Section 194 of Finance Act 2018
[Section 194 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Insertion of new section 19FA and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS]
Insertion of new section 19FA
194. After section 19F of the principal Act, the following section shall be inserted, namely:—
“19FA. Penalty for failure to conduct business in a fair manner—Where a depository fails to conduct its business with its participants or any issuer or its agent or any person associated with the securities markets in a fair manner in accordance with the rules, regulations made by the Board or directions issued by the Board under this Act, it shall be liable to penalty which shall not be less than five crore rupees but which may extend to twenty-five crore rupees or three times the amount of gains made out of such failure, whichever is higher.”.