Statutory Orders laid on the Table of the Rajya Sabha December 22-23, 2003 (200th   Session)

 

The following Statutory Rules and Orders made under the delegated powers of legislation and published in    Part-II Section 3 (I) of the Gazette were laid on the Table of the Rajya Sabha on 22nd & 23rd December 2003.  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.

 

Sl. No.

Number and date of Rule/Order

Brief Subject

Date on which laid

Provision of the Statute under which laid

1

No SW/604/99-00/155

20.8.1999

The Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) U.T. of Daman & Diu Rules, 1998, alongwith delay statement.

 

22.12.2003

Section 22 (3) of the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993

2

S.O. 1074 (E)

18.9.2003

The Fare Fixation Committee (Procedure) Rules, 2003.

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Section 102 of the Metro Railway (Operation and Maintenance) Act, 2002.

3

G.S.R. 1075 (E)

18.9.2003

The Fare Fixation Committee (Salaries, Allowance and Other Terms and Conditions of Service of the Chairperson and Members) Rules, 2003.

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4

G.S.R. 628 (E)

2.8.2003

The Mumbai Port Trust Employees (Leave Travel Concession) (Amendment) Regulations, 2003 alongwith delay statement.

22.12.2003

Section 124 (4) of the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963

5

G.S.R. 905 (E)

27.11.2003

The Kandla Port Employees (Festival Advance) Amendment Regulations, 2003.alongwith delay statement.

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6

G.S.R. 831 (E)

21.10.2003

The Prevention of Food Adulteration (5th Amendment) Rules, 2003

 

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Section 23 (2) of the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954.

7

G.S.R. 548(E)

16.7.2003

The Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Rules, 2003.

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Section 38 of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940.

8

G.S.R. 780 (E)

1.11.2003

Prohibiting manufacture, sale or distribution of Phenformin for human use.

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9

G.S.R. 770 (E)

29.9.2003

Corrigendum to Notification G.S.R. 548 (E) dated the 16th July, 2003 regarding the Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Rules, 2003.

22.12.2003

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10

S.O.1364 (E)

27.11.2003

Amendment to the Newsprint Control Order, 1962.

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

11

G.S.R. 785 (E)

6.10.2003

Granting Nidhi Status to certain companies.

23.12.2003

Section 620A (3) of the Companies Act, 1956.

12

G.S.R. 774 (E)

29.9.2003

The Companies  (Acceptance of Deposits) (Third Amendment) Rules, 2003.

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

13

G.S.R. 922 (E)

4.12.2003

The Unlisted Public Companies (Preferential Allotment) Rules, 2003.

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14

G.S.R.923 (E)

4.12.2003

The  Unlisted Companies (Issue of Sweat Equity Shares) Rules, 2003.

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15

No. (108) AAI/PERS/EDPA/REG/2002

7.7.2003

The Airports Authority of India (Travelling Allowance and Daily Allowance) Regulations, 2003 alongwith delay statement and explanatory Memorandum.

23.12.2003

Section 43 of the Airports Authority of India Act, 1994

16

No. (114) AAI/PERS/EDPA/REG/2002

14.7.2003

 

The Airports Authority of India (Leave Travel Concession) Regulations, 2003 alongwith delay statement and explanatory Memorandum.

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17

No. (115) AAI/PERS/EDPA/REG/2002

17.7.2003

 

The Airports Authority of India (House Building Advance) Regulations, 2003. alongwith delay statement and explanatory Memorandum.

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18

No. (136) AAI/PERS/EDPA/REG/2002

5.9.2003

The Airports Authority of India (Gratuity) Regulations, 2003 alongwith delay statement and explanatory Memorandum.

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19

G.S.R. 268 (E)

26.7.2003

The Small Industries Development Bank of India (Appeal to the Central Government) Rules, 2003.

23.12.2003

Section 52 (3) of the Small industries Development Bank of India Act, 1989.

20

G.S.R. 267 (E)

26.7.2003

 

The State Financial Corporations (Appeal to the Central Government) Rules, 2003.

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Section 48B (3) of the State Financial Corporations Act, 1951.

21

G.S.R. 484 (E)

13.6.2003

The Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (Salaries and Allowances and Conditions of Service of Chairman and Other Members) (Amendment) Rules, 2003.

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Section 36(3) of the Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Act, 1985.

22

G.S.R. 844 (E)

28.10.2003

 

The Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (Salaries and Allowances and Conditions of Service of Chairman and Other Members) (Second Amendment) Rules, 2003.

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23

No. PER:PA & PD: KRS: 1854:03

19.4.2003

The Vijaya Bank (Officers’) Service (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 along with delay statement.

23.12.2003

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

24

No. 175

5.11.2003

The Vijaya Bank General (Amendment) Regulations, 2003.

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25

G.S.R. 696 (E)

28.8.2003

The Securities Contracts (Regulation) Amendment Rules, 2003.

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Section 30 (3) of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956.

