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The Chit Funds (Amendment) Act, 2019

Corporate Law - (1) This Act may be called the Chit Funds (Amendment) Act, 2019. (2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint....

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Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Act, 2019

Corporate Law - (1) This Act may be called the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Act, 2019. (2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint; and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act and any reference in any such provision to the commencement of...

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Key Points about ‘Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018’

Corporate Law - The Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 was given the assent by President of India, Ram Nath Kovind. This Ordinance has been brought to crack down on economic fugitives like Nirav Modi, Vijay Mallya and others and to confiscate their properties. The Ordinance is to have an instantaneous effect and is prospectively applicable to of...

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Promotion of cashless transactions in CBSE affiliated schools

Corporate Law - CBSE introduced e-payment for collection of fee for examination, affiliation & various activities including payments to its examination functionaries...

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Govt Withdraw notification amending PF withdrawal Conditions

Corporate Law - Government had issued a notification dated 10th February 2016 regarding rules for withdrawal from EPF Funds by the members. Under the revised rules, the employee was permitted to withdraw the employees’ share from the fund (which is 12% of the wages). However, it was prescribed that the employers’ share of contribution towards the Pro...

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Bill to Ban use of Electronic Cigarettes Introduced in Lok Sabha

Corporate Law - http://164.100.47.4/BillsTexts/LSBillTexts/PassedLoksabha/342-C_2019_LS_Eng.pdf...

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Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018

Corporate Law - Arbitration And Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018 is introduced in Lok Sabha on 18th July 2018 to amend the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 to minimise the need to approach the Courts for appointment of arbitrators with a view to make India a hub of institutional arbitration for both domestic and international arbitration....

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Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018

Corporate Law - Non-banking entities are allowed to raise deposits from the public under the provisions of various statutes enacted by the Central Government and the State Governments. However, the regulatory framework for deposit taking activity in the country is not seamless....

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New rules for Maintenance of registers under various labour laws

Corporate Law - These rules may be called the Ease of Compliance to Maintain Registers under various Labour Laws Rules, 2017. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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Govt departments to make e-Payment of payment above Rs. 5000

Corporate Law - Any Payment above Rs.5,000 to Suppliers, contractors, grantee/loanee institutions etc by Government Departments to be now made through e-Payment to attain the goal of complete digitization of Government payments...

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Motor Vehicle Aggregators Guidelines-2020

F. No. 16011/9/2019-T - (27/11/2020) - In pursuance of the provision under Section 93 of Motor Vehicles Act,1988, this Ministry has issued the Motor Vehicle Aggregator Guidelines, 2020. A copy of the same is enclosed with this letter for perusal and further appropriate action. These guidelines will provide a guiding framework to the Stat...

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Govt to regulate Netflix, Amazon Prime & other OTT platforms

Notification No. S.O. 4040(E) - (09/11/2020) - Central government has brought Over The Top (OTT) platforms, or video streaming service providers such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar ALt Balaji and others, under the Piurview of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting by issuing Government of India (Allocation of Business) Three Hundred and...

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Notification for Rate of Interest on GPF for Q3 of 2020-21

Notification No. F.No. 5(2)-B(PD)/2020 - (27/10/2020) - It is hereby notified that the deposits made under the Special Deposit Scheme for Non-Government Provident, Superannuation and Gratuity Funds, announced in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) Notification No.F.16(1)-PD/75 dated 30th June, 1975, shall with effect from 1st October...

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Press Tool- Punches (Quality Control) Order, 2020

Notification No. S.O. 3994(E). - (04/11/2020) - Compulsory use of Standard Mark.- Goods or articles specified in the column (1) of the Table shall conform to the corresponding Indian Standard specified in column (2) of the said Table and shall bear the Standard Mark under a license from the Bureau as per Scheme-I of Schedule-II of Bureau of India...

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Patents (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 689(E) - (04/11/2020) - In case an application processed by a natural person or startup or small entity is fully or partly transferred to a person other than a natural person, startup or small entity, the difference, if any, in the scale of fees between the fees charged from the natural person, startup or small entity and ...

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Motor Vehicle Aggregators Guidelines-2020

F. No. 16011/9/2019-T (27/11/2020)

In pursuance of the provision under Section 93 of Motor Vehicles Act,1988, this Ministry has issued the Motor Vehicle Aggregator Guidelines, 2020. A copy of the same is enclosed with this letter for perusal and further appropriate action. These guidelines will provide a guiding framework to the State Governments / UTs to consider for issu...

