Law of Georgia on Licence and Permit Fees

Law of Georgia on Licence and Permit Fees
Document number 2937
Document issuer Parliament of Georgia
Date of issuing 12/08/2003
Document type Law of Georgia
Source and date of publishing LHG, 26, 05/09/2003
Registration code 210.020.100.05.001.001.364
Consolidated publications
2937
12/08/2003
LHG, 26, 05/09/2003
210.020.100.05.001.001.364
Law of Georgia on Licence and Permit Fees
Parliament of Georgia
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LAW OF GEORGIA

ON LICENCE AND PERMIT FEES

 

Article 1 - General Provision

This Law, in compliance with Article 94 of the Constitution of Georgia, with the Law of Georgia on Basic Principles of the System of Fees and with the Law of Georgia on Licenses and Permits, determines the types and rates, as well as the procedures and deadlines for payment of the fees established for the right granted by the State to perform activities that require a license or a permit and that are determined by law, and/or for the right of use granted by the State. This Law also determines the types and rates, as well as the procedures and deadlines for payment of the fees for services rendered by state bodies.

Law of Georgia No 5900 of 14 March 2008 - LGH I, No 6, 25.3.2008, Art. 25

 

Article 2 - The concept of a licence/permit fee

A licence/permit fee is a onetime mandatory payment (except for the cases referred to in Article 9(2) of this Law) to the Central Budget of Georgia or the Budget of the Autonomous Republic concerned (provided a licence/permit is issued by a relevant government agency of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara or the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia), which is to be paid by a licence/permit applicant in the amount defined by law to obtain from the State the right to carry out activity determined by law.

Law of Georgia No 4934 of 24 June 2011 - website, 30.6.2011

 

Article 3 – Activities subject to a licence/permit fee

A licence/permit fee shall be imposed on activities determined in the Law of Georgia on Licenses and Permits.

Law of Georgia No 5900 of 14 March 2008 - LGH I, No 6, 25.3.2008, Art. 25

 

Article 4 - Establishment and payment of a licence/permit fee

1. A licence/permit fee shall be established and its amount shall be determined only under this Law.

2. Natural and legal persons who apply for a licence/permit shall be obligated to pay the licence/permit fee established by this Law.

3. No one shall be obligated to pay a licence/permit fee not prescribed by this Law.

 

Article 5 - Payers of a licence/permit fee

Licence/permit fees shall be paid by the persons who apply for a licence/permit for the activities determined by the Law of Georgia on Licenses and Permits, except for a Ministry or a public sub-agency within that Ministry as provided in the Law of Georgia on the Structure, Powers and Rule of Procedure of the Government of Georgia.

Law of Georgia No 5900 of 14 March 2008 - LGH I, No 6, 25.3.2008, Art. 25

Law of Georgia No 3552 of 21 July 2010 - LGH I, No 46, 4.8.2010, Art. 284

 

Article 6 - Licence fee rates

1. Licenses for insurance activities:

a) life insurance – GEL 500

b) insurance (except for life insurance) – GEL 500

c) reinsurance – GEL 500

2. Banking and non-bank depositary activity:

a) banking activity – GEL 500

b) activity of non-bank depositary institutions - credit unions – GEL 10

3. Activities of regulated participants of the securities market, of asset management companies and of a specialised depository:

a) activity of stock exchange – GEL 2 000

b) activity of a central depository (depository) – GEL 1 000

c) activity of a securities registrar – GEL 500

d) brokerage activity – GEL 700

e) (deleted)

f) (deleted)

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h) activity of an asset management company – GEL 300

i) activity of a specialised depository – GEL 500

4. Rates of licence fees for medical activities:

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z5) licence for an emergency medical service – GEL 112

z51) licence for a forensic-medical examination – GEL 300

z52) licence for a forensic psychiatric assessment – GEL 300

z53) licence for a postmortem examination – GEL 112

z54) licence for an activity involving highly hazardous pathogens - GEL112

z55) licence for an industrial transfusiology activity – GEL 112

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5. Design and construction activities:

a) design activity:

a.a) surveying

a.b) urban planning - GEL100

a.c) designing residential, civil and public buildings and structures - GEL100

a.d) designing industrial, production and agricultural buildings and structures - GEL100

