Statutory Orders laid on the Table of the Rajya Sabha February 28 to March 4, 2005 ( 204th 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 February 28 to March 4, 2005.  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

1

G.S.R. 655 (E) dated the 4th October, 2004

Rescinding the ‘Nidhi’ status of M/s Singh Mutual Benefit Company Limited, Haldwani, Nainital.

01-03-2005

section 620A (3) of the Companies Act, 1956

 

 

 

 

 

2

G.S.R. 14 (E) dated the 12th  January, 2005

Granting ‘Nidhi’ status to certain companies

01-03-2005

section 620A (3) of the Companies Act, 1956

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

S.O. 1340 (E) dated the 8th December, 2004

The Income-Tax (Twentieth Amendment) Rules, 2004 alongwith explanatory memorandum.

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section 296 of the Income-Tax Act, 1961

 

 

 

 

 

4

G.S.R. 849 (E) dated the 31st December, 2004

Notifying such taxable services under Section 68(2) of the Finance Act, 1994 in respect of which the liability for payment of service tax has been shifted to a person other than the service provider under rule 2(1) (d) of Service Tax Rules, 1994, alongwith explanatory memorandum.

 

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section 94(4) of Chapter IV of Finance Act, 1994,

 

 

 

 

 

5

S.O. 1405 (E) dated the 23rd December, 2004

Publishing Notification No. 139/2004-NT-Customs dated the 23rd December, 2004 laying down the exchange rate for conversion of Canadian Dollar into Indian currency or Vice-Versa for purpose of assessment of import goods.

 

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section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

 

 

 

 

 

6

S.O. 1406 (E) dated the 23rd December, 2004

Publishing Notification No. 140/2004-NT-Customs dated the 23rd December, 2004 laying down the exchange rate for conversion of Canadian Dollar into Indian currency or Vice-Versa for purpose of assessment of export goods.

 

01-03-2005

section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

 

 

 

 

 

7

S.O. 1419 (E) dated the 28th December, 2004

Publishing Notification No. 148/2004-NT-Customs dated the 28th December, 2004 laying down the exchange rate for conversion of certain foreign currencies into Indian currency or Vice-Versa for purpose of assessment of import goods.

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8

S.O. 1420 (E) dated the 28th December, 2004

Publishing Notification No. 149/2004-NT-Customs dated the 28th December, 2004 laying down the exchange rate with effect from 1st January, 2005, for conversion of certain foreign currencies into Indian currency or Vice-Versa for purpose of assessment of export goods.

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9

G.S.R. 847 (E) dated the 31st December, 2004

Publishing Notification No. 118/2004-Customs, dated the 31st December, 2004, amending G.S.R. 18 (E) dated the 8th January, 2004, so as to reduce customs duty on seconds and defectives of iron and steel, classifiable under chapter 72 of the Customs Tariff, from 40% to 20%.

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section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

 

 

 

 

 

10

G.S.R. 848 (E) dated the 31st December, 2004

Publishing Notification No. 119/2004-Customs, dated the 31st December, 2004 amending G.S.R. 118 (E) dated the 1st March, 2002, so as to exempt customs duty on specified goods, for use in the manufacture of static converters for automatic data processing machines.

01-03-2005

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11

S.O. 83 (E) dated the25th January, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 09/2005-NT-Customs dated the 25th January, 2005 laying down the exchange rate for conversion of certain foreign currencies into Indian currency or Vice-Versa for purpose of assessment of import goods.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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12

S.O. 84 (E) dated the25th January, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 10/2005-NT-Customs dated the 25th January, 2005 laying down the exchange rate with effect from the 1st February, 2005, for conversion of certain foreign currencies into Indian currency or Vice-Versa for purpose of assessment of export goods.

 

 

 

 

01-03-2005

section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

13

S.O. 102 (E) dated the 31st January, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 11/2005- Customs (N.T.), dated the 31st January, 2005 amending S.O. 748 (E) dated the 3rd August, 2001.  

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14

G.S.R. 59 (E) dated the 4th February, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 7/2005-Customs, dated the 4th February, 2005 amending G.S.R. 118 (E) dated the 1st March, 2002 so as to provide import duty of 65% on certain goods.

 

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15

G.S.R. 850 (E) dated the 31st December, 2004

Publishing Notification No. 56/2004- Central Excise, dated the 31st December, 2004, amending G.S.R. 127(E) dated the 1st March, 2002, so as to prescribe excise duty @Rs. 1.25per Kg (at par with vanaspati) on inter-esterified, re-esterified or elaidinised fats and oils, falling under the  heading 1504 of the schedule to the Central Excise Tariff.