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Govt to regulate Netflix, Amazon Prime & other OTT platforms

Notification No. S.O. 4040(E) (09/11/2020)

Central government has brought Over The Top (OTT) platforms, or video streaming service providers such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar ALt Balaji and others, under the Piurview of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting by issuing Government of India (Allocation of Business) Three Hundred and Fifty Seventh Amendment Rules, 2020. CA...

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Notification for Rate of Interest on GPF for Q3 of 2020-21

Notification No. F.No. 5(2)-B(PD)/2020 (27/10/2020)

It is hereby notified that the deposits made under the Special Deposit Scheme for Non-Government Provident, Superannuation and Gratuity Funds, announced in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) Notification No.F.16(1)-PD/75 dated 30th June, 1975, shall with effect from 1st October, 2020 to 31st December, 2020 bear inter...

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Press Tool- Punches (Quality Control) Order, 2020

Notification No. S.O. 3994(E). (04/11/2020)

Compulsory use of Standard Mark.- Goods or articles specified in the column (1) of the Table shall conform to the corresponding Indian Standard specified in column (2) of the said Table and shall bear the Standard Mark under a license from the Bureau as per Scheme-I of Schedule-II of Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regu...

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Patents (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 689(E) (04/11/2020)

In case an application processed by a natural person or startup or small entity is fully or partly transferred to a person other than a natural person, startup or small entity, the difference, if any, in the scale of fees between the fees charged from the natural person, startup or small entity and the fees chargeable from the person othe...

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Draft Industrial Relation (Central) Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 684(E). (29/10/2020)

(i) These rules may be called The Draft Industrial Relation (Central) Rules, 2020. (i) They extend to whole of India including Union territories except Union Territories which have their respective legislature in respect to the industrial establishments and matters for which the Central Government is the appropriate Government....

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Personal Protective Equipment-Footwear (Quality Control) Order, 2020

Notification No. S.O. 3857(E). (27/10/2020)

(1) This Order may be called the Personal Protective Equipment-Footwear (Quality Control) Order, 2020. (2) It shall come into force from the dated of its publication in the Official Gazette....

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Footwear made from all-Rubber and all Polymeric material and its components (Quality Control) Order, 2020

Notification No. S.O. 3858(E). (27/10/2020)

This Order may be called the Footwear made from all-Rubber and all Polymeric material and its components (Quality Control) Order, 2020. It shall come into force from the dated of its publication in the Official Gazette....

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Leather and other materials (Quality Control) Order, 2020

Notification No. S.O. 3860(E) (27/10/2020)

(1) This Order may be called the Footwear made from Leather and other materials (Quality Control) Order, 2020. (2) It shall come into force from the dated of its publication in the Official Gazette....

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Maharashtra Co-operative Societies (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 2020

Maharashtra Ordinance No. XVII of 2020 (28/10/2020)

In pursuance of clause (3) of article 348 of the Constitution of India, the following translation in English of the Maharashtra Co-operative Societies (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 (Mah. Ord. XVII of 2020), is hereby published under the authority of the Governor. By order and in the name of the Governor of Maharashtra, BHUPENDRA M. G...

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7.1% Interest on Deposit under non-government PF, superannuation & gratuity

F. No. 5(2)-B(PD)/2020 (27/10/2020)

Govt notifies 7.1% interest rate on Deposit made under non-government PF, superannuation and gratuity w.e.f. 1st October, 2020. Revised GPF Interest Rate is applicable for the period from 1st October, 2020 to 31st December, 2020 and is applicable on following funds- i) The General Provident Fund (Central Services); ii) The Contributory Pr...

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Govt issues guideline for interest waiver (1.3.2020 to 31.8.2020)

F. No. 2/12/2020-BOA.I (23/10/2020)

Central Government has approved Scheme for grant of ex-gratia payment of difference between compound interest and simple interest for six months to borrowers in specified loan accounts (1.3.2020 to 31.8.2020). Benefits under the scheme would be routed through lending institutions....

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Replacement of High Security vehicle Registration Plates in case of damage

Notification No. RT-11036/56/2019-MVL (21/10/2020)

No. RT-11036/56/2019-MVL Government of India Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Transport Bhawan,1, Parliament Street, New Delhi-110001. The 21st October, 2020 To 1. The Principal Secretaries/ Secretaries, Departments of Transport of all the States / UTs 2. The Transport Commissioners of all the States/UTs. Subject: Replacement of Hi...

