Parliamentary Bulletin Part-II
No. 44019 Thursday, April 26, 2007 Committee Section (Subordinate Legislation)
Statutory Orders laid on the Table of the Rajya Sabha during the period from March 19 to 21, 2007 ( 210th 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 period from  March 19 to 21, 2007.  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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MINISTRY OF

COMPANY AFFAIRS

 

 

 

1

S.O. 2100 (E) dated the 15th December, 2006.

The Visvesvaraya Vidyuth Nigama Limited, and the Karnataka Power Corporation Limited Amalgamation Order, 2006.

 

20.3.2007

Section 396 (5) of the Companies Act, 1956.

2

G.S.R. 81 (E) dated the 13th February, 2007.

Corrigendum to Notification G.S.R. 712 (E) dated the 17th November, 2006, regarding the Cost and Works Accountants (Election to the Council) Rules, 2006, substituting certain entries in the original notification.

 

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Corrigendum

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G.S.R. 712 (E) dated the 17th November, 2006.

The Cost and Works Accountants (Election to the Council) Rules, 2006.

20.3.2007

Section 40  of the Costs and Works Accountants Act, 1959.

 

 

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS)

 

 

 

4

G.S.R.  41 (E) dated the 23rd January, 2007.

The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (Amendment) Rules, 2007 together with Explanatory Memorandum.

 

20.3.2007

Section 9 of the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

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G.S.R. 107 (E)  dated the 23rd February, 2007.

Corrigendum to GSR 178 (E) dated the 25th March, 2006, so as to correct the year of publication in the original notification.

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Corrigendum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

G.S.R.  95 (E) dated the 21st  February, 2007.

Rescinding G.S.R. 571 (E) dated the 22nd July, 2003 in respect of the Special Economic Zones (Customs Procedures) Regulations, 2003 together with Explanatory Memoranda

 

 

20.3.2007

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

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G.S.R.  96 (E) dated the 21st  February, 2007.

 Rescinding G.S.R. 570 (E) dated the 22nd July, 2003 in respect of the Special Economic Zones Rules, 2003 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

 

20.3.2007

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

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G.S.R.  98 (E) dated the 21st  February, 2007.

Amending notifications  G.S.R. 572 (E) dated the 22nd July, 2003; G.S.R. 318 (E) dated the 16th May, 2005; and G.S.R.92 (E) dated the 1st  March, 2006, substituting certain entries in the said notifications together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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9

G.S.R.  105 (E) dated the 22nd February, 2007.

Amending notification  No. G.S.R. 500 (E) dated the 22nd July, 2005, so as to rectify the technical errors therein together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

20.3.2007

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962.

10

G.S.R.  106 (E) dated the 22nd February, 2007.

Amending notification No. G.S.R. 411 (E) dated the 9th July , 2004, so as to rectify the technical errors therein together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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11

S.O. 281 (E) dated the 23rd February, 2007.

Notifying exchange rate   for conversion of certain foreign currencies into Indian currency or vice-versa for the purpose of assessment of import goods together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

20.3.2007

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962.

12

S.O. 282 (E) dated the 23rd February, 2007.

Notifying exchange rate  for conversion of certain foreign currencies into Indian currency or vice-versa for the purpose of assessment of export goods together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R.  110 (E) dated the 27th February 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 318 (E) dated the 16th May, 2005, so as to omit the provision which restricted the applicability of the exemption provided in the original notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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14

G.S.R. 117 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 118 (E) dated the 1st March, 2002, specifying effective rates of customs duty on certain items together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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15

G.S.R. 118 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Prescribing the general peak rate of 10% on non-agricultural items together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

20.3.2007

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962. 

