Section 70 CGST Act 2017 Power to summon person to give evidence and produce documents.

By | April 18, 2017
(Last Updated On: June 28, 2017)

Section 70 CGST Act 2017

[ Section 70 CGST Act 2017 Notified w.e.f 01.07.2017 vide Notification No. 9/2017 – Central Tax Dated 28th June, 2017 ]

Section 70 CGST Act 2017 explains Power to summon person to give evidence and produce documents. and is covered in Chapter XIV – Inspection , Search , Seizure and Arrest

[Note : CGST Act 2017 also known as CENTRAL GOODS AND SERVICES TAX ACT, 2017 assented by the President of India on 12-4-2017 -An Act to make a provision for levy and collection of tax on intra-State supply of goods or services or both by the Central Government and the matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. ]

Power to summon person to give evidence and produce documents.

70. (1) The proper officer under this Act shall have power to summon any person whose attendance he considers necessary either to give evidence or to produce a document or any other thing in any inquiry in the same manner, as provided in the case of a civil court under the provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908).

(2) Every such inquiry referred to in sub-section (1) shall be deemed to be a “judicial proceedings” within the meaning of section 193 and section 228 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860).


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