Parliamentary Bulletin Part-II
No. 43757 Thursday, February 1, 2007 Committee Section (Subordinate Legislation)
Statutory Orders laid on the Table of the Rajya Sabha during December 18-19, 2006 ( 209th Session)  
  The following Statutory Rules and Orders made under the delegated powers of legislation and published in the Gazette were laid on the Table of the Rajya Sabha during  the December,18-19, 2006.  The Orders will be laid on the Table for a period of 30 days, which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions.  Members can move a motion for modification before the expiry of the session immediately following the session in which laying period of 30 days is completed.

 

 

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Number and date of  Rule/Order

Brief Subject

Date on which laid

Provision of the Statute under which laid

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MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS

 

 

1.

G.S.R. 737 (E) dated the            6th December, 2006

The New Delhi Municipal Council (Allowances for Attending the Meetings of the Council) Rules, 2006.

 

18.12.2006

Section 386 (2) of  the New Delhi Municipal Council  Act, 1994.


2

G.S.R. 83 dated the 22nd April 2006

The Ministry of Home Affairs, Border Security Force Communication (Non-Gazetted) Cadre Recruitment Rules, 2006.

 

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Section 141 (3) of the Border Security Force Act, 1968.

3

G.S.R. 207 dated the 26th August 2006

The Border Security Force, Air Wing Storeman Cadre Group 'C' posts Recruitment Rules, 2006.

 

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4

G.S.R. 234 dated the 30th November 2006

The Border Security Force, Motor Transport Workshops (Non-Gazetted) Group 'C' Posts, Recruitment Rules, 2006,

 

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5

G.S.R. 199 dated the 12th August 2006

The Border Security Force, Water Wing (Group 'B' Combatised Technical Staff) Recruitment (Amendment) Rules, 2006.

 

18.12.2006

 Section 141(3) of the Border Security Force Act, 1968.

6

G.S.R. 203 dated the 19th August 2006

The Border Security Force, Combatised Assistant Sub Inspector (Junior Accountant) and Head Constable (Clerk) Recruitment Rules, 2006.

 

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7

G.S.R. 206 dated the 26th August 2006

The Border Security Force,  (Tradesman Group 'C' and Enrolled Followers Group 'D' posts) Recruitment Amendment Rules, 2006.

 

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MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

 

 

8

S.O. 2016 (E), dated the 24th November, 2006

The Income-tax (Fourteenth Amendment) Rules, 2006.

 

19.12.2006

Section 296 of the Income-tax Act, 1961.

9

S.O. 2039 (E) dated the 28th Nov. 2006

The Tax Return Preparer Scheme, 2006.

 

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MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

 

 

 

10

G.S.R.594 (E) dated the 26th September, 2006

The  Naphtha (Acquisition, ,Sale, Storage and Prevention of Use in Automobile) Amendment Order, 2006.

19.12.2006

 Section 3 (6) of the Essential Commodities Act, 1955.

 

 

MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE (DEPARTMENT OF HELATH)

 

 

 

11

G.S.R. 698 (E) dated the 30th November, 2005

The Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution (Second Amendment) Rules, 2005, together with delay statement.

 

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Section 31(3) of the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Trade and Commerce Production, Supply and Distribution ) Act, 2003.

12

G.S.R. 402 (E) dated the 5th July, 2006

The Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules, 2006, together with delay statement.

 

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13

G.S.R. 646 (E) dated the 18th October, 2006

Constituting the steering committee to take action regarding violations of Section 5 of the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003, relating to direct and indirect advertisements.

 

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             14

G.S.R. 656 (E) dated the 20th October, 2006

The Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Amendment Rules, 2006.

 

19.12.2006

 Section 31 (3) of the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Trade and Commerce Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003.  

 

 

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

 

 

 

15

G.S.R. 719 (E) dated the 22nd November, 2006

Notification No.114/2006 – Customs (N.T.) dated the 22nd November, 2006 amending G.S.R. 267 (E) dated the 2nd May, 2005 classifying all artware and handicraft items under the heading of artware and handicrafts according to their constituent material as mentioned in the relevant Chapters of the Drawback Schedule.

 

 

 

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Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962.

