Sarawak govt to take Petronas to court if 5pc sale tax not paid


Dateline 2019-09-29, Malay Mail:

Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today said the state government is prepared to go to court to get its share of revenue from Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas), if the oil company does not pay the 5 per cent sales tax on the export of petroleum and petroleum products.

He said the state is within its rights to receive the share as enshrined under the Malaysia Agreement (MA63) and the Federal Constitution.

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