16

G.S.R. 119 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Prescribing standard rate and preferential rate of customs duty on certain items together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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17

G.S.R. 120 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 92 (E), dated the 1st March, 2006, so as to exempt 4%  additional duty of customs on edible oils and molybdenum ore and concentrate together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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18

G.S.R. 121 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending  G.S.R. 303 (E) dated the 23rd July, 1996, so as to extend  the concessional rate of customs duty on specified equipments, parts, consumables etc., to all research institutions registered with the DSIR. together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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19

G.S.R. 122 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 315 (E) dated the 1st March, 1989, so as to withdraw the exemption from export duty on iron ores and concentrates (all sorts),  and chromium ores and concentrates (all sorts) together with Explanatory Memoranda

 

20.3.2007

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962. 

20

G.S.R. 123 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 123 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005, so as to substitute the tariff entry against specified goods together with Explanatory Memoranda

 

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21

G.S.R. 124 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Excluding Secondary and Higher Education Cess for the purposes of calculation of Education Cess together with Explanatory Memoranda

 

 

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G.S.R. 125 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Exempting certain specified goods from Secondary and Higher Education Cess together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

 

 

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23

G.S.R. 126 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R.265 (E) dated the 2nd May, 2005, so as to extend exemption from additional duty of customs on parts, components and accessories of cell phones up to 30th June, 2009 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

20.3.2007

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962.

24

G.S.R. 127 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

The Project Imports (Amendment) Regulations, 2007 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R. 129 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 301 (E) dated the 23rd July, 1996 so as to provide exemption from customs duty to specified items imported by ISRO as baggage together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R. 130 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 74 (E) dated the 23rd January, 2004, so as to prescribe effective rate of duty for specified goods when imported for use in manufacturing of specified items together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R. 131 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 291 (E) dated the 23rd July, 1996, substituting certain words in the original notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

20.3.2007

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962.

28

G.S.R. 168 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007

Amending (i) G.S.R. 411 (E) dated the 9th July, 2004, so as to exempt aeroplanes and other aircrafts from Education Cess levied under Finance Act, 2004; (ii) G.S.R. 86 (E) dated the 1st March, 2006; and (iii) G.S.R. 315 (E) dated the 26th May, 2006, so as to reduce the ad valorem component of customs duty on Non-agricultural items from 12.5% to 10% as a consequence of the peak rate reduction together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R. 172 (E) dated the 2nd March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 118(E) dated the 1st March, 2002 so as to extend the validity of the basic customs duty and CV duty on Naphtha from 31st March, 2007 to 30th September, 2007; and,  to allow import of customs duty free Liquefied Natural Gas by any other person for supply to Ratnagiri Gas and Power Private Limited (RGPPL) under an agreement for generation of power at their power project at Dabhol, District Ratnagiri (Maharashtra) together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R. 179 (E) dated the 7th March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 118(E) dated the 1st March, 2002 so as to extend customs duty exemption presently available on parts of aircraft falling under Chapter 88 of the Customs Tariff to parts of aircraft falling under any chapter of Customs Tariff together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

20.3.2007

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962.

 

 

 

 

 

31

G.S.R. 99 (E) dated the 21st February, 2007.

Rescinding notifications G.S.R. 559 (E) dated the 19th May, 1989; and G.S.R. 575 (E) dated the 22nd July, 2003 together with Explanatory Memoranda .

 

     20.3.2007

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

 

 

 

 

32

G.S.R. 132 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 93 (E), dated the 1st March, 2006, substituting certain entries in original notification together with Explanatory Memoranda

 

20.3.2007

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

33

G.S.R. 133 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 94 (E), dated the 1st March, 2006, carrying out certain changes in  original notification together with Explanatory Memoranda

 

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G.S.R. 134 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 95 (E), dated the 1st March, 2006, carrying out certain changes in original notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R. 135 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 96 (E), dated the 1st March, 2006, carrying out certain changes in original notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

 

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G.S.R. 136 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 95 (E), dated the 24th February, 2005, carrying out certain changes in original notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R. 137 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 138 (E), dated the 1st March, 2003, so as to provide SSI exemptions upto Rs.1.5 crore together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

20.3.2007

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

38

G.S.R. 138 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 126 (E), dated the 1st March, 2005, so as to enhance the health cess on pan masala containing tobacco to 6% together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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39

