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RBI Notification No FEMA 134/2005 RB


Notification No: RBI Notification No FEMA 134/2005 RB

G.S.R. 336(E)
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (6) of Section 6 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and in partial modification of its 1342">Notification No. 22/2000-RB dated 3rd May 2000 the Reserve Bank makes the following regulations to prohibit, restrict and regulate establishment in India of a branch or office or other place of business by a person resident outside India, namely :-

1.Short Title and Commencement

(i) These Regulations may be called the Foreign Exchange Management (Establishment in India of branch or office or other place of business) (Amendment) Regulations, 2005

(ii) They shall come into force with effect from April 25, 2005*.

2. Amendment to the Regulations :-

In the Foreign Exchange Management (Establishment in India of branch or office or other place of business) Regulations 2000 in Regulation 3 after the existing proviso the following proviso may be added :

Provided further that no approval shall be necessary for an insurance company, if such company has obtained approval from the insurance Regulatory and Development Authority established under section 3 of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999, for establishing a Liaison Office in India.

Foot Note :

(i) * This has been mentioned as the date on which Reserve Bank of India had issued A.P (DIR Series) Circular No. 39 to Authorised Banks dealing in Foreign Exchange.

(ii) The Principal Regulations were published in the Official Gazette vide GSR No. 408(E) dated May 8, 2000 in Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) and subsequently amended as under :-

GSR No. 698(E) dated 01.09.2003

GSR No. 847 (E) dated 29.10.2003
Sd/-
F R Joseph
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