to a rigid goods vehicle which—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)is a vehicle with respect to which the reduced pollution requirements are satisfied;

(b)is not a vehicle for which the annual rate of vehicle excise duty is determined under paragraph 9(2); and

(c)has a revenue weight exceeding 3,500 kilograms.

(2)Subject to sub-paragraph (3), the annual rate of vehicle excise duty applicable to a rigid goods vehicle to which this paragraph applies shall be determined in accordance with the table set out in paragraph 9B by reference to—

(a)the revenue weight of the vehicle, and

(b)the number of axles on the vehicle.

(3)The annual rate of vehicle excise duty applicable to a rigid goods vehicle to which this paragraph applies which has a revenue weight exceeding 44,000 kilograms shall be[F14£2,085].]

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F13Sch. 1 paras. 9A, 9B inserted (in relation to licences issued on or after 1.1.1999) by 1998 c. 36, s. 16, Sch. 1 para. 9; S.I. 1998/3092, art. 2

F14Words in Sch. 1 para. 9A(3) substituted (11.5.2001 with application as mentioned in s. 9(2) of the amending Act) by 2001 c. 9, s. 9(1), Sch. 2 para. 4

F159BThat table is as follows—E+W+S+N.I.

[F16Revenue weight of vehicleRate
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
ExceedingNot ExceedingTwo axle vehicleThree axle vehicleFour or more axle vehicle
kgskgs£££
3,5007,500160160160
7,50012,000160160160
12,00013,000160160160
13,00014,000160160160
14,00015,000160160160
15,00017,000280160160
17,00019,000280160160
19,00021,000280160160
21,00023,000280210160
23,00025,000280280210
25,00027,000280280280
27,00029,000280280700
29,00031,000280280700
31,00044,000280280700]
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F15Sch. 1 paras. 9A, 9B inserted (in relation to licences issued on or after 1.1.1999) by 1998 c. 36, s. 16, Sch. 1 para. 9; S.I. 1998/3092, art. 2

F16Table in Sch. 1 para. 9B substituted (11.5.2001 with application as mentioned in s. 9(2) of the amending Act) by 2001 c. 9, s. 9(1)(2), Sch. 2 para. 5

10(1)The annual rate of vehicle excise duty applicable, in accordance with [F17paragraphs 9 and 9A], to a rigid goods vehicle which has a [F18revenue weight] exceeding 12,000 kilograms [F19, which does not fall within paragraph 9(2)(b)or (c)] and which is used for drawing a trailer which—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)has a [F20plated gross weight] exceeding 4,000 kilograms, and

(b)when so drawn, is used for the conveyance of goods or burden,

shall be increased by the amount of the supplement (the “trailer supplement”) which is appropriate to the [F20plated gross weight] of the trailer being drawn.

(2)Where the plated gross weight F21. . . of the trailer—

(a)exceeds 4,000 kilograms, but

(b)does not exceed 12,000 kilograms,

the amount of the trailer supplement is [F22£165].

(3)Where the plated gross weight F23. . . of the trailer exceeds 12,000 kilograms, the amount of the trailer supplement is [F24£230].

[F25(3A)F26. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(3B)F26. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F25(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .]

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F17Words in Sch. 1 para. 10(1) substituted (in relation to licences issued on or after 1.1.1999) by 1998 c. 36, s. 16, Sch. 1 para. 10; S.I. 1998/3092, art. 2

F18Words in Sch. 1 para. 10(1) substituted (with application in relation to licences taken out on or after 1.7.1995 and with application as mentioned in Sch. 4 para. 16(2) of the amending Act) by 1995 c. 4, s. 19, Sch. 4 paras. 14(6)(a), 16

F19Words in Sch. 1 para. 10(1) inserted (29.4.1996 with application in relation to licences taken out after 28.11.1995) by 1996 c. 8, s. 19(5)(11)

F20Words in Sch. 1 para. 10(1) substituted (with application in relation to licences taken out on or after 1.7.1995 and with application as mentioned in Sch. 4 para. 16(2) of the amending Act) by 1995 c. 4, s. 19, Sch. 4 paras. 14(6)(b), 16

F21Words in Sch. 1 para. 10(2) repealed (with application in relation to licences taken out on or after 1.7.1995 and with application as mentioned in Sch. 4 para. 16(2) of the amending Act) by 1995 c. 4, ss. 19, 162, Sch. 4 paras. 14(7)(a), 16, Sch. 29 Pt. V(2) Note

F22Words in Sch. 1 para. 10(2) substituted (7.4.2005 with effect as mentioned in s. 7(16) of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2005 (c. 7), s. 7(12)(a)

F23Words in Sch. 1 para. 10(3) repealed (with application in relation to licences taken out on or after 1.7.1995 and with application as mentioned in Sch. 4 para. 16(2) of the amending Act) by 1995 c. 4, ss. 19, 162, Sch. 4 paras. 14(8)(a), 16, Sch. 29 Pt. V(2) Note

F24Words in Sch. 1 para. 10(3) substituted (7.4.2005 with effect as mentioned in s. 7(16) of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2005 (c. 7), s. 7(12)(b)

F25Sch. 1 para. 10(4) repealed (with application in relation to licences taken out on or after 1.7.1995 and with application as mentioned in Sch. 4 para. 16(2) of the amending Act) by 1995 c. 4, ss. 19, 162, Sch. 4 para. 10(10), 16, Sch. 29 Pt. V(2) Note

F26Sch. 1 para. 10(3A)(3B) repealed (7.4.2005 with effect as mentioned in s. 7(16) of the amending Act) by Finance Act 2005 (c. 7), ss. 7(12)(c), 104, Sch. 11 Pt. 1

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