G.S.R. 139 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 100 (E), dated the 1st March, 2006, omitting certain entries in original notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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40

G.S.R. 140 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 60 (E), dated the 21st January, 2004, so as to make the exemption inapplicable to clearances made on or after 1st March, 2007 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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41

G.S.R. 141 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 420 (E), dated the 9th July, 2004, substituting certain entries in original notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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42

G.S.R. 142 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 421 (E), dated the 9th July, 2004, substituting certain entries in original notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

   20.3.2007

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

43

G.S.R. 143 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Seeking to exempt clearances made by M/s Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited, located in Assam from excise duty, for a period of ten years together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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44

G.S.R. 144 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 256 (E), dated the 16th  March, 1995, seeking to provide exemption to components, raw materials, tools, lubricants and propellants, scientific and technical instruments, apparatus, equipments and their parts for systems and sub-systems of launch vehicles and satellite projects of Indian Space Research Organization

together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

 

 

 

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45

G.S.R. 145 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 116 (E), dated the 1st March, 1997, substituting certain entries in original notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

      20.3.2007

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

46

G.S.R. 146 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Prescribing a higher rate of compounded levy on aluminium circles produced on cold rolling machines together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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47

G.S.R. 147 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Seeking to exclude Secondary and Higher Education Cess in the base of excise duties, while calculating the Education Cess. together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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48

G.S.R. 148 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

The Central Excise (Second Amendment) Rules, 2007 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

 

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49

G.S.R. 149 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

The Central Excise Valuation (Determination of Price and Excisable Goods) Amendment Rules, 2007 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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50

G.S.R. 150 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

The CENVAT Credit (Second Amendment) Rules, 2007  together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

20.3.2007

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

51

G.S.R. 151 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Seeking to empower the Chief Commissioners’ to allocate the adjudication cases among the Commissioners or Commissioners (Adjudication) within their jurisdiction

together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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52

G.S.R. 152 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 572 (E) dated the 6th September, 2004, so as to enable grant of rebate of the additional duty leviable under section 3 of the Customs Tariff Act 1975 paid on the inputs which are used in the manufacture of goods exported together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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53

G.S.R. 153 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 156 (E) dated the 14th March, 2006, substituting certain entries in original notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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54

G.S.R. 154 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 113 (E) dated the 1st March, 2006 substituting certain entries in original notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

20.3.2007

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

55

G.S.R. 167 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 114  (E) dated the 1st March, 2006, so as to modify the tariff values for specified pan masala not containing tobacco consequent to reduction in excise duty of such product     together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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56

G.S.R. 178 (E) dated the 7th March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 96  (E) dated the 1st March, 2006, substituting certain entries in original notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

 

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57

G.S.R. 185 (E) dated the 9th March, 2007.

The CENVAT Credit (Third Amendment) Rules, 2007 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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58

G.S.R.  155 (E) dated the 1st  March, 2007.

The Service Tax (Amendment) Rules, 2007 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

   20.3.2007

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

59

G.S.R.  156 (E) dated the 1st  March, 2007.

The Export of Services (Amendment) Rules, 2007 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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60

G.S.R.  157 (E) dated the 1st  March, 2007.

Amending notification No. G.S.R. 849 (E) dated the 31st December, 2004, substituting certain entries in the said notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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61

G.S.R.  158 (E) dated the 1st  March, 2007.

Amending notification No. G.S.R. 140 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005, substituting certain entries in the said notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R.  159 (E) dated the 1st  March, 2007.

Amending notification No. G.S.R. 368 (E) dated the 7th June, 2005, substituting certain entries in the said notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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63

G.S.R.  160 (E) dated the 1st  March, 2007.

The Service Tax (Registration of Special Category of Persons) Amendment Rules, 2007 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

20.3.2007

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

64

G.S.R.  161 (E) dated the 1st  March, 2007.

Amending notification No. G.S.R. 640 (E) dated the 7th June, 2007, substituting certain entries in the said notification together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R.  162 (E) dated the 1st  March, 2007.

