6 April 2020


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AAR, Karnataka: Supply of Intermediary Export Services Taxable under Forward Charge Mechanism - 03.04.2020

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Karnataka has ruled that the supply of intermediary export services is taxable under forward charge mechanism and not under integrated goods and service Tax under reverse charge mechanism.

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Sikkim HC Disposes PIL Which Raised Issues Arising Out of COVID-19 Restrictions - 03.04.2020

Sikkim High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation which has raised several issues arising out of restrictions imposed by the State in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.

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Delhi Government to Give Rs 5,000 to Auto Drivers Struggling Due to COVID-19 Lockdown - 03.04.2020

Delhi Government has decided to transfer Rs 5,000 each to auto drivers, Gramin-Sewa and e-rickshaw drivers who are facing tough times due to the lockdown as an aid to the people who do not have work.

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AAR, Karnataka: 12% GST Applicable on Street Lighting Activity, Not Eligible for Exemption - 03.04.2020

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Karnataka has ruled that a 12% goods and services tax is applicable to street lighting activity and is not eligible for exemption.

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Bombay HC Grants Bail to Doctor Accused of Illegal Abortion on Pledge of Serving COVID-19 Patients - 03.04.2020

Bombay High Court has granted bail to a doctor on ground of his pledge to serve people in need during subsistence of the Coronavirus outbreak.

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Kerala HC Stays Govt Decision to Supply Liquor on Doctor Certifying Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome - 02.04.2020

Kerala High Court has stayed the order issued by the Kerala Government on 30th March, 2020 as per which Excise Department can permit supply of alcohol to a person on production of a medical certificate to the effect that he is suffering from alcohol withdrawal syndrome.

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Centre Defers Due Date for Renewal of Health & Motor Vehicle Insurance Policies Till 21st April - 02.04.2020

Ministry of Finance has extended the due date for renewal of motor vehicle third party insurance and for health insurance policies expiring between 25th March, 2020 and 14th April, 2020, till 21st April, 2020 for those policy holders who are "unable" to make payments during the lockdown.

Tags : Finance Ministry Renewal of Health & Motor Vehicle Insurance

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SC: Confession of Co-accused Inadmissible Against Another Accused if They Were Tried Separately - 02.04.2020

Supreme Court has held that under Section 15 of the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act, 1987 if for any reason, a joint trial is not held, the confession of a co-Accused cannot be held to be admissible in evidence against another Accused who would face trial at a later point of time in the same case.

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SC Seeks Government Response on Doctor’s PPE Plea for Medical Fraternity - 02.04.2020

Supreme Court has asked the Government to respond to a doctor’s plea for a Court direction to the Government to urgently step up and issue World Health Organization-approved personal protection equipment to the medical fraternity throughout the country to protect themselves from being infected by COVID-19.

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SC Dismisses Appeal of Convict Against Conviction in Rash Driving Case - 02.04.2020

Supreme Court has dismissed Vismay Amitbhai Shah’s Appeal against his conviction and sentence for causing the death of two students while rashly driving his BMW car in Ahmedabad in 2013.

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Centre Notifies Act Providing Domicile Reservation for Govt. Jobs in Jammu & Kashmir - 01.04.2020

Ministry of Home Affairs has promulgated the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of State Laws) Order, 2020, which comes into force with immediate effect. The Order notifies changes in the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Decentralization and Recruitment) Act, 2010, which defines "domicile" for employment in the region.

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Andhra Pradesh HC Directs Government to Include Fish/Shrimp in 'Essential Supply Category' - 01.04.2020

Andhra Pradesh High Court has passed an interim order for inclusion of fish and shrimp in the category of "essential supplies" and has directed the State authorities to permit vehicles for transporting the same.

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Rajasthan HC Seeks State's Reply in Plea Against Police Brutality During National Lockdown - 01.04.2020

Rajasthan High Court has directed the State Government to file its reply on a Petition alleging use of force by the police authorities for implementation of lockdown in the State.

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AP HC Directs Opening of Hospital Attached Under SARFAESI for COVID-19 Treatment - 01.04.2020

Andhra Pradesh High Court has directed the opening up of a private hospital, which was attached under the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 (SARFAESI Act), for treatment of COVID-19 patients.

