Financial Resolutions, 1983. - Financial Resolution No. 6: Excise— Foreign Travel.

I move:

(1) That section 65 of the Finance Act, 1982 (No. 14 of 1982), shall be amended, as on and from the 1st day of April, 1983,—

(a) in subsection (1), by the deletion of " `aircraft' means an aircraft suitable for the carriage of more than fifteen passengers;", and

(b) in subsection (3), by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (b):

"(b) The rate at which the duty of excise imposed by subsection (2) of this section shall be paid shall be £5 for each person whose carriage is authorised by a passenger ticket relating to carriage by a ship or an aircraft on a voyage or a flight, as the case may be, to a destination (other than a destination in Northern Ireland) outside the State.".

(2) It is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution shall have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act, 1927 (No. 7 of 1927).

Question put and agreed to.