Seeking to exempt services provided by a resident welfare association to its members, from the whole of the service tax leviable thereon under section 66 of the Finance Act, 1994 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R.  163 (E) dated the 1st  March, 2007.

Seeking to exempt all taxable services provided by a Technology Business Incubator (TBI) or a Science and Technology Entrepreneuurship park (STEP), from the whole of the service tax leviable thereon under section 66 of the Finance Act, 1994 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R.  164 (E) dated the 1st  March, 2007.

Seeking to exempt taxable services provided by an incubatee located within the premises of a Technology Business Incubator (TBI) or Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Park (STEP), from the whole of the service tax leviable thereon under section 66 of the Finance Act, 1994 together with Explanatory Memoranda

 

20.3.2007

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

68

G.S.R.  165 (E) dated the 1st  March, 2007.

Seeking to exempt taxable service provided by a Clinical Research Organization in relation to testing and analysis of newly developed drugs, including vaccines and herbal remedies, on human participants to ascertain the safety and efficacy of such drugs on human participants, from the whole of the service tax leviable thereon under section 66 of the said Finance Act, 1944 together with Explanatory Memoranda

 

 

 

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G.S.R.  166 (E) dated the 1st  March, 2007.

Seeking to exempt taxable services provided in relation to delivery of content of a cinema in digitized and encrypted form electronically, from the whole of the service tax leviable thereon under section 66 of the Finance Act, 1994 together with Explanatory Memoranda

 

20.3.2007

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

70

G.S.R.  102 (E) dated the 22nd February 2007.

Amending description in the tariff entries of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 so as to reflect certain correction in the changes introduced in said Act through the Finance Act, 2006 together with Explanatory Memoranda

 

20.3.2007

Section 11 A (2) of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975

71

G.S.R. 128 (E) dated the 1st March, 2007.

Amending G.S.R. 294 (E) dated the 23rd July, 1996, so as to include digital cinema development projects as Project Import together with Explanatory Memoranda

 

 

 

 

20.3.2007

Section  9A (7) of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975.

72

G.S.R. 186 (E) dated the 9th March, 2007.

So as to provisionally exempt imports of vitrified and porcelain tiles, other than industrial vitrified tiles, produced and exported by specified parties from

 anti-dumping duty imposed under G.S.R. 376 (E), dated the 1st May, 2003

together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

20.3.2007

Section  9A (7) of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975.

73

G.S.R. 187 (E) dated the 9th March, 2007.

Provisionally exempting imports of vitrified and porcelain tiles, originating in, or exported from the People’s Republic of China and United Arab Emirates (UAE) and imported into India, pending the outcome of the the designated authority together with Explanatory Memoranda

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION)

 

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74

No. MANUU/Admn.1/F.1/2006-07/716 dated the 10th November, 2006

Notifying amendments and additions to the Statutes 14, 39 (First and Second Amendments), 40, 5, 6, and 23 of the Maulana Azad National Urdu University Act, 1996.

 

19.3.2007

Section 43 (2) of the Maulana Azad National Urdu University Act, 1996.

75

No. MANUU/Admn.1/F.1/2006-07/716 dated the 10th November, 2006

According no objection to the framing of the seven ordinances under the Maulana Azad National Urdu University Act, 1996.

 

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MINISTRY OF POWER

 

 

 

76

G.S.R.  481 (E) dated the 17th August, 2006.

The Qualifications, Powers and Functions of Chief Electrical Inspector and Electrical Inspectors Rules, 2006.

 

 

 

 

19.3.2007

Section 179 of the Electricity Act, 2003.

77

G.S.R.  L-7/25 (6)/2004/CERC dated the 13th December, 2006,

The Indian Electricity Grid Code (Second Amendment), 2006.

 

19.3.2007

Section 179 of the Electricity Act, 2003.

 

78

G.S.R. 33 (E) dated the 22nd January, 2007.

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (Procedure, Form, Fee and Record of Proceedings) Rules, 2007.

 

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                                                                             YOGENDRA NARAIN,

                                Secretary General.