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18/08/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Sugar (Road Development Cess) Ordinance, 1960 (East Pakistan Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. XXIII OF 1960 )

Levy of cess
2. (1) Every person selling sugarcane to the Sugar Mills, shall pay a cess at the rate of 1[twelve poisha] per maund of sugarcane
 
 
sold by him for the development and maintenance of roads in the 2[Sugar Mill Zone areas]:
 
 
 
 
Provided that on fraction of a maund of sugarcane supplied at a time, 1/16 of the total amount received as price of sugarcane shall be paid as cess:
 
 
 
 
Provided further that a Sugar Mill, while making payment of the price of sugarcane to a sugarcane seller, may pay 3[twelve poisha] less per maund of cane so purchased and pay the cess to the 4[Government] at the rate of 5[twelve poisha] per maund on the total maundage of cane purchased.
 
 
 
 
(2) Every Sugar Mill who use sugarcane from their own farm for the production of sugar, shall also pay the cess at the rate prescribed in sub-section (1) above.

  • 1
    The words “twelve poisha” were substituted for the words “twelve paisa” by section 5 of the Sugar (Road Development Cess) (Amendment) Act, 1980 (Act No. XXXVIII of 1980)
  • 2
    The words “Sugar Mill Zone areas” were substituted for the words “sugarcane growing areas” by section 5 of the Sugar (Road Development Cess) (Amendment) Act, 1980 (Act No. XXXVIII of 1980)
  • 3
    The words “twelve poisha” were substituted for the words “twelve paisa” by section 5 of the Sugar (Road Development Cess) (Amendment) Act, 1980 (Act No. XXXVIII of 1980)
  • 4
    The word “Government” was substituted for the words “Provincial Government” by section 5 of the Sugar (Road Development Cess) (Amendment) Act, 1980 (Act No. XXXVIII of 1980)
  • 5
    The words “twelve poisha” were substituted for the words “twelve paisa” by section 5 of the Sugar (Road Development Cess) (Amendment) Act, 1980 (Act No. XXXVIII of 1980)
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