The Petroleum Act, 1934

( ACT NO. XXX Of 1934 )

এই আইন পেট্রোলিয়াম আইন, ২০১৬ (২০১৬ সনের ৩২ নং আইন) দ্বারা রহিত করা হইয়াছে।

♣An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the import transport, storage, production, 1[ [refining, blending or reclaiming by recycling], distribution and marketing] of petroleum and other inflammable substances.

 
WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to the import, transport, storage, production, [ [refining, blending or reclaiming by recycling], distribution and marketing] of petroleum and other inflammable substances;
 
 
It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
 
 

CONTENTS

SECTIONS

1. Short title, extent and commencement

2. Definitions

3. Import, transport and storage of petroleum

4. Rules for the import, transport and storage of petroleum

5. Production, refining and blending of petroleum

6. Receptacles of class I petroleum to show a warning

7. No licence needed for small stocks of class II petroleum not in bulk

8. No licence needed for small quantities of class I petroleum

9. Exemptions for motor conveyances and stationary engines

10. No licence needed by railway administration acting as carrier

11. Exemption

12. General power of exemption

13. Inspection of places

14. Inspection and sampling of petroleum

15. Standard Test Apparatus

16. Certification of other Test Apparatus

17. Testing officers

18. Manner of test

19. Certificate of testing

20. Right to require re-tests

21. Power to make rules regarding tests

22. Special rules for testing viscous or solid forms of petroleum

23. General penalty for offences under this Act

24. Confiscation of petroleum and receptacles

25. Jurisdiction

26. Power of entry and search

27. Reports of accidents with petroleum

28. Inquiries into serious accidents with petroleum

28A. Report to be submitted to chief Inspector of explosives

29. Provisions relating to rules

30. Power to apply Act to other substances

31. Power to limit powers of local authorities over petroleum

32. [Repealed]

Schedule

SCHEDULE