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Section 66 Proceedings etc against legal representative - The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act 2016

What is Proceedings etc against legal representative? Section 66 of The BTP (Prohibition) Amendment Act 2016

Section 66 : Proceedings etc against legal representative

(1) Where a person dies during the course of any proceeding under this Act, any proceeding taken against the deceased before his death shall be deemed to have been taken against the legal representative and may be continued against the legal representative from the stage at which it stood on the date of the death of the deceased.

(2) Any proceeding which could have been taken against the deceased if he had survived may be taken against the legal representative and all the provisions of this Act, except sub-section (2) of section 3 and the provisions of Chapter VII, shall apply accordingly.

 

(3) Where any property of a person has been held benami under sub-section (3) of section 26, then, it shall be lawful for the legal representative of the person to prefer
an appeal to the Appellate Tribunal, in place of the person and the provisions of section 46 shall, so far as may be, apply, or continue to apply, to the appeal.

   

 

 
 

 

Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016

Section 61 Offences to be non-cognizable

Section 62 Offences by companies

Section 63 Notice, etc not to be invalid on certain grounds

Section 64 Protection of action taken in good faith

Section 65 Transfer of pending cases

Section 66 Proceedings etc against legal representative

Section 67 Act to have overriding effect

Section 68 Power to make rules

Section 69 Laying of rules and notifications before Parliament

Section 70 Power to remove difficulties

Section 71 Transitional provision

Section 72 Repeal and saving

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