Note 3: Government is bound to present by the end of the year 1383 (21/03/2005) to the Islamic Consultative Assembly, the performance report on the mandate indicated in Article (5) of the Law of the Third Economic, Social and Cultural Development of the Islamic Republic o Iran enacted on 17/01 /13 79 (05/04/2000) concerning increase in productivity and reduction of costs.
Note 4: In order to economize and reduce unnecessary consumption of electricity and gas, the electric and gas companies are authorized to charge lump sum penalties for consumption of the said commodities beyond the consumption standard ceiling, and deposit the proceeds into the general revenue account of the Treasury. Government shall propose to the Islamic Consultative Assembly the appropriate consumption standards and the amount of the said penalties through the Notes of the annual budget bills.
Note 5:the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting is charged with enlightenment and educating the public on optimal use of resources as indicated in the this article through its national and provincial networks, and present its monthly performance report to the Plan and Budget, Auditing and Energy Commissions of the Islamic Consultative Assembly.
Note 6: Executive by-laws of this article shall be prepared by the State Management and Planning Organization in cooperation with the pertinent executive agencies and shall reach the Council of Ministers for approval within two months from the date of its communication.
Note 7:All the rules in the proceeding articles of this law contradictory to this article are annulled.
It is prohibited to grant to any real or legal person including those specified in Article (160) of this law, any discount. Privilege, and/or tax exemption (either directly or indirectly), as well as import duties other than those approved by the relevant laws.