EXTENSION OF GENERAL AMNESTY SCHEME FOR RETROSPECTIVE RESTORATION OF MEMBERSHIP (ONE TIME DISPENSATION)
With a view to mitigate the hardships being faced by members whose names stand removed as on date due to non-payment of membership fee, the Council has decided to give an opportunity by way of General Amnesty Scheme for restoration of their names retrospectively.
Continuation of membership entitles a member to designate himself as ‘CA’ and also other benefits alike monthly Journal of the Institute , Newsletters of Regional Councils & Branches of the Institute, participation in the conferences, seminars and other programmes organized by the Institute, Regional Councils and/or Branches; regular update on programs being organized and initiatives taken for the benefit of the profession and members; emerging professional opportunities, practice area development, publications of the Institute etc.
This is an excellent opportunity to get name restored with retrospective effect. The benefit of the scheme may be availed by submitting the prescribed application in Form 9 on or before 30th April, 2015 alongwith the outstanding fee for the intervening period of name removal and restoration fee of Rs 1200/-
Details of General Amnesty Scheme are given below:-
Retrospective restoration of membership under General Amnesty Scheme;
Category I : The names of the members whose name is removed prior to 31st March 2014 on account of non payment of fees and not restored as on date may apply for retrospective restoration of their names under General Amnesty Scheme by filling Form 9 along with the membership fees for the year during which the name was removed and for the current year together with the fee(s) for the intervening years and the additional fee of Rs.1200/- towards restoration. To avail benefits of General Amnesty Scheme, members should submit the requisite fees and Form ‘9’ latest by 30th April 2015.
The scale of membership fee as applicable from time to time is as given below:
|1 st April, 2011||*Rs. 800||**Rs. 2200||*Rs.450/- and Rs.*Rs.600/- where an Associate member has attained the age of 65 years as on 1st April, 2008 and 1st April 2011.
**Rs.1300/- and **Rs.1600/- where a Fellow member has attained the age of 65 years as on 1st April, 2008 and 1st April 2011
|1st April, 2008||*Rs. 600||**Rs. 1800|
|1st April, 2000||Rs. 300||Rs. 900|
|1st April, 1996||Rs. 225||Rs. 700|
|1 st April, 1991||Rs. 150||Rs. 400||*Rs.450/- and Rs.*Rs.600/- where an Associate member has attained the age of 60 years as on 28th March 2013.|
|1st April, 1986||Rs. 100||Rs. 275|
|1st April, 1982||Rs. 80||Rs. 200|
|1st April, 1976||Rs. 60||Rs. 125|
|1st April, 1975||Rs. 45||Rs. 110||**Rs.1300/- and **Rs.1600/- where a Fellow member has attained the age of 60 years as on 28th March 2013|
|1st April, 1964||Rs. 28||Rs. 83|
|1st April 1949||Rs. 25||Rs. 25|
Where the name of an Associate member was removed from the Register of Members in the year 1991-92, the fees to be remitted with the Form ‘9’ for retrospective restoration including fee for intervening years will be as under :
|Summary of fee payable|
|Fee for the year 1991-92
[the year in which the name was removed]
|Fees for the intervening years (1992-93 to 2013-2014)||Rs.8100|
|[1992-93 to 1995-96 @ Rs.150*4 =||Rs.600|
|1996-97 to 1999-00 @ 225*4 =||Rs.900|
|2000-01 to 2007-08 @ Rs.300*8=||Rs.2400|
|2008-09 to 2010-2011 @ Rs.600*3=||Rs.1800|
|2011-12 to 2013-2014 @Rs.800*3=||Rs.2400|
|Fee for the current year (2014-15)
[where the associate/fellow concerned has not attained the age of 65 years as on 1st April, 2011]
[where the associate/fellow concerned has not attained
the age of 60 years as on 28th March , 2013]
Category II : The members whose membership exists as on 01st April 2014 and continued upto 30 th September 2014 but subsequently got removed as on 1st October 2014 on account of non-payment of fee are eligible for restoration of their names retrospectively under Regulation 19 of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988. Such persons may apply upto 30th April 2015 in Form 9 along with the membership fees i.e Rs.800/- as an associate and Rs.2200/- as fellow, as the case may be, for the current year and the additional fee of Rs.1200/- towards restoration of name.
Members desirous of availing the opportunity may also apply on-line for restoration of their name by visiting www.icai.org and downloading pre-filled Form ‘9’. The link is given on home page “Know Your Institute – Restore your Membership”.
For any clarification or more details, please contact the concerned Decentralised Office of the Institute or the Head Office over phone No. 0120-3045997 / 3045998 or e-mail to [email protected]
CA Atis Basu
The above Amnesty Scheme for retrospective restoration of membership will remain in force up to 5:30 pm till 30th April, 2015 and shall stand withdrawn automatically thereafter. (Source- ICSI)