Parliamentary Bulletin Part-II
No. 45143 Monday, May 19, 2008 Committee Section (Subordinate Legislation)
Statutory Orders laid on the Table of the Rajya Sabha during the period from April 28 -30, 2008 ( 213th 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 April  28 -30,  2008.  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 COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL POLICY AND PROMOTION)

 

 

 

1

S.O. 892 (E) dated the 17th April, 2008.

The Newsprint Control (Amendment) Order, 2008.

30. 4.2008

Section 29B (2-H) of the Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951.

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS

 

 

 

2

G.S.R. 212 (E) dated the 27th March, 2008.

 

 

 

The Companies (Accounting Standards) Amendment Rules, 2008.

29. 4.2008

Section 642 (3) of the Companies Act, 1956.

 

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS)

 

 

3

No. AX1/ST/DM/ 173/2007 dated the 15th - 21st September, 2007.

The Bank of Maharashtra Officer Employees (Discipline & Appeal) (Amendment) Regulations, 2003 alongwith delay statement.

 

29. 4.2008

Section 19 (4) of the Banking Companies (Acquisition and  Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1970.

 

 

(DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES)

 

 

4

No. S.O. 546 (E) dated the 24th March, 2008.

Amending S.O. 1282 (E) dated the 10th November, 2003 to substitute certain entries.

 

29. 4.2008

Section 40 (2) of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002.

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Notification G.S.R.  15 (E) dated the 9th January, 2007.

Establishment of new Debts Recovery Tribunals at Madurai and Chennai along with delay statement.

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Section 36 (3) of the Recovery of Debts due to the Banks and Financial Institutions Act, 1993

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No. G.S.R. 294 (E) dated the 16th April, 2007.

Corrigendum to GSR 15 (E) dated the 9th January, 2007, to substitute certain entries in the original notification along with delay statement.

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Section 36 (3) of the Recovery of Debts due to the Banks and Financial Institutions Act, 1993

 

 

 

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

 

 

 

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G.S.R. 107 (E) dated the 25th February, 2008.

No. 19/2008-Customs dated the 25th February, 2008, rescinding G.S.R. 735 (E) dated the 28th November, 2007 so that all pending provisional assessment can be finalized and duty collected in terms of notification 36/2005-Customs, dated the 27th April, 2005 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

29. 4.2008

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

8

G.S.R. 161(E) dated the 3rd March, 2008.

No. 30/2008-Customs dated the 3rd March, 2008, imposing final anti-dumping duty on imports of phenol, originating in, or exported from, the United States of America, Korea RP and Taiwan together with Explanatory Memoranda.

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G.S.R. 162 (E) dated the 3rd March, 2008.

No. 31/2008- Customs dated the 3rd March, 2008 rescinding the imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R. 174 (E) dated the 11th March, 2008.

No. 33/2008-Customs dated the 11th March, 2008 imposing definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of acetone, originating in, or exported from, European Union, Chinese Taipei, Singapore, South Africa and the United States of America (USA) into India together with Explanatory Memoranda.

29. 4.2008

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

11

G.S.R. 179 (E) dated the 13th March, 2008.

No. 34/2008-Customs dated the 13th March, 2008 imposing anti-dumping duty on imports of Compact disc-Recordable (CD-Rs) falling under tariff heading 8523 40 of the Customs Tariff, originating in or exported, from Iran, Malaysia, Korea ROK, Thialand, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam to India together with Explanatory Memoranda.

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G.S.R. 180 (E) dated the 14th March, 2008.

No. 35/2008- Customs dated the 14th March, 2008 extending levy of anti-dumping duty levied vide G.S.R. 434 (E)  dated the 30th June, 2005 on certain items originating in, or exported from, Iran, upto and inclusive of 16th March, 2009, pending finalization of Sunset review investigations being conducted by the Directorate General of Anti-dumping and Allied duties together with Explanatory Memoranda.

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G.S.R. 202 (E) dated the 24th March, 2008.

No. 38/2008- Customs dated the 24th March, 2008 amending G.S.R. 52 (E)  dated 23rd January, 2008 that imposed final anti-dumping duty on vinyl chloride monomer (PVC), originating in, or exported from, Taiwan, the People's Republic of China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea RP, Malaysia, Thailand and USA so as to amend the name of specified producers and exporters together with Explanatory Memoranda.

