Petroleum Act (1934)

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Field Value
Extractive Sector Oil and Gas
Country Myanmar
Year 1934
Natural Resource Charter Precept Precept 2: Accountability and Transparency, Precept 3: Exploration and License Allocation, Precept 5: Local Effects, Precept 7: Revenue Distribution, Precept 9: Government Spending
Document Type Statute
RGI Sub-component Open data
RGI Questions 1.1.7a: Are senior public officials required to publicly disclose their financial holdings in extractive companies?,
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?,
1.1.5c: Following the licensing process, is the licensing authority required to publicly disclose the list of areas or blocks allocated?,
2.2b: Are there specific rules governing the transfer of extractive resource revenues (i.e. are these rules distinct from those governing other types of transfers)?,
2.2c: Do rules specify that subnational governments of producing areas should receive a higher share of extractive resource revenues than those of non-producing areas?
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Publisher Appellate Tribunal For Electricity, India
Author Appellate Tribunal For Electricity, India
Source or API link http://aptel.gov.in/pdf/PETROLEUM%20ACT.pdf
Version 2017 Resource Governance Index
Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
Maintainer Email Natural Resource Governance Institute