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An Act to extend the Petroleum Act, 1934, to Berar.

WHEREAS in Berar the importation, possession and transport of petroleum and other substances are regulated by the Indian Petroleum
Act, 1899 (8 of 1899), as applied to Berar by order made under the
Indian (Foreign Jurisdiction) Order in Council, 1902;

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AND WHEREAS it is expedient that the Indian Petroleum Act, 1899.(8 of 1899), in its application to Berar should be repealed and that the Petroleum Act, 1934 (30 of 1934), should be extended to Berar;

It is hereby enacted as follows:–

1.Short title.

1. Short title. This Act may be called the Petroleum (Berar
Extension) Act, 1937.2.Repeal in Berar of Act 8 of 1899 and extension of Act 30 of 1934.2. Repeal in Berar of Act 8 of 1899 and extension of Act 30 of
1934. The Indian Petroleum Act, 1899 (8 of 1899), as in force in
Berar, is hereby repealed, and the Petroleum Act, 1934 (30 of 1934), is hereby extended to and declared to be in force in Berar.

3.Operation of rules.

3. Operation of rules. Rules made and notifications issued under the Petroleum Act, 1934 (30 of 1934), and in force in 2*[Part A
States and Part C States (excluding Berar)] at the commencement of this Act are hereby extended to and declared to be in force in Berar.
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1. Second paragraph omitted by the A. O. 1950.
2. Subs., ibid., for “the Provinces”.


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