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Farmers’ Produce Trade & Commerce (Promotion & Facilitation) Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 650 (E) (20/10/2020)

(1) These rules may be called the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Rules, 2020. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the official Gazette....

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Issue of 8.50% Government of India (National Small Savings Fund) (Non-transferable) Special Securities, 2019 & 2030

No. 5/1/2019-NS (12/10/2020)

The Government of India, hereby notifies the issue of 8.50 per cent Government of India (National Small Savings Fund) (Non-transferable) Special Securities, 2019...

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LTC for Central Government Employees during Block 2018-21

F. No. 12(2)/2020-EII(A) (12/10/2020)

It has been decided that cash equivalent of LTC, comprising Leave Encashment and LTC fare of the entitled LTC may be paid by way of reimbursement, if an employee opts for this in lieu of one LTC in the Block of 2018-21 subject to the following conditions:-...

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Mandatory action by police in cases of crime against women

F No. 15011/190/2020-SC/ST-W (09/10/2020)

Government of India has taken steps to strengthen legislative provisions to deal with incidents of sexual offences against women and girls. Government of India has also issued various advisories to the States/ Union Territories from time-to-time emphasizing the strict actions to be taken by the police in cases of crime against women, incl...

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Unlock 5.0 Guideline- Cinema halls can Operate at 50% Capacity

Order No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) (30/09/2020)

State/ UT Governments may take a decision in respect of re-opening of schools and coaching institutions, after 15th October 2020, in a graded manner. The decision shall be taken in consultation with the respective school/ institution management, based on their assessment of the situation, and subject to the following conditions:...

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Procedure for authentication of electronic record by e-authentication technique

Notification No. S.O. 3472(E) (29/09/2020)

e-authentication technique and procedure for creating and accessing subscriber's signature key facilitated by trusted third party- Authentication of an electronic record by e-authentication technique which shall be done by-...

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Goa increases threshold of applicability of Contract Labour Act from 20 to 50

Notification No.7/18/2020-LA (29/09/2020)

Goa increases threshold of applicability of Contract Labour Act from 20 to 50 and provides for compounding of offences. Any offence punishable under sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 22 and section 24 may, either before or after the institution of the prosecution, on an application by the alleged offender, be compounded by such officer ...

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Banking Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2020

No. 39 of 2020 (29/09/2020)

(1) This Act may be called the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2020. (2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 26th day of June, 2020, except section 4, which, in so far as it relates to––...

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The Occupational Safety, Health And Working Conditions Code, 2020

Notification No. 37 of 2020 (29/09/2020)

(1) This Act may be called the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020. (2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification appoint; and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Code and any reference in any such provision to the commencement of this Code ...

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President assents Industrial Relations Code, 2020

Notification No. 35 of 2020 (29/09/2020)

(1) This Act may be called the Industrial Relations Code, 2020. (2) It shall extend to the whole of India. (3) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette appoint; and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Code and any reference in any such provis...

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Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Act, 2020

Notification No. 34 of 2020 (29/09/2020)

(1) This Act may be called the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Act, 2020. (2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 22nd day of April, 2020....

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President assent ‘The Code on Social Security, 2020’

Notification No. 36 of 2020 (29/09/2020)

(1) This Act may be called the Code on Social Security, 2020. (2)  It extends to the whole of India. (3)  It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint; and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Code and any reference in any such provisio...

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National Forensic Sciences University Act, 2020

Notification No. 32 of 2020 (28/09/2020)

Declaration of National Forensic Sciences University as an institution  of national importance. Whereas the objects of the National Forensic Sciences University are such as to make it an institution of national importance, it is hereby declared that the National University of Forensic Sciences is an institution of national importance....

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Rashtriya Raksha University Act, 2020

Notification No. 31 of 2020 (28/09/2020)

Declaration of Rashtriya Raksha University as an institution of national importance. Whereas the objects of the Rashtriya Raksha University are such as to make it an institution of national importance, it is hereby declared that the Rashtriya Raksha University is an institution of national importance....

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Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Act, 2020

No. 25 of 2020 (28/09/2020)

(1) This Act may be called the Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Act, 2020. (2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 24th day of April, 2020....

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Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Act, 2020

Notification No. 24 of 2020 (28/09/2020)

(1) This Act may be called the Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Act, 2020. (2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 24th day of April, 2020....

