Section 147 of Finance Act 2018
[Section 147 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 12A and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS]
Amendment of section 12A
147. In the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 (42 of 1956) (hereafter in this Part referred to as the principal Act), section 12A shall be numbered as sub-section (1) thereof and after sub-section (1) as so numbered, the following sub-section shall be inserted, namely:—
“(2) Without prejudice to the provisions of sub-section (1) and section 23-I, the Securities and Exchange Board of India may, by an order, for reasons to be recorded in writing, levy penalty under sections 23A, 23B, 23C, 23D, 23E, 23F, 23G, 23GA and 23H after holding an inquiry in the prescribed manner.”.