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  • All CX/ST Zonal Chief Commissioners to ensure speedy and smooth migration of taxpayers to GST by 31.03.2017.   Click here (to see member's D.O. letter dated 28.02.2017 in this regard.)
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  • CBEC LAUNCHES OFFICIAL MOBILE APP FOR GST. The MOBILE APP (CBEC GST MOBILE APP) can be downloaded at GOOGLE PLAY STORE now. The Mobile App gives all details about GST Draft LAWS/RULES and procedure for MIGRATION to GST by CENTRAL EXCISE/ SERVICE TAX ASSESSEES. CBEC's GST HELPDESK can be contacted through the App round the clock by toll free number/email"
  • CBEC Press Release dated 23.02.2017 on Launch of Mobile App. for GST - Click here for details
  • KIND ATTENTION ALL CE/ST ASSESSEES: Provisional ID for migration to GST have been issued to all Assessees registered in ACES till 31.01.2017. You are requested to complete the migration to GST by 31.03.2017.
  • Implementation of BAS, DGPM letter to all formations (see ANTARANG under category Board)
  • List of officers to be awarded Commendation Certificates on the eve of Central Excise Day-2017 - Click here for details
  • All Content administrators are requested to provide bilingual Contents to the Webmaster for uploading on the CBEC website - Click here for details
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  • OM dated 13.02.2017, regarding corrections in the integrated All India Seniority List (AISL) of Superintendent of Central Excise for the period 01.01.1998 to 31.12.2006
  • All CCAs - furnishing of complete information/ details in r/o officers to be reviewed under FR 56j upto Apr-Jun, 2017 Click here for details
  • Kind Attention : DO letter of Member (Customs) to all the Chief Commissioners of Customs / Central Excise on Budgetary changes. - Click here for details
  • Shri G.K.Pillai, Secretary (retd.), appointed as Chairman of the Drawback Committee - Click here for details
  • Instructions and information of batches for GSTN Front-End training in Kanchipuaram in February 2017 are uploaded on Antarang home page. Please contact for queries
  • Users are facing problems while logging in SPARROW. The problem has been communicated to NIC and would be resolved soon. Till that time users are requested to try logging in multiple times.
  • Online filing of IPR for Group A officers launched from 01.01.2017
  • “Tax payers/Deptt. officers are requested to view the details available in the Tab 'Migration to GST ”
  • All Content administrators are requested to provide bilingual Contents to the Webmaster for uploading on the CBEC website - For details Click here
  • Revised Draft Model GST Law, Draft IGST Law, Draft GST Compensation law are now available. For details   Click here
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Legal Affairs

Report on important matters of CBEC Cause Lists * / heard cases

"Unclaimed payment of Deficit Court Fee up till 22-03-2017
Regarding unclaimed payment of Deficit Court Fee
Instruction regarding assigning additional charge by Zonal Member for inter-zone allocation of work to commissioner(Appeal)
JS(Review)letter dated 08.02.017 regarding withdrawal of dept's appeal in HC

