I.T. (TWENTIETH AMDT.) RULES, 2005

Income-tax (Twentieth Amendment) Rules, 2005 – Insertion of rules 6DDA and 6DDB in Part II of Income-tax Rules, 1962

NOTIFICATION NO. 181/2005 [F.NO. 142/13/2005-TPL-III], DATED 1-7-2005

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 295 read with clause ( d) of proviso to clause (5) of section 43 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Board of Direct Taxes hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Income-tax Rules, 1962, namely :—

1. (1)These rules may be called the Income-tax (Twentieth Amendment) Rules, 2005

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in Part II, in sub-part C, after rule 6DD, the following rules shall be inserted, namely :—

“6DDA. Conditions that a stock exchange is required to fulfil to be notified as a recognised stock exchange for the purposes of clause (d ) of proviso to clause (5) of section 43.—For the purposes of clause (d ) of proviso to clause (5) of section 43, a stock exchange shall fulfil the following conditions in respect of trading in derivatives, namely :—

  (i)  the stock exchange shall have the approval of the Securities and Exchange Board of India established under the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 (15 of 1992) in respect of trading in derivatives and shall function in accordance with the guidelines or conditions laid down by the Securities and Exchange Board of India;

 (ii)  the stock exchange shall ensure that the particulars of the client (including unique client identity number and PAN) are duly recorded and stored in its databases;

(iii)  the stock exchange shall maintain a complete audit trail of all transactions (in respect of cash and derivative market) for a period of seven years on its system;

 (iv)  the stock exchange shall ensure that transactions once registered in the system cannot be erased or modified.

6DDB. Notification of a recognised stock exchange for the purposes of clause (d) of proviso to clause (5) of section 43.—(1) An application for notification of a stock exchange as a recognised stock exchange for the purposes of clause (d) of proviso to clause (5) of section 43 may be made to the Member(L), Central Board of Direct Taxes, North Block, New Delhi – 110001.

(2) The application referred to in sub-rule (1) shall be accompanied with the following documents, namely:—

  (i)  approval granted by Securities and Exchange Board of India for trading in derivatives;

 (ii)  up-to-date rules, bye-laws and trading regulations of the stock exchange;

(iii)  confirmation regarding fulfilling the conditions referred to in clause (ii) to clause (iv) of rule 5DDA;

 (iv)  such other information as the stock exchange may like to place before the Central Government.

(3) The Central Government may call for such other information from the applicant as it deems necessary for taking a decision on the application.

(4) The Central Government, after examining the information furnished by the stock exchange under sub-rule (2) or sub-rule (3), shall notify the stock exchange as a recognised stock exchange for the purposes of clause (d) of proviso to clause (5) of section 43 or issue an order rejecting the application before the expiry of four months from the end of the month in which the application is received.

(5) The notification referred to in sub-rule (4) shall be effective until the approval granted by the Securities and Exchange Board of India is withdrawn or expired, or the notification is rescinded by the Central Government”.

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