29. 4.2008

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

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G.S.R. 210 (E) dated the 26th March, 2008.

No. 39/2008- Customs dated the 26th March, 2008 extending levy of anti-dumping duty levied vide G.S.R. 891 (E) dated the 14th November 2003, on imports of Sodium Hydroxide, commonly known as Caustic Soda originating in, or exported from, the European Union (excluding France),Indonesia and China Taipei, upto and inclusive of 26th March 2009, pending finalization of Sunset review investigations being conducted by the Directorate General of Anti-dumping and Allied duties together with Explanatory Memoranda.

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G.S.R. 211 (E) dated the 27th March, 2008.

No. 40/2008- Customs dated the 27th March, 2008 seeking continued imposition of anti-dumping duty on imports of Caustic Soda, originated in, or exported from Qatar and imported into India at the rates recommended by the Designated Authority in the final findings of Sunset Review Investigation for a further period of five years together with Explanatory Memoranda.

29. 4.2008

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

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G.S.R. 267(E) dated the 7th April, 2008.

No. 44/2008-Customs, dated 7th April, 2008, extending levy of anti-dumping duty levied vide  G.S.R. 921 (E) dated the 3rd December, 2003  on imports of Sodium Hydrosulphite, originating in, or exported from, Germany and Korea RP together with Explanatory Memoranda.

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G.S.R. 168 (E) dated the 5th March, 2008.

No. 32/2008-Customs dated the 5th March, 2008, amending.  G.S.R. 411 (E) dated the 9th July, 2004 so as to provide exemption from education cess (including Secondary and Higher education cess) on aggregate of duties of customs attracted on imported mobile phones together with Explanatory Memoranda.

29. 4.2008

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962.

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G.S.R. 183 (E) dated the 17th  March, 2008.

No. 36/2008-Customs dated the 17th March, 2008 amending G.S.R. 291 (E) dated the 23rd July, 1996, so as to extend the validity period of the exemption from customs duty and additional duty of customs on specified goods required for the purpose of SAMYUKTA Programme of Ministry of Defence from 1st December, 2007 to 31st May, 2008 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

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G.S.R. 200 (E) dated the 20th March, 2008.

No.37/2008- Customs, dated the 20th March, 2008, amending G.S.R. 118 (E) dated the 1st March, 2002, so as to reduce custom duty on certain items upto 31st March, 2009 together with Explanatory Memoranda

29. 4.2008

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962.

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G.S.R. 259 (E), Dated the 1st April, 2008.

No.42/2008- Customs,  dated the 1st April, 2008, amending G.S.R. 118 (E) dated the 1st March, 2002, so as to reduce customs duty on  certain goods together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R. 281 (E) dated the 11th April, 2008.

No. 47/2008-Customes dated the 11th April, 2008 amending G.S.R. 274 (E0 dated the 31st March, 2003, so as to substitute certain entries together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R. 260 (E) dated the 1st April, 2008.

No. 17/2008-Service Tax, dated 1st  April, 2008, amending G.S.R. 645 (E)  dated 6th October 2007, so as to  include three more taxable services in the schedule of the Notification.

 

29. 4.2008

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

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G.S.R. 386 (E) dated the 23rd May, 2007.

No. 33/2007- Service Tax  dated the 23rd May, 2007, seeking to exempting all taxable services specified in Section 65 of the Finance Act, 1994 provided for the official use of a foreign diplomatic mission or consular post in India, from the whole of Service Tax leviable along with Explanatory Memorandum and delay statement.

 

29. 4.2008

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

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G.S.R. 387 (E) dated the 23rd May, 2007.

No. 34/2007- Service Tax dated the 23rd May, 2007, seeking to exempting all taxable services specified in Section 65 of the Finance Act, 1994 provided by any person, for the personal use or for the use of the family members of diplomatic agents or career consular officers posted in a  foreign diplomatic mission or consular post in India, from the whole of Service Tax along with Explanatory Memorandum and delay statement.

 

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G.S.R. 388 (E) dated the 23rd May, 2007.

