Statutory Orders laid on the Table of the Rajya Sabha March 21-24, 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   March 21-24, 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.

 

 

Sl. No

Number and date of  Rule/Order

Brief Subject

Date on which laid

Provision of the Statute under which laid

1

No. F.1-6/2004 (CPP.II) dated the 5th June, 2004

The University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards of Instruction for the Grant of the First Degree through Formal Education) Regulations, 2003.

21-03-2005

section 28 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956

 

 

 

 

 

2

No. F.1-6/2004 (CPP.II) dated the 5th June, 2004

The University Grants Commission (Minimum Standards of Instruction for the Grant of the Master's Degree through Formal Education) Regulations, 2003.

21-03-2005

section 28 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956

 

 

 

 

 

3

G.S.R. 68 (E) dated the 14th February, 2005

Corrigendum to Notification No. F.7(105)/96/PB-I dated the 7th January, 2005, relating to the Recruitment Regulations for the posts of Programmer and Deputy Director (Systems) in the Delhi Development Authority (DDA).

 

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4

No.183/2003/F.No.3-14/96-LSG dated the 17th October, 2003

The Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) (Andaman and Nicobar Islands) Rules, 2003.

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sub section (3) of section 23 of the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


5

G.S.R. (E) dated the 21st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 30/2005-Customs dated the 21st March, 2005, seeking to impose final anti dumping duty on Mica Pearl Pigment, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, Japan, United States of America and the European Union, at the rates recommended by the Designated Authority

21-03-2005

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

 

6

G.S.R. 775 (E) dated the 25th November, 2004

Amendment to G.S.R. 284 (E) dated the 30th May, 1991, so as to delete six items namely brass- scrap, copper, copper scrap, CRNGO steel sheets, electrolytic copper wire/rod and stainless steel strips of magnetic quality 40/42.BG/cold rolled stainless steel strips for razor blades.

22-03-2005

section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

 

 

 

 

 

7

G.S.R. 109 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 11/2005-Customs dated the 1st March, 2005 substituting some entries in the preamble, Table and the Annexure of  G.S.R. 118 (E) dated the 1st March, 2002.

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8

G.S.R. 110 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 12/2005-Customs dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to rescind G.S.R. 18 (E) dated the 8th January, 2004.

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9

G.S.R. 111 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 13/2005-Customs dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to reduce the peak rate of customs duty on all goods (other than agricultural  goods) from 20% to 15%.

22-03-2005

 

section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

 

10

G.S.R. 112 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 14/2005-Customs dated the 1st March, 2005, superseding G.S.R.38 (E) dated the 12th January, 2004  specifying customs duty on upholstery fabrics.

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11

G.S.R. 113 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 15/2004-Customs dated the 1st March, 2005, specifying preferential rates of customs duty in respect of Chapters 8 to 38 of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975.

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12

G.S.R. 114 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 16/2005-Customs dated the 1st March, 2005, amending G.S.R. 366 (E) dated the 20th March, 1990, so as to reduce the customs duty on passenger baggage from 40% to 35%.

 

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13

G.S.R. 115 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 17/2005-Customs dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to exempt tea and tea waste from additional duty of customs leviable under Section 128(1) of the Finance Act, 2003.

22-03-2005

 

section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

G.S.R. 116 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 18/2005-Customs dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to amend G.S.R.  302 (E) dated the 23rd  July, 1996, G.S.R. 290 (E) dated the 2nd June, 1998 and  G.S.R. 411 (E) dated the 9th July, 2004.

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15

G.S.R. 119 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No.21/2005-Customs dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to exempt  parts, components and accessories of mobile handsets (including cellular phones) from customs duty and CVD.

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16

G.S.R. 120 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 22/2005-Customs dated the 1st March, 2005, amending G.S.R. 161 (E) dated the 28th February, 1999, so as to make technical modifications in respect of specified inputs for electronic industry on which customs duty is already exempted.

 

 

 

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17

G.S.R. 121 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 23/2005-Customs dated the 1st March, 2005, amending  G.S.R.  122 (E) dated the 1st March, 2002, so as to exempt customs duty on specified capital goods for electronics industry.

