168. Power to issue instructions or directions.

 (1) The Board may, if it considers it necessary or expedient so to do for the purpose of uniformity in the implementation of this Act, issue such orders, instructions or directions to the central tax officers as it may deem fit, and thereupon all such officers and all other persons employed in the implementation of this Act shall observe and follow such orders, instructions or directions.


(2) The Commissioner specified in clause (91) of section 2, sub-section (3) of section 5, clause (b) of sub-section (9) of section 25, sub-sections (3) and (4) of section 35, sub-section (1) of section 37, sub-section (2) of section 38, sub-section (6) of section 391section 44, sub-sections (4) and (5) of section 52, sub-section (5) of section 66, sub-section (1) of section 1432sub-section (1) of section 151, clause (l) of sub-section (3) of section 158 and section 167 shall mean a Commissioner or Joint Secretary posted in the Board and such Commissioner or Joint Secretary shall exercise the powers specified in the said sections with the approval of the Board.



Amendments -

1. Substituted by Finance Act, 2021 Dated 28.03.2021 (Yet to be notified)

in sub-section (2), following words

sub-section (1) of section 44

shall be substituted with namely,

section 44


2. Omitted by Finance Act, 2021 Dated 28.03.2021 (Yet to be notified)