Govt amends Courts for trial of cases under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA 2002) in Kerala in consultation with the Chief Justice of the concerned High Court.
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
New Delhi, the 15th April, 2021
S.O. 1648 (E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 43 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (15 of 2003) and in consultation with the Chief Justice of the concerned High Court, the Central Government hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section(ii), vide number S.O. 372(E), dated the 5th February, 2016, namely:‑
In the said notification in the table, for serial number 12 and the entry relating thereto, the following serial number and entry shall be substituted, namely: –
|“12||Kerala||The Principal Sessions Court at Ernakulam (Kochi).||Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta,
Alappuzha, Idukki, Kottayam and Ernakulam.
|The Principal Sessions Court at Kozhikode (Calicut).||Thrissur, Palallad, Malappuram, Kozhikode,
Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod.
|Additional Special Sessions Court for SPE/CBI cases, Thiruvananthapuram||Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta,
Alappuzha and Kottayam.
|Special Court for SPE/CBI Cases-I / Special Court for cases investigated by NIA, Ernakulam||Entire state of Kerala.|
|Special Court for SPE/CBI Cases-II / Special Court for cases investigated by NIA, Ernakulam||Entire state of Kerala.|
|Additional Special Sessions Court
(SPE/CBI Cases)-III, Ernakulam
|Thodupuzha, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Manjeri, Kozhikode, Kalpetta, Thalassery and
[F.No.C-1 8015/01/2021 -Ad.ED)]
VIVEK MISHRA, Under Secy.
Note: The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-Section (ii), vide number S.O. 372(E), dated the 5th February, 2016 and subsequently amended vide number S.O. 966(E), dated the 27th March, 2017 and S.O. 1420(E), dated the 5th May, 2017.