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Clause 116 - Agriculture Infrastructure and Development Cess on excisable goods. - FINANCE BILL, 2021

FINANCE BILL, 2021
Chapter V
AGRICULTURE INFRASTRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT CESS
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Agriculture Infrastructure and Development Cess on excisable goods.

116. (1) There shall be levied and collected, in accordance with the provisions of this section, for the purposes of the Union, an additional duty of excise, to be called Agriculture Infrastructure and Development Cess, on the goods specified in the Seventh Schedule (hereinafter referred to as scheduled goods), being the goods manufactured or produced, at the rates specified in column (3) of the said Schedule, for the purposes of financing the agriculture infrastructure and other development expenditure.

(2) The Central Government may, after due appropriation made by Parliament by law in this behalf, utilise such sums of money of the Agriculture Infrastructure and Development Cess levied under this section for the purposes specified in sub-section (1), as it may consider necessary.

(3) The cess leviable under sub-section (1), chargeable on the scheduled goods, shall be in addition to any other duties of excise chargeable on such goods under the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944) or any other law for the time being in force..

(4) The provisions of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944) and the rules and the regulations made thereunder, including those relating to assessment, non-levy, short-levy, refund, exemptions, interest, appeals, offences, and penalties shall, as far as may be, apply in relation to the levy and collection of the cess leviable under this section in respect of scheduled goods as they apply in relation to the levy and collection of duties of excise on such goods under the said Act or the rules or regulations, as the case maybe.

 



 

Notes on Clauses:

Clause 116 of the Bill seeks to provide for levy and collection of Agriculture Infrastructure and Development Cess as an additional duty of excise, on excisable goods specified in the Seventh Schedule, at the rate specified in the said Schedule, for the purposes of the Union for financing the agriculture infrastructure and other development expenditure.

 
 
 
 
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