Supreme Court takes suomoto notice over heavy taxes on petroleum products

Supreme Court takes suomoto notice over heavy taxes on petroleum products
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ISLAMABAD – Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Saturday took suo motu notice of heavy taxes levied on petroleum products, electricity and gas bills.

As per details, the apex court has summoned reply in this regard whereas notices have been issued to Attorney General (AG), Pakistan State Oil (PSO), National Electric and Power Regulatory Authority, Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA).

On the other hand, a three-member bench has also been constituted which would assume hearing of the suo motu notice on July-5. The three-member bench will be headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar.

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