26

G.S.R. 693 (E)

27.8.2003

 

Publishing Notification No. 134/2003-Customs dated the 27th August, 2003 amending G.S.R. 279 (E) dated the 1st April, 2003 by substituting the words “Import Policy” with the words “Import Policy; or” and inserting an additional item (e) along with an explanatory memorandum

23.12.2003

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

27

G.S.R. 727(E)

10.9.2003

Publishing Notification No. 140/2003-Customs dated the 10th September, 2003, amending G.S.R. 279 (E) dated the 1st April, 2003 by deleting the words “where the duty saved is not less than Rs. 100 Crores” along with an explanatory memorandum.

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28

S.O. 1316 (E)

14.11.2003

 

Amending S.O. 748 (E) dated the 3rd August, 2001, notifying upward revision of Tariff value on Crude Palm Oil, RBD Palm Oil, Others – Palm Oil, Crude Palmolein and RB Palmolein along with an explanatory memorandum.

23.12.2003

Section 159 of the Customs Act,  1962

29

S.O. 1350 (E)

24.11.2003

 

The Exchange rate for conversion of foreign currencies into Indian currency or vice-versa for the purpose of assessment of import of goods along with an explanatory memorandum.

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30

S.O. 1351 (E)

24.11.2003

 

The Exchange rate for conversion of foreign currencies into Indian currency or vice-versa for the purpose of assessment of export of goods along with an explanatory memorandum.

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31

G.S.R. 920 (E)

2.12.2003

 

Amending G.S.R. 575 (E) dated the 13th  July 1994, so as to extend exemption (a) to specified items used in sport of shooting; and (b) to District Rifle Associations subject to certain conditions along with an explanatory memorandum.

23.12.2003

Section 159 of the Customs Act,  1962

32

G.S.R. 924 (E)

4.12.2003

 

Amending G.S.R. 118 (E) dated the 1st March, 2002 by inserting entries 167B and 21B in the Table and Annexure of the said Notification along with an explanatory memorandum.

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33

G.S.R. 938 (E)

10.12.2003

 

Publishing Notification No. 175/2003- Customs dated the 10th December, 2003 amending G.S.R. 118 (E) dated the 1st March, 2002, so as to reduce the basic customs duty on specified items of machinery for the coffee, tea and rubber plantation sectors to 5% and to exempt the said goods from additional duty of customs (CVD)

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34

G.S.R. 897 (E)

20.11.2203

Seeking to exempt taxable services in respect of which payment is received in India in convertible foreign exchange provided the same is not repatriated from or sent outside India along with an explanatory memorandum.

23.12.2003

Section  94 (4) of the Finance Act.

35

G.S.R. 921 (E)

3.12.2003

Publishing Notification No. 173/2003 – Customs dated the 2nd December, 2003, seeking to impose final anti dumping duty on Sodium Hydrosulphite, originating in, or exported from, Germany and Republic of Korea, from the date of imposition of the provisional anti dumping duty, i.e. the 1st April, 2003, at the rates recommended by the designated authority, along with an explanatory memorandum.

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

36

G.S.R. 939 (E)

10.12.2003

Publishing Notification No. 176/2003-Customs dated the 10th December, 2003 seeking to amend G.S.R. 120 (E) dated the 1st March, 2002 exempting certain goods from Special Additional Duty of Customs (SAD).

 

23.12.2003

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

37

DEBC No.1

25.1.2003

The Reserve Bank of India Employees’ Gratuity and Superannuation Fund (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 along with delay statement.

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Section 58 of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934.

38

G.S.R. 475 (E)

11.6.2003

Notifying inclusion of 4 new Psychotropic Substances, namely, (i) 2C-B (4-bromo-2, 5 dimethoxyphenethylamine) (ii) 4-MTA (Methyl-4Methyl thiophenethylamine) (iii) GHB (r-Hydroxybutyric Acid) and (iv) Zolpidem (INN) in the Schedule of Narcotic  Drugs and Psychotric Substances Act, 1985.

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Section 77 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.

 

39

G.S.R. 621 (E)

1.8.2003

Amending S.O. 785 (E) dated the 26th October 1992, by changing the name of the chemical from 4-MTA (Methyl-4-Methyl thiophenethylamine) to 4-MTA (µ Methyl 1-4-Methylthiophenethylamine) in the Schedule of the Act.

23.12.2003

Section 77 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.

 

40

No. HO/Admn/F-49/775

5.11.2002

The Allahabad Bank (Officer’s) Service (Amendment) Regulations, 2002 along with delay statement.

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

41

No. OSR/1/2003

26.4.2003

 

The UCO Bank (Officer’s) Service (Amendment) Regulations, 2003 along with delay statement.

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42

No. Co: PRS:IRP: 2003-04:212

28.6.2003

 

The Central Bank of India Officer’s Service (Amendment) Regulations, 2003 along with delay statement.

23.12.2003

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

43

No. OSR/19

12.7.2003

The Union Bank of India Officer’s Service (Amendment) Regulations, 2003 along with delay statement

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44

No. SRC/47

2.8.2003

The Indian Bank Officer Employees’ (Discipline and Appeal) Amendment Regulations, 2003.