22-03-2005

section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

 

 

 

 

 

18

G.S.R. 122 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 24/2005-Customs dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to exempt customs duty on goods falling under specified heading, sub-heading or tariff item covered under the Information Technology  Agreement (ITA).

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19

G.S.R. 123 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 25/2005-Customs dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to exempt customs duty on goods of specified description covered under the Information Technology Agreement (ITA).

 

 

 

22-03-2005

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section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

 

 

 

 

 

20

G.S.R. 91 (E) dated the 23rd February, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 4/2005-Central Excise (NT) dated the 23rd February, 2005 seeking to provide 40% of the retail price as abatement for the purposes of determining the assessable value on which excise duty is payable in case of drugs and medicines.

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

 

 

 

 

 

21

G.S.R. 93 (E) dated the 24th February, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 1/2005-Central Excise dated the 24th February, 2005, seeking to substitute any reference to the Chapter, heading or sub-heading of the First Schedule or the Second Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act in the notifications under issued sub-section (1) of section 5A of the Central Excise Act, 1944 read with sub-section (3) of section 3 of the Additional Duties of Excise (Goods of Special Importance) Act, 1957 and sub-section (3) of section 3 of the Additional Duties of Excise (Textiles and Textile Articles) Act, 1978.

 

 

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22

G.S.R. 94 (E) dated the 24th February, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 2/2005-Central Excise dated the 24th February, 2005 seeking to substitute any reference to the Chapter, heading or sub-heading of the First Schedule or the Second Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act in the notifications issued under sub-section 5A of the Central Excise Act, 1944 read with section 136 of the Finance Act, 2001 and section 169 of the Finance Act, 2003.

22-03-2005

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

 

 

 

 

 

23

G.S.R. 95 (E) dated the 24th February, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 3/2005-Central Excise dated the 24th February, 2005 seeking to maintain rate of duty on excisable commodities as specified in the First Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985, as existing before the commencement of Central Excise Tariff (Amendment) Act, 2004.

 

 

 

 

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24

G.S.R. 96 (E) dated the 24th February, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 5/2005-Central Excise (NT) dated the 24th February, 2005 seeking to substitute any reference to the Chapter, Heading or sub-heading of the First Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act in the notifications issued under sub-section (1) and sub-section (2) of Section 4A of the Central Excise Act, 1944.

22-03-2005

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

 

 

 

 

 

25

G.S.R. 124 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No.  4/2005-Central Excise dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to exempt  goods such as refined edible oil, vanaspati etc, and providing effective rate of duty for various commodities such as motor sprit, high speed diesel, matches, milk fat and SNF tester etc.

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26

G.S.R. 125 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 5/2005-Central Excise dated 1st March, 2005 seeking to amend G.S.R. 127 (E) dated the 1st March, 2002, so as to omit certain entries and change certain conditions of exemption.

22-03-2005

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

27

G.S.R. 126 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 6/2005-Central Excise dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to specify  the rate of  additional duty of excise leviable on pan masala and various tobacco products.

 

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28

G.S.R. 127 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 7/2005-Central Excise dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to exempt tea and tea waste from additional duty of excise.

 

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29

G.S.R. 128 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 8/2005-Central Excise dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to impose additional duty of customs on goods cleared by export oriented undertakings and EHTP unit or STP for DTA area.

 

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30

G.S.R. 129 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No.9/2005-Central Excise dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to exempt all excisable goods produced or manufactured in a special economic zone, when brought to any other place in India in accordance with the provisions of the Foreign Trade Policy 2004-09.

22-03-2005

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

31

G.S.R. 130 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 10/2005-Central Excise dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to amend G.S.R. 138 (E), G.S.R. 140 (E) dated the 1st March, 2003, G.S.R. 420 (E) and G.S.R. 421(E) dated the 9th July, 2004.

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32

G.S.R. 131 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No.  11/2005-Central Excise dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to rescind  (i) G.S.R. 139 (E) dated the 1st March, 2003, with effect from the 1st day of April, 2005; (ii) G.S.R. 141 (E) dated the 1st March, 2003, with effect from the 1st day of March, 2005; and (iii) G.S.R. 412 (E) dated the 14th May, 2003, with effect form the 1st day of March, 2005.

