Section 70 of Sikkim GST Act 2017 : Power to summon persons to give evidence and produce documents

By | June 1, 2018
(Last Updated On: June 2, 2018)

Section 70 of Sikkim GST Act 2017

[ Section 70 of Sikkim GST Act 2017 explains Power to summon persons to give evidence and produce documents and is covered in  CHAPTER XIV  INSPECTION, SEARCH, SEIZURE AND ARREST ]

[ Enforced with effect from 1-7-2017. ]

Power to summon persons 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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