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The Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Contracts Act, 2020

Notification No. 30 of 2020 (28/09/2020)

(1) This Act may be called the Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Contracts Act, 2020. (2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint, and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act....

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Indian Institutes of Information Technology Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020

Notification No. 28 of 2020 (28/09/2020)

MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE (Legislative Department) New Delhi, the 28th September, 2020/Asvina 6, 1942 (Saka) The following Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on the 28th September, 2020 and is hereby published for general information:— THE INDIAN INSTITUTES OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAWS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2020 NO. 2...

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The Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Act, 2020

Notification No. 23 of 2020 (27/09/2020)

(1) This Act may be called the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Act, 2020. (2) It extends to the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. (3) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint:...

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The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020

Notification No. 22 of 2020 (27/09/2020)

(a) the supply of such foodstuffs, including cereals, pulses, potato, onions, edible oilseeds and oils, as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify, may be regulated only under extraordinary circumstances which may include war, famine, extraordinary price rise and natural calamity of grave nature;...

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The Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020

Notification No. 21 of 2020 (27/09/2020)

(1) This Act may be called the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020. (2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 5th day of June, 2020....

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Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020

Notification No. 20 of 2020 (27/09/2020)

(1) This Act may be called the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020. (2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 5th June, 2020....

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Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 592(E) (25/09/2020)

(1) These rules may be called the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Rules, 2020. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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Display Date of Manufacturing & Best Before Date in case of Sweets -Reg

F. No. 13 (29) 2019/Milk/RCD/FSSAI (25/09/2020)

The FBOs shall decide and display the Best Before Date of sweets depending upon the nature of the product and the local conditions. An indicative list of shell life of various types of sweets is given in the Guidance Note on Safety of Traditional Milk Products which is available on FSSAI website....

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National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Act, 2020 introduced in Rajya Sabha

Bill no. XXXII of 2020 (15/06/2020)

National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2020 was introduced in Rajya Sabha on 15th September 2020.  Text of the same is as follows:- The Gazette of India NEW DELHI, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 CG-DL-E-22092020-221868 EXTRAORDINARY PART II PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY RAJYA SABHA The following Bills were introduced in th...

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Uday Kotak to remain on Board of ILFSL till 2nd October, 2021

Notification No. S.O. 3238(E) (23/09/2020)

Reserve Bank of India allowed Shri Uday Kotak, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited to be on the Board of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Limited as its Non-executive Director, initially for a period of three months and subsequently for a further period of nine months, under the above ...

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Oil Industry (Development) Amendment Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 575(E) (22/09/2020)

(1) These rules may be called the Oil Industry (Development) Amendment Rules, 2020. (2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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The Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Act, 2020

No. 16 of 2020 (22/09/2020)

The Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Act, 2020 is An Act to provide for the establishment of an Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda and to declare it as an Institution of national importance for the promotion of quality and excellence in education, research and training in Ayurveda and allied disciplines and for m...

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National Commission for Homoeopathy Act, 2020

Notification No. 15 of 2020 (21/09/2020)

National Commission for Homoeopathy Act, 2020 is an An Act to provide for a medical education system that improves access to quality and affordable medical education, ensures availability of adequate and high quality Homoeopathy medical professionals in all parts of the country;...

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Allocation of MBBS/BDS Seats from Central Pool for spouse & children of terrorist victims

F. No. 17015/49/2020-CT-II (21/09/2020)

Guidelines issued by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for allocation of Central Pool MBBS/BDS seats for spouse and children of civilian victims of terrorist for the academic year 2020-21....

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National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Act, 2020

Notification No. 14 of 2020 (20/09/2020)

National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Act, 2020 is An Act to provide for a medical education system that improves access to quality and affordable medical education, ensures availability of adequate and high quality medical professionals of Indian System of Medicine in all parts of the country...

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Aircraft (Amendment) Act, 2020

No. 13 of 2020 (20/09/2020)

Aircraft (Amendment) Act, 2020- Aircraft Accidents Investigation Bureau shall be responsible for carrying out the functions in respect of matters relating to investigation of aircraft accidents or incidents specified in this Act or the rules made thereunder....

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Govt notifies inclusion of new members in CSEZ Authority

Notification No. S.O. 3625(E) (17/09/2020)

Central Government, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with sub-section (5) of Section 31 of the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005 (28 of 2005), hereby makes the following amendment in the notification of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce, dated 28th May, 2018, for inclusion of new membe...

