Prosecution for disposal of property

Prosecution for disposal of property

Section 197 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 has explained prosecution for disposal of property to prevent attachment.

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 updated up to June 30, 2021. The Ordinance incorporated amendments brought through Finance Act, 2021.

Following is the text of Section 197 of Income Tax Ordinance, 2001:

197. Prosecution for disposal of property to prevent attachment. — Where the owner of any property, or a person acting on the owner’s behalf or claiming under the owner, sells, mortgages, charges, leases or otherwise deals with the property after the receipt of a notice from the Commissioner with a view to preventing the Commissioner from attaching it, shall commit an offence punishable on conviction with a fine upto hundred thousand rupees or imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years, or both.

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