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  • Apr
  • 21

When articles gifted for personal use do not amount to foreign contribution

Any article gifted to a person for his personal use whose market value in India on the date of such gift does not exceed rupees twenty-five thousand shall not be a foreign contribution within the meaning of sub-clause (i) of clause (h) of sub-section (1) of section (2) of Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 (42 of 2010)

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  • May
  • 13

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Rules, 2011

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Rules, 2011 – NOTIFICATION NO. G.S.R. 349(E), DATED 29-4-2011 – In exercise of the powers conferred by section 48 of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 (42 of 2010), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely: -

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  • May
  • 13

Notification – Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 to Come Into Force w.e.f. 1-5-2011

NOTIFICATION NO. S.O. 909(E), DATED 29-4-2011 – In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 1 of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 (42 of 2010), the Central Government hereby appoints the 1st day of May, 2011 as the date on which the provisions of the said Act shall come into force.

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  • May
  • 08

Salient Features of FCRA, 2010 Comes into Effect from May 1, 2011

Any association granted prior permission or registered with the Central Government under Section 6 or under the repealed FCRA, 1976, shall be deemed to have been granted prior permission or registered, as the case may be, under FCRA, 2010 and such registration shall be valid for a period of five years from the date on which the new Act has come into force.

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  • May
  • 02

FCRA Comes into Force W.E.F May 2011

Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) 2010 has been notified and it has come into force with effect from 1/5/2011. FCR Rules 2011 have also come into force from 1/5/2011. Key features of FCRA 2010 include the following- Concept of ‘permanent’ registration done away with; A five-year registration is provided so that dorman organisations do not continue. All existing registered organisations are deemed to be on a five-year validity from now.

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  • Feb
  • 27

CBI Files Chargesheet against Ex-MLA for Violation of FCRA

The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a chargesheet in the Court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Tis Hazari Courts, Delhi against an ex-MLA of Punjab Vidhan Sabha from Sangrur Constituency for violation of provisions of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), 1976.

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  • Nov
  • 17

41 NGOs banned from receiving foreign aid

Forty one NGOs have been banned from receiving foreign contributions due to corruption or irregularities in utilisation of such funds received under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, government said on Tuesday. Minister of State for Home Mullapp

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  • Oct
  • 09

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 (No. 42 of 2010)

FOREIGN CONTRIBUTION (REGULATION) ACT, 2010 (No. 42 of 2010 , Dated 26-9-2010) An Act to consolidate the law to regulate the acceptance and utilisation of foreign contribution or foreign hospitality by certain individuals or associations or companies and to prohibit acceptance and utilisation of foreign contribution or foreign hospitality for any activities detrimental to the […]

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  • Oct
  • 04

Government set to frame new accounting norms for non-governmental organisations (NGOs)

The government is set to frame new accounting norms for non-governmental organisations (NGOs), as it looks to remove the veil over the flow and utilisation of funds by the sector that is not entirely above suspicion. The ministry of corporate affairs

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  • Aug
  • 02

Popularisation of project “FCRA Online Facility for prior permission cases”

Public, in general, and the NGOs and professionals, in particular, are hereby informed that this facility has been made mandatory w.e.f. 01.08.2008 to facilitate associations to file their applications for prior permission to accept foreign contribution under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976, online, on the Ministry of Home Affairs’ website: www.mha.nic. in . This facility of online status enquiry is also available through this website. The above facility aims to provide an efficient, transparent and accountable delivery system, for prompt and responsive service to stakeholders. Further, it will reduce postal and communication delays and shall facilitate online interactions and transactions. This will also substantially curtail paper work and automate work-flow.

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