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Section 59 Power of Central Government to issue directions etc - The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act 2016

What is the Power of Central Government to issue directions etc? Section 59 of The BTP (Prohibition) Amendment Act 2016

Section 59 : Power of Central Government to issue directions etc

(1) The Central Government may, from time to time, issue such orders, instructions or directions to the authorities or require any person to furnish information as it may deem fit for the proper administration of this Act and such authorities and all other persons employed in execution of this Act shall observe and follow the orders, instructions and directions of the Central Government.

(2) In issuing the directions or orders referred to in sub-section (1), the Central Government may have regard to anyone or more of the following criteria, namely: -

(a) territorial area;

(b) classes of persons;

(c) classes of cases; and

(d) any other criterion that may be specified by the Central Government in
this behalf.

 

(3) No orders, instructions or directions under sub-section (1) shall be issued so as to -

(a) require any authority to decide a particular case in a particular manner; or

(b) interfere with the discretion of the Adjudicating Authority in the discharge of its functions.

   

 

 
 

 

Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016

Section 51 Application of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 to proceedings before Special Court

Section 52 Appeal and revision

CHAPTER VII OFFENCES AND PROSECUTION

Section 53 Penalty for benami transaction

Section 54 Penalty for false information

Section 55 Previous sanction

CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS

Section 56 Repeal of provisions of certain Acts

Section 57 Certain transfers to be null and void

Section 58 Exemption

Section 59 Power of Central Government to issue directions etc

Section 60 Application of other laws not barred

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