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THE PETROLEUM ACT, 1934

(ACT NO. XXX OF 1934).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 6th September, 1934  
  
 
এই আইন পেট্রোলিয়াম আইন, ২০১৬ (২০১৬ সনের ৩২ নং আইন) দ্বারা রহিত করা হইয়াছে।
     1 An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the import transport, storage, production, 2[ 3[ 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, 4[ 5[ 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
CHAPTER I
CONTROL OVER PETROLEUM
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
CHAPTER II
THE TESTING OF PETROLEUM
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
CHAPTER III
PENALTIES AND PROCEDURE
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
CHAPTER IV
SUPPLEMENTAL
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 [Repealed]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
 
 

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