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Banking Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2020 passed in Lok Sabha

Bill No. 114-C of 2020 (16/09/2020)

As PASSED BY LOK SABHA ON 16.9.2020 Bill No. 114-C of 2020 THE BANKING REGULATION (AMENDMENT) BILL, 2020 A BILL further to amend the Banking Regulation Act, 1949. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Seventy-first Year of the Republic of India as follows:— 1. Short title and commencement. (1) This Act may be called […]...

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Extension of date of implementation of Toys (Quality Control) Order, 2020

Notification No. S.O. 3146(E) (15/09/2020)

Extension of date of implementation of Toys (Quality Control) Order, 2020 The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India today issued notification, extending the date of implementation of Toys (Quality Control) Order, 2020 as 1.1.2021 in place of 1.9.2020. This decisi...

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Modified Protocol for Sealed Building in Mumbai

Notification No. A.M.C./ES/7595-A (15/09/2020)

As the COVID-19 eases are increasing in Mumbai, since I week of September 2020. Issue of revising the guidelines for sealing building/wing/tower was discussed in V.C. meeting of Hon'ble Municipal Commissioner on 15.09,2020. Earlier guidelines were issued on 13.05.2020. Accordingly, revised guidelines for scaling building/wing/tower are to...

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Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2020 introduced in Lok Sabha

Bill No. 115 of 2020 (14/09/2020)

Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2020, inter alia, seeks to— (i) amend the definitions of ‘assignment’, ‘factoring business’ and ‘receivables’, so as to bring them in consonance with international definitions and also to insert a new definition of ‘Trade Receivables Discounting System̵...

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Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Contracts Bill, 2020 introduced in Lok Sabha

Bill No. 98 of 2020 (14/09/2020)

The Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Contracts Bill, 2020, inter alia, seeks to provide for— (a) designation of any bilateral agreement or contract or transaction, or type of contract, as qualified financial contract by the Central Government or any of the regulatory authorities as specified in the First Schedule; (b) enforceabi...

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Assignment cannot be accepted as Voluntary Liquidator without holding a valid AFA

No. IBBI/DC/29/2020 (11/09/2020)

In the matter of Mr. Ravi Sharma, Insolvency Professional (IP) under Regulation 11 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Professional) Regulations, 2016 In the present matter, Mr. Sharma accepted the assignment of voluntary liquidation in matter of Indian Transelectric Company Limited on 2nd March 2020 and A.B.S. Ent...

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Indian Boiler (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 551(E). (11/09/2020)

(1) These regulations may be called the Indian Boiler (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2020. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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Emigration (Amendment) Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 550(E) (08/09/2020)

In the Emigration Rules, 1983, under rule 9A , the following shall be inserted at the end, namely All Recruiting Agents (RAs) whose registration certificate (RCs) are expiring upto 30th March 2021 are given an extension of licenses upto 31st March 2021, without requiring them to apply or pay fees for this extension....

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Grant of Parole/Furlough to inmates & their premature release from Prison

F. No. 17013/23/2020-PR (03/09/2020)

Prison, as a deterrent and an institution of correctional administration, is a key constituent of criminal justice system. Imprisonment besides being a mode of punishment also aims at protecting the society from criminal activities. A balance is, therefore, considered essential between ensuring the rights of inmates and protecting the soc...

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Spot delivery of bullion & dealing in bullion depository receipt notified

Notification No. S.O. 2957(E) (31/08/2020)

Spot delivery of bullion and dealing in bullion depository receipt notified. Bullion financing etc also notified MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Economic Affairs) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 31st August, 2020 S.O. 2957(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-clause (vi) of clause (d)and sub-clause (xiv) of clause (e) of sub-se...

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Transaction of Business of Govt of Union territory of Jammu & Kashmir Rules, 2019

Notification No. G.S.R. 534(E) (27/08/2020)

All contracts in connection with the administration of the Union territory shall be expressed to be made by the President and shall be executed on behalf of the President by the Lieutenant Governor, or a person authorised by the Lieutenant Governor....

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Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) (Amendment) Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 528(E) (26/08/2020)

An application for registration of authorized user under section 17 may be made to the Registrar in Form GI-3 accompanied by a statement of case as to how the applicant claims to be the producer of the registered geographical indication....

