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[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 94 - Tobacco seizures [24196/15]. (17 Jun 2015)


94. Deputy Thomas P. Broughanasked the Minister for Finance the number of seizures of cigarettes and tobacco products by the Revenue Commissioners at Dublin Airport, Dublin Port and Dún Laoghaire Port in County Dublin, in the years 2013 and 2014 and in 2015 to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24196/15]

 

Minister for Finance (Deputy Michael Noonan): I am advised by the Revenue Commissioners that seizure figures are not separately maintained for Dún Laoghaire. That data is incorporated in the data maintained for Dublin Port as the Revenue operations at Dún Laoghaire are directed and managed from Dublin Port.   The data requested by the deputy is as set out in the following tables:

  2013

Product category

Location

Number of Seizures

Volume

Value

Value (incl. Taxes)

Cigarettes (number)

Dublin Airport

3,146

9,224,685

€670,416

€4,272,845

Dublin Port

266

22,073,208

€1,569,455

€10,028,661

Total

3,412

31,297,893

€2,239,871

€14,301,506

Tobacco (Kgs)

Dublin Airport

458

2,331

€156,180

€998,185

Dublin Port

71

419

€28,085

€177,068

Total

529

2,750

€184,265

€1,175,253

  2014

Product category

Location

Number of Seizures

Volume

Value

Value (incl. Taxes)

Cigarettes (number)

Dublin Airport

3,850

8,486,796

€615,509

€3,979,912

Dublin Port

437

2,856,828

€204,032

€1,370,327

Total

4,287

11,343,624

€819,541

€5,350,239

Tobacco (Kgs)

Dublin Airport

417

822

€55,077

€349,874

Dublin Port

118

461

€30,904

€193,137

Total

535

1,283

€85,981

€543,011

  2015 (01/01/2015   31/05/2015)

Product category

Location

Number of Seizures

Volume

Value

Value (incl. Taxes)

Cigarettes (number)

Dublin Airport

1,552

3,337,772

€243,232

€1,646,276

Dublin Port

120

28,076,728

€1,996,254

€13,303,945

Total

1,672

31,414,450

€2,239,486

€14,950,221

Tobacco (Kgs)

Dublin Airport

232

477

€32,001

€211,318

Dublin Port

34

43

€2,880

€19,616

Total

266

520

€34,881

€230,934

 

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