GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS
New Delhi, the 20th December, 2017
G.S.R. 1526(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 469 and section 148 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013) (hereinafter referred as the Act), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Companies (cost records and audit) Rules, 2014, namely:-
1. These rules may be called the Companies (cost records and audit) Second Amendment Rules, 2017.
2. In the Companies (cost records and audit) Rules, 2014 (hereinafter referred to as the principal rules), in rule 2, for clause (aa) the following clause shall be substituted and shall be deemed to have been substituted with effect from the 1st day of July, 2017, namely:-
(aa) “Customs Tariff Act Heading” means the heading as referred to in the Additional Notes in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975).
3. In the principal rules, in rule 3, for the words “Central Excise Tariff Act Heading”,occurring at both the places, the words “Customs Tariff Act Heading” shall be substituted and shall be deemed to have been substituted with effect from the 1St day of July, 2017.
4 In the principal rules, in the Annexure, in Form CRA-2, Form CRA-3 and Form CRA-4, for the words “CETA Heading”, wherever it occurs, the words “CTA Heading” shall be substituted and shall be deemed to have been substituted with effect from the 1st day of July, 2017.
AMARDEEP SINGH BHATIA,
Joint Secretary, Government of India
Explanatory Memorandum: It is certified that no person is being adversely affected by giving retrospective effect to this notification. The proposed amendments have been made on account of enactment of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017).
Note.- The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 425 (E), dated the 30th June, 2014 and amended vide number G.S.R. 01(E), dated the 31St December, 2014 and vide number