law 66, 19 1953

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Extractive Sector Oil and Gas
Country Egypt
Year 1953
Natural Resource Charter Precept Precept 2: Accountability and Transparency, Precept 3: Exploration and License Allocation, Precept 4: Taxation, Precept 6: Nationally Owned Resource Companies
Document Type Statute
RGI Sub-component Taxation
RGI Questions 1.1.3c: Prior to each license process, is the licensing authority required to disclose the rules governing the licensing process, such as auction or negotiation rules?,
1.1.10d: Is the legislature required to ratify licenses/contracts?,
1.2a: What is the fiscal system for extractive resources?,
1.2.5b: Do rules specify the royalty rate(s) applying to extractive companies?,
1.2.5c: Do rules specify the level of state equity (or options for state equity such as carried interest) in extractive companies ?,
1.2.5e: For countries using production sharing agreements, do rules specify the company and government production shares?,
1.2.3a: Is the government required to publicly disclose data on payments from extractive companies to the government?,
1.4.7b: Are there rules that determine the prices at which the SOE should sell its production?,
1.4.7d: Are there rules that require the SOE or government to publicly disclose information on the sale of production by the SOE?
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Publisher Prime minister's office
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Version 2017 Resource Governance Index
Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
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