The Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 is a civil act in nature as such there is no provision for launching the prosecutions. During the last three years i.e. 2009-10,2010-11 and 2011-12 (upto July 2011) , the Directorate of Enforcement has issued 990 Show Cause Notices to various persons/firms under Foreign Exchange Management Act,1999 (FEMA), for initiating the adjudication proceedings.
The Zone-wise details of the Show Cause Notices issued during the last three years is as under: –
|Zone||No. of SCN issued|
This information was given by the Minister of State for Finance, Shri S.S.Palanimanickam in written reply to an Unstarred Question in Lok Sabha today.