01-03-2005

sub- section (2) of section 38 of the Central Excise Act, 1944

 

 

 

 

 

16

G.S.R. 851 (E) dated the 31st December, 2004  

Publishing Notification No. 57/2004- Central Excise dated the 31st December,  2004, providing 50% exemption from excise duty on paper and paperboard manufactured by units of Hindustan Paper Corporation in North -East Region i.e. Cachar Paper Mill and Nagaon Paper Mill, for one year from 1st January, 2005 to 31st December, 2005.

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17

G.S.R 10 (E) dated the 7th January, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 2/2005-Central Excise (N.T.) dated the 7th January, 2005 seeking to extend the provisions of section 4A of the Central Excise Act, 1944, to drugs and medicines falling under Sub-heading Nos. 3003.10 and 3003.20 of the Central Excise Tariff with effect from 8th January, 2005.

 

01-03-2005

sub- section (2) of section 38 of the Central Excise Act, 1944

18

G.S.R. 823 (E) dated the 21st December, 2004

Publishing Notification No.114/2004 – Customs dated the 21st December, 2004, seeking to provide for the imposition of anti-dumping duty on specified acrylic fibres originating in or exported from Japan.

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sub-section (7) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975

 

 

 

 

 

19

G.S.R. 824 (E) dated the 21st December, 2004

Publishing Notification No.115/2004 – Customs dated the 21st December, 2004, G.S.R.48 (E) dated the 22nd January 1999 which provides for the imposition of anti-dumping duty on specified acrylic fibres originating in or exported from Japan, Spain, Italy & Portugal.

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20

G.S.R. 836 (E) dated the 24th December, 2004

Publishing Notification No.116/2004 – Customs dated the 24th December, 2004, seeking to extend the validity of anti-dumping duty levied on Sodium Cyanide, originating in or exported from the United States of America, Czech Republic, the European Union and People’s Republic of Korea by six months.

01-03-2005

sub-section (7) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975

 

 

 

 

 

21

G.S.R. 844 (E) dated the 30th December, 2004

Publishing Notification No.117/2004 – Customs dated the 30th December, 2004, seeking to provide for the imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty on acrylic fibres originating in or exported from Belarus.

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22

G.S.R. 7 (E) dated the 4th January, 2005

Publishing Notification No.1/2005 – Customs dated the 4th January, 2005, seeking to rescind G.S.R. 3 (E) dated the 2nd January, 2002, under which anti-dumping duty was imposed on all imports of lead acid batteries, originating in, or exported from People’s Republic of China, People’s Republic of Korea, Japan and Bangladesh, on the basis of the recommendation of the designated authority for withdrawal of the anti-dumping duty.

 

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23

G.S.R. 30 (E) dated the 19th January, 2005

Publishing Notification No.2/2005 – Customs dated the 19th January, 2005, rescinding G.S.R. 836 (E) dated the 24th December, 2004 as a consequential change.

01-03-2005

sub-section (7) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975

 

 

 

 

 

24

G.S.R. 31 (E) dated the 19th January, 2005

Publishing Notification No.3/2005 – Customs dated the 19th January, 2005, seeking to extend the validity of anti-dumping duty on Sodium Cyanide originating in or exported from the United States of America, Czech Republic, the European Union and Korea RP, imposed vide G.S.R. 47 (E) dated the 31st January, 2001 up to 25th June, 2005.

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25

G.S.R. 40 (E) dated the 24th January, 2005

Publishing Notification No.4/2005 – Customs dated the 24th January, 2005, seeking to impose final anti-dumping duty on Flexible Slabstock Polyol, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, Republic of Korea, Taiwan and Brazil, from the date of imposition of the provisional anti-dumping duty, i.e., the 20th January, 2004, at the rates recommended by the designated authority.

01-03-2005

sub-section (7) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26

G.S.R. 42 (E) dated the 27th January, 2005

Publishing Notification No.5/2005 – Customs dated the 27th January, 2005, seeking to re-impose provisional anti-dumping duty on hexamine originating in or exported from Iran, on the basis of recommendation of the Directorate General of Anti-dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD).

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27

G.S.R. 43 (E) dated the 27th January, 2005

Publishing Notification No.6/2005 – Customs dated the 27th January, 2005, seeking to rescind G.S.R. 297 (E) dated the 2nd April, 2003, under which anti-dumping duty was imposed on all imports of lead acid batteries, originating in, or exported from Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong and Singapore, on the basis of the recommendation of the designated authority for withdrawal of the anti-dumping duty.

 

01-03-2005

sub-section (7) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975

 

 

 

 

 

 

28

G.S.R. 27 (E) dated the 14th January, 2005

Publishing the Merchant Shipping (Sailing Vessels) Amendment Rules, 2004.

 

03-03-2005

sub- section (3) of section 458 of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1958.

 

 

 

 

 

29

S.O. 1341 (E) dated the 8th December, 2004

 Amending S.R.O.1181 dated the 4th April, 1957, by substituting certain entries in the Notification with regard to the National Highways in Maharashtra.

