Section 4 of IGST Act 2017: Authorisation of officers of State/ UT tax as Proper Officer

Provisions under Section 4 of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act, 2017 relating to “Authorisation of officers of State tax or Union territory tax as proper officer in certain circumstances”, are as under:

Section 4 of IGST Act 2017: Authorisation of officers of State tax or Union territory tax as proper officer in certain circumstances (CHAPTER II – ADMINISTRATION)

Without prejudice to the provisions of this Act, the officers appointed under the State Goods and Services Tax Act or the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act are authorised to be the proper officers for the purposes of this Act, subject to such exceptions and conditions as the Government shall, on the recommendations of the Council, by notification, specify.

Amendments History:

1. CBEC notifies 1st July 2017 as the Commencement date for Section 4 of the IGST Act 2017, vide Notification 3/2017 Integrated Tax.

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Govt. has notified the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act, 2017 on 12 April, 2017, followed with Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) (Amendment) Act, 2018 on 30 Aug. 2018. CBEC/ CBIC has subsequently issued various Notifications on commencement date of various Sections/ Provisions of the IGST/ Amendment Acts from time to time, except where specifically mentioned in the respective IGST/ Amendment Acts.

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