16

G.S.R. 720 (E) dated the 22nd November, 2006

Notification No.115/2006 – Customs (N.T.) dated the 22nd November, 2006, amending G.S.R. 420 (E) dated the 13th July, 2006, classifying all art ware and handicraft items under the heading of art ware and handicrafts according to their constituent material as mentioned in the relevant Chapters of the Drawback Schedule.

 

19.12.2006

 Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962.

17

G.S.R. 721 (E) dated the 22nd Nov.2006

Notification No.116/2006 – Customs (N.T.) dated the 22nd November, 2006 amending G.S.R. 420 (E) dated the 13th July, 2006, so as to provide that the term ‘Dyed’ in relation to textile materials in Chapters 54 & 55 of the Drawback Schedule shall include ‘Printed or Bleached’.

 

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18

S.O. 2032 (E) dated the 27th November, 2006

Notification No. 128/2006-Customs (N.T.) dated the 27th November, 2006 notifying exchange rate for conversion of certain foreign currencies into Indian currency or vice-versa for the purpose of assessment of import goods.

 

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19

S.O. 2033 (E) dated the 27th November, 2006

Notification No. 129/2006-Customs (N.T.) dated the 27th November, 2006 notifying exchange rate for conversion of certain foreign currencies into Indian currency or vice-versa for the purpose of assessment of export goods.

 

19.12.2006

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962.

20

S.O. 2061 (E) dated the 1st December, 2006

Notification No. 130/2006-Customs (N.T.) dated the 1st December, 2006 amending S.O. 748 (E) dated the 3rd August, 2001 revising Tariff Value on Brass Scrap (all grades) from US $ 4663 PMT to US $ 4524 PMT, based on international prices.

 

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21

G.S.R. 733 (E), dated the 4th December 2006

Notification No. 115/ 2006 - Customs, amending G.S.R. 118 (E), dated the 1st March, 2002 extending the exemption at prescribed nil rate of customs duty on pulses upto 31st July, 2007.

 

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22

G.S.R. 688 (E) dated the 2nd Nov., 2006

The Service Tax (Sixth Amendment) Rules, 2006. along with explanatory memorandum.

 

 

19.12.2006

Section 94 (4) of the Finance Act, 1994.

23

G.S.R. 742 (E) dated the 11th December, 2006

Notification No. 31/2006-Service-tax exempting the taxable service provided by an insurer, carrying on general insurance business to a policy holder for the instance of sheep, from the whole of service tax leviable thereon under section 66 of the Finance Act, 1994. along with explanatory memorandum.

 

 

19.12.2006

 Section 94 (4) of  the Finance Act, 1994.

24

G.S.R. 716 (E), dated the 20th November 2006

Notification No. 25/2006-Central Excise, (N.T.) dated the 20th November, 2006, so as to provide that no excise duty would be leviable on '5% enthanol blended petrol,' that is a blend consisting by volume, of 95% Motor Spirit (commonly known as petrol) and 5% ethanol, and confirming to Bureau of Indian Standards specification 2796, falling under heading No. 27.10 of the First Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 (5 of 1986), cleared during the period 01.07.2004 to 03.08.2004, if the appropriate duties of excise (as defined in the said notification) have been paid on Motor Spirit and ethanol used for blending.

 

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Section 38 (2) of the Central Excise Act, 1944.

25

G.S.R. 717 (E), dated the 20th Nov. 2006

Notification No. 45/2006-Central Excise, dated the 20th November, 2006, amending G.S.R.. 138 (E) dated the 1st  March 2003, so as to extend excise duty exemption under Small Scale Industries (SSI) scheme to all branded account books, registers, writing pads and file folders (falling under heading 4820 or 4821 of the Central Excise Tariff).  

19.12.2006

 Section 38 (2) of the Central Excise Act, 1944.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS)

 

 

 

26

No. ADVT III/IV/291/2006-Esty., dated the 23rd September, 2006

The  Corporation Bank (Officers’) Service Amendment  Regulations, 2006.

 

 

19.12.2006

 Section 19 (4) of the Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of  Undertakings) Act, 1980.

27

No. PER/PA & PD/5244/2006, dated 25th November, 2006

The Vijaya Bank Officers’ Service Amendment Regulations, 2006.

  

 

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28

S.O. 1961 (E) dated the 14th November, 2006

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Procedure for Holding Inquiry and Imposing Penalties by Adjudicating Officer) Amendment Rules, 2006.

