1993 Legislative Session: 2nd Session, 35th Parliament
The following electronic version is for informational purposes only.
The printed version remains the official version.
Certified correct as passed Third Reading on the
3rd day of June, 1993
Ian D. Izard, Law Clerk.
HONOURABLE GLEN CLARK
MINISTER OF FINANCE AND
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia, enacts as follows:
Motor Fuel Tax Act
1 Section 1 of the Motor Fuel Tax Act, S.B.C. 1985, c. 76, is amended
(a) in the definition of "gasoline" by striking out "leaded gasoline,", and
(b) by repealing the definition of "leaded gasoline".
2 Section 2 (2) is amended
(a) by striking out "or leaded gasoline" wherever it appears, and
(b) by striking out "applicable".
3 Section 4 is amended
(a) by repealing subsection (1) and substituting the following:
(1) A person who is a purchaser of gasoline shall pay to the government, at the time of purchase, tax on the gasoline at the rate of 10› per litre. , and
(b) in subsection (2) by striking out "or leaded gasoline" and "applicable".
4 Section 8 (e) is amended by striking out "1.1¢" and substituting "1.9¢".
5 Section 11 is amended by striking out ", leaded gasoline" wherever it appears.
Sustainable Environment Fund Act
6 Section 1 of the Sustainable Environment Fund Act, S.B.C. 1990, c. 27, is amended by repealing the definition of "committee".
7 Section 4 is amended
(a) by adding "and" at the end of paragraph (g) and repealing paragraphs (g.1), (h) and (i), and
(b) by repealing subsection (2).
8 Section 5 is repealed and the following substituted:
5 The Minister of Environment, Lands and Parks may pay money out of the fund for initiatives to reduce and manage solid, liquid, hazardous and atmospheric waste and for other environmental protection and environmental renewal initiatives.
Tobacco Tax Act
9 Section 2 of the Tobacco Tax Act, R.S.B.C. 1979, c. 404, is amended
(a) in subsection (1.2) by striking out "10.5¢" and substituting "11¢", and
(b) in subsection (1.6) by striking out "8¢" and substituting "8.4¢".
10 (1) Sections 1 to 5 shall be deemed to have come into force April 1, 1993 and are retroactive to the extent necessary to give them effect on and after that date.
(2) Section 9 shall be deemed to have come into force on March 31, 1993 and is retroactive to the extent necessary to give it effect on and after that date.
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