Receipt & Management of Confiscated Properties Rules 2018 under Fugitive Economic Offenders

By | April 24, 2018
(Last Updated On: April 28, 2018)

The Government has notified the the Fugitive Economic Offenders (Receipt and Management of Confiscated Properties) Rules, 2018

MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Economic Affairs)

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 24th April, 2018

G.S.R. 397(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (g) of sub-section (2) of section 23 of the Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 (1 of 2018), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely:—

1. Short title and commencement.—

(1) These rules may be called the Fugitive Economic Offenders (Receipt and Management of Confiscated Properties) Rules, 2018.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. Definitions.— In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires,—

(a) “Administrator” means an officer appointed by the Central Government under sub-section (1) of section 15 of the Ordinance;
(b) “Form” means forms appended to these rules;
(c) “Ordinance” means the Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 (1 of 2018);

3. Receipt of confiscated property.— The Administrator shall, at the time of receiving the confiscated properties, ensure proper identification of such property with reference to its particulars mentioned in the order confiscating such property.

4. Management of confiscated property.—

(1) Where the property confiscated is of such a nature that its removal from the place of attachment is impracticable or its removal involves expenditure out of proportion to the value of the property, the Administrator shall arrange for the proper maintenance and custody of the property at the place of attachment.

(2) If the property confiscated consists of cash, Government or other securities, bullion, jewellery or other valuables, the Administrator shall deposit such cash, securities, bullion, jewellery or other valuables, for safe custody in the nearest Government Treasury or a branch of the Reserve Bank of India or State Bank of India or any authorised bank.

(3) The Administrator shall maintain a register containing the details of immovable property referred to in sub-rule (1) in Form I and details of moveable properties, such as cash, Government or other securities, bullion, jewellery or other valuables in Form II.

(4) The Administrator shall obtain a receipt from the Treasury or Reserve Bank of India or the bank, as the case may be, against the deposit made in sub-rule (2) of this rule.

FORM I
[See sub-rule (3) of rule 4]
MANAGEMENT OF CONFISCATED PROPERTY (IMMOVEABLE)

FORM II
[See sub-rule (3) of rule 4]
MANAGEMENT OF CONFISCATED PROPERTY (MOVEABLE)

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