 

19.12.2006

Section 31 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Act, 1992.

29

S.O. 2053 (E) dated the 30th November, 2006

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Portfolio Managers) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2006.

 

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30

G.S.R. 535 (E) dated the 6th September, 2006

The Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of any Foreign Security) (Amendment) Regulations, 2006.


 

19.12.2006

Section 48 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999.

31

No F.No. 11/30/2004-BOA, dated Nil

Granting exemption to the Indian Bank from the provisions of Section 13 and Section 15 (1) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

 

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 Section 53 (2) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

 

 

MINISTRY OF

COMPANY AFFAIRS

 

 

32

G.S.R. 708 (E) dated the 17th Nov. 2006

The Chartered Accountants (Election Tribunal) Rules, 2006.

 

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Section 30 (B) of the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949.

33

G.S.R. 711 (E) dated the 17th November, 2006

The Appellate Authority (Allowances payable to, and other terms and conditions of service of Chairperson and members and the manner of meeting expenditure of the Authority) Rules, 2006.

 

19.12.2006

Section 30 (B) of the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949.

34

G.S.R. 621 (E) dated the 6th October, 2006

Corrigendum to Notification G.S.R. 557 (E) dated the 14th September, 2006, regarding amendment to the Companies (Electronic Filing and Authentication of Documents) Rules, 2006.


 

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Corrigendum

35

Notification No 710 (E), dated the 17th November 2006

 

The  Cost and Works Accountants (Election Tribunal) Rules, 2006.

 

19.12.2006

 Section 39 (5) of the Cost and Works Accountants Act, 1959.

36

Notification No 709 (E), dated the 17th November 2006

 

The Company Secretaries (Election Tribunal) Rules, 2006.

 

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Section 39 (4) of the Company Secretaries Act, 1980.

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF CIVIL AVIATION

 

 

37

S.O.  1340 (E), dated the 22nd August 2006

Corrigendum regarding addition of foot note indicating the particulars of publication of principal rule in the Airports Authority of India (Lost Property) Amendment Regulation, 2005.

 

 

19.12.2006

Corrigendum

 

 

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE (DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND COOPERATION)

 

 

 

38

S.O.1797 (E) dated the 19th Oct.. 2006

Notifying the date of enforcement of Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001.

 

19.12.2006

Section 97 of the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Right Act, 2001.

39

S.O. 1883 (E) dated the 1st November, 2006

Amending S.O. 1589 (E) dated the 11th November, 2005, by substituting certain entries in original notification.

 

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40

S.O. 1884 (E) dated the 1st Nov., 2006

 

Notifying the certain crops with their genera eligible for registration of Varieties under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001.

 

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41

G.S.R. 740 (E) dated the 7th December, 2006

The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Right Regulations, 2006.

 

19.12.2006

 Section 97 of the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Right Act, 2001.

 

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSION (DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND TRAINING)

 

 

 

42

G.S.R. 562 (E) dated the 15th Sept. 2006

The Indian Forest Service (Fixation of Cadre Strength) Sixth Amendment Regulations, 2006.

 

19.12.2006

Section  3 (2) of  the All India Services Act, 1951.

43

G.S.R. 563 (E) dated the 15th September, 2006

 

The Indian Forest Service (Pay) Sixth Amendment Rules, 2006.

 

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44

G.S.R. 564 (E) dated the 15th Sept. 2006.

The Indian Forest Service (Fixation of Cadre Strength) Fourth Amendment Regulations, 2006.

 

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45

G.S.R. 565 (E) dated the 15th September, 2006.

 

The Indian Forest Service (Pay) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2006.

 

19.12.2006

 Section 3 (2) of the All India Services Act, 1951.       

46

G.S.R. 566 (E) dated the 15th September, 2006

The Indian Forest Service (Fixation of Cadre Strength) Fifth Amendment Regulations, 2006.

 

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47

G.S.R 567(E) dated the 15th Sept. 2006

The Indian Forest Service (Pay) Fifth Amendment Rules, 2006.

 

19.12.2006

 Section 3 (2) of the All India Services Act, 1951.       

 

 

 

                                                                             YOGENDRA NARAIN,

                                Secretary General.