Instruction dated 30.12.2016 regarding enhancement of monetary limit for filing department's appeal in High Court
Supreme Court list of Cases filed by CBEC in between April 2016 to November 2016
Withdrawal of instructions regarding inclusion of Show Cause Notice issued in relation to sub-section (11) of Section 28 of the Customs Act, 1962 on the competency of officers of DGDRI, DGCEI and Customs (Prev.) in the Call Book dt 03-Jan-2017
Instructions regarding inclusion of Show Cause Notice issued in relation to sub-section (11) of Section 28 of the Customs Act, 1962 on the competency of officers of DGDRI, DGCEI and Customs (Prev.) in the Call Book dt 28-Dec-2016
Inclusion of Show Cause Notices issued in relation to sub-section (11) of Section 28 of the Customs Act, 1962 on the competency of officers of DGDRI, DGCEI and Customs (Prev.), in the "Call Book" dt 29-Jun-2016
Undue delay in payment of deficit Court fee
Hon'ble Punjab & Haryana High Court Order dated 22.03.2016 in Civil Writ Petition No. 24967 of 2015 in case of M/s. NVR Forgings and in CWP No. 26321/2016 in case of M/s. Modi Springs Pvt. Ltd.- reg.
Pendency in payment of deficit court fee
   list of cases pertaining status of payment
Instructions dt. 01-Nov-2016, from Board office (Legal Cell), regarding need for passing of quality orders by Commissioners (Appeals)
Quarterly Administrative Report on pendency and disposal of Appeals by Commissioner(Appeals) for the quarter ending 30.09.2016
Payment of dificit Court fees in respect of pending Civil Appeals/SPLs as per Supreme Court of India, Notification dated 27th May,2014 in terms of 3rd Schedule to the Supreme Court Rules-2013 on most priority basis
Board office letter dt. 30-08-2016 regarding flexibility of no. of Sr./Jr. Counsels for fresh panel
Notice for meeting on 23rd August,2016 to discuss legal issues
   Corrigendum, dt. 22-08-2016
List of cases pertaining to Nellore Commissionerate, wherein withdrawal Applications based on Revised Monetary Limits have been filed before CESTAT, Hyderabad
Board office (Legal Cell) instructions dt. 29-07-2016 regarding filing of reply/counter affidavit & imposing heavy cost to be recovered from the officer concerned
Board office (Legal Cell) instructions dt. 29-07-2016 regarding unified stand of Ministries/Departments in litigation; resolving the differences and common counter reply vetted through M/o. Law
Office Order No. 1/2016 regarding Sh. Sanjiv Srivastava, Commissioner, Additional Charge of DLA
Board office letter (F.No. 278/33/2016-Legal), dt. 01-08-2016, regarding Composition of Committees of Chief Commissioner for the purpose of recommendations of Sr./Jr. Standing Counsels
Board office letter (F.No. 278A/33/2016-Legal), dt. 01-08-2016, regarding extension of date for issue of advt. for Sr/Jr Standing Counsels
Filing of Special Leave Petition under Article 136 of the Constitution of India before the Supreme Court
Pre Show Casue Notice Consultation in case other than those detected by Preventive / Anti Evasion and amount involved being more than Rs. 50 Lakhs
Constitution of fresh panel
Appointment of 251 Sr./Jr. Standing Counsels of CBEC to handle litigation of Indirect Taxes
   Order   |    Annexure-I   |    Annexure-II   |    Annexure-III   |    Revised Annexure
Order of Sr/Jr Standing Counsels of CBEC dated 09.06.2016
Memeber(L&J)'s D.O.Letter and JS(Review) letter regarding withdrawal of deaptt. appeals from CESTAT and HC
Date of filing of appeals in supreme court w.e.f 19/08/2014
   Covering letter   |    Covering letter   |    Appeal filed by BK Prasad   |   
Instructions dt. 27-Apr-2016 regarding monetary limit for filing appeal in the Tribunal / Court
D.O. letter of Hon'ble Chairman, CBEC for Special Bench matters of Supreme Court
List of 400 CBEC cases identified for final hearing before Supreme Court Special Bench w.e.f. 04.03.2016 on miscellaneous days
Letter dated 09.02.2016 on withdrawal of appeals pending before CESTAT
Letter regarding list of cases where departmental appeals dismissed & party appeals allowed from 2011 to 2015
   Departmental Appeal Dismissed 2011 to 2015    |    Party Appeal Allowed 2011 to 2015
   Dept. Allowed & Party dismissed cases 2011 Jan to Oct 2015
List of the cases in which no SLPs/CAs on merit pertaining to Legal cell and Judicial cell for the period 01.01.2015 to 30.11.2015
List of cases where Board decided not to file CAs and SLPs in Supreme Court on account of low amount involved for the period from 01.02.2014 to 30.11.2015
Instruction issued by Member L&J/IT
High Court Data Base
Monthly Report of cases heard/decided in the Hon'ble Supreme Court in the month of February, 2017
Terminal List 2016
List of cases in which SLPs_CAs have not been filed
Orders accepted by Department
Special Bench has been constituted to hear and dispose-off the tax matters in Supreme Court (1000 Cases)

Required information in r/o 1000 cases in the given Proforma
Decisions of High Court and CESTAT against which Board has decided not to file Special Leave Petition or Civil Appeal in Supreme Court
Pre-figured alpha-numeric code for all Commissionerates/Commissioners (Adjudication)
Orders of Hon'ble Supreme Court
Standard Operating Procedures on Litigation in Appellate Forum

* Kindly go through the lists available on Supreme Court's web site

for identifying cases pertaining to your charge as the lists are only indicative in nature