a.e) designing transportation facilities - GEL100

a.f) designing power, hydrotechnical and melioration facilities - GEL100

a.g) designing water supply, engineering systems and networks - GEL100

a.h) expert examination of construction projects - GEL100

a.i) (deleted);

b) construction activity:

b.a) manufacturing building construction - GEL200

b.b) construction of residential, civil and public buildings and structures - GEL200

b.c) construction of industrial and production buildings and structures - GEL200

b.d) construction of power facilities - GEL200

b.e) construction of engineering systems and communications - GEL200

b.f) construction of transportation facilities - GEL200

b.g) construction of bridges and tunnels - GEL200

b.h) construction of cable lines, radiotelephonic and television-relay lines, radio stations - GEL200

b.i) construction of special facilities - GEL200

b.j) construction of agricultural facilities - GEL 200

b.k) construction of hydrotechnical and melioration facilities - GEL 200

b.l) installation and commissioning works of technological equipment and communications - GEL 200.

6. License for educational activity – GEL 200.

7. Auditing activity:

a) activity of an audit firm – GEL 156

d) activity of an auditor – GEL 84.

8. Manufacturing and repairing metrological and measuring tools:

a) manufacturing metrological and measuring tools – GEL 50

b) repairing metrological and measuring tools – GEL 50.

9. Manufacturing non-military weapons, major elements of firearms, ammunition and major elements of ammunition, and trading in them; repairing non-military weapons and major elements of firearms:

a) manufacturing non-military weapons, major elements of firearms, ammunition and major elements of ammunition – GEL 100

b) repairing non-military weapons and major elements of firearms – GEL 100

c) trading in non-military weapons, major elements of firearms, ammunition and major elements of ammunition – GEL 100.

91. Manufacturing, producing, repairing (including updating and on-site services) and trading in military weapons:

a) manufacturing, producing military weapons - GEL 2 000

b) repairing military weapons (including updating and on-site services) - GEL 2 000

c) trading in military weapons - GEL 2 000.

10. Sea passenger transportation - GEL 2 000.

11. (Deleted)

12. License for nuclear and radioactive activities – GEL 200

121. Licence to use live genetically modified organisms in a closed system – GEL 200.

13. (Deleted - 25.11.2011, No 5350)

14. Activities related to broadcasting and electronic communication, and use of exhaustible resources:

a) private broadcasting licence - GEL 2 000

b) community broadcasting licence - GEL 2 000

c) (deleted - 20.12.2011, No 5548)

d) licence to use the radio-frequency spectrum – GEL 1 000.

15. Producing biological pesticides – GEL 280.

16. General licence to use oil and gas resources, oil treatment, natural gas treatment, oil transportation, natural gas transportation (in the cases provided in the Law of Georgia on Oil and Gas):

a) general licence to use oil and gas resources:

a.a) special licence for oil and gas exploration – GEL 2 000

a.a) special licence for oil and gas extraction – GEL 20 000

b) oil treatment – GEL 15 000

c) natural gas treatment – GEL 5 000

d) oil transportation – GEL 2 000

e) natural gas transportation – GEL 2 000

17. Licence to use natural resources (except for oil and gas):

a) general licence for forest use – GEL 200

b) special licence for timber harvesting – GEL 200

c) licence to export fir cones, as well as snowdrop bulbs and/or cyclamen tubers that are listed in the Appendices to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) – GEL 100

d) special licence for the hunting sector – GEL 200

e) fishing licence – GEL 200

f) mineral extraction licence – GEL 200

g) licence to use underground space – GEL 200.

18. (Deleted)

19. (Deleted)

20. (Deleted)

21. (Deleted)

22. Printing and storing accountable documents:

a) activities of the first category printery – GEL 18 000

b) activities of the second category printery – GEL 15 000

c) activities of the third category printery – GEL 12 000.

23. (Deleted)

24. (Deleted)

25. (Deleted)

251. Licence to carry out an enforcement activity – GEL 200.

26. Duplicate of a licence certificate – GEL 10.

27. Licence to carry out private security services - GEL 50 000.

28. Licence to retrieve state-owned scrap metal and nonferrous metal sunk in the territorial sea and inland waters of Georgia – GEL 500.

