Monthly Archives: December 2015

Principles for determination of POEM of a Company formulated: Govt.

The Finance Act, 2015 has amended, with effect from April 1, 2016, the provisions of Income-tax Act relating to determination of residence of a company.  In accordance with the amended provisions a company would be said to be resident in … Continue reading

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Central Victim Compensation Fund established: Govt.

Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to set up a Central Victim Compensation Fund (CVCF) with the following key objectives:- (i) To support and supplement the existing Victim Compensation Schemes notified by States/UT Administrations. (ii) To reduce disparity in … Continue reading

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No surrogacy in India: Govt.

Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has issued Circular which is addressed, among others, to Indian Missions/Posts abroad, wherein it has been instructed that: (i) No visa should be issued by the Indian Missions/Posts to foreign nationals intending to visit India … Continue reading

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‘Annual Turnover’ for commission purposes explained: SC

The Supreme Court of India recently clarified that the term ‘annual turnover’ cannot be restricted only to the amount earned by the stock broker vide brokerage while computing the registration fee of stock brokers payable to Securities and Exchange Board … Continue reading

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Opposite party has 30 days to file response under Consumer Act: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the written statement by an opposing party in a consumer dispute matter shall be filed within a period of 30 days from the date of receipt of the copy of the complaint with … Continue reading

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Handbook on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace: Govt.

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has released a handbook on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. http://goo.gl/uWkQfT The Handbook is structured in six sections and addresses concepts such as ‘workplace’, ‘sexual harassment’, … Continue reading

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Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children 2015: Govt.

Central Government has notified guidelines issued by the Central Adoption Resource Authority providing for the regulation of adoption of orphan, abandoned or surrendered children. http://goo.gl/dN4O8L The main features of the ‘Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children 2015’ include: provisions for linking … Continue reading

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