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The Power Alcohol Ordinance, 1959

( Ordinance NO. LIX OF 1959 )

Power to make rules
8. (1) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this Ordinance.
(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing powers, such rules may-
(a) provide for the licensing of the manufacture of power alcohol;
(b) prescribe the specifications and tests in respect of purity of power alcohol intended for admixture with petrol in order to ensure its suitability for use in motor vehicles;
(c) fix the price at which power alcohol may be sold for the purpose of admixture with petrol;
(d) provide for imposing and collecting a duty of excise on power alcohol intended for admixture with petrol;
(e) prescribe conditions in respect of the transport and storage of power alcohol intended for admixture with petrol and for the manner in which the admixture is to be effected;
(f) prescribe the submission by a manufacturer of power alcohol or importer or distributor of petrol of returns regarding the power alcohol and petrol manufactured, purchased, stored or sold, as the case may be;
(g) provide for denaturing of power alcohol at the distilleries;
(h) provide for any other matter which is to be or may be prescribed under this Ordinance.
(3) Rules made under this Ordinance may provide that any contravention of any such rule shall render the offender liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding one thousand 1[taka].

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