Law of Georgia No 661 of 9 December 2004 - LGH I, No 38, 24.12.2004, Art. 183

Law of Georgia No 1070 of 10 March 2005 - LGH I, No11, 29.3.2005, Art. 69

Law of Georgia No 1846 of 30 June 2005 - LGH I, No 41, 19.7.2005, Art. 289

Law of Georgia No 3175 of 25 May 2006 - LGH I, No 17, 30.5.2006, Art. 119

Law of Georgia No 3244 of 9 June 2006 - LGH I, No 22, 16.6.2006, Art. 181

Law of Georgia No 3381 of 23 June 2006 - LGH I, No 26, 14.7.2006, Art. 209

Law of Georgia No 3392 of 23 June 2006 - LGH I, No 26, 14.7.2006, Art. 213

Law of Georgia No 3496 of 24 July 2006 - LGH I, No35, 3.8.2006, Art. 252

Law of Georgia No 3834 of 7 December 2006 - LGH I, No48, 22.12.2006, Art. 315

Law of Georgia No 4234 of 29 December 2006 - LGH I, No50, 30.12.2006, Art. 385

Law of Georgia No 4206 of 29 December 2006 - LGH I, No2, 4.1.2007, Art. 25

Law of Georgia No 4315 of 29 December 2006 - LGH I, No4, 12.1.2007, Art. 58

Law of Georgia No 4521 of 27 March 2007 - LGH I, No9, 31.3.2007, Art. 86

Law of Georgia No 4714 of 8 May 2007 - LGH I, No 18, 22.5.2007, Art. 144

Law of Georgia No 538 of 21 November 2008 - LGH I, No34, 4.12.2008, Art. 217

Law of Georgia No 825 of 19 December 2008 - LGH I, No41, 30.12.2008, Art. 303

Law of Georgia No 3552 of 21 July 2010 - LGH I, No46, 4.8.2010, Art. 284

Law of Georgia No 3534 of 21 July 2010 - LGH I, No47, 5.8.2010, Art. 308

Law of Georgia No 5350 of 25 November 2011 - website, 6.12.2011

Law of Georgia No 5548 of 20 December 2011 - website, 30.12.2011

Law of Georgia No 5652 of 27 December 2011 - website, 12.1.2012

Law of Georgia No 6545 of 22 June 2012 - website, 4.7.2012

Law of Georgia No 2426 of 14 May 2014 - website, 27.5.2014

Law of Georgia No 2659 of 18 September 2014 - website, 2.10.2014

 

Article 7 - Permit fee rates

1. Permit for international carriage by road - a one-time permit for international carriage of cargo by road from the territory of Georgia (above the quota set by an international treaty of Georgia) – GEL 500.

2. Permit to use industrial explosives – GEL 40.

3. Permit to carry out works on monuments of cultural heritage – GEL 50.

31. Permit for archaeological works – GEL 50.

4. Construction permit for facilities of special and strategic importance:

a) facility with the value of up to GEL 500 000 – GEL 1 000 + 0.5% of the value of the facility;

b) facility with the value from GEL 500 000 to GEL1 000 000 – GEL 8 000;

c) facility with the value from one million to three million laris – GEL 14 000;

d) facility with the value from three million to five million laris – GEL 19 000;

e) facility with the value from five million to ten million laris – GEL 24 000;

f) facility with the value over ten million laris – GEL 24 000 + 0.01% of the value of the facility;

5. (Deleted)

6. Environmental impact permit – GEL 500.

61. (Deleted)

62. (Deleted)

7. Permit for customs-related activities:

a) permit for free trade outlet activities – GEL 100 per year

b) permit to operate a customs warehouse – GEL 1 000

8. (Deleted)

9. Permit for deploying oil treatment facilities in the fuel and energy system, as well as permits for deploying power facilities and the facilities used to transit power or transport natural gas:

a) permit for deploying oil treatment facilities in the fuel and energy system in the territory of Georgia – GEL 240

b) permit for deploying power facilities and transport facilities in the territory of Georgia – GEL 200.

