GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL

FINANCE DEPARTMENT
Revenue

NOTIFICATION

No. 795-F.T. dated 15th June, 2018.–In exercise of the power conferred by sub-section (2) of section 8 of the West Bengal Value Added Tax Act, 2003 (West Ben. Act XXXVII of 2003), as subsequently amended (hereinafter referred to as the said Act), and in partial modification of earlier notification issued in the matter, the Governor is pleased hereby to notify that–

(1) the Bureau of Investigation constituted under section 8 of the said Act shall discharge its functions through the following Units, namely:–

(a) Bureau of Investigation – Unit 1, in Kolkata, having different Zones as may be considered necessary by the Commissioner for discharging the functions under the said Act to investigate transactions of dealers or tax payers under Large Taxpayer Unit, Kolkata (South) Circle, Chowringhee Circle, Dharmatala Circle and Behala Circle;

(b) Bureau of Investigation – Unit 2, in Kolkata, having different Zones as may be considered necessary by the Commissioner for discharging the functions under the said Act to investigate transactions of dealers or tax payers under Kolkata (North) Circle, Burrabazar Circle, 24 Parganas Circle, Howrah Circle, Bally Circle, Midnapur Circle and Berhampore Circle;

(c) Bureau of Investigation – Unit 3, at Durgapur, having different Zones as may be considered necessary by the Commissioner for discharging the functions under the said Act to investigate transactions of dealers or tax payers under Asansol Circle and Durgapur Circle; and

(d) Bureau of Investigation – Unit 4, at Siliguri, having different Zones as may be considered necessary by the Commissioner for discharging the functions under the said Act to investigate transactions of dealers or tax payers under Siliguri Circle, Jalpaiguri Circle and Raiganj Circle;

(2) where authorised by the Commissioner, the persons posted in the above units or Zones under the different Units of Bureau of Investigation may exercise jurisdiction throughout the whole of West Bengal, for discharging their functions as may be required for investigation involving transactions of dealers assigned to the different Units as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1), and of any person engaged in the business of transporting goods or an owner or operator of a warehouse or godown;

(3) the Commissioner may assign any particular matter for investigation to any Unit of the Bureau of Investigation irrespective of the afore-mentioned territorial jurisdiction.

2. This notification shall come into force with immediate effect.

By Order of the Governor,

H.K. DWIVEDI, IAS

Additional Chief Secretary to the Government of West Bengal.

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