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Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Regulation of Controlled Substances) Amendment Order, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 536(E) (26/08/2020)

This order may be called the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Regulation of Controlled Substances) Amendment Order, 2020. (2) It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette....

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Updated Harmonized Master List of Infrastructure Sub-sectors

Notification No. F. No. 13/1/2017-INF (24/08/2020)

With the approval of the Competent Authority, an updated Harmonized Master List of Infrastructure Sub-sectors (Annexure-I) is hereby notified. The new list incorporates the following change to the notification dated 13th August, 2018:...

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Malleable Iron Shots and Grits (Quality Control) Order, 2020

Notification No. S.O. 2767- (E) (13/08/2020)

Compulsory use of Standard Mark.- Goods or articles specified in the column (1) of the Table shall conform to the corresponding Indian Standard specified in column (2) of the said Table and shall bear the Standard Mark under a license from the Bureau as per Scheme-I of Schedule-II of Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regu...

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Govt notifies Aadhaar Authentication Rules for Good Governance

Notification No. G.S.R.490(E) (05/08/2020)

Central Government may allow Aadhaar authentication by requesting entities in the interest of good governance, preventing leakage of public funds, promoting ease of living of residents and enabling better access to services for them, for the following purposes, namely:–...

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Tea (Marketing) Control (Amendment) Order, 2020

Notification No. S.O. 2560(E) (31/07/2020)

(1) This order may be called the Tea (Marketing) Control (Amendment) Order, 2020. (2) It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette....

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Govt establishes Central Consumer Protection Authority as body corporate

Notification No. S.O. 2422(E) (23/07/2020)

MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD AND PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION (Department of Consumer Affairs) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 23rd July, 2020 S.O. 2422(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 10 of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 (35 of 2019) and with effect from the 24th day of July, 2020, the Central Government hereby establish...

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Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 462(E) (23/07/2020)

Any inventory e-commerce entity which explicitly or implicitly vouches for the authenticity of the goods or services sold by it, or guarantees that such goods or services are authentic, shall bear appropriate liability in any action related to the authenticity of such good or service....

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Food Authority may approve Rapid Analytical Food testing Kit, Equipment or Method

Notification No. 01/ Lab & sample Analysis/ Reg/2019 (21/07/2020)

Approval of Rapid Analytical Food testing Kit, Equipment or Method- Food Authority may approve Rapid Analytical Food testing Kit, Equipment or Method for the purpose of testing of Food....

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EPFO to Settle of death claims on priority basis in events of industrial accidents etc

No: EDLI/3(39)SOM/2020/246 (17/07/2020)

It is directed that in the events of any incidents of industrial accidents resulting in death of employees of a covered establishment, the concerned RPFC (in-charge of RO) is required to take immediate initiative to settle death claims of the concerned members....

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Consumer Protection (Mediation) Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 450(E) (16/07/2020)

Consumer Protection (Mediation) Rules, 2020 The parties shall not initiate any arbitral or judicial proceedings in respect of a matter which is the subject-matter of the mediation and also when such parties have expressly undertaken not to initiate any such proceeding....

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Inland Waterways Authority of India (Amendment) Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 440(E) (13/07/2020)

1. (1) These rules may be called the Inland Waterways Authority of India (Amendment) Rules, 2020. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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Bicycles- Retro Reflective Devices (Quality Control) Order, 2020

Notification No. S.O. 2290(E) (07/07/2020)

(1) This Order may be called the Bicycles- Retro Reflective Devices (Quality Control) Order, 2020. (2) This order shall come into force with effect from 01.01. 2021....

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Govt appoints Shri Injeti Srinivas as Chairman of IFSCA

Notification No. S.O. 2233 (E) (07/07/2020)

Central Government hereby appoints Shri Injeti Srinivas, IAS (Retd.) (OR: 1983) as the Chairman of International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) for a period of three years from the date of assuming charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier....

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Interest to be charged on delayed payments to vendors on GeM

No. F. 6/18/2019-PPD (03/07/2020)

n order to promote greater discipline and timeliness in payment to vendors , it is decided that whenever a CRAC is auto generated or issued by a buyer and payment is not made 10 days thereafter, the buyer organization will be required to pay penal interest @ 1% per month for the delayed payment beyond the prescribed timeline till the date...

