[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)
New Delhi, the 6th July, 2016
S.O.2322 (E)– In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 138 of the Income-tax Act, 1961(43 of 1961), the Central Government having regard to all the relevant factors, hereby directs that no public servant shall produce before any person or authority any such document or record or any information or computerised data or part thereof as comes into his possession during the discharge of official duties in respect of a valid declaration made under ‘the Income Declaration Scheme, 2016’, contained in Chapter IX of the Finance Act, 2016 (28 of 2016).
[Notification No. 56 /2016, F.No.142/8/2016-TPL]
Under Secretary to the Government of India