Special Judges may be appointed under Sales Tax Act

Special Judges may be appointed under Sales Tax Act

Section 37C of Sales Tax Act, 1990 has defined special judges may be appointed under Sales Tax Act.

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued the Sales Tax Act, 1990 updated up to June 30, 2021. The Act incorporated amendments brought through Finance Act, 2021.

Following is the text of section 37C of the Sales Tax Act, 1990:

37C. Special Judges.– (1) The Federal Government may by notification in the official Gazette, appoint as many Special Judges as it considers necessary and, where it appoints more than one Special Judge, it shall specify in the notification the headquarter of each Special Judge and the territorial limits within which he shall exercise jurisdiction under this Act.

(2) No person shall be appointed as a Special Judge unless he is or has been a Sessions Judge.

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