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Govt notifies ‘SLS Trust’ as financial institution under RDB Act 1993

Notification No. S.O. 2144(E) (30/06/2020)

Central Government hereby notifies ‘SLS Trust’ as financial institution under sub clause (ii) of clause (h) of section 2 of the Recovery of Debts and Bankruptcy Act, 1993 (RDB Act, 1993). Extract of Section 2(h) of Recovery of Debts and Bankruptcy Act, 1993 is as follows:- 2. Definitions. – In this Act, unless the contex...

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Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 – Co-Operative Banks comes under RBI

Notification No. 12 of 2020 (26/06/2020)

(1) This Ordinance may be called the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020. (2) It shall come into force at once, except section 4, which shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may by notification, appoint:...

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Domestic Pressure Cooker (Quality Control) (Amendment) Order, 2020

Order No. S.O. 2019(E) (23/06/2020)

(1) This Order may be called the Domestic Pressure Cooker (Quality Control) (Amendment) Order, 2020. (2) It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette....

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The Safety Glass (Quality Control) Amendment Order, 2020

Notification No. S.O. 2018(E) (23/06/2020)

(1) This Order may be called the Safety Glass (Quality Control) Amendment Order, 2020. (2) It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette....

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Flat Transparent Sheet Glass (Quality Control) (Amendment) Order, 2020

Order No. S.O. 2017(E) (23/06/2020)

(1) This Order may be called the Flat Transparent Sheet Glass (Quality Control) (Amendment) Order, 2020. (2) It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette....

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Transparent Float Glass (Quality Control) (Amendment) Order, 2020

Order No. S.O. 2016(E) (23/06/2020)

(1) This Order may be called the Transparent Float Glass (Quality Control) (Amendment) Order, 2020. (2) It shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette....

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Butterfly Valves (Quality Control) Order, 2020

Notification No. S.O. 1920(E) (17/06/2020)

The goods or articles specified in column (1) of the Table below shall conform to the corresponding Indian Standard as specified in column (2) of the said Table and shall bear the Standard Mark under a licence from the Bureau of Indian Standard as per Scheme-I of Schedule-II of BIS (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018:...

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IBBI ask IP to Pass Limited Insolvency Examination again

Order No. IBBI/DC/26/2020 (08/06/2020)

INSOLVENCY AND BANKRUPTCY BOARD OF INDIA (Disciplinary Committee) No. IBBI/DC/26/2020 8th June 2020 Order In the matter of Mr. Vijay Kumar Garg, Insolvency Professional (IP) under Regulation 11 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Professional) Regulations, 2016 read with Section 220 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy...

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The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020

No. 8 of 2020 (05/06/2020)

The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 passed for the purposes of increasing the competitiveness in the agriculture sector and enhancing the income of the farmers...

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Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement On Price Assurance and Farm Services Ordinance, 2020

Notification No. 11 of 2020 (05/06/2020)

Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Ordinance, 2020 is passed to provide for a national framework on farming agreements that protects and empowers farmers to engage with agri-business firms, processors, wholesalers, exporters or large retailers for farm services and sale of future farming pr...

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Draft Unmanned Aircraft System Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 365(E) (02/06/2020)

(1) These rules may be called the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Rules, 2020. (2) They extend to the whole of India and shall apply also (unless the contrary intention appears) – (a) to UAS registered in India, wherever they may be; or (b) to a person owning or possessing or engaged in importing, manufacturing, trading, leasing...

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Draft Central Motor Vehicles Amendment Rules, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 336(E) (29/05/2020)

MINISTRY OF ROAD TRANSPORT AND HIGHWAYS NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 29th May, 2020 G.S.R. 336(E).— Whereas, the following draft rules further to amend the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, which the Central Government proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 27(q), 8(2), 8(6), 9(2), 11(2),15(2), 15(4), 19(1A), ...

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Govt notifies public utility services under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947

Notification No. S.O. 1660(E), S.O. 1661(E), S.O. 1662(E) & S.O. 1663(E) (27/05/2020)

Central Government is satisfied that public interest so requires that the services engaged in the coal industry, services of the industry engaged in the processing or production or distribution of fuel gases (coal gas, natural gas and the like), services in the Transport (other than railways) for the carriage of passengers or goods, by la...

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Vehicle Documents Validity Extended Till 31st July, 2020

S.O.1579(E). (21/05/2020)

Notification for extension of validity of fee payment and extension of time period for paying fees as mandated under rule 32 and 81 of Central Motor Vehicle Rules 1989 In pursuant to the guidelines issued by Ministry of Home Affairs vide No.40-3/2020-DM-I(A), Dated 24th March 2020 and subsequent amendments regarding imposition of complete...

