§ Resolved, "That, as from the twenty-ninth day of April, nineteen hundred and forty, there shall be charged on matches, in lieu of the duties of excise therefore chargeable thereon, the following duties of excise, that is to say:
|For every 1,000 containers in which there are not more than 10 matches||0||12||9|
|For every 1,000 containers in which there are more than 10 matches, but not more than 30 matches||1||18||3|
|For every 144 containers in which there are more than 30 matches, but not more than 50 matches||0||9||0|
|For every 144 containers in which there are more than 50 matches:—|
|For the first 50 matches||0||9||0|
|For every additional 5 matches or part of 5 matches in excess of 50 matches||0||0||11|
§ and so in proportion for any less number of containers.