10. Permit for organising gambling and winning games:

a) organising promotional lotteries – GEL 15 000

b) setting up a slot club - from GEL 50 000 to GEL 1 000 000 per year

c) setting up a lotto and bingo (each type) – GEL 15 000 per year

d) setting up a betting house - from GEL 30 000 to GEL 300 000 per year

e) setting up a casino:

e.a) across the entire territory of Georgia (except for the city of Batumi, the adjacent territory of Bazaleti Lake in Dusheti Municipality, Gudauri recreational territory, the territory of settlement of Bakuriani, as well as the territories of Kobuleti, Borjomi, Tskaltubo and Signagi Municipalities) - not more than GEL 5 000 000 per year;

e.b) in the city of Batumi, on the adjacent territory of Bazaleti Lake in Dusheti Municipality, as well as in Kobuleti and Borjomi Municipalities – GEL 250 000 per year;

f) setting up a gambling club - from GEL 10 000 to GEL 50 000 per year.

101. A permit fee need not be paid for setting up a casino in Gudauri recreational territory, in the territory of settlement of Bakuriani, as well as in the territories of Tskaltubo and Signagi Municipalities.

102. During 10 years after the issuance of a permit for setting up a casino in the territory of a newly built hotel, a permit fee need not be paid for setting up a casino in the territory of a newly built hotel with at least 100 rooms in the city of Batumi and in the Municipalities of Kobuleti and Khelvachauri, as well as in the territory of a newly built hotel with at least 80 rooms in villages of Anaklia and Ganmukhuri in Zugdidi Municipality.

103. For the purposes of paragraph 102 of this article, the conditions for considering a hotel as newly built shall be determined by the Government of Georgia.

104. The Government of Georgia shall establish permit fee rates for setting up a slot club (including for those who hold a permit for setting up a casino), within the limits of the rates provided in paragraph 10(b) of this article. The Government of Georgia may increase a slot club permit fee rate by a maximum of 30%, during 5 years after its entry into force, within the limits of the rates specified in paragraph 10(b) of this article.

105. The Government of Georgia shall establish permit fee rates for setting up a casino, within the limits of the rates specified in paragraph 10(d) of this article.

106. The Government of Georgia shall establish permit fee rates for setting up a gambling club, within the limits of the rates specified in paragraph 10(f) of this article.

107. A person who holds a permit to set up a casino in the city of Tbilisi, may set up not more than three gambling clubs in any territory of Georgia without paying a permit fee for setting up gambling clubs.

108. A person who holds a permit to set up a slot club in the city of Tbilisi, may set up one slot club in any territory of Georgia without paying a permit fee for setting up a gambling club.

109. Except for the cases referred to in paragraph 10(e.b) and paragraphs 101 and 102 of this article, the Government of Georgia shall:

a) establish permit fee rates for setting up a casino, within the limits of the rates specified in paragraph 10(e.a) of this article.

b) be authorised to determine exemptions (full or partial exemption) for permit fees for setting up a casino.

11. (Deleted).

111. Permit to import, export and transit the waste – GEL 200.

112. Permit to import, export, re-export and transit ozone-destroying sunstances – GEL 200.

12. (Deleted – 13.4.2016, No 4954).

121. Permit to purchase and transfer radioactive materials – GEL 20.

122. Permit to export and import radioactive materials or raw materials from which nuclear materials can be obtained or produced, equipment containing radioactive substances, nuclear technologies and know-how, as well as to export, import and transit radioactive sources – GEL 40.

123. Permit to export radioactive waste – GEL 40.

13. Permit to export, import, re-export, transit, inward/outward processing, temporary admission and/or export of goods:

a) permit for export, import, re-export, transit, inward/outward processing, temporary admission and/or export of armament, military equipment, technical documentation, non-military weapons, major elements of firearms, ammunition, major elements of ammunition, as well as works and services related to production, repair and upgrading of weapons (except for permits for export, import, re-export and transit of military equipment, technical documentation, major elements of firearms, ammunition, major elements of ammunition, as well as of works and services related to production of weapons owned by or intended for state bodies of Georgia) - according to transaction value:

a.a) from GEL 500 to GEL 10 000 000 - 0.5%

a.b) ten million laris and above - 0.1%, but not more than GEL 120 000

b) permit to import or export therapeutic agents that are subject to special control – GEL 100

c) permit to import or export, re-export and transit dual-use goods – GEL 30

d) (Deleted – 13.4.2016, No 4954).

e) (deleted - 25.11.2011, No 5350).

f) (deleted - 25.11.2011, No 5350).

g) permit to export, import, re-export, and introduce from the sea the species listed in the appendices to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), their parts and derivatives – GEL 50.

