Section 152 of Finance Act 2018
[Section 152 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Insertion of new section 23GA and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS]
Insertion of new section 23GA
152. After section 23G of the principal Act, the following section shall be inserted, namely:—
“23GA. Penalty for failure to conduct business in accordance with rules, etc.—Where a stock exchange or a clearing corporation fails to conduct its business with its members or any issuer or its agent or any person associated with the securities markets in accordance with the rules or regulations made by the Securities and Exchange Board of India and the directions issued by it under this Act, the stock exchange or the clearing corporations, as the case may be, 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.”.