CHAPTER 84
FOREIGN VEHICLES TRANSIT CHARGES ACT

[PRINCIPAL LEGISLATION]

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   Section

Title

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

   1.   Citation and application.

   2.   Interpretation.

PART II
IMPOSITION OF TRANSIT CHARGES

   3.   Imposition of transit charges.

   4.   Exemption.

PART III
ADMINISTRATION AND COLLECTION

   5.   Minister may amend entry point.

   6.   Transit charge collectors.

   7.   Issue of receipt.

   8.   Power to inspect.

   9.   Powers of entry seizure, etc.

   10.   Commissioner may compound an offence.

   11.   Offences and penalties.

   12.   Regulations.

   13.   [Repeal of Act No. 23 of 1970.]

SCHEDULE

CHAPTER 84
THE FOREIGN VEHICLES TRANSIT CHARGES ACT

An Act to impose and collect transit charges on the use of foreign vehicles on public roads, to repeal the Foreign Vehicles Transit Charges Act, to provide for other matters related to transit charges.

[16th June, 1995]
[s. 1 (2)]

Acts Nos.
19 of 1995
25 of 1997
11 of 2000

PART I
PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS (ss 1-2)

1.   Citation and application

   (1) This Act may be cited as the Foreign Vehicles Transit Charges Act.

   (2) This Act shall apply to all public roads in Mainland Tanzania.

2.   Interpretation

   In this Act, unless the context requires otherwise–

   "Commissioner" means the person appointed as such for the purposes of this Act, and includes any public officer to whom the Commissioner may, by writing under his hand, delegate all or any of his functions under this Act;

   "entry point" means any place, premises or other area appointed or designated as a point or points at or within which transit charges are payable under this Act;

   "foreign vehicle" means motor vehicle registered in a country other than Tanzania;

   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for finance;

   "owner" in relation to any foreign vehicle includes–

   (a)   the person having the use of the vehicle under a hiring or hire purchase agreement;

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