NOTIFICATION Dated 12th July, 2004. No. PA/NWFP/Legis:l/2004/17680— The North-West Frontier Province Finance Bill, 2004, having been passed by the Provincial Assembly of North-West Frontier Province on the 26th June, 2004 and assented to by the Governor of the North-West Frontier Province on 9th July, 2004 is hereby published as an Act of the Provincial Legislature of the North-West Frontier Province.
THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE FINANCE ACT, 2004. (N.-W.F.P. ACT NO. VI OF 2004) (First published after having received the assent of the Governor of the North- West Frontier Province in the Gazette of the N. W. F.P. (Extraordinary), dated the 12th July, 2004). ANACT to continue, abolish and revise certain taxes, cesses, fees and duties in the North-West Frontier Province. WHEREAS it is expedient to continue, abolish and revise certain taxes, cesses, fees and duties in the North-West Frontier Province; It is hereby enacted as follow: 1. Short title, extent and commencement.- (1) This Act may be called the North-West Frontier Province Finance Act, 2004. (2) It extends to whole of the North-West Frontier Province.(3) It shall come into force on the first day of July 2004.
"(3A) A personalized number for display on a motor vehicle may be obtained on payment of a fee of twenty-five thousand rupees which shall be transferable for display on another motor vehicle on payment of a fee of five thousand rupees."; and (c) in sub-section (6), the full-stop appearing at the end shall be replaced by a colon and thereafter the following proviso shall be added, namely: "Provided that the owner of a motor vehicle who may have obtained a personalized number under sub-section (3 A) shall prepare the number plate through his own resources, which shall contain on its fourth-fifth portion the personalized number, while on its remaining portion the name of the district in which it is registered shall be inserted.". 4. Amendment of N. W. P.P. Act IV of 1990.- In the North-West Frontier Province Finance Act, 1990 (N.W.F.P. Act IV of 1990), in the Table,- (i) for the existing entries at (a), (b) and (c) at serial No. 1, the following entries shall be substituted, namely:
(d) when exceeds Rs. 20,000.00. Rs. 250.00"; (ii) after the existing entries at serial No. 7, the following new entry shall be inserted, namely: "7A. Marriage Halls. Rs. 25,000.00"; (iii) for the existing entries at serial No. 12, the following shall be substituted, namely: "12. Petrol/diesel/C.N.G. Filling Stations-
(iv) in the existing entries at No. 13,-
(i) in sub-section (la), for clause (b), and the Explanation thereunder, the following shall be substituted, namely; "(b) persons dealing in tobacco business, who purchase tobacco from growers or any other source or transport tobacco to-
(ii) any area other than the areas mentioned in clause (i) above: Provided that no cess shall be leviable in relation to such quantity of the tobacco for which the cess has already been paid under clause (a): Provided further that persons bringing tobacco from any place outside the Province of the North-West Frontier to any place within the said Province shall also be liable to pay the cess at the rate specified in sub-section (1). Explanation:- For the purpose of this section the word "person" used in this clause shall also include cigarette manufacturing/re-drying factories, processing centers, if these factories/centers are transporting tobacco, as aforesaid, in addition to the quota allocated to them by the Pakistan Tobacco Board."; (ii) after sub-section (la), as so amended, the following new sub-section (Ib) shall be inserted, namely: "(Ib) The cess levied under sub-section (1) shall be collected at the entry point of the cigarette manufacturing factories and re-drying factories or, as the case may be, at the check points established for the purpose.". ------------------------------------------------------