Budget 2017- Amendment of Section 253
The existing provisions of sub-clause (f) of sub-section (1) of section 253 provide that an order passed by the prescribed authority under sub-clause (vi) or sub-clause (via) of clause (23C) of section 10 shall be appealable before the Appellate Tribunal.
It is proposed to expand the scope of the said section to provide that the orders passed by the prescribed authority under sub-clauses (iv) and (v) of sub-section (23C) of section 10 shall also be appealable before the Appellate Tribunal.
This amendment will take effect from 1st April, 2017.
Extract of relevant clause from Finance Bill, 2017
Amendment of section 253.
82. In section 253 of the Income-tax Act, in sub-section (1), in clause (f), after the words “authority under”, the words, brackets and figures “sub-clause (iv) or sub-clause (v) or” shall be inserted.