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45

No. ACT/69/2003

8.11.2003

The United Bank of India General (Amendment) Regulations, 2003.

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46

No. ACC/IRC/2003-04

27.11.2003

 

The Indian Overseas Bank General (Amendment) Regulations, 2003.

23.12.2003

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

47

No. General Account No. 3229

28.11.2003

Allahabad Bank General (Amendment) Regulations, 2003.

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48

No. HO/Law/ 1004/2003

29.11.2003

The UCO Bank General (Amendment) Regulations, 2003.

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49

No. SRC/47

11.10.2003

Corrigendum to the Indian Bank Officer Employees’ (Discipline and Appeal) (Amendment) Regulations, 2003 published vide Gazette of India Notification No. SRC/47 dated the 2nd August 2003.

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50

G.S.R. 735 (E)

12.9.2003

Publishing Notification No.66/2003-Central Excise (NT) dated the 12th September, 2003, fixing the interest rate at thirteen per cent per annum.

23.12.2003

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

51

G.S.R. 736 (E)

12.9.2003

 

Publishing Notification No. 67/2003-Central Excise (NT) dated the 12th September, 2003, fixing interest at rate of six per cent per annum in case of delayed payments of the refunds due to the assessee.

 

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52

G.S.R. 737 (E)

12.9.2003

 

Publishing Notification No. 68/2003-Central Excise (NT) dated the 12 September, 2003 regarding levying of Interest at the rate of fifteen percent per annum.

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53

G.S.R. 850 (E)

29.10.2003

Publishing the Notification No. 79/2003-Central Excise (NT) dated the 29th October, 2003, amending G.S.R. 469 (E) dated the 26th June, 2001 by defining “Maritime Commissioner” under rule 18 as the Commissioner of Central Excise under whose jurisdiction one or more of the port, airport, land customs station or post office of exportation is located.

23.12.2003

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

54

G.S.R. 851 (E)

29.10.2003

Publishing the Notification No. 80/2003-Central Excise (N.T.) dated the 29th October, 2003 amending G.S.R. 471 (E) dated the 26th June, 2001 by defining “Maritime Commissioner” under rule 19 as the Commissioner of Central Excise under whose jurisdiction one or more of the port, airport, land customs station or post office of exportation is located.

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55

G.S.R. 859 (e) 

3.11.2003

Publishing the Notification No. 81/2003-Central Excise (N.T.) dated the 3rd November, 2003 amending G.S.R. 464 (E) dated the 26th June, 2001 simplifying the form of registration for manufacturers of hand rolled cheroots of tobacco without insisting for PAN number.

23.12.2003

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

56

S.O. 1154 (E)

1.10.2003

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Merchant Bankers) (Amendment) Regulations, 2003.

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Section 31 of the SEBI Act, 1992.

 

57

S.O. 1155 (E)

1.10.2003

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Debenture Trustees) (Amendment) Regulations, 2003. 

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58

S.O. 1156 (E)

1.10.2003

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Depositories and Participants) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2003.

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59

S.O. 1157 (E)

1.10.2003

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Registrars to an issue and Share Transfer Agents) (Amendment) Regulations, 2003.

23.12.2003

Section 31 of the SEBI Act, 1992.

 

60

S.O. 1158 (E)

1.10.2003

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Underwriters) (Amendment) Regulations, 2003.

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61

S.O. 1159 (E)

1.10.2003

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Bankers to an Issue) (Amendment) Regulations, 2003.

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62

S.O. 1160 (E)

1.10.2003

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Credit Rating Agencies) (Second) (Amendment) Regulations, 2003.

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63

G.S.R. 856 (E)

31.10.2003

The Securities Appellate Tribunal (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules, 2003.

23.12.2003

Section 31 of the SEBI Act, 1992.

 

64

No. SEBI/LAD/ 20795/2003

20.11.2003

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Stock Brokers and Sub-Brokers) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2003.

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65

No. SEBI/LE/26/ 2003

20.11.2003

 

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Central Database of Market Participants) Regulations, 2003.

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66

No. SEBI/LE/03/ 22/ 75

25.11.2003

 

 

Notifying certain specifications under the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Central Database of Market Participants) Regulations, 2003.

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67

SEBI/LAD/DOP/22093/2003

27.11.2003

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Procedure for Holding Enquiry by Enquiry Officer and Imposing Penalty) (Amendment) Regulations, 2003.

23.12.2003

Section 31 of the SEBI Act, 1992.

 

68

No. P-23015/1/2003-MKT

15.9.2003

Notifying the ‘Remote Areas’ in terms of Government’s Resolution dated the 8th March 2002.

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

69

G.S.R. 931 (E)

8.12.2003

The Kerosene (Restriction on Use and Fixation of Ceiling Price) Amendment Order, 2003.

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70

G.S.R. 357

11.10.2003

The Border Security Force Para Veterinary Staff, Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ posts (Combatised) Recruitment Rules, 2003.

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

71

G.S.R. 738 (E)

12.9.2003

The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmer’s Rights Rules, 2003.

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Section 97 of the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001