NOTIFICATION. 27th June, 2000.
No. Legis:I(14)/73-V/3628.— The following Ordinance by the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province is hereby published for general information:-
THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE FINANCE ORDINANCE, 2000. N.W.F.P. ORDINANCE NO. II OF 2000. ANORDINANCE to abolish and modify certain taxes, fees and duties in the North-West Frontier Province. WHEREAS it is expedient to abolish and modify certain taxes, fees and duties in the North-West Frontier Province; AND WHEREAS the Provincial Assembly stands suspended in pursuance of the Proclamation of the fourteenth day of October, 1999, and the Provisional Constitution Order No. 1 of 1999; AND WHEREAS the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province is satisfied that the circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action; NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the aforesaid Proclamation and the Provisional constitution Order No. 1 of 1999, read with Provisional Constitution (Amendment) Order No. 9 of 1999, instructions of the Chief Executive and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:- 1. Short title and commencement.— (1) This Ordinance may be called the North-West Frontier Province Ordinance, 2000.
(i) for Part II the following shall be substituted, namely:
"PART-II COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS AT PROVINCIAL HEADQUARTER
Category of locality where the property is situated
Rate of tax per square feet of covered area
1st Floor & Basement
Note:- For the purpose of column 2, the categories 'A', 'B', 'C and 'D' shall be such as respectively notified by Government in the Official Gazette."; (ii) after Part II, as so substituted, the following new part shall be inserted, namely;
"PART-II A COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS LOCATED AT THE PLACES OTHER THAN THE PROVINCIAL HEADQUARTER
Rate of tax per square feet of covered areas at Divisional I leadquaiters
Rate of tax per square feet of covered areas in the Districts other than the District of Provincial and Divisional Headquarters
(iii) for Part V the following shall be substituted, namely: “PART-V INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS” Industrial buildings within the limits of rating areas shall, for the purposes of this tax, be assessed at the rate of Rs. 2.50 per square feet of the covered areas of such buildings.". 4. Amendment of Schedule of the W.P. Act No. XXXII of 1958.— In the West Pakistan Motor Vehicles Taxation Act, 1958 (W.P. Act No. XXXII of 1958), the existing Schedule shall be substituted by the Schedule specified in Schedule I & II annexed hereto.
7. Deletion of section 10 of N.-W.F.P. Act No. 1 of 1996.— In the North-West Frontier Province Finance Act, 1996 (N.W.F.P. Act No. 1 of 1996), section 10 shall be deleted.
ANNEXURE "SCHEUULE-I (See section 4)
Category of Motor Vehicles
Rate of fee
One per cent of the value of vehicle.
Motor Cars, Jeeps, etc., upto 1300 cc engine power.
Motor Cars, Jeeps etc., from 1300 cc to 2500 cc. engine power.
Two per cent of the value of vehicle.
Motor Cars, Jeeps etc., of above 2500 cc engine power.
Four per cent of the value of vehicle.
"SCHEDULE-II (See section 4)
Description of motor vehicles
Annual rate of tax
1. Motorcycle/Scooter. Rs. 1000.00 for life time. 2. Trucks/Trailors/Delivery Vans used for the transport orhaulage of goods or materials:-
(0 vehicles with maximum laden capacity exceeding Rs. 4000.00 8120 KG but not exceeding 12000 KG; (g) vehicles with long trailers or other vehicles with Rs. 6000.00 maximum laden capacity exceeding 12000 KG but not exceeding 16(KK) KG; and (h) vehicles with long trailers or other vehicles with Rs. 8000.00 maximum laden capacity exceeding 16000 KG. 3. Vehicles plying for hire and ordinarily used for the transportof passengers:
(i) Not more than 4 persons; Rs. 520.00 (ii) more than 4, but not more than 6 persons; and Rs. 652.00 (iii) more than 6 persons, plying on A routes; Rs. 180.00 Per seat.
S . No.
Description of motor vehicles
partly within and partly outside such limits with sixty per cent of the total length of the route falling within the limits of a Corporation, Municipality or Cantonment. 4. Motor vehicles (Private Motor Cars/Jeeps, etc.) other than thosementioned above and having—
(i) with engine power not exceeding 1000 cc; Rs. 500.00 (ii) with engine power exceeding 1000 cc but not Rs. 1000.00 exceeding 1300cc; (iii) with engine power exceeding 1300 cc Rs. 1800.00 but not exceeding 1500 cc; (iv) a) with engine power exceeding 1500 cc but not exceeding 2500 cc; Rs. 2500.00 b) Luxury Vehicles(v) with engine power exceeding 2500 cc; and Rs.5000.00 (c) seating capacity of more than 6 persons. Rs. 800.00 per seat.