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BILL NO. 47





Government Bill




4th Session, 56th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
45 Elizabeth II, 1996




An Act to Amend Chapter 17

of the Acts of 1995-96,

the Revenue Act





The Honourable William Gillis
Minister of Finance




Halifax
Printed by Queen s Printer for Nova Scotia







Explanatory Notes

This Bill increases the tax on cigarettes, fine-cut tobacco, tobacco sticks and tobacco in any other form. These tax increases take effect on November 29, 1996.


An Act to Amend Chapter 17

of the Acts of 1995-96,

the Revenue Act





Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 (1) Subsection 34(1) of Chapter 17 of the Acts of 1995-96, the Revenue Act, is amended by

(a) striking out "four and ninety-four" in the first line of clause (a) and substituting "five and twenty-nine";

(b) striking out "three and eighty-nine" in the first line of clause (b) and substituting "four and seventeen";

(c) striking out "twenty-three" in the first line of clause (c) and substituting "sixty-seven"; and

(d) striking out "sixty-two" in the first line of clause (e) and substituting "eighty-eight".

(2) Subsection(1) has effect on and after November 29, 1996.



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