[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART-II, SECTION-3, SUB-SECTION (ii)]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
[CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES]
New Delhi, the 23rd March, 2016
S.O. 1206 (E).- In Exercise of the powers conferred by section 295 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Income-tax Rules, 1962, namely:-
1. (1) These rules may be called the Income-tax (8th Amendment) Rules, 2016.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Income-tax Rules, 1962, in rule 17C, after clause (viii), the following clause shall be inserted, namely:-
“(ix) Investment in “Stock Certificate” as defined in clause (c) of paragraph 2 of the Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme, 2015, published in the Official Gazette vide notification number G.S.R. 827(E), dated the 30th October, 2015.”.
[Notification No. 21/2016/ F.No. 142/1/2016-TPL]
(R Lakshmi Narayanan)
Under Secretary (Tax Policy and Legislation)
Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section-3, Sub-section (ii) vide number S.O. 969 (E) dated the 26th March, 1962 and last amended vide notification number S.O. 1155 (E) dated 18th March, 2016.