 

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33

G.S.R. 132 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 12/2005-Central Excise dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to exempt additional duty of excise on inputs used within the factory of production for the manufacture of goods attracting additional duty of excise leviable under clause 85 of the Finance Bill, 2005.

22-03-2005

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

 

 

 

 

 

34

 

 

G.S.R. 133 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 13/2005-Central Excise dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to exempt tyres, filament yarn and air conditioners from special excise duty.

 

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35

G.S.R. 134 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 11/2004-Central Excise (NT) dated the 1st March, 2005 seeking to amend G.S.R. 152 (E) dated the 1st March, 2002 so as to reduce abatement from retail sale price of air conditioners consequent to exemption from special excise duty on air-conditioners.

 

22-03-2005

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

 

 

 

 

 

36

G.S.R. 135 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 12/2005-Central Excise (NT) dated the 1st March, 2005 seeking to amend the  Central Excise Rules, 2002 so as to introduce Rule 12AA for job worker of articles of jewellery.

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

37

G.S.R. 136 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 13/2005-Central Excise (NT) dated the 1st March, 2005 seeking to amend the Cenvat Credit Rules, 2004 so as to provide for allowing credit of additional duty of customs, additional duty of excise on pan masala and certain specified tobacco products, and to make consequent changes related to the manufacture of article of jewellery on job worker basis and export of service.

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38

G.S.R. 137 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 14/2005- CE (NT) dated the 1st March, 2005 seeking to modify declaration for SSI units and reducing the monetary limit for filing declaration from Rs. 90 lakhs to 40 lakhs.

 

 

22-03-2005

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

39

G.S.R. 150 (E) dated the 3rd March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 16/2005- CE (NT) dated the 3rd March, 2005 seeking to amend Rule 5 of the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004 consequently to the notification of Export of Service Rules, 2005.

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40

No. PSB/DAC/2004 dated the 13th November, 2004

Publishing the Punjab & Sind Bank Officer Employees’ (Discipline and Appeal) (Amendment) Regulations, 2004,

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

 

 

 

 

 

41

G.S.R. 138 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No.4/2005 – Service Tax dated the 1st March, 2005  seeking to amend G.S.R. 589 (E) dated the 10th September, 2004 so as to provide that the gross amount charged for the purpose of abatement includes value of goods and materials supplied or provided or used by such provider of construction service.

22-03-2005

sub-section (4) of section 94 of chapter IV of the Finance Act, 1994

 

 

 

 

 

42

G.S.R. 139 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No.5/2005 – Service Tax dated the 1st March 2005  seeking to amend G.S.R. 849 (E) dated the 31st December, 2004 so as to notify the taxable services in relation to business auxiliary service of distribution of mutual fund by a mutual fund distributor or an agent as the case may be, for the purposes of section 68(2) of Finance Act, 1994.

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43

G.S.R. 140 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No.6/2005 – Service Tax dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to exempt service providers upto an aggregate value of taxable services of Rs.4 lakhs in any financial year from the whole of the service tax leviable thereon subject to specified conditions, applicable from the 1st April, 2005. 

 

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44

G.S.R. 141 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No.7/2005 – Service Tax dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to amend rules 2, 4, 4A and 6 of the Service Tax Rules, 1994.  The proposed notification would be applicable from the 1st April, 2005.

22-03-2005

sub-section (4) of section 94 of chapter IV of the Finance Act, 1994

 

 

 

 

 

45

G.S.R. 142 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No.8/2005 – Service Tax dated the 1st March, 2005, seeking to exempt service tax on business auxiliary service of production of goods on behalf of the client received from such client on the condition that the resultant product is returned back to the client for further manufacture of final products which are cleared on payment of excise duty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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46

G.S.R. 151 (E) dated the 3rd March, 2005

Publishing Notification No.9/2005 – Service Tax dated the 3rd March, 2005, seeking to notify Export of Service Rules, 2005 for determination of export of services and rebate of service tax on services exported, to be effective from the 15th March, 2005. 

22-03-2005

sub-section (4) of section 94 of chapter IV of the Finance Act, 1994

 

 

 

 

 

47

G.S.R. 152 (E) dated the 3rd March, 2005

Publishing Notification No.10/2005 – Service Tax dated the 3rd March, 2005, seeking to rescind G.S.R. 897 (E) dated the 20th November, 2003 and G.S.R. 616 (E) dated the 17th September, 2004, to be effective from the 15th March, 2005.

