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Motor Vehicle Arbitration Plan Retail Sales Tax Remission Order
under the
Financial Administration Act
(O.C. 97-022)

(Filed February 25, 1997)

Under the authority of section 19 of the Financial Administration Act , the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following Order.

Dated at St. John's , February 4, 1997.

A. Faour
Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council



Short title

        1. This Order may be cited as the Motor Vehicle Arbitration Plan Retail Sales Tax Remission Order.

25/97 s1

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        2. In this Order

             (a)  "Act" means the Retail Sales Tax Act; and

             (b)  "buy back award" means a remedy granted to the taxpayer by an arbitrator under the Canadian Motor Vehicle Arbitration Plan.

25/97 s2

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Remission granted

        3. (1) Remission of tax is granted to a taxpayer who

             (a)  has paid the taxes payable under the Act; and

             (b)  has been granted a buy back award.

             (2)  The remission shall be the product of the amount of the buy back award divided by the gross purchase price times the amount of tax paid.

25/97 s3

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Application of Order

        4. The remission shall apply to buy back awards granted commencing September 1, 1994.

25/97 s4