Sampling of imported Refined Oil: A need to clarify the
legal framework for oil marketing companies

Mohammad Sohaib Saleem

First published: 26 February 2018


This paper examines whether the legal framework for oil cargo sampling in Pakistan allows for resampling. We find that the laws lack uniformity and clarity and hinder the smooth import of oil into the country. An examination of the pertinent laws and precedents reveal that resampling and retesting of imported oil cargoes is allowed under Pakistani Law.

Keywords: Imported refined oil, Pakistani law, Sampling, Retained sample

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