President promulgates Sales Tax (Amendment) Ordinance 2011

ISLAMABAD: The President has promulgated the Sales Tax (Amendment) Ordinance 2011 to further amend the Sales Tax Act 1990.  Following is the text of the Ordinance.Whereas it is expedient further to amend the Sales Tax, Act, 1990, for the purposes hereinafter appearing;AND WHEREAS the Senate and the National Assembly are not in session and the President is satisfied that circumstance exists which render it necessary to take immediate action;NOW, THEREFORE, In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 89 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-1.    Short title and commencement- This Ordinance may be called the Sales Tax (Amendment) Ordinance, 2011.  (2)  It shall come into force at once.2.    Amendment in the Sixth Schedule, the Sales Tax Act, 1990:- In the Sales Tax Act 1990, in the Sixth Schedule in column 1, against Serial No. 69, in column (2), for the words and comma “Tractors, bulldozers” the word “Bulldozers” shall be substituted – APP