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The Finance Order, 1972 (President's Order)

( ACT NO. 77 Of 1972 )

Toll no motor vehicles carrying goods by road on freights
14. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Bengal Motor Vehicles Tax Act, 1932 (I of 1932), during the period from the 1st day of July, 1972, to the 30th day of June, 1973 (both days inclusive), there shall be levied and collected a toll on every motor vehicle carrying goods by road on freights according to the rate specified below, namely:-
Amount

Description of motor vehicles.

Rate of toll.

(i)      Motor vehicles of registered goods carrying capacity not exceeding 3 tons.

Taka 100 annually.

(ii)     Motor vehicles of registered goods carrying capacity exceeding 3 tons but not exceeding 5 tons.

Taka 200 annually.

(iii)    Motor vehicles of any registered goods carrying capacity exceeding 5 tons.

Taka 300 annually.

   
   

            Explanation - For the purpose of levying the toll, less than half of a ton shall be ignored and half of a ton or above shall be treated as one ton.

 

 

            (2) The toll shall be payable by the owner of the motor vehicle.

 

 

 

            (3) The Government may make rules regulating the procedure for the assessment, collection and payment of the toll and any other matter incidental to its levy.

 


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