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Petroleum Products Act, 1977

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To provide for measures in the saving of petroleum products and an economy in the cost of the distribution thereof, and for the maintenance and control of a price therefor, for the furnishing of certain information regarding petroleum products, and for the rendering of services of a particular kind, or services of a particular standard, in connection with petroleum products; to provide for the licensing of persons involved in the manufacturing and sale of certain petroleum products; to promote the transformation of the South African petroleum and liquid fuels industry; to provide for the promulgation of regulations relating to such licences; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.


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The Petroleum Products Act, 1977 (Act No. 120 of 1977) has been amended by: Notice 731 from Government Gazette 32389 – Regulations, Notice 641 from Government Gazette 32292 – Regulations, Notice 288 from Government Gazette 28665 – Regulations, Notice 1078 from Government Gazette 28191 – Regulations


The Petroleum Products Act, 1977 (Act No. 120 of 1977) has been amended by Government Gazette 34661, dated 4 October 2011: R. 836 Regulations in respect of the single maximum national retail price for illuminating paraffin and R.838 Maximum retail price for Liquefied Petroleum Gas


The Petroleum Products Act, 1977 has been added to the site on 6 September 2001.