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Finance Act 2014

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2.Subsection (2) amends Schedule 1 to VERA to increase the general rate of duty by £5 to £230 for vehicles with an engine size of more than 1549cc and by £5 to £145 for vehicles with an engine size of 1549cc or less.

3.Subsection (3) amends paragraph 1B of Schedule 1 to VERA to change most of the graduated rates of duty which apply generally to light passenger vehicles first registered on or after 1 March 2001.  Table 1 provides the rates payable on a first vehicle licence for a vehicle and table 2 provides the rates on all other licences for a vehicle registered on or after              1 March 2001.  Table 2 operates so that vehicles emitting over 225 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometre that were registered in the United Kingdom or overseas before 23 March 2006 pay a lower rate than those registered from 23 March 2006 onwards.

4.Subsection (4) amends paragraph 1J of Schedule 1 to VERA to increase the rate of duty by £5 to £225 for Light Goods Vehicles which are not lower-emission vans.

5.Subsection (5) amends paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 1 to VERA to increase the rate of duty by £1 to £38 for motorbicycles with an engine size of over 150cc but not more than 400cc; by £1 to £58 for motorbicycles with an engine size of over 400cc but not more than 600cc; and by £2 to £80 for motorbicycles with an engine size over 600cc, motortricycles with an engine size over 150cc and trade licences for motorcycles.

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