14. (Deleted)

15. Permit for a natural person to purchase a short-barrel firearm for defence or a sports firearm with a rifled short-barrel (with the right to keep) – GEL 8.

151. Permit for a natural person to purchase for defence a gas (air) gun, a hunting rifle, a sports long-barrel firearm, or a sports short smooth-bore firearm (with the right to keep and carry) – GEL 6.

152. Permit for a person who under the legislation of Georgia retains the right to carry weapons after the expiration of their official duties, to purchase non-military weapons (with the right to keep and carry) specified in paragraph 15 of this article – GEL 8.

153. Permit for the persons specified in Article 9(2)(h-p) of the Law of Georgia on Firearms to purchase (with the right to carry) standard service weapons transferred to them – GEL 8.

154. Permit for a foreign national to purchase, as well as to take out of Georgia, non-military firearms and/or gas guns purchased in Georgia – GEL 8.

155. Permit for a foreign national to bring into and take out of Georgia hunting or sports firearms and/or ammunition – GEL 8.

156. Permit to move/transport and forward weapons and ammunition:

a) for a natural person – GEL 6

b) for a legal person – GEL 12

157. Permit for citizens of Georgia to bring into or take out of Georgia (except for transit and re-export) non-military weapons and/or gas guns, their key components and/or ammunition – GEL 8.

158. Permit to open a shooting gallery, shooting ground, and shooting-hunting training device – GEL 10.

159. Permit for a sports institution of the appropriate field to temporarily take out of Georgia or bring into Georgia sports and hunting firearms for participation in a sporting event abroad – GEL 16.

16. Permit to export Georgian cultural valuables from Georgia – GEL 14.

17. (Deleted)

18. Licence to produce, purchase, import into Georgia or export from Georgia electronic means of surveillance:

a) production of electronic means of surveillance – GEL 100

b) purchase, import into Georgia or export from Georgia of electronic means of surveillance - 1% of the transaction value.

19. Permit to manufacture seals and stamps – GEL 10.

20. Permit for maritime towage (except for harbour towage) – GEL 1 100.

21. (Deleted)

22. Permit to collect and exhibit weapons – GEL 100.

23. Duplicate of a permit certificate – GEL 10.

24. Permit for clinical research of pharmaceuticals – GEL 200.

25. Permit to produce pharmaceuticals (therapeutic agents except for narcotics) – GEL 400.

26. Permit for an authorised pharmacy – GEL 300.

261. Permit for an inpatient facility – GEL 300.

27. (Deleted)

28. (Deleted)

