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SCHEDULE 2
 
  RATES OF VEHICLE EXCISE DUTY ON GOODS VEHICLES
     1. Part VIII of Schedule 1 to the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994 (annual rates of vehicle excise duty: goods vehicles) is amended as follows.
 
     2. For the Table in paragraph 9(1) (rigid goods vehicles not satisfying reduced pollution requirements and with a revenue weight exceeding 3,500 kilograms but not exceeding 44,000 kilograms) substitute-
 
 
Revenue weight of vehicleRate
 
(1) Exceeding
 
(2) Not Exceeding
 
(3) Two axle vehicle
 
(4) Three axle vehicle
 
(5) Four or more axle vehicle
 
kgs
 
kgs
 
£
 
£
 
£
 
3,500
 
7,500
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
7,500
 
12,000
 
200
 
200
 
200
 
12,000
 
13,000
 
200
 
200
 
200
 
13,000
 
14,000
 
200
 
200
 
200
 
14,000
 
15,000
 
200
 
200
 
200
 
15,000
 
17,000
 
650
 
200
 
200
 
17,000
 
19,000
 
650
 
200
 
200
 
19,000
 
21,000
 
650
 
200
 
200
 
21,000
 
23,000
 
650
 
450
 
200
 
23,000
 
25,000
 
650
 
650
 
450
 
25,000
 
27,000
 
650
 
650
 
650
 
27,000
 
29,000
 
650
 
650
 
1,200
 
29,000
 
31,000
 
650
 
650
 
1,200
 
31,000
 
44,000
 
650
 
650
 
1,200
     3. In paragraph 9(3) (rigid goods vehicles not satisfying reduced pollution requirements and with a revenue weight exceeding 44,000 kilograms), for "£5,170" substitute "£2,585".
 
     4. In paragraph 9A(3) (rigid goods vehicles satisfying reduced pollution requirements and with a revenue weight exceeding 44,000 kilograms), for "£4,170" substitute "£2,085".
 
     5. For the Table in paragraph 9B (rigid goods vehicles satisfying reduced pollution requirements and with a revenue weight exceeding 3,500 kilograms but not exceeding 44,000 kilograms) substitute-
 
 
Revenue weight of vehicleRate
 
(1) Exceeding
 
(2) Not Exceeding
 
(3) Two axle vehicle
 
(4) Three axle vehicle
 
(5) Four or more axle vehicle
 
kgs
 
kgs
 
£
 
£
 
£
 
3,500
 
7,500
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
7,500
 
12,000
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
12,000
 
13,000
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
13,000
 
14,000
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
14,000
 
15,000
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
15,000
 
17,000
 
280
 
160
 
160
 
17,000
 
19,000
 
280
 
160
 
160
 
19,000
 
21,000
 
280
 
160
 
160
 
21,000
 
23,000
 
280
 
210
 
160
 
23,000
 
25,000
 
280
 
280
 
210
 
25,000
 
27,000
 
280
 
280
 
280
 
27,000
 
29,000
 
280
 
280
 
700
 
29,000
 
31,000
 
280
 
280
 
700
 
31,000
 
44,000
 
280
 
280
 
700
     6. In paragraph 10(3) (trailer supplement for trailers exceeding 12,000 kilograms is 275 per cent of general rate), for "275" substitute "140".
 
     7. For the Table in paragraph 11(1) (tractive units not satisfying reduced pollution requirements and with a revenue weight exceeding 3,500 kilograms but not exceeding 44,000 kilograms) substitute-
 
 
Revenue weight of tractive unitRate for tractive unit with two axlesRate for tractive unit with three or more axles
 
(1) Exceeding
 
(2) Not exceeding
 
(3) Any no. of semi-trailer axles
 
(4) 2 or more semi-trailer axles
 
(5) 3 or more semi-trailer axles
 
(6) Any no. of semi-trailer axles
 
(7) 2 or more semi-trailer axles
 
(8) 3 or more semi-trailer axles
 
kgs
 
kgs
 
£
 
£
 
£
 
£
 
£
 
£
 
3,500
 
7,500
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
7,500
 
12,000
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
12,000
 
16,000
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
16,000
 
20,000
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
20,000
 
23,000
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
23,000
 
25,000
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
25,000
 
26,000
 
450
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
26,000
 
28,000
 
450
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
165
 
28,000
 
31,000
 
650
 
650
 
165
 
450
 
165
 
165
 
31,000
 
33,000
 
1,200
 
1,200
 
450
 
1,200
 
450
 
165
 
33,000
 
34,000
 
1,200
 
1,200
 
450
 
1,200
 
650
 
165
 
34,000
 
35,000
 
1,500
 
1,500
 
1,200
 
1,200
 
650
 
450
 
35,000
 
36,000
 
1,500
 
1,500
 
1,200
 
1,200
 
650
 
450
 
36,000
 
38,000
 
1,500
 
1,500
 
1,200
 
1,500
 
1,200
 
650
 
38,000
 
41,000
 
1,850
 
1,850
 
1,850
 
1,850
 
1,850
 
1,200
 
41,000
 
44,000
 
1,850
 
1,850
 
1,850
 
1,850
 
1,850
 
1,200
     8. In paragraph 11(3) (tractive units not satisfying reduced pollution requirements and with a revenue weight exceeding 44,000 kilograms), for "£5,170" substitute "£2,585".
 
     9. In paragraph 11A(3) (tractive units satisfying reduced pollution requirements and with a revenue weight exceeding 44,000 kilograms), for "£4,170" substitute "£2,085".
 
     10. For the Table in paragraph 11B (tractive units satisfying reduced pollution requirements and with a revenue weight exceeding 3,500 kilograms but not exceeding 44,000 kilograms) substitute-
 
 
Revenue weight of tractive unitRate for tractive unit with two axlesRate for tractive unit with three or more axles
 
(1) Exceeding
 
(2) Not exceeding
 
(3) Any no. of semi-trailer axles
 
(4) 2 or more semi-trailer axles
 
(5) 3 or more semi-trailer axles
 
(6) Any no. of semi-trailer axles
 
(7) 2 or more semi-trailer axles
 
(8) 3 or more semi-trailer axles
 
kgs
 
kgs
 
£
 
£
 
£
 
£
 
£
 
£
 
3,500
 
7,500
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
7,500
 
12,000
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
12,000
 
16,000
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
16,000
 
20,000
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
20,000
 
23,000
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
23,000
 
25,000
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
25,000
 
26,000
 
210
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
26,000
 
28,000
 
210
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
160
 
28,000
 
31,000
 
280
 
280
 
160
 
210
 
160
 
160
 
31,000
 
33,000
 
700
 
700
 
210
 
700
 
210
 
160
 
33,000
 
34,000
 
700
 
700
 
210
 
700
 
280
 
160
 
34,000
 
35,000
 
1,000
 
1,000
 
700
 
700
 
280
 
210
 
35,000
 
36,000
 
1,000
 
1,000
 
700
 
700
 
280
 
210
 
36,000
 
38,000
 
1,000
 
1,000
 
700
 
1,000
 
700
 
280
 
38,000
 
41,000
 
1,350
 
1,350
 
1,350
 
1,350
 
1,350
 
700
 
41,000
 
44,000
 
1,350
 
1,350
 
1,350
 
1,350
 
1,350
 
700
     11. In paragraph 11C(2)(a) (certain tractive units not satisfying reduced pollution requirements and with a revenue weight exceeding 41,000 kilograms but not exceeding 44,000 kilograms), for "£1,280" substitute "£650".
 
 
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