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Petroleum Act (Cap. 165).

Type of law
Date of original text

This Act provides rules for the handling (including landing by ship) and storage of petroleum, i.e. any kind of mineral oil, and any oil product or by product made or obtained from petroleum, asphalt, coal, shale schist, peat or lignite, or made from any petroliferous or bituminous substance. The Minister may provide a place or places for the storage of petroleum. Regulations may be prescribed for the use and management of such place(s). The consignee of any petroleum on board any vessel arriving in Seychelles shall before landing such petroleum furnish the Collector of Customs with specified particulars regarding (dangerous) petroleum. The Minister may grant a licence to store petroleum or to handle and sell petroleum. The Schedule contains rules for the use and management of government petroleum warehouses.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Consolidated version of 2012 of Act No. 6 of 1938 as amended last by Act No. 23 of 1976.
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