Tobacco Tax Bill Passes Under Urgency
The Customs and Excise (Tobacco Products—Budget Measures) Amendment Bill has passed through all its stages under urgency.
Ayes 109 (National 59, Labour 32, Greens 14, Maori Party 2, ACT 1, United Future 1)
Noes 12 (NZ First 12)
This bill amends the Customs and Excise Act 1996 to make four cumulative 10% increases to the duties on all tobacco products.