The sales price of gasoline, gasoil, kerosene, fuel oil and other oil, gas and electric products, as well as the rate of sewer, telephone, telecommunications and postal services during the first year of the Fourth Plan shall remain the same as those of the end of Shahrivar of 1383 (21/09/2004). Any change in prices of the said goods and services for the remaining year of the Fourth Plan shall be proposed through the bills presented to the Islamic Consultative Assembly by the first of Shahrivar (22/08) of each year for approval.
Any price proposal shall accompany an economic and social feasibility.
Note 1: any relevant receivables including the subscription fee, connection charges, demand, duties, etc. shall follow this rule.
Note 2:While taking necessary initiatives in order to reduce consumption of petroleum products and to increase public transportation capacity, government is bound to satisfy domestic needs for the oil products through productions of the country's refineries or through the alternate domestic products. Car manufacturing and other relevant manufacturers are bound to plan for reducing consumption of the energy carriers and/or to conform their products to the alternative sources of energy such as CNG for use in motor vehicles. Government is bound to provide for necessary mechanisms in order to secure implementation of this Note, and to foresee in the annual budget bills the funds needed to support the said development