Section 5 of UTGST Act 2017: Powers of Officers

Section 5: “Powers of Officers” (UTGST Act, 2017)

Provisions under Section 5 of the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (UTGST) Act, 2017 relating to “Powers of Officers”, are as under:

(1) Subject to such conditions and limitations as the Commissioner may impose, an officer of the Union territory tax may exercise the powers and discharge the duties conferred or imposed on him under this Act.

(2) An officer of a Union territory tax may exercise the powers and discharge the duties conferred or imposed under this Act on any other officer of a Union territory tax who is subordinate to him.

(3) The Commissioner may, subject to such conditions and limitations as may be specified in this behalf by him, delegate his powers to any other officer subordinate to him.

(4) Notwithstanding anything contained in this section, an Appellate Authority shall not exercise the powers and discharge the duties conferred or imposed on any other officer of Union territory tax.

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