Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines

Legal Category: HR and Labour
Rule ACT: Shops and Establishments Act - Gujarat
Update Type: Order
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A)(Unlock 3)
Description: The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the Lock-Down in Containment Zones upto 31st August 2020. The MHA has issued an order to re-open more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside containment Zones and issued guidelines on Unlock 3, which contains the national directives and additional directives for the workplace. Highlights of the directives for the workplace are as follows:
1. Employers on the best effort basis should ensure that Aarogya Setu App is installed by all employees.
2. Practice Work From Home as far as possible.
3. Staggering of work/ business hours
4. Screening & Hygiene
5. Frequent sanitization of the entire workplace
6. Social distancing

Instructions for Uploading Documents in E-Sanchit for approval of AD Code / IFSC with Bank Account in ICES – reg

Legal Category: FEMA / EXIM
Rule ACT: Customs Act
Update Type: Instruction
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: F. No. EDI/ Misc.-154/2017 /JNCH
Description: Commissioner of Customs, Mumbai Zone-II, JNCH has instructed upload below- mentioned documents in E-Sanchit for the purpose of registration/modification of their AD Code / Bank Account(s):
i. Fresh registration of AD Code with Bank Account for the purpose of foreign remittance and IFSC with Bank Account for the purpose of IGST refund /Drawback
a. Bank authorization letter in the format attached as Annexure-A
b. Copy of IEC
c. Copy of GST registration Certificate
d. Copy of PAN Card of the Company / Partnership Entity
e. Copy of PAN Card of Authorised Signatory (Director / Partner / Proprietor) in Bank Account
f. Copy of canceled cheque
ii. NOC from bank, whose bank account registered in ICES, which is required to be changed for Modify / Change in registered IFSC with Bank Account for the purpose of IGST refund / Drawback.
The exporters are advised to request the respective Bank to send the abovementioned Bank Authorisation Letter and /or NOC from their branch Email ID directly to the E-mail ID-edi@jawaharcustoms.gov.in, EDI, Section, NS-I JNCH, Nhava-Sheva.

Grievance Resolution between Listed Entities and Proxy Advisers

Legal Category: SEBI
Rule ACT: SEBI (LODR)
Update Type: Circular
Release Date: 04, Aug, 2020
Notification No: SEBI/HO/CFD/CMD1/CIR/P/2020/119
Description: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has decided to examine the matter for non-compliance by proxy advisors with the provisions of the Code of Conduct under regulation 24(2) read with regulation 23(1) of the SEBI (Research Analyst) Regulations, 2014 and the procedural guidelines for proxy advisors (Circular No. SEBI/HO/IMD/DF1/CIR/P/2020/147 dated August 03, 2020) in order to facilitate the resolution of grievances of listed entities against SEBI registered proxy advisors.

CBIC amends the class of registered persons for the purpose of e-invoice

Legal Category: Taxation
Rule ACT: GST Act - Central
Update Type: Notification
Release Date: 30, Jul, 2020
Notification No: Notification No. 61/2020 – Central Tax
Description: The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has issued a notification to further amend the notification issued on March 21, 2020 vide no. 13/2020- Central Tax stating that the registered person whose aggregate turnover in a financial year exceeds one hundred crore rupees, as a class of registered person who shall prepare invoice and other prescribed documents in terms of Rule 48(4) of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 in respect of supply of goods or services or both to a registered person.
-A Special Economic Zone unit is inserted as a registered person for the purpose of e-invoice.

Central Goods and Services Tax (Ninth Amendment) Rules, 2020

Legal Category: Taxation
Rule ACT: GST Act - Central
Update Type: Amendment
Release Date: 30, Jul, 2020
Notification No: Notification No. 60/2020 – Central Tax
Description: The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has issued a notification for Central Goods and Services Tax (Ninth Amendment) Rules, 2020 to further amend Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017.
The filing of FORM GST INV-01 which specifies the basic details of the taxpayers and the suppliers has been substituted with FORM GST INV-1 (Format/Schema for e-Invoice).

Sea Cargo Manifest and Transhipment (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2020

Legal Category: FEMA / EXIM
Rule ACT: Customs Act
Update Type: Amendment
Release Date: 31, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 66/2020
Description: The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has further amended the Sea Cargo Manifest and Transhipment (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2018.
In Regulation 15:
a. in sub-regulation (1), for the expression, “from 15th May 2020 till 1st August 2020”, the expression, “from 15th May 2020 till 30th September 2020” substituted
b. in sub-regulation (2), for the words, figures and letters “till 1st August 2020” the words, figures and letters “till 30th September 2020” substituted.

