TARIFF COMMISSION OF BHARAT
Tariff Commission Of Bharat
(1) There shall
be a Tariff Commission of Bharat, to examine and publish the cost structures of items produced in Bharat and imported from
abroad of any item of public import.
Constitution of Tariff Commission of Bharat.
The Tariff Commission shall consist not less than eleven members, including Chairman.
The Chairman shall be a retired Chief Justice of a High Court.
The other members shall be one Chartered Accountant; Two Cost Accountant; Two Advocates; five representatives from
the recognised Consumer Organisations. Consumer organizations should be no way connected with the Large Manufacturing Sector.
The Chairman shall be appointed for fix tenure of three years by the National Judicial Commission on the recommendation
of four Senior Most Judges of the Supreme Court including Chief Justice. The other Members shall be appointed for fix tenure
of two years.
The Chartered Accountant shall be appointed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bharat, through due procedure.
The Cost Accountants shall be appointed by the Institute of the Cost Accountants of the Bharat through due procedure.
The Advocates shall be appointed by the Bar Council of Bharat, through due procedure.
Representatives of the consumer organisations shall be appointed by the Government of Bharat through transparent due
No person shall be selected for second terms.
104. Disqualifications for appointment as Member in the
If integrity, honesty or sincerity of any person is under doubt, such person shall not be appointed as member of the
If any person appointed as Chairman or Member of the Tariff Commission and was accused in any criminal case six months
prior to date of his appointment, or appointed against object of this Article, his appointment shall be liable to void.
No person can be appointed as Chairman and Member of the Tariff Commission for more than one term.
105. Duties, powers and functions of the Tariff Commission
(1) Any item or
goods having sell proceeds, whether produced in Bharat or imported from abroad, throughout the country more than ten crores
of rupees, shall be within the Jurisdiction and preview of the Tariff Commission of Bharat.
(2) Tariff Commission
shall examine cost structure of such item or goods and shall publish them time-to- time but without any gape of more than
(3) This is statutory
obligation of each Company, whether producing or importing such items or goods, to furnish all informations relating with
the cost of such item or goods, as may be asked by the Commission, through their respective principal Bankers, within seven
days from the date of receipt of communication to that effect.
(4) In case any Company fails to provide such informations, principal Bankers shall withheld operation of Bank
Account of such Company till such informations are not furnished.Tariff Commission shall not ask to any Company to furnish any information
relating with the technology aspect of any item or goods.