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The Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979 (Repeal of Section 31) Order 1989

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Order made by the Treasury, laid before the House of Commons under section 9(2) of the Finance Act 1982 for approval by resolution of that House within twenty-eight days beginning with the day on which the Order was made, subject to extension for periods of dissolution, prorogation or adjournment for more than four days.

Statutory Instruments

1989 No. 2098

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE

The Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979 (Repeal of Section 31) Order 1989

Made

14th November 1989

Laid before the House of Commons

15th November 1989

Coming into force

15th December 1989

The Treasury, in exercise of the power conferred on them by section 9(1)(c) of the Finance Act 1982(1), hereby make the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979 (Repeal of Section 31) Order 1989 and shall come into force on 15th December 1989.

2.  Section 31 of the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979(2) (which imposes restrictions on the delivery of immature spirits for home use) is hereby repealed.

Stephen Dorrell

John Taylor

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury

14th November 1989

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order repeals section 31 of the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979 (which imposes restrictions on the delivery of immature spirits for home use) with effect from 15th December 1989 when the substantive articles of Council Regulation (EEC) No.1576/89 (OJ No.L160, 12.6.89, p.1) laying down general rules on the definition, description and presentation of spirit drinks become applicable.

(2)

1979 c. 4; section 31 was amended by S.I. 1982/1575, sections 38 and 46 of the Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48), and section 6(3) of the Finance Act 1988 (c. 39).

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