Indian Bare Acts

THE PETROLEUM ACT, 1934

Title : THE PETROLEUM ACT, 1934

Year : 1934



(1) In making any rules under this Act, the Central Government may-

(a) Provide for any matter ancillary to such rules for which in 1*[its] opinion provision is necessary to protect the public from danger arising from the import, transport, storage, production, refining or blending of petroleum, and

(b) Make special provision for the special circumstances of any State or place.

(2) Every power to make rules conferred by this Act is subject to the condition of previous publication.

(3) All rules made under this Act shall be published in the
Official Gazette 2*

(4) 3*Every rule made under this Act shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of parliament, while it is in session for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session immediately following the session or the successive sessions aforesaid, both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule, or both houses agree that the rule should not be made, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule.]

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1. Subs. by the A.O. 1937, for "his".

2. The words "and in the local official Gazette" omitted, ibid.

3. Ins. by Act 31 of 1977, s. 5.

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Rep. by the Inflammable Substances Act, 1952 (20 of 1952), s. 7.



Where any enactment confers powers upon any local authority in respect of the transport or storage of petroleum, the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette,-

(a) Limit the operation of such enactment, or

(b) Restrict the exercise of such powers, in any manner

1*[it] deems fit.

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1 Subs. by the A.O. 1937, for "he".

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Rep. by the Repealing Act, 1938 (1 of 1938), s. 2.and Sch.

THE SCHEDULE.-

[Enactments repealed.] Rep. by s. 2 and Sch., ibid.

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