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The Central Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018

The Central Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018

In the session of the Parliament on 9th August 2018, “The Central Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018” has been passed. Following is the text of the Bill:

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Sixty-ninth Year of the Republic of India as follows:—

1. (1) This Act may be called the Central Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Act, 2018.
(2) Save as otherwise provided, the provisions of this Act shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint:

Provided that different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act and any reference in any such provision to the commencement of this Act shall be construed as a reference to the coming into force of that provision.

2. In section 2 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act),––

(a) in clause (4),––

(i) for the words “Central Board of Excise and Customs”, the words “Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs” shall be substituted;

(ii) for the words “the Appellate Authority and the Appellate Tribunal”, the words, brackets and figures “the Appellate Authority, the Appellate Tribunal and the Authority referred to in sub-section (2) of section 171” shall be substituted;

(b) in clause (17), for sub-clause (h), the following sub-clause shall be substituted, namely:—

“(h) activities of a race club including by way of totalisator or a license to bookmaker or activities of a licensed bookmaker in such club; and”;

(c) clause (18) shall be omitted;

(d) in clause (35), for the word, brackets, and letter “clause (c)”, the word, brackets and letter “clause (b)” shall be substituted;

(e) in clause (69), in sub-clause (f), after the word and figures “article 371”, the words, figures and letter “and article 371J” shall be inserted;

(f) in clause (102), the following Explanation shall be inserted, namely:––

‘Explanation.––For the removal of doubts, it is hereby clarified that the expression “services” includes facilitating or arranging transactions in securities;’.

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The Central Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018

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