Rule 134 of CGST Rules 2017: Decision to be taken by the Majority (Anti-Profiteering)

Provisions under Rule 134 of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Rules, 2017 relating to “Decision to be taken by the Majority (Anti-Profiteering)”, are as under:

CGST Rule 134: Decision to be taken by the Majority (Chapter-XV: Anti-Profiteering) 

(1) A minimum of three members of the Authority shall constitute quorum at its meetings.

(2) If the Members of the Authority differ in their opinion on any point, the point shall be decided according to the opinion of the majority of the members present and voting, and in the event of equality of votes, the Chairman shall have the second or casting vote.

Amendments History:

1. CGST Rule 134 substituted vide Notification No. 14/2018 Central Tax dt. 23 Mar. 2018.


It may be noted that the above information is based on Updated CGST Rules 2017 (amended upto 5th May 2020), as compiled/ shared by CBIC (i.e. as notified/ amended upto 5th May 2020 by the CBIC). However, for detailed/ official information and/ or subsequent updates, please refer relevant Notifications. E&OE

Further, it may be noted that Rules 27 to 138 (pertaining to various Chapters) of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Rules, 2017 were initially notified by CBIC vide CGST (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2017 Notification No. 10/2017 Central Tax dt. 28 June 2017, applicable w.e.f. 1 July 2017 (or as may be specified in respective Rules).

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