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Zera introduces electronic licensing

by Staff reporter
29 Jan 2021 at 18:53hrs | Views
THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has introduced electronic licencing for players in the petroleum sector.

The energy regulator said it started issuing out the electronic licences, which are being distributed by electronic mail, this week.

"Zera is delighted to announce to stakeholders that, with effect from 25 January 2021, the authority will start to issue electronic licences (e-licences) for the petroleum sector.

"Initially, e-licences will be issued for the following licence categories: petroleum retail, petroleum wholesale, petroleum production (blending),  Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) retail and LPG wholesale," it said in a public notice.

Once the e-licences have been received, players are required to display printed copies in a prominent place as required by law, said the authority.

Zera said all the licences will have security features namely, 2D Data Matrix, ID Linear Bar Code, unique licence number, and a watermark.

"E-licences can be verified upon request via," said Zera.

Source - chronicle