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The Petroleum Products (Development Surcharge) Ordinance, 1961

( Ordinance NO. XXV Of 1961 )

An Ordinance to provide for the levy and collection of a development surcharge on petroleum products and for matters connected therewith. 1

 
 
 
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the levy and collection of a development surcharge on petroleum products and for matters connected therewith;
 
 
 
 
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the seventh day of October, 1958, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
 
 

Short title, extent and commencement
1. (1) This Ordinance may be called the Petroleum Products (Development Surcharge) Ordinance, 1961.
 
 
 
 
(2) It extends to the whole of Bangladesh.
 
 
 
 
(3) It shall come into force at once, and shall be deemed to have taken effect on the first day of August, 1959.

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    Throughout this Ordinance, the words “Bangladesh” and “Government” were substituted respectively for the word “Pakistan” and “Central Government” by section 3 and the Second Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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