Section 15 of UTGST Act 2017: Constitution of Authority for Advance Ruling

Provisions under Section 15 of the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (UTGST) Act, 2017 relating to “Constitution of Authority for Advance Ruling”, are as under:

Section 15 of UTGST Act 2017: Constitution of Authority for Advance Ruling (CHAPTER VII – ADVANCE RULING)

(1) The Central Government shall, by notification, constitute an Authority to be known as the (name of the Union territory) Authority for Advance Ruling:

Provided that the Central Government may, on the recommendations of the Council, notify any Authority located in any State or any other Union territory to act as the Authority for the purposes of this Act.

(2) The Authority shall consist of—

(i) one member from amongst the officers of central tax; and

(ii) one member from amongst the officers of Union territory tax, to be appointed by the Central Government.

(3) The qualifications, the method of appointment of the members and the terms and conditions of their service shall be such as may be prescribed.

Amendments History:

1. CBEC notifies 01/07/2017 as the Commencement date for Section 15 of the UTGST Act 2017, vide UT Tax Notification 3/2017 dt. 28/06/2017.

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Note: The UTGST Act, 2017 has been notified vide GOI Notification dt. 12/04/2017, which has subsequently been amended  through UTGST (Amendment) Act, 2018, Finance Act, 2019, Finance Act, 2020, Finance Act, 2021, including various Notifications issued by the Govt./ CBIC from time to time, relating to the commencement dates of various Sections/ Provisions in the respective UTGST/ Amendment Acts, wherever required. Information on this page is a Section-wise compilation of Amendments made by all such Notifications, with best possible efforts for accuracy. In any case, E&OE. For official/ updated information, please visit CBIC website.

CBIC Updates (GST)
GST Circulars, Notifications, Press Releases, Orders, etc. issued by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) in different years, along with Section-wise/ Rule-wise Text of GST Acts/ Rules:
CGST: CGST Act/ Definitions, CGST Rules
IGST: IGST Act/ Definitions, IGST Rules
UTGST: UTGST Act/ Definitions, UTGST Rules
CBIC Circulars (CGST/ IGST/ UTGST): 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
CBIC Central Tax (CGST) Notifications: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
CBIC Central Tax Rate (CGST Rate) Notifications: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
CBIC Integrated Tax (IGST) Notifications: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
CBIC Integrated Tax Rate (IGST Rate) Notifications: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
CBIC UT Tax (UTGST) Notifications: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
CBIC UT Tax Rate (UTGST Rate) Notifications: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
CBIC Compensation Cess Notifications: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
CBIC Compensation Cess Rate Notifications: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
CBIC Orders (CGST/ IGST/ UTGST): 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
CBIC Press Releases: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
Note: For Official/ updated copy, please visit the CBIC website.

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