Section 167 of CGST Act 2017: Delegation of Powers

Provisions under Section 167 of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Act, 2017 relating to “Delegation of Powers”, are as under:

Section 167 of CGST Act 2017: Delegation of Powers (CHAPTER XXI – MISCELLANEOUS)

The Commissioner may, by notification, direct that subject to such conditions, if any, as may be specified in the notification, any power exercisable by any authority or officer under this Act may be exercisable also by another authority or officer as may be specified in such notification.

Amendments History:

1. CBEC notifies 1st July 2017 as the Commencement date for Section 167 of the CGST Act 2017, vide Notification 9/2017 Central Tax.

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Govt. has notified the CGST Act, 2017 on 12th April, 2017, which has subsequently been amended through the CGST (Extension to J&K) Act 2017, Finance Act 2018, CGST Amendment Act 2018, Finance (No. 2) Act 2019, Finance Act 2020, Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance 2020. Further, CBEC/ CBIC has also issued various Notifications from time to time, relating to the commencement date of various Sections/ Provisions in the respective CGST/ Amendment Acts, wherever required.

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