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Telangana HC Directs to Postpone Class X State Board Exams Indefinitely - 01.04.2020

Telangana High Court has directed the state authorities to indefinitely postpone Class 10th State Board Examinations in the State, till the impending of COVID-19 pandemic subsides. The examination was scheduled to be conducted between 31st March, 2020 and 6th April, 2020.

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SEBI Extends Deadline for Implementation of Circular on Stewardship Code for All Mutual Funds - 01.04.2020

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has extended the deadline for implementation of the circular on Stewardship Code for all Mutual Funds and all categories of Alternative Investment Funds due to the COVID– 19 to 1st July, 2020.

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Centre Brings Taxation Ordinance Extending Last Date for Compliance to 30th June - 01.04.2020

Ministry of Law and Justice has promulgated "The Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation Of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020" to give effect to the announcements made by the Union Finance Minister on 24th March 2020, that provides for an extension of various time limits under the Taxation and Benami Acts to 30th June, 2020.

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Centre Extends Validity of Driving Licences, Registrations, Fitness Certificates & Permits - 01.04.2020

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has extended the validity of documents like driving licenses, permits and registration that expired since 1st February, 2020 as valid till 30th June, 2020.

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AAR: GST Applicable on Supply of Waste Paper and Transportation Services Received from GTA - 31.03.2020

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR) has held that 5% of Goods and Service Tax (GST) is applicable to the supply of waste paper and transportation services received from Goods Transport Agency (GTA).

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Finance Ministry Defers Enforcement of Amendments to Indian Stamp Act Till 1st July - 31.03.2020

Finance Ministry has deferred the date for enforcement of the amendments to the Indian Stamp Act, 1899, as proposed under Part I, Chapter IV of the Finance Act, 2019. The amendments, related to collection of stamp duty on securities, that were scheduled to come into force on 1st April, 2020, will come to force on 1st July, 2020.

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: No Presumption of Deemed Sale on Ground of Non-Payment of VAT - 31.03.2020

Customs Excise and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has ruled that deemed sale cannot be presumed for the purpose of imposing service tax merely on the ground that the value added tax (VAT) was not paid on such sale.

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Chhattisgarh HC Extends Interim Orders Till 15th May - 31.03.2020

Chhattisgarh High Court has extended the life of all interim orders passed by it and by the Courts subordinate to it, which have expired or will expire on or after 16th March, 2020, till 15th May, 2020.

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NCLAT Excludes Period of Lockdown for Resolution Process - 31.03.2020

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has excluded the period of lockdown for the purposes of counting resolution process under Section 12 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

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SEBI Relaxes Rules for FPI Registration, Rating Default - 31.03.2020

Securities and Exchange Board of India has relaxed compliance provisions up to 3 months, allowing credit rating agencies to not qualify a COVID-19 related non-payment of interest and principal as default, and allowing foreign funds to send in scanned copies of documents for renewal of registration.

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Bombay High Court Stays Sale of Biyani’s Pledged Shares - 31.03.2020

Bombay High Court has restrained Industrial Development Bank of India Trusteeship and Union Bank of Switzerland from selling shares of Kishore Biyani’s Future Corporate Resources Private Limited which were pledged to secure the debentures issued by a group company, Rural Fairprice.

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Input Tax Can’t be Denied Because Invoice Bears Handwritten Serial Number - 30.03.2020

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that the input tax credit cannot be denied merely on the ground that the invoices bear handwritten Serial Number clarifying that as per Rules 11 of the Central Excise Rules, 2002, it is clear that the invoice should bear serial numbers and it does not prescribe that the invoice should bear Pre-printed Serial Numbers.

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SC Directs Centre to File Reply on Steps Taken Regarding Plight of Migrant Workers Amid Lockdown - 30.03.2020

Supreme Court has directed the Centre to file a reply on steps taken regarding the plight of migrant workers and the lack of access to basic necessities amid the coronavirus lockdown. The Court has set the next hearing on 31st March, 2020.

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Madhya Pradesh HC Defers Judicial Transfers Notified on March 19 and 20 - 30.03.2020

Madhya Pradesh High Court has deferred all orders relating to inter-district transfer of judicial officers in the State. The Court has directed that the Judicial transfers notified by it on 19th and 20th March, 2020 will be kept in abeyance and thus, judicial officers under transfer will not move until further orders.

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