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Section 15 - Power to compound contravention : Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999

 

 

What is the Power to compound contravention? Section 15 of FEMA Act 1999

Section 15 of Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999 : "Power to compound contravention"

15. (1) Any contravention under section 13 may, on an application made by the person committing such contravention, be compounded within one hundred and eighty days from the date of receipt of application by the Director of Enforcement or such other officers of the Directorate of Enforcement and Officers of the Reserve Bank as may be authorised in this behalf by the Central Government in such manner as may be prescribed.

 

(2) Where a contravention has been compounded under sub-section (1), no proceeding or further proceeding, as the case may be, shall be initiated or continued, as the case may be, against the person committing such contravention under that section, in respect of the contravention so compounded.

 

FEMA ACT 1999

Section 2 - Definitions

CHAPTER II
REGULATION AND MANAGEMENT OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE

Section 3 - Dealing in foreign exchange, etc

Section 4 - Holding of foreign exchange, etc

Section 5 - Current account transactions

Section 6 - Capital account transactions

 

 

Section 7 - Export of goods and services

Section 8 - Realisation and repatriation of foreign exchange

Section 9 - Exemption from realisation and repatriation in certain cases

CHAPTER III
AUTHORISED PERSON

Section 10 - Authorised person

 

 

Section 11 - Reserve Bank’s powers to issue directions to authorised person

Section 12 - Power of Reserve Bank to inspect authorised person

CHAPTER IV
CONTRAVENTION AND PENALTIES

Section 13 - Penalties

Section 14 - Enforcement of the orders of Adjudicating Authority

Section 15 - Power to compound contravention

 

 

Section 16 - Appointment of Adjudicating Authority

Section 17 - Appeal to Special Director (Appeals)

Section 18 - Establishment of Appellate Tribunal

Section 19 - Appeal to Appellate Tribunal

Section 20 - Composition of Appellate Tribunal

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