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48

Pension-5 dated the 21st August, 2004

Publishing the Union Bank of India (Employees’) Pension (Amendment) Regulations, 2004.

22-03-2005

sub-section (4) of section 19 of the Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1970

 

 

 

 

 

 

49

IL.2004 – 05, dated the 23rd October, 2004

Publishing the Bank of India Officer Employees’ (Discipline & Appeal) (Amendment) Regulations, 2004.

22-03-2005

sub-section (4) of section 19 of the Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1970

 

 

 

 

 

50

ODAR/1/2004, dated the 13th November, 2004

Publishing the UCO Bank Officer Employees’ (Discipline and Appeal) (Amendment) Regulations, 2004. 

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51

HO/IR/F – 49/1981, dated the 20th November, 2004

Publishing the Allahabad Bank Officer Employees’ (Discipline and Appeal) (Amendment) Regulations, 2004.

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52

SRC/47, dated the 20th November, 2004

Publishing the Indian Bank Officer Employees’ (Discipline and Appeal) (Amendment) Regulations, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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53

S.O. 1073 (E) dated the 30th September, 2004

The Electronic Furnishing of Return of Income Scheme, 2004, alongwith delay statement.

22-03-2005

section 296 of the Income-Tax Act, 1961

 

 

 

 

 

54

S.O. 1074 (E) dated the 30th September, 2004

The Furnishing of Return of Income on Internet Scheme, 2004, alongwith delay statement.

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55

S.O. 30 (E) dated the 6th January, 2005

The Income-tax (First Amendment) Rules, 2005.

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56

S.O. 36 (E) dated the 7th January, 2005

The Income-tax (Second Amendment) Rules, 2005.

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57

S.O. 232 (E) dated the 17th February, 2005

The Income-tax (Fifth Amendment) Rules, 2005.

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58

S.O. 266 (E) dated the 28th February, 2005

Publishing the Income-tax (Sixth Amendment) Rules, 2005.

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59

G.S.R. 77 (E) dated the 16th February, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 10/2005- Customs dated the 16th February, 2005, seeking to extend the validity of anti-dumping duty on Polystyrene originating in or exported from Hong Kong, Singapore and Thailand imposed upto 12th October, 2005.

22-03-2005

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

 

 

 

 

 

60

G.S.R. 117 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 19/2005- Customs dated the 1st March, 2005 seeking to impose additional duty leviable under section 3(5) of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 on specified goods.

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61

G.S.R. 118 (E) dated the 1st March, 2005

Publishing Notification No. 20/2005- Customs dated the 1st March, 2005 seeking to exempt the additional duty leviable under section 3(5) of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 from the Education Cess on imported goods.

 

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62

G.S.R. 102 (E) dated the 25th February, 2005

Nidhi status to the Companies,

22-03-2005

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

 

 

 

 

 

63

No.3-57/2005/B & CS, dated the 3rd March, 2005

The Telecommunication (Broadcasting and Cable Services) Interconnection (First Amendment) Regulation 2005

 

24-03-2005

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

 

 

 

 

 

64

S.O. 1276 (E) dated the 17th November, 2004

Notifying levied and paid fees on mechanical vehicles for the use of permanent bridge across Kari Koshi in Km. 404 of National Highways No. - 31, alongwith delay statement.

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section 10 of the National Highways Act, 1956

 

 

 

 

 

65

S.O. 1404 (E) dated the 23rd December, 2004

Notifying the levied, collected and retained fees on mechanical vehicles for the use of the "Four laning and strengthening of Pune-Solapur road (National Highway No.9) in the District of Pune in Maharashtra.

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66

S.O. 54 (E) dated the 14th January, 2005

Acquisition of land for construction of bypass on Sangamner town of National Highways No. 50 from km. 138/071 to km. 147/861 in the District of Ahmednagar in Maharashtra.

24-03-2005

section 10 of the National Highways Act, 1956

 

 

 

 

 

67

G.S.R. 820 (E), dated the 20th December, 2004

The All India Services (Death-cum-Retirement Benefits) Amendment Rules, 2004

 

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