Section 80 of Finance Act 2018 : Insertion of new Chapter VIIA Customs Act

By | April 1, 2018
(Last Updated On: April 18, 2018)

Section 80 of Finance Act 2018

[Section 80 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Insertion of new Chapter VIIA and is covered in CHAPTER IV INDIRECT TAXES]

Insertion of new Chapter VIIA

80 . In the Customs Act, after Chapter VII, the following Chapter shall be inserted with effect from such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint, namely:—

“CHAPTER VIIA

PAYMENTS THROUGH ELECTRONIC CASH LEDGER

51A. Payment of duty, interest penalty, etc.—(1) Every deposit made towards duty, interest, penalty, fee or any other sum payable by a person under the provisions of this Act or under the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) or under any other law for the time being in force or the rules and regulations made thereunder, using authorised mode of payment shall, subject to such conditions and restrictions, be credited to the electronic cash ledger of such person, to be maintained in such manner, as may be prescribed.

(2) The amount available in the electronic cash ledger may be used for making any payment towards duty, interest, penalty, fees or any other sum payable under the provisions of this Act or under the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) or under any other law for the time being in force or the rules and regulations made thereunder in such manner and subject to such conditions and within such time as may be prescribed.

(3) The balance in the electronic cash ledger, after payment of duty, interest, penalty, fee or any other amount payable, may be refunded in such manner as may be prescribed.

(4) Notwithstanding anything contained in this section, if the Board is satisfied that it is necessary or expedient so to do, it may, by notification, exempt the deposits made by such class of persons or with respect to such categories of goods, as may be specified in the notification, from all or any of the provisions of this section.”.


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