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Draft Indian Boiler (Second amendment) Regulations, 2020

Notification No. G.S.R. 343(E) (21/05/2020)

The following draft regulations to amend the Indian Boiler Regulations, 1950, which the Central Boilers Board proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by section 28 of the Boilers Act, 1923 (5 of 1923), is hereby publishe...

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Govt notifies reporting entities for Aadhaar authentication service

G.S.R. 261(E) (22/04/2020)

SEBI, hereby notifies the reporting entities specified in the Table below to undertake Aadhaar authentication service of the Unique Identification Authority of India under section 11A of the Prevention of Money-laundering Act, 2002...

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Govt amends IDS 2017 for UT of J&K and Ladakh

F. No. 2(2)/2018-SPS (31/03/2020)

Industrial Development Scheme (IDS), 2017 for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, and the Union Territory of Ladakh- The Scheme will be effective from 15.06.2017 upto 31.03.2021, or upto such date as specified under any order issued in suppression of this order....

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No Extension of FY- Notification relates to Indian Stamp Act, 1899

Notification No. S.O. 1226(E). (30/03/2020)

Recently a message is circulating on Social Media which claims that Financial Year 2019-20 ending on 31.03.2020 is been extended to end on 30.06.2020. With this message a Government notification issued by Ministry of Finance is also been circulated. Here we would like to clarify that this notification is not fake but someone either delibe...

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MHA Order restricting movement of migrants & strict enforement of lockdown

F. No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) (29/03/2020)

Whereas, movement of a large number of migrants have taken place in some parts of the country so as to reach their home towns. This is a violation of the lockdown measures on maintaining social distance;...

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Constitution of Empowered Groups under Disaster Management Act 2005

F. No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) (29/03/2020)

The pandemic of COVID 19 has engulfed the entire world posing serious challenges for the health and economic security of millions of people worldwide. During this unprecedented situation for effectively addressing issues, constraints and scenarios, a well-planned and coordinated emergency response has become essential....

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Pesticide Management Bill, 2020 introduced in Rajya Sabha

Bill No. XXII of 2020 (23/03/2020)

(1) This Act may be called the Pesticide Management Act, 2020. (2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification, appoint:...

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Govt notifies Mask, Hand sanitizers, Fabric for Mask under Essential Commodities Act

Notification No.. S.O. 1197(E) (21/03/2020)

(1) The retail prices of Melt Blown non-Woven Fabric used in manufacturing masks (2ply & 3ply), shall not be more than the prices prevailing on the day one month prior to 13.03.2020 i.e. the prices prevailing on 12.02.2020. (2) The retail prices of masks (3ply surgical mask), shall not be more than the prices prevailing […]...

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Debt Raised from Special Window for Affordable and Middle-Income Housing Investment Fund I

Notification No. S.O. 1145(E). (18/03/2020)

Central Government hereby notifies a debt raised from the Special Window for Affordable and Middle-Income Housing Investment Fund I, for the purposes of clause (15) of section 5 of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016....

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Senior Citizens Welfare Fund deposit – 6.85% Interest Rate for FY 2019-20

F. No. 13/20/2014-NS (17/03/2020)

It is hereby notified that the deposits made under the Senior Citizens Welfare Fund, announced in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) Notification No. G.S.R. 322(E) dated 18th March, 2016, shall with effect from 1st April, 2019 to 31st March, 2020, bear interest at 6.85% (Six point eight five percent). This rate will ...

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Mineral Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020

No. 2 of 2020 (13/03/2020)

(1) This Act may be called the Mineral Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020. (2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 10th day of January, 2020....

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Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020 introduced in Lok Sabha

Bill No. 78 of 2020 (12/03/2020)

THE MAJOR PORT AUTHORITIES BILL, 2020- A BILL to provide for regulation, operation and planning of Major Ports in India and to vest the administration, control and management of such ports upon the Boards of Major Port Authorities and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto....

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Indian Institutes of Information Technology Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020

Bill No. 61 of 2020 (04/03/2020)

The Indian Institutes of Information Technology Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was Introduced in Lok Sabha on 04th March 2020. Indian Institutes of Information Technology Act, 2014 was enacted in pursuance of a scheme approved by the Government to set up twenty Indian Institutes of Information Technology in Public-private Partnership mode. F...

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