|Title||Seeks to amend notification No 3/2017- Union territory Tax (Rate) dated 28.6.2017 so as to extend concessional UTGST rates to specified projects under HELP/OALP, and other changes.|
1) In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 8 of the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (14 of 2017), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby makes the following amendments in the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No.3/2017-Union Territory Tax (Rate), dated the 28th June, 2017 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 712(E) dated the 28th June, 2017, namely: –
In the said notification, –
(i) in the TABLE, against S. No. 1, in column (3), after item (5), the following item shall be inserted, namely: –
“(6) Petroleum operations or coal bed methane operations undertaken under specified contracts under the Hydrocarbon Exploration Licensing Policy (HELP) or Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP)”;
(ii) in the ANNEXURE, against Condition No. 1, in clause (e), the following proviso shall be inserted, namely: –
“Provided that where the said goods so supplied are sought to be disposed of in nonserviceable form, after mutilation, the recipient of outward supply or the transferee, as the case may be, may at his option, pay the tax at the rate of 9 per cent. on transaction value of such goods subject to the condition that the recipient of outward supply or the transferee, as the case may be, produces before the Deputy Commissioner of Central tax or the Assistant Commissioner of Central tax or the Deputy Commissioner of State tax or the Assistant Commissioner of State tax, as the case may be, having jurisdiction over the supplier of goods, a certificate from a duly authorised officer of the Directorate General of Hydro Carbons in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, to the effect that the said goods are non-serviceable and have been mutilated before disposal.”. 2. This notification shall come into force on the 1 st day of October, 2019.