New section 122A proposed in Union Budget 2024

New section 122A proposed in Union Budget 2024

New section 122A Penalty for failure to register certain machines used in the manufacture of goods as per special procedure, proposed in Union Budget 2024

Extract of the DRAFT FINANCE BILL 2024 is presented below:

After section 122 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, the following section shall be inserted, namely:––

“122A. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, where any person, who is engaged in the
manufacture of goods in respect of which any special procedure relating to registration of machines has been notified under section 148, acts in contravention of the said special procedure, he shall, in addition to any penalty that is paid or is payable by him under Chapter XV or any other provisions of this Chapter, be liable to pay a penalty equal to an amount of one lakh rupees for every machine not so registered.

(2) In addition to the penalty under sub-section (1), every machine not so registered shall be liable for seizure and confiscation:
Provided that such machine shall not be confiscated where––
(a) the penalty so imposed is paid, and
(b) the registration of such machine is made in accordance with the special procedure within three days of the receipt of communication of the order of penalty.”.

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