The Legal Committee of the State Council discussed on Wednesday, the draft law on Selective Goods Tax transferred by the Council of Ministers and the report of the Economic Committee of the council along with the report of the Shura Council.
The 11th meeting was headed by Hon Abdul Qadir bin Salim al Dhahab, head of the committee and held in the presence of honourable members. The committee reviewed the legal elements of the draft law in terms of drafting and coordinating its provisions.
The draft law comes inside the framework of the agreement of the GCC states to apply the selective tax, in accordance with the selection of the Supreme Council of the Gulf Cooperation Council at its 36th session to impose a unified selective tax in the GCC nations on some goods damaging to well being, atmosphere and goods of unique nature.
During its meeting, the committee also authorized the minutes of the earlier meeting and reviewed the report on stick to-up associated to the implementation of the choices taken.
Information Source: Muscat Daily