[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZZETE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION
3, SUB-SECTION (i)]
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue)
Notification No. 32/2017- Central Tax (Rate)
New Delhi, the 13th October, 2017
G.S.R......(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 11 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No.12/2017- Central 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. 691(E), dated the 28th June, 2017, namely:-
(i) in the Table, -
(a) in serial number 5, in column (3), for the words “governmental authority” the words “Central Government, State Government, Union territory, local authority or Governmental Authority” shall be substituted;
(b) after serial number 9B and the entries relating thereto, the following serial number and
entries shall be inserted namely: -
(e) in serial number 41, for the entry in column (3), the following entry shall be substituted namely: -
“Upfront amount (called as premium, salami, cost, price, development charges or by any other name) payable in respect of service by way of granting of long term lease of thirty years, or more) of industrial plots or plots for development of infrastructure for financial business, provided by the State Government Industrial Development Corporations or Undertakings or by any other entity having 50 percent. or more ownership of central government, State Government, Union territory to the industrial units or the developers in any industrial or financial business area.”;
(ii) in paragraph 2, for clause (zf),the following shall be substituted, namely: -
“(zf) “Governmental Authority” means an authority or a board or any other body, -
(i) set up by an Act of Parliament or a State Legislature; or
(ii) established by any Government,with 90per cent. or more participation by way of equity or control, to carry out anyfunction entrusted to a Municipality under article 243 W of the Constitution or to a Panchayat under article 243 G of the Constitution.
(zfa) “Government Entity” means an authority or a board or any other body including a society, trust, corporation,
(i) set up by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature; or
(ii) established by any Government, with 90per cent. or more participation by way of equity or control, to carry out a function entrusted by the Central Government, State Government, Union Territory or a local authority.”.
[F. No.354/173/2017 -TRU]
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Note: -The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide notification No. 12/2017 - Central Tax (Rate), dated the 28thJune, 2017, vide number G.S.R.691 (E), dated the 28thJune, 2017 and was last amended by notification No.30/2017 - Central Tax (Rate) dated the 29th September, 2017 vide number G.S.R. 1211(E). dated the 29th September, 2017.