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REVENUE AGENCIES (RETENTION OF PART OF REVENUE) ACT

2002, (ACT 628)

Section 1-Funding of a Revenue Agency.

Each of the following institutions:

(a) Internal Revenue Service;

(b) Customs, Excise and Preventive Service;

(c) Value Added Tax Service;

shall for the carrying out of its functions and for the payment of salaries, allowances, operational and administrative expenses, and other expenditure, retain an amount as may be determined by the Minister not exceeding 3 percent of the total annual revenue it collects.

Section 2-Consequential Amendments.

(1) The Internal Revenue Service Law, 1986 (PNDCL 143) is amended in section 20 subsection (2) paragraph (b) by the deletion after "Service" of the expression "under section 15 of this Law".

(2) The Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law, 1993 (PNDCL 330) is amended in section 21 subsection (5) paragraph (b), by the deletion after "Service" of expression "under section 16 of this Law".

(3) The Value Added Tax Act 1998 (Act 546) is amended in section 51 subsection (5) paragraph (b), by the deletion after "Service" of the expression "under section 50 of this Act".

(4) The Internal Revenue Act 2000 (Act 592) as amended is further amended by the substitution for subsection (2) of section 113 of the following:

"(2) The Commissioner shall be responsible for the administration of this Act and shall pay into the Consolidated Fund monies due to the Service under this Act unless otherwise provided under any other enactment."

Section 3-Repeals.

The following are hereby repealed:

(a) sections 14 and 15 of the Internal Revenue Service Law, 1986 (PNDCL 143);

(b) sections 15 and 16 of the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (Management) Law, 1993 (PNDCL 330); and

(c) section 50 of the Value Added Tax Act, 1998 (Act 546).

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