January, 2021 – Issue No. IV

GST
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DGFT

Procedure and Criteria for submission of applications for export of Diagnostic Kits and their components/laboratory reagents issued. Applications to be submitted by 31.01.2021.

COMPANIES ACT

Central Government appoints 22.01.2021 as the date on which various sections (sections 2, 11, 25, 27, 53, 55, 58, 59, 60, 62, 64, 65, Clause (c) of section 18 and Clause (ii) of section 22) of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2020 will come into force.

2019 amendment relating to CSR provision has been given effect from 22.01.2021.

Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Amendment Rules, 2021 introduced amending the Rules regarding CSR Implementation, CSR Expenditure, CSR Reporting, Display of CSR activities on its website and Transfer of unspent CSR amount.

Decriminalization of the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008 – MCA invites comments from stakeholders.

CONSUMER PROTECTION LAWS
Centre establishes National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission to be known as National Commission.