(1) That, with effect on and from the 1st day of March, 1979, the rate of value-added tax on radio receiving sets that are of the domestic or portable type or that are of a type suitable for use in road vehicles; and on gramophones, radio-gramophones and record players be increased from 10 per cent, of the amount of value, as the case may be, in respect of which tax is chargeable on those goods to 20 per cent. of that amount and that, accordingly, the Third Schedule to the Value-Added Tax Act, 1972 (No. 22 of 1972), be amended—
(a) by the deletion of "radio receiving sets and" in paragraph (xxix), and
(b) by the deletion of paragraph (xxx).
(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).