29. Permit to use the radio frequency spectrum, for one frequency – GEL 500.

30. Permit to use numerical resources – GEL 100.

Law of Georgia No 286 of 30 June 2004 - LGH I, No 20, 16.7.2004, Art. 111

Law of Georgia No 603 of 25 November 2004 - LGH I, No36, 8.12.2004, Art. 165

Law of Georgia No 661 of 9 December 2004 - LGH I, No38, 24.12.2004, Art. 183

Law of Georgia No 1070 of 10 March 2005 - LGH I, No11, 29.3.2005, Art. 69

Law of Georgia No 1178 of 25 March 2005 - LGH I, No15, 19.4.2005, Art. 95

Law of Georgia No 1185 of 25 March 2005 - LGH I, No15, 19.4.2005, Art. 100

Law of Georgia No 2238 of 9 December 2005 - LGH I, No54, 20.12.2005, Art. 359

Law of Georgia No 3244 of 9 June 2006 - LGH I, No 22, 16.6.2006, Art. 181

Law of Georgia No 3246 of 9 June 2006 - LGH I, No 24, 29.6.2006, Art. 186

Law of Georgia No 3496 of 24 July 2006 - LGH I, No35, 3.8.2006, Art. 252

Law of Georgia No 3767 of 24 November 2006 - LGH I, No45, 9.12.2006, Art. 306

Law of Georgia No 3834 of 7 December 2006 - LGH I, No48, 22.12.2006, Art. 315

Law of Georgia No 4234 of 29 December 2006 - LGH I, No50, 30.12.2006, Art. 385

Law of Georgia No 4249 of 29 December 2006 - LGH I, No50, 30.12.2006, Art. 400

Law of Georgia No 4202 of 29 December 2006 - LGH I, No 1, 3.1.2007, Art. 13

Law of Georgia No 4206 of 29 December 2006 - LGH I, No2, 4.1.2007, Art. 25

Law of Georgia No 4714 of 8 May 2007 - LGH I, No 18, 22.5.2007, Art. 144

Law of Georgia No 5607 of 14 December 2007 - LGH I, No47, 26.12.2007, Art. 409

Law of Georgia No 5922 of 14 March 2008 - LGH I, No7, 26.3.2008, Art. 42

Law of Georgia No 873 of 26 December 2008 - LGH I, No41, 30.12.2008, Art. 308

Law of Georgia No 970 of 30 December 2008 - LGH I, No41, 30.12.2008, Art. 342

Law of Georgia No 1176 of 12 June 2009 - LGH I, No12, 29.6.2009, Art. 50

Law of Georgia No 1590 of 10 August 2009 - LGH I, No 26, 27.8.2009, Art. 153

Law of Georgia No 2002 of 6 November 2009 - LGH I, No35, 19.11.2009, Art. 266

Law of Georgia No 2913 of 8 April 2010 - LGH I, No 20, 19.4.2010, Art. 114

Law of Georgia No 3287 of 2 July 2010 - LGH I, No38, 16.7.2010, Art. 230

Law of Georgia No 3373 of 6 July 2010 - LGH I, No40, 20.7.2010, Art. 251

Law of Georgia No 3552 of 21 July 2010 - LGH I, No46, 4.8.2010, Art. 284

Law of Georgia No 3806 of 12 November 2010 - LGH I, No66, 3.12.2010, Art. 414

Law of Georgia No 3961 of 10 December 2010 - LGH I, No73, 23.12.2010, Art. 441

Law of Georgia No 4124 of 17 December 2010 - LGH I, No75, 27.12.2010, Art. 485

Law of Georgia No 4529 of 8 April 2011 - website, 2.5.2011

Law of Georgia No 4719 of 31 May 2011 - website, 3.6.2011

Law of Georgia No 4934 of 24 June 2011 - website, 30.6.2011

Law of Georgia No 4862 of 21 June 2011 - website, 6.7.2011

Law of Georgia No 5122 of 13 October 2011 - website, 19.10.2011

Law of Georgia No 5248 of 8 November 2011 - website, 22.11.2011

Law of Georgia No 5350 of 25 November 2011 - website, 6.12.2011

Law of Georgia No 5451 of 9 December 2011 - website, 22.12.2011

Law of Georgia No 5548 of 20 December 2011 - website, 30.12.2011

Law of Georgia No 5915 of 20 March 2012 - website, 23.3.2012

Law of Georgia No 5945 of 27 March 2012 - website, 12.4.2012

Law of Georgia No 6055nof 24 April 2012 - website, 27.4.2012

Law of Georgia No 6214 of 15 May 2012 - website, 29.5.2012

Law of Georgia No 2426 of 14 May 2014 - website, 27.5.2014

Law of Georgia No 4954 of 13 April 2016 – website, 26.4.2016

 

Article 8 – Exemption from licence/permit fees

1. Exemptions (full or partial) from licence/permit fees shall be determined according to the categories and only under this Law, except for the cases provided in Article 7(109)(b) of this Law.

2. Individual exemptions shall not be made for licence/permit fees.

3. Persons referred to in Article 21 of the Law of Georgia on Environmental Impact Permits shall be exempt from an environmental impact permit fee.

4. Foreign diplomatic institutions/missions and equivalent institutions/missions that are located in the territory of Georgia shall be exempt from the permit fee for the use of the radio frequency spectrum if they use this frequency spectrum for their official purposes.

