Real Property Tax (Amendment) Act, 2013 (No. 6 of 2013). | Land Portal

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This Act amends the Real Property Tax Act by adding a section 33A, which introduces tax amnesty programmes. The Minister may at any time, by Order, authorise one or more amnesty programmes which, in the opinion of the Minister, will promote and encourage the increased payment of real property tax by persons liable under this Act for the payment of such tax. Amnesty programmes may concern real property whether on the assessment list, the re-assessment list or not at all listed.

Amends: Real Property Tax Act (Cap. 375). (2009)

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