Le Finance Bill va amender plusieurs lois du pays dont le Consumer Protection (Price and Supplies Control) Act sur la partie des carburants dont le diesel et l’essence.
Consumer Protection (Price and Supplies Control) Act amended
The Consumer Protection (Price and Supplies Control) Act is amended –
(a) in section 2, by inserting, in the appropriate alphabetical order, the following new definition –
“petroleum product” means –
(a) Mogas (Motor Gasoline); or
(b) Gas Oil sold on the local market (Diesel);
(b) by inserting, after section 3, the following new section –
3A. Contributions on petroleum products
(1) The Minister shall, in fixing the price of a petroleum product, take into account any contribution levied under subsection (2) and any tax, duty, levy or charge levied under this Act or under any other enactment.
(2) The following contributions shall be levied on a petroleum product –
(a) Contribution to Road Development Authority;
(b) Contribution to Rodrigues Transportation and Storage;
(c) Contribution to the Construction of Storage Facilities for Petroleum Products; and
(d) Contribution to Subsidy on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Flour and Rice.
(3) The contributions referred to in subsection (2) shall be collected by the State Trading Corporation at the rates specified in the Fourth Schedule and paid into the Reserve Fund.
(4) In this section –
“Reserve Fund” means the Reserve Fund referred to in section 18 of the State Trading Corporation Act;
“State Trading Corporation” means the State Trading Corporation established under section 3 of the State Trading Corporation Act.
(c) in section 35(3), by deleting the words “the Schedules” and replacing them by the words “any of the Schedules”;
(d) by adding the following new Schedule –