No. 35/2007- Service Tax dated the 23rd May, 2007, rescinding G.S.R. 174 (E) dated the 3rd April, 1996, G.S.R. 543 (E) dated the 26th November, 1996, G.S.R. 47 (E) dated the 20th January, 1998, G.S.R. 346 (E) dated the 15th June, 1998, G.S.R. 347 (E) dated the 15th June, 1998 and G.S.R. 504 (E) dated the 3rd July, 2001 along with Explanatory Memorandum and delay statement.

29. 4.2008

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

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G.S.R. 118 (E) dated the 1st March, 2008.

No.15/2008-Central Excise (N.T.) dated the 1st March, 2008, amending G.S.R. 630 (E) dated the 12th October, 2006 regarding the format of Central Excise Returns namely ER-1 and ER-3 returns together with Explanatory Memoranda.

29. 4.2008

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

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G.S.R. 163 (E), Dated the 4th March, 2008.

No.16/2008-Central Excise (N.T.) dated the 4th March, 2008, amending G.S.R. 859 (E) dated the 3rd November, 2003 regarding the instructions at serial numbers 5 and 14 in the application form for registration and the format of the Central Excise Registration Certificate together with Explanatory Memoranda.

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G.S.R. 184 (E) dated the 17th March, 2008.

No.15/2008-Central Excise dated the 17th March, 2008, amending G.S.R. 256 (E) dated the 16th March, 1995 so as to extend validity period of central excise duty exemption on all goods required for the purpose of SAMYUKTA Programme of Ministry of Defence from 1st December, 2007 to 31st May, 2008 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

29. 4.2008

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

29

G.S.R. 282 (E) dated the 11th April, 2008.

No. 24/2008- Central Excise dated the 11th April, 2008 amending G.S.R 265 (E) dated the 31st March, 2003 so as to  substitute certain entries together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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S.O.  243 (E) dated the 5th February, 2008.

The Income-tax (Third Amendment) Rules, 2008 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

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Section 296 of the Income-tax Act, 1961.

31

S.O. 267 (E), dated the 6th February, 2008

Specifying particulars of Ten years Zero Coupon bond of National Housing Bank (NHB)  together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

29. 4.2008

Section 296 of the Income-tax Act, 1961.

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G.S.R. 434 (E) dated the 15th June, 2007.

Corrigendum to Notification G.S.R. 386 (E) dated the 23rd May, 2007, along with Explanatory Memoranda and delay statement.

 

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

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS

 

 

 

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G.S.R. 83 (E) dated the 12th February, 2008.

The Foreign Contribution (Regulation)  Amendment Rules, 2008.

30. 4.2008

Section 30 (3) of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation)  Act, 1976.

 

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G.S.R. 237 (E) dated the 28th March, 2008.

The Registration of Foreigners  (Amendment) Rules, 2008.

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Section 3 (2) of the Registration of Foreigners  Act, 1939.

 

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G.S.R. 87 (E) dated the 14th February, 2008.

The Disaster Management (National Disaster Response Force) Rules, 2008.

 

30. 4.2008

Section 77 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005.

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND LITERACY)

 

 

 

36

No. F. 5-5/2007/ NCTE/Estt.  dated the 21st   February, 2008.

The  NCTE, Stenographer Grade ‘C’ Recruitment Rule 2008.

28. 4.2008

Section 33 (2)  of the National Council for teacher Education Act, 1993.

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT

 

 

 

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S.O. 3456  dated the 8th  December, 2007.

Specifying the establishments employing twenty or more persons as the class  of establishments to which the Employees’ Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 shall apply  under sub section (2) of section 7 of the said Act.

 

30.4.2008

The Employees’ Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952

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G.S.R. 254 (E) dated the 31st March, 2008.

The Employees’ State Insurance (Central) (Amendment) Rules, 2008.

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Section 95 (4) of the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948.

 

 

MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCE AND PENSIONS (DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND TRAINING)

 

 

 

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G.S.R. 235 (E) dated the 28th March, 2008.

Amendments to the Second Schedule to the Right to Information Act, 2005.

30.4.2008

Section 24 (B) (3) of the Right to Information Act, 2005.

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF POWER

 

 

 

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No.  L-7/105(121) /2007-CERC, dated the 7th February, 2008.

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Open Access in inter-State Transmission) Regulations, 2008.

28.4.2008

Section 179 of the Electricity Act, 2003.

 

 

                                                                                                                                               V.K. AGNIHOTRI,

                                Secretary-General