2nd Phase of All India Roll-Out of Faceless Assessment - reg

Legal Category: FEMA / EXIM
Rule ACT: Customs Act
Update Type: Circular
Release Date: 30, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 34/2020
Description: The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has decided to begin the 2nd phase of All India roll-out of Faceless Assessment w.e.f. 03.08.2020 by including Delhi and Mumbai Customs Zones and extending the scope of Faceless Assessment at Chennai and Bangalore Customs Zones.

Industrial Disputes and Certain other laws (Karnataka Amendment) Ordinance, 2020.

Legal Category: HR and Labour
Rule ACT: Contract Labour Act - Karnataka
Update Type: Ordinance
Release Date: 31, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 15 Of 2020
Description: The Governor of Karnataka has passed Industrial Disputes and Certain other laws (Karnataka Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 and amends the applicability of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, Factories Act, 1948 and Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970. The applicability of The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 for establishments has been increased from twenty or more workmen to fifty or more workmen.

Enhanced Due Diligence for Dematerialization of Physical Securities - Additional alert / flag in case the Folio Number and Certificate Number is not matching

Legal Category: SEBI
Rule ACT: SEBI (Depositories and Participants) Regulations
Update Type: Circular
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: NSDL/CIR/II/27/2020
Description: National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) has announced that apart from the existing “Name Mismatch” alert/flag that are being generated and downloaded based on details of folio number, the certificate number and distinctive numbers provided by the Depository Participants during the Demat request generation, additional alerts will be generated in cases where the folio number and/or certificate number as captured by the Depository Participant in NSDL system has not matched with the folio number and/or certificate number as provided by Issuer / Registrars to an Issue and Share Transfer Agents in the Static Database while capturing such dematerialization requests.

Use of Digital Signature Certifications for Authentication / Certification of Filings / Submissions made to Stock Exchanges

Legal Category: SEBI
Rule ACT: SEBI (LODR)
Update Type: Circular
Release Date: 31, Jul, 2020
Notification No: SEBI/HO/CFD/CMD1/CIR/P/2020/145
Description: The Securities and Exchange Board of India has decided that authentication or certification of any filings/submissions made to stock exchanges under the LODR Regulations may be done using digital signature certifications till December 31, 2020. This is applicable to filings/submissions made from July 1, 2020.

Clarification on applicability of regulation 40(1) of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 to open offers, buybacks and delisting of securities of listed entities

Legal Category: SEBI
Rule ACT: SEBI (LODR)
Update Type: Circular
Release Date: 31, Jul, 2020
Notification No: SEBI/HO/CFD/CMD1/CIR/P/2020/144
Description: The Securities and Exchange Board of India has clarified that shareholders holding securities in physical form are allowed to tender shares in open offers, buy-backs through tender offer route and exit offers in case of voluntary or compulsory delisting. However, such tendering shall be as per the provisions of respective regulations.

CBDT further extends the timeline for compliances under Income-Tax Act, 1961

Legal Category: Taxation
Rule ACT: Income Tax Act
Update Type: Notification
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: Notification No. 56/2020/ F. No. 370142/23/2020-TPL
Description: The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on July 29, 2020 has issued a notification to make amendments in the notification issued on June 24, 2020 vide no 35/2020 which specifies the extension of timeline under Income-Tax Act, 1961 and other such compliances.
Following amendments have been made:
-In first proviso, in clause (i) which specifies the filing of returns under Section 139 of the act, the words “July 31, 2020” shall be substituted with “September 30, 2020”.
-A third proviso has been inserted which specifies the delivery of statement for the deduction of tax, which states, “Provided also that for the purposes of the second proviso, in case of an individual resident in India referred to in sub-section (2) of section 207 of the Income-tax Act, 1961, the tax paid by him under section 140A of that Act within the due date (before extension) provided in that Act, shall be deemed to be the advance tax.

The Income Tax (18th Amendment) Rules, 2020

Legal Category: Taxation
Rule ACT: Income Tax Act
Update Type: Amendment
Release Date: 28, Jul, 2020
Notification No: Notification No. 55/2020/ F. No.142/22/2015-TPL
Description: The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on July 28, 2020 has issued the Income-tax (18th Amendment) Rules, 2020 to further amend Income-Tax Rules, 1962 and rule 12CB i. e Statement under sub-section (7) of section 115UB has been substituted.

Himachal Pradesh Labour Department Revises Minimum Rates of Wages in the Scheduled Employment of Shops & Establishments

Legal Category: HR and Labour
Rule ACT: Minimum Wages Act - Himachal Pradesh
Update Type: Notification
Release Date: 21, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. Shram(A) 4-2/2018-L
Description: The Labour Department of Himachal Pradesh has revised the minimum rates of wages in the Scheduled employment of Shops & Establishments which will be effective from April 01, 2020.

Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines

Legal Category: HR and Labour
Rule ACT: Shops and Establishments Act - Goa
Update Type: Order
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A)(Unlock 3)
Description: The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the Lock-Down in Containment Zones upto 31st August 2020. The MHA has issued an order to re-open more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside containment Zones and issued guidelines on Unlock 3, which contains the national directives and additional directives for the workplace. Highlights of the directives for the workplace are as follows:
1. Employers on the best effort basis should ensure that Aarogya Setu App is installed by all employees.
2. Practice Work From Home as far as possible.
3. Staggering of work/ business hours
4. Screening & Hygiene
5. Frequent sanitization of the entire workplace
6. Social distancing

Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines

Legal Category: HR and Labour
Rule ACT: Shops and Establishments Act - Punjab
Update Type: Order
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A)(Unlock 3)
Description: The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the Lock-Down in Containment Zones upto 31st August 2020. The MHA has issued an order to re-open more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside containment Zones and issued guidelines on Unlock 3, which contains the national directives and additional directives for the workplace. Highlights of the directives for the workplace are as follows:
1. Employers on the best effort basis should ensure that Aarogya Setu App is installed by all employees.
2. Practice Work From Home as far as possible.
3. Staggering of work/ business hours
4. Screening & Hygiene
5. Frequent sanitization of the entire workplace
6. Social distancing

Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines

Legal Category: HR and Labour
Rule ACT: Shops and Establishments Act - Himachal Pradesh
Update Type: Order
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A)(Unlock 3)
Description: The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the Lock-Down in Containment Zones upto 31st August 2020. The MHA has issued an order to re-open more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside containment Zones and issued guidelines on Unlock 3, which contains the national directives and additional directives for the workplace. Highlights of the directives for the workplace are as follows:
1. Employers on the best effort basis should ensure that Aarogya Setu App is installed by all employees.
2. Practice Work From Home as far as possible.
3. Staggering of work/ business hours
4. Screening & Hygiene
5. Frequent sanitization of the entire workplace
6. Social distancing

Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines

Legal Category: HR and Labour
Rule ACT: Shops and Establishments Act - West Bengal
Update Type: Order
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A)(Unlock 3)
Description: The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the Lock-Down in Containment Zones upto 31st August 2020. The MHA has issued an order to re-open more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside containment Zones and issued guidelines on Unlock 3, which contains the national directives and additional directives for the workplace. Highlights of the directives for the workplace are as follows:
1. Employers on the best effort basis should ensure that Aarogya Setu App is installed by all employees.
2. Practice Work From Home as far as possible.
3. Staggering of work/ business hours
4. Screening & Hygiene
5. Frequent sanitization of the entire workplace
6. Social distancing

Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines

Legal Category: HR and Labour
Rule ACT: Shops and Establishments Act - Tamil Nadu
Update Type: Order
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A)(Unlock 3)
Description: The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the Lock-Down in Containment Zones upto 31st August 2020. The MHA has issued an order to re-open more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside containment Zones and issued guidelines on Unlock 3, which contains the national directives and additional directives for the workplace. Highlights of the directives for the workplace are as follows:
1. Employers on the best effort basis should ensure that Aarogya Setu App is installed by all employees.
2. Practice Work From Home as far as possible.
3. Staggering of work/ business hours
4. Screening & Hygiene
5. Frequent sanitization of the entire workplace
6. Social distancing

Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines

Legal Category: HR and Labour
Rule ACT: Shops and Establishments Act - Kerala
Update Type: Order
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A)(Unlock 3)
Description: The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the Lock-Down in Containment Zones upto 31st August 2020. The MHA has issued an order to re-open more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside containment Zones and issued guidelines on Unlock 3, which contains the national directives and additional directives for the workplace. Highlights of the directives for the workplace are as follows:
1. Employers on the best effort basis should ensure that Aarogya Setu App is installed by all employees.
2. Practice Work From Home as far as possible.
3. Staggering of work/ business hours
4. Screening & Hygiene
5. Frequent sanitization of the entire workplace
6. Social distancing

Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines

Legal Category: HR and Labour
Rule ACT: Shops and Establishments Act - Karnataka
Update Type: Order
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A)(Unlock 3)
Description: The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the Lock-Down in Containment Zones upto 31st August 2020. The MHA has issued an order to re-open more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside containment Zones and issued guidelines on Unlock 3, which contains the national directives and additional directives for the workplace. Highlights of the directives for the workplace are as follows:
1. Employers on the best effort basis should ensure that Aarogya Setu App is installed by all employees.
2. Practice Work From Home as far as possible.
3. Staggering of work/ business hours
4. Screening & Hygiene
5. Frequent sanitization of the entire workplace
6. Social distancing

Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines

Legal Category: HR and Labour
Rule ACT: Shops and Establishments Act - Rajasthan
Update Type: Order
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A)(Unlock 3)
Description: The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the Lock-Down in Containment Zones upto 31st August 2020. The MHA has issued an order to re-open more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside containment Zones and issued guidelines on Unlock 3, which contains the national directives and additional directives for the workplace. Highlights of the directives for the workplace are as follows:
1. Employers on the best effort basis should ensure that Aarogya Setu App is installed by all employees.
2. Practice Work From Home as far as possible.
3. Staggering of work/ business hours
4. Screening & Hygiene
5. Frequent sanitization of the entire workplace
6. Social distancing

Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines

Legal Category: HR and Labour
Rule ACT: Shops and Establishments Act - Uttarakhand
Update Type: Order
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A)(Unlock 3)
Description: The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the Lock-Down in Containment Zones upto 31st August 2020. The MHA has issued an order to re-open more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside containment Zones and issued guidelines on Unlock 3, which contains the national directives and additional directives for the workplace. Highlights of the directives for the workplace are as follows:
1. Employers on the best effort basis should ensure that Aarogya Setu App is installed by all employees.
2. Practice Work From Home as far as possible.
3. Staggering of work/ business hours
4. Screening & Hygiene
5. Frequent sanitization of the entire workplace
6. Social distancing

Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines

Legal Category: HR and Labour
Rule ACT: Shops and Establishments Act - Telangana
Update Type: Order
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A)(Unlock 3)
Description: The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the Lock-Down in Containment Zones upto 31st August 2020. The MHA has issued an order to re-open more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside containment Zones and issued guidelines on Unlock 3, which contains the national directives and additional directives for the workplace. Highlights of the directives for the workplace are as follows:
1. Employers on the best effort basis should ensure that Aarogya Setu App is installed by all employees.
2. Practice Work From Home as far as possible.
3. Staggering of work/ business hours
4. Screening & Hygiene
5. Frequent sanitization of the entire workplace
6. Social distancing

Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines

Legal Category: HR and Labour
Rule ACT: Shops and Establishment Act - Madhya Pradesh
Update Type: Order
Release Date: 29, Jul, 2020
Notification No: No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A)(Unlock 3)
Description: The Ministry of Home Affairs has extended the Lock-Down in Containment Zones upto 31st August 2020. The MHA has issued an order to re-open more activities in a calibrated manner in areas outside containment Zones and issued guidelines on Unlock 3, which contains the national directives and additional directives for the workplace. Highlights of the directives for the workplace are as follows:
1. Employers on the best effort basis should ensure that Aarogya Setu App is installed by all employees.
2. Practice Work From Home as far as possible.
3. Staggering of work/ business hours
4. Screening & Hygiene
5. Frequent sanitization of the entire workplace
6. Social distancing
  • 29, Jul, 2020 Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines
  • 29, Jul, 2020 Instructions for Uploading Documents in E-Sanchit for approval of AD Code / IFSC with Bank Account in ICES – reg
  • 04, Aug, 2020 Grievance Resolution between Listed Entities and Proxy Advisers
  • 30, Jul, 2020 CBIC amends the class of registered persons for the purpose of e-invoice
  • 30, Jul, 2020 Central Goods and Services Tax (Ninth Amendment) Rules, 2020
  • 31, Jul, 2020 Sea Cargo Manifest and Transhipment (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2020
  • 30, Jul, 2020 2nd Phase of All India Roll-Out of Faceless Assessment - reg
  • 31, Jul, 2020 Industrial Disputes and Certain other laws (Karnataka Amendment) Ordinance, 2020.
  • 29, Jul, 2020 Enhanced Due Diligence for Dematerialization of Physical Securities - Additional alert / flag in case the Folio Number and Certificate Number is not matching
  • 31, Jul, 2020 Use of Digital Signature Certifications for Authentication / Certification of Filings / Submissions made to Stock Exchanges
  • 31, Jul, 2020 Clarification on applicability of regulation 40(1) of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 to open offers, buybacks and delisting of securities of listed entities
  • 29, Jul, 2020 CBDT further extends the timeline for compliances under Income-Tax Act, 1961
  • 28, Jul, 2020 The Income Tax (18th Amendment) Rules, 2020
  • 21, Jul, 2020 Himachal Pradesh Labour Department Revises Minimum Rates of Wages in the Scheduled Employment of Shops & Establishments
  • 29, Jul, 2020 Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines
  • 29, Jul, 2020 Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines
  • 29, Jul, 2020 Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines
  • 29, Jul, 2020 Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines
  • 29, Jul, 2020 Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines
  • 29, Jul, 2020 Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines
  • 29, Jul, 2020 Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines
  • 29, Jul, 2020 Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines
  • 29, Jul, 2020 Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines
  • 29, Jul, 2020 Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines
  • 29, Jul, 2020 Extension of Lockdown in Containment Zone upto 31st August and UNLOCK 3 Order and Guidelines
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