7th June, 2005
Notification No. 17/2005-Service Tax
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994) (hereinafter referred to as the Finance Act), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the site formation and clearance, excavation and earthmoving and demolition and such other similar activities, referred to in sub-clause (zzza) of clause (105) of section 65 of the Finance Act, provided to any person by any other person in the course of construction of roads, airports, railways, transport terminals, bridges, tunnels, dams, ports or other ports, from the whole of service tax leviable thereon under section 66 of the said Finance Act.
2. This notification shall come into force on the 16th day of June, 2005.
F. No. B1/6/2005-TRU
Under Secretary to the Government of India