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Income tax refund surpasses Rs 1.7 lakh crore in current fiscalGST - An agenda for reforms - Part - 71- Drafting sustainable provisions in GST lawST - Supply of packaged software to end user & charging license fee, results in transfer of right to use software - Such transaction is deemed sale as per Article 366(29A) & will not attract service tax: CESTATCus - In the proceedings under Customs Act, 1962, CHA has been cleared of all allegations - foundation of allegation having failed, forfeiture of security deposit cannot sustain: CESTATCX - Claim for Cenvat credit is not absolute - Assessee must prove receipt, storage & use of inputs/capital goods to manufacture final products or intermediate items used in final products, to justify claim: CESTATCus - Adjudication process cannot be interfered with as it is left on discretion of authorities concerned & with expectation that applicable rules & laws would be followed: HCRe-opening of assessment is invalid if based on change of opinion & where no clarifications are sought from assessee within 4-year limitation period: HCIf AO deals with assessee's objections to re-assessment point by point, it does not entail that presumption of validity of reasons to believe, have been rebutted by assessee: HCExpenditure incurred on daily basis, on account of legal assistance sought, is to be treated as revenue in nature: HCAdditions framed u/s 68 are not tenable if based solely on statements not corroborated by further evidence & without permitting cross examination of the deponents: HCIf scheme of merger is approved & assets of amalgamating company are transferred, then amalgamated company is eligible for depreciation on goodwill under Explanation 3(b) to Sec 32(1): ITATAP Assembly votes for abolition of Legislative CouncilWest Bengal Assembly joins list of States to pass resolution against CAACBIC can help perk up India's EoDB ranking: MoSAdvance Estimates of 2019-20 pegs Horticulture Crops at 313 MTForeign bodies have no locus standi to interfere in India's internal affairs: NaiduIndia-Brazil set target of USD 15 billion trade by 2022: GoyalCBDT extends ad hoc appointment of 176 ACITsFortified rice kernels are correctly classifiable under HSN 1904 9090 [GST @18%] as Prepared foods and not under HSN 1006 1090 as Rice-Others: AARBank Unions resolve to go on strike from Jan 31Ancillary services like Elephant Ride, Guide charges, Boat ride provided to Tour operators are Support Services classifiable under SAC 9985 and attract GST @18%: AARReady to eat 'Fried Fryums' is not 'Papad' but classifiable under heading 2106 and attracts GST @18%: AARMandi Board is not a government authority - Parking lot services provided by applicant to Market Committee at Jalandhar is not exempted; attracts GST @18%: AARGovt decides to offload 100 % equity in Air IndiaGadkari says three expressways costing Rs 3 lakh crore to be ready in 3 yearsNagging issues under SVLDRSST - On death of sole proprietor, appeals and demand and recovery proceedings against appellant abate: CESTATConundrum of reimbursement of expenditure under GST laws!GST on waste disposal: Take care of 'health care'Kolkata DRI seizes 10 kg smuggled gold + 429 kg silver + Rs 20 lakh IC; arrests two personsTIOL wishes All Netizens a very Happy Republic Day & also International Customs Day!Padma Awards - Mary Kom, Manohar Parrikar, Ekta Kapoor & Kangana Ranaut figure in Lists28 CBIC officers & other personnel receive Presidential Award
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ALL ACTS

Aadhaar

Aadhaar (Enrolment and Update) (Seventh Amendment) Regulations 2019

Govt notifies Aadhaar Amendment Act 2019

Aadhaar and Other Laws Amendment Bill, 2019

Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018

Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016

Aadhaar (targeted Delivery Of Financial And Other Subsidies, Benefits And Services) Act, 2016

BIPA

Model Text for the Indian Bilateral Investment Treaty (pdf)

Model Text for the Indian Bilateral Investment Treaty (htm)

BENAMI Transactions (prohibition)

Transactions (prohibition) Act, 1988

Act, 2016 (pdf)

BAR Council

Revive of age restriction under Clause 28 of Legal Education Rules 2008

Bank Notes Ordinance, 2016

Govt promulgates Ordinance for Cessation of Liabilities against Specified Bank Notes

Act 2017

Banking Regulation Amendment 2007

Regulation Act 2007

The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2017

Bankruptcy Act

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Second Amendment Bill, 2019

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2015

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Act, 2016

Chit Funds Amendment Bill 2018

Chit Funds Amendment Bill 2018

Citizenship Amendment Rules 2015

Citizenship Amendment Rules 2015

Citizenship Amendment Ordinance 2015

Constitution (One Hundred and Second Amendment) Act, 2018

Constitution (One Hundred and Second Amendment) Act, 2018

Constitution Ninety Ninth Amendment Act 2014

National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill enacted

Copyright

Copyright Rules 2012

Copyright Amendment 2012

Copyright Notification 2012

Copyright Bill 2010

Copyright Rules1958

Copyright Act 1957

House Committee (Report 2010-11)