Law of Georgia No 5607 of 14 December 2007 - LGH I, No47, 26.12.2007, Art. 409

Law of Georgia No 5927 of 27 March 2012 - website, 3.4.2012

Law of Georgia No 6214 of 15 May 2012 - website, 29.5.2012

 

Article 9 – Licence/permit fee payment procedure

1. A licence/permit fee shall be paid on the basis of this Law and the legislation of Georgia.

2. A licence/permit fee shall be paid in cash or non-cash form, before the issuance of the licence/permit, except for the permit fees referred to in Article 7(10)(b-f) of this Law. Persons who hold a permit for setting up a slot club, a casino, a gambling club (except for the cases provided in Article 7(107) and (108) of this Law), a betting house, a lotto or a bingo may pay permit fees annually not later than each subsequent 12 month period from the day of obtaining the relevant permit, in the amount defined by Article 7(10)(b-f) and (104), (105) and (106) of this Law. In addition, permit fees for the first year of setting up a slot club, casino, gambling club, betting house, lotto and bingo shall be paid in advance before the corresponding permit is issued. Permit fees for the first year of setting up a gambling club shall be paid in full, irrespective of the days left before the end of the current year of the casino or a slot club permit on the basis of which the permit for setting up a gambling club is issued.

21. If a permit for setting up a slot club, casino, gambling club, betting house, lotto and bingo is prematurely revoked, permit holders shall not be obligated to pay the remaining part of the permit fee.

22. An applicant for a free trade outlet permit shall pay the permit fee in the amount corresponding to the permit validity.

3. Non-cash payment shall be made according to procedures defined by the legislation of Georgia.

4. Cash payment shall be made in national currency in a bank, and confirmed by a receipt issued in an established form.

5. A natural or legal person who is a licence/permit applicant shall be obligated to submit to the licence/permit issuing authority a receipt confirming the payment, as well as other documents required under the legislation of Georgia.

6. A natural or legal person who obtains a duplicate licence/permit certificate shall be obligated to submit to the licence/permit issuing authority a written application and a receipt confirming the payment of a duplicate licence/permit certificate fee.

7. If a licence/permit application is refused on the grounds prescribed by the legislation, the fee paid shall not be refunded.

Law of Georgia No 5922 of 14 March 2008 - LGH I, No7, 26.3.2008, Art. 42

Law of Georgia No 4934 of 24 June 2011 - website, 30.6.2011

Law of Georgia No 5122 of 13 October 2011 - website, 19.10.2011

Law of Georgia No 5248 of 8 November 2011 - website, 22.11.2011

Law of Georgia No 5451 of 9 December 2011 - website, 22.12.2011

Law of Georgia No 6055 of 24 April 2012 - website, 27.4.2012

Law of Georgia No 6214 of 15 May 2012 - website, 29.5.2012

 

Article 10 - Procedure for transferring a licence/permit fee to the Budget

A licence/permit fee shall be transferred to the Budget according to procedures defined by laws of Georgia.

Law of Georgia No 887 of 29 December 2004 - LGH I, No6, 19.1.2005, Art. 41

 

Article 11 - Procedure for resolving disputes

1. Disputes related to licence/permit fees shall be resolved in a court according to procedures established by the legislation of Georgia.

2. Bringing an action in court shall not exempt a licence/permit applicant from the obligation to pay a licence/permit fee.

 

Article 111 - Transitional Provision

1. Permit fees need not be paid for exporting works and services related to the production of weapons, also for exporting armament (including weapons), ammunition, military equipment, technical documentation that are located in the territory of Georgia and belong to the Russian Federation Armed Forces.

2. Before 1 December 2009, the Government of Georgia shall determine the conditions for considering a hotel as newly built.

Law of Georgia No 286 of 30 June 2004 - LGH I, No 20, 16.7.2004, Art. 111

Law of Georgia No 2002 of 6 November 2009 - LGH I, No35, 19.11.2009, Art. 266

 

Article 12 - Final Provision

After this Law enters into force, the Law of Georgia on Licence Fees and the Law of Georgia on the Permit Fee for International Carriage of Cargo by Road from the Territory of Georgia shall be declared invalid.

 

Article 13 - Entry into force

This Law shall enter into force upon its promulgation.

 

 

President of Georgia                                                                                                                                           Eduard Shevardnadze

Tbilisi

12 August 2003

No 2937-ES

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