Orders of the Day — 8. Vehicle Excise Duty (Splitting of General Rate)

– in the House of Commons at 9:40 pm on 15th March 1999.

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Resolved,

That—

(1) In sub-paragraph (2) of paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994, for the word "The" at the beginning there shall be substituted "Except in the case of a vehicle having an engine with a cylinder capacity not exceeding 1,100 cubic centimetres, the".

(2) After that sub-paragraph there shall be inserted the following sub-paragraph— (2A) In the case of a vehicle having an engine with a cylinder capacity not exceeding 1,100 cubic centimetres, the general rate is £100.

(3) In sections 13(3)(b), 35A(5)(b) and 36(3)(b) of that Act, and in section 13(4)(b) of that Act as substituted under paragraph 8 of Schedule 4 to that Act, for the words "paragraph 1 of Schedule 1", in each place where they occur, there shall be substituted "paragraph 1(2) of Schedule 1".

(4) This Resolution has effect in relation to any licence taken out for a period beginning on or after 1st June 1999.

And it is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that this Resolution should have statutory effect under the provisions of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968.

Revenue weight of vehicleRate
(1) Exceeding(2) Not exceeding(3) Two axle vechicle(4) Three axle vechicle(5) Four or more axle vechicle
kgskgs£££
3,5007,500160160160
7,50012,000300300300
12,00013,000470490350
13,00014,000650490350
14,00015,000840490350
15,00017,0001,320490350
17,00019,0001,600850350
19,00021,0001,6001,020350
21,00023,0001,6001,470510
23,00025,0001,6002,320830
25,00027,0001,6002,3401,470
27,00029,0001,6002,3402,320
29,00031,0001,6002,3403,360
31,00044,0001,6002,3404,400

(4) In paragraph 9A(3), for "£4,670" there shall be submitted "£4,670".

(5) For the Table in paragraph 9B there shall be substituted—

Revenue weight of vehicleRate
(1) Exceeding(2) Not exceeding(3) Two axle vechicle(4) Three axle vechicle(5) Four or more axle vechicle
kgskgs£££
3,5007,500155155155
7,50012,000155155155
12,00013,000155155155
13,00014,000155155155
14,00015,000155155155
15,00017,000320155155
17,00019,000600155155
19,00021,000600155155
21,00023,000600470155
23,00025,0006001,230155
25,00027,0006001,340470
27,00029,0006001,3401,320
29,00031,0006001,3402,360
31,00044,0006001,3403,400