Section 12 GST Compensation to States Act 2017 – Power to make rules.

By | June 16, 2017
(Last Updated On: July 3, 2017)

Section 12 GST Compensation to States Act 2017

[ Goods And Services Tax (Compensation To States) Act, 2017 . This Act has been assented by the President of India on 12-4-2017. This is an Act to provide for compensation to the States for the loss of revenue arising on account of implementation of the goods and services tax in pursuance of the provisions of the Constitution (One Hundred and First Amendment) Act, 2016. ]

Power to make rules.

12. (1) The Central Government shall, on the recommendations of the Council, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the provisions of this Act.

(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules [ Note- 1 ]  may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:—

(a)the conditions which were included in the total base year revenue of the States, referred to in sub-clause (g) of clause (4) of article 279A of the Constitution , under sub-section (3) of section 5;
(b)the conditions subject to which any part of revenues not credited in the Consolidated Fund of the respective State shall be included in the total base year revenue of the State, under sub-section (6) of section 5;
(c)the manner of refund of compensation by the States to the Central Government under sub-section (6) of section 7;
(d)the manner of levy and collection of cess and the period of its imposition under sub-section (1) of section 8;
(e)the manner and forms for payment of cess, furnishing of returns and refund of cess under sub-section (1) of section 9; and
(f)any other matter which is to be, or may be, prescribed, or in respect of which provision is to be made, by rules.

Note -1

GST Compensation Cess Rules 2017 Notified via Notification No. 2/2017–Compensation Cess Dated 1st July, 2017 given below

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