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section 10 of the National Highways Act, 1956

 

 

 

 

 

30

S.O.  1396 (E) dated the 20th December, 2004

 Amending S.R.O.1181 dated the 4th April, 1957, by substituting certain entries in the Notification with regard to National Highways in the State of  Tamil Nadu.

03-03-2005

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31

S.O.  64 (E) dated the 18th January, 2005

Amending S.R.O.1181 dated the 4th April, 1957, by substituting certain entries in the Notification with regard to the National Highways in Orissa.

 

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32

S.O. 1395 (E) dated the 20th December, 2004

Regarding establishment of the National Highway Tribunals.

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sub section (3) of section 50 of the National Highways (Land and Traffic) Act, 2002

 

 

 

 

 

33

S.O.  76 (E) dated the 20th January, 2005

Regarding establishment of  the National Highway Administration and defining limits of the Highways.

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34

S.O.  96 (E) dated the 27th January, 2005

Regarding date of notifying enforcement of the Control of the National Highways (Land and Traffic) Act, 2002.

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sub section (3) of section 50 of the National Highways (Land and Traffic) Act, 2002

 

 

 

 

 

35

F.No.8-26/2004-B & CS dated the 10th December, 2004

The Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable Services) Interconnection Regulation, 2004.

03-03-2005

section 37 of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

36

F.No.5-29/2004-B & CS dated the 31st December, 2004

The Register of Interconnect Agreements (Broadcasting and Cable Services) Regulation, 2004.

 

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37

No.409-8/2004-FN dated the 10th January, 2005

The Telecommunication Interconnection Usage Charges (Fourth Amendment) Regulation, 2005.

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38

F.No.11-11/2004-B & CS dated the 17th January, 2005

The Register of Interconnect Agreements (Second Amendment) Regulation, 2004.

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39

G.S.R. 394 (E) dated the 31st May, 2002

The Indian Railways (Open Lines) General Amendment) Rules, 2002.

04-03-2005

section 199 of the Railways Act, 1989: -

 

 

 

 

 

40

G.S.R. 44 (E) dated the 28th January, 2005

The Railways (Opening for Public Carriage of Passengers) (Amendment) Rules, 2005, alongwith delay statement.

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41

G.S.R. 76 (E) dated the 16th February, 2005

 Corrigendum to G.S.R. 44 (E) dated the 27th January, 2005, regarding the Railways (Opening for Public Carriage of Passengers) (Amendment) Rules, 2005.

04-03-2005

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42

  G.S.R. 50 (E) dated the 1st February, 2005

The Consumer Protection (Amendment) Rules, 2005.

 

 

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sub- section (1) of section 31 of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986

 

 

 

 

 

43

G.S.R. 541 (E) dated the 25th August, 2004

The Standards of Weights and Measures (General) Second Amendment Rules, 2004.

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sub-section (4) of section 83 of the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976

 

 

 

 

 

44

G.S.R. 550 (E) dated the 30th August, 2004

The Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged Commodities) Amendment (Amending) Rules, 2004.

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sub-section (4) of section 83 of the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976

 

 

 

 

 

45

G.S.R. 613 (E) dated the 15th September, 2004

The Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged Commodities) Fifth Amendment Rules, 2004.

04-03-2005

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46

G.S.R. 16 (E) dated the 12th January, 2005

The Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged Commodities) Amendment Rules, 2005.

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47

G.S.R. 63 (E) dated the 10th February, 2005

The Bureau  of Indian Standards (Recruitment to Laboratory Technical Posts) Amendment Regulations, 2005.

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section 39 of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986:-

 

 

 

 

 

 

48

G.S.R. 65 (E) dated the 11th February, 2005

The Bureau of Indian Standards (Certification) (Amendment) Regulations, 2005.

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sub-section (4) of section 83 of the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976

 

 

 

 

 

49

G.S.R. 113 (E) dated the 12th February, 2004

The Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged Commodities) Amendment Rules, 2004.

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sub-section (4) of section 83 of the Standards of Weights and Measures Act, 1976

 

 

 

 

 

 

50

G.S.R. 169 (E) dated the 1st March, 2004

The Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged Commodities) Second Amendment Rules, 2004.

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51

G.S.R. 238 (E) dated the 31st March, 2004

The Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged Commodities) Third Amendment Rules, 2004.

04-03-2005

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52

G.S.R. 252 (E) dated the 5th April, 2004

The Standards of Weights and Measures (Inter-State Verification and Stamping) Amendment Rules, 2004.

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53

G.S.R. 253 (E) dated the 5th April, 2004

The Standards of Weights and Measures (General) Amendment Rules, 2004.

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54

G.S.R. 316 (E) dated the 14th May, 2004

 

 Corrigendum to G.S.R. 113 (E) dated the 12th February, 2004, regarding the Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged Commodities) Amendment Rules, 2004.

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