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Cochin Port Trust assessable to sales tax: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that Cochin Port trust is a ‘dealer’ and falls within such definition under Kerala General Sales Tax Act (“Act”) and is consequently assessable to tax under the Act. Comparing the definition of a ‘dealer’ … Continue reading

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Shipper’s agent liable for demurrage: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the ship owner’s agent is liable to pay the demurrage charges and other dues of the port authority if the bill of lading or the delivery order is not endorsed or issued to … Continue reading

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Foreigner Registration Offices delegated more powers

Indian Government has approved the delegation of more powers to the Foreigner Registration Offices. The delegation has been done with a view to ensure that services to foreign students already in India are further streamlined.  The delegation of following powers … Continue reading

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