COFEPOSA Act

Full Text of the Act

Cr Law Amendment

Amendment Act, 2018

Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018

Amendment Act 2013

Amendment Act 2006

Amendment Bill 2008

Code on Wages, 2019

Code on Wages, 2019.No. 29 OF 2019

Companies Bill

Act 2011

Act 2012

Consumer Protection

Consumer Protection Act, 2019

Digital Payment

CMs Panel Report

International Financial Services Centers Authority Bill - 2019

International Financial Services Centres Authority Bill - 2019

Ministry of Environment and Forests Act

Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules 2016

Construction and Demolition Waste Management Rules 2016

E-waste (Management) Rules 2016

Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016

Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises

MSME quota hiked from 20% to 25% in public procurement

Payment to MSMEs exceeding 45 days - Govt amends law to make it mandatory for Companies to file half-yearly returns detailing reasons for delay

Govt make it mandatory for Companies with turnover of more than Rs 500 Cr and all CPSEs to get onboarded on Trade Receivables Discounting System platform

EPFO

Govt notifies amendment in PF Act; Subscribers can now take housing loan up to 90% of deposit

Fugitive Economic Offenders ACT, 2018

Fugitive Economic Offenders ACT, 2018

Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018

Notification for Fugitive Economic Offenders

Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018

Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018

FC (Regulation) Act

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2011

FC Rule

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010

FEMA 1999

Full text of Act

FRBM Bill 2000

Full text of FRBM Bill 2000

Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017

Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill - 2017

General Clauses Act

Full Text of the Act 

Information Technology Act

Proposed Amendments to Act 2000

Information Technology Act 2009

Information Technology Act 2008 Rule

Indian Stamp (Amendment)

Bill 2014 (pdf)

Bill 2014 (htm)

ICDS Draft CBDT

CBDT's Income Computation and Disclosure Standards 2015

Lokpal and Lokayuktas

Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Amendment) Bill, 2016(pdf)

ACT 2013 (pdf)

ACT 2013 (htm)

Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013-Submission of declaration of assets and liabilities by the public servants-Reg (pdf)

Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013-Submission of declaration of assets and liabilities by the public servants-Reg (htm)

Board Office Letter

Legal Metrology Act

Act

Rules

Notification

Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011

Impact Of GST on unsold stock of pre-packaged commodities

Limitation Act

Full Text of the Act 

Merger of Tribunals & amendments Notification

Govt notifies Appellate Tribunal and other Authorities (Qualifications, Experience and other Conditions of Service of Members) Rules, 2017

Govt notifies enhanced retirement age for Chairperson / Members of SEBI, Industrial Tribunal and Debts Recovery Tribunal

Merger of Tribunals & amendments in conditions of Chairpersons and Members - Govt notifies May 26 as the appointed day

Motor Vehicles

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019

National Judicial Appointments Coomission Act 2014

Judicial Appointments Commission Act notified

Negotiable Instruments Amendment Ordinance, 2015

Negotiable Instruments Amendment Ordinance, 2015

Negotiable Instruments Amendment Second Ordinance, 2015

Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Act, 2015

National IPR Policy

IPR Policy

Ordinance

Companies Amendment Ordinance 2018

Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act

Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018

PM Deposit Scheme 2016

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme, 2016

PMLA 2002

Prevention of Money Laundering Act,2002 

Pay Commission

Report of the Seventh Central Pay Commission

Patent Act

Draft Notification

2nd Amendment

Rules

RBI Act

MoF Notifications Currency

RTI Act

Govt notifies amendment in RTI Act

Right To Information (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Full text of Act

Notification

New RTI Rules Notified

Guidelines on Awareness Generation

Amendment of Govt Resolution No. 89

Compilation of OMs & Notifications on RTI Act

Payment of fee under RTI Disclosure of personal information under RTI

Guidelines on implementation of suo-motu disclosure under Section 4 of RTI Act, 2005 -Compliance of

Introduction of postal stamps as RTI fee/cost - seeking comments from public regarding

Format for giving information to the applicants under RTI Act- seeking comments from public regarding

Real Estate

Regulation and Development Act, 2016

Notification

Govt seeks comments on Draft Rules for UTs without legislature under Real Estate Act

Payment of Wages (Amendment) Act, 2017

Payment of Wages (Amendment) Act, 2017

Payment of Wages Act-1936

Payment of Wages Act-1936

Payment Wages Amendment Bill-2016

Wages Amendment Bill-2016

Payment & Settlement Systems Act 2007

Full text of the Act

Postal Act

Draft Amendment Bill 2006

FAQ

SAFEMA Act

Full Text of the Act

SEBI

Circular

Notification

SEBI Regulations, 2011

Master Circular for Depositories

Sexual-Harassment Notification

Notification

Act

Rules

Spices Export

Commerce Ministry makes Aadhaar authentication must for spices exporters availing Govt subsidy


The Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019

Taxation Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 + Corrigenda


The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill

Taxation Laws (Amendment) Act, 2019

Lok Sabha passes Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017


The Taxation Laws Amendment Act 2016

Lok Sabha passes Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017

The Taxation Laws (amendment) Act, 2017

Full Text of the Act Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Bill, 2016

Tobacco Act

Full Text of the Act 

Notification

RULES

Amendment

Corrigendum

Tobacco Cess Act has been repealed

Tribunal Members Service Bill

Conditions of Service Bill -2014

DOPT appointment of Members Amendment Rules

UN Act, 1947

No 46 Of 1947

Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2011

Notification (htm) (PDF)