Indian Revenue and Finance Laws

Enactment DateShort Title
19-Sep-1855The Usury Laws Repeal Act, 1855
28-Jan-1873The Government Savings Promotion Act, 1873
13-Feb-1878The Indian Treasure-trove Act, 1878
9-Dec-1881The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
14-Feb-1890The Revenue Recovery Act, 1890
1-Oct-1891The Bankers Books Evidence Act, 1891
27-Jan-1899The Indian Stamp Act, 1899
22-Mar-1918The Usurious Loans Act, 1918
28-Sep-1931The Provisional Collection of Taxes Act, 1931
6-Mar-1934The Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
26-Feb-1938The Insurance Act, 1938
22-Nov-1944The Public Debt Act, 1944
24-Dec-1945The International Monetary Fund and Bank Act, 1945
23-Sep-1948The Reserve Bank (Transfer to Public Ownership) Act, 1948
10-Mar-1949The Banking Regulation Act, 1949
14-Dec-1949The Industrial Disputes (Banking and Insurance Companies) Act, 1949
14-Aug-1950The Contingency Fund of India Act, 1950
16-May-1951The Finance Commission (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1951
31-Oct-1951The State Financial Corporations Act, 1951
26-Dec-1952The Forward Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1952
8-May-1955The State Bank of India Act, 1955
22-Oct-1955The Prize Competitions Act, 1955
18-Jun-1956The Life Insurance Corporation Act, 1956
4-Sep-1956The Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956
21-Oct-1956The Central Sales Tax Act, 1956
6-Jun-1957The Life Insurance Corporation (Amendment) Act, 1957
12-Sep-1957The Wealth-tax Act, 1957
15-May-1958The Gift-tax Act, 1958
17-Oct-1958The International Finance Corporation (Status, Immunities and Privileges) Act, 1958
9-Sep-1960The International Development Association (Status, Immunities and Privileges) Act, 1960
19-Sep-1960The Banking Companies (Second Amendment) Act, 1960
13-Sep-1961The Income-tax Act, 1961
6-Dec-1961The Voluntary Surrender of Salaries (Exemption from Taxation) Act, 1961
7-Dec-1961The Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1961
13-Dec-1962The Manipur (Sales of Motor Spirit and Lubricants) Taxation Act, 1962
13-Dec-1962The Customs Act,1962
14-Dec-1962The State-Associated Banks (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1962
18-Apr-1963The Marine Insurance Act, 1963
30-Dec-1963The Central Boards of Revenue Act, 1963
2-May-1964The Companies (Profits) Surtax Act, 1964
12-May-1964The Taxation Laws (Continuation and Validation of Recovery Proceedings) Act, 1964
30-Sep-1964The Legal Tender (Inscribed Notes) Act, 1964
4-Dec-1965The Taxation Laws (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1965
29-May-1966The Asian Development Bank Act, 1966
31-Mar-1970The Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1970
24-Jun-1971The Gold (Control) Amendment Act, 1971
15-Dec-1971The Comptroller Auditor-General s (Duties, Powers and Conditions of Service) Act, 1971
20-Sep-1972The General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Act, 1972
26-Nov-1972The Khadi and other Handloom Industries Development (Additional Excise Duty on Cloth) Amendment Act, 1972
30-Nov-1972The Central Sales Tax (Amendment) Act, 1972
27-Mar-1974The Economic Offences (Inapplicability of Limitation)  Act, 1974
23-Sep-1974The Interest-tax Act, 1974
13-Dec-1974The Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act, 1974
7-Aug-1975The Delhi Sales Tax Act, 1975
18-Aug-1975The Customs Tariff Act, 1975
25-Jan-1976The Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Forfeiture of Property) Act, 1976
9-Feb-1976The Regional Rural Banks Act, 1976
8-Apr-1976The Departmentalisation of Union Accounts (Transfer of Personnel) Act, 1976
29-May-1976The Life Insurance Corporation (Modification of Settlements) Act, 1976
30-Mar-1978The High Denomination Bank Notes (Demonetisation) Act, 1978
31-Mar-1978The Interest Act, 1978
12-Dec-1978The Prize Chits and Money Circulation Schemes (Banning) Act, 1978
20-May-1979The Union Duties of Excise (Distribution) Act, 1979
12-Feb-1980The Central Excises and Salt and Additional Duties of Excise (Amendment) Act, 1980
11-Jul-1980The Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1980
9-Dec-1980The Hotel-Receipts Tax Act, 1980
11-Sep-1981The Export-Import Bank of India Act, 1981
30-Dec-1981The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act, 1981
4-Mar-1982The African Development Fund Act, 1982
11-May-1982The Customs Tariff (Amendment) Act, 1982
19-Aug-1982The Chit Funds Act, 1982
6-Nov-1982The State Bank of Sikkim (Acquisition of Shares) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1982
26-May-1983The African Development Bank Act, 1983
30-Dec-1983The Public Financial Institutions (Obligation as to Fidelity and Secrecy) Act, 1983
16-Sep-1985The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985
14-Sep-1987The Expenditure-tax Act, 1987
23-Dec-1987The National Housing Bank Act, 1987
5-Sep-1988The Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988
6-Sep-1988The Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1988
25-Oct-1989The Small Industries Development Bank of India Act, 1989
18-Sep-1991The Remittances of Foreign Exchange and Investment in Foreign Exchange Bonds (Immunities and Exemptions) Act, 1991
4-Apr-1992The Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992
18-Aug-1992The Special Court (Trial of Offences Relating to Transactions in Securities) Act, 1992
2-Apr-1993The Gold Bonds (Immunities and Exemptions) Act, 1993
2-Apr-1993The Industrial Finance Corporation (Transfer of Undertaking and Repeal) Act, 1993
27-Aug-1993The Recovery of Debts Due to Banks and Financial Institutions Act, 1993
10-Aug-1996The Depositories Act, 1996
19-Mar-1997The Industrial Reconstruction Bank (Transfer of Undertakings and Repeal) Act, 1997
29-Dec-1999The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999
29-Dec-1999The Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
17-Dec-2002The Unit Trust of India (Transfer of Undertaking and Repeal) Act, 2002
17-Dec-2002The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002
17-Jan-2003The Prevention of Money-Laundering Act, 2002
26-Aug-2003The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003
30-Dec-2003The Industrial Development Bank (Transfer of Undertaking and Repeal) Act, 2003
1-Jan-2004The Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Repeal Act, 2003
23-Jun-2005The Credit Information Companies (Regulation) Act, 2005.
27-Aug-2006The Actuaries Act, 2006
30-Aug-2006The Government Securities Act, 2006
20-Dec-2007The Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
1-Sep-2011The Coinage Act, 2011
22-Jan-2012The Factoring Regulation Act, 2011
18-Sep-2013The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 2013
26-May-2015The Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015
27-Feb-2017The Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities) Act, 2017
12-Apr-2017The Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017
12-Apr-2017The Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017
12-Apr-2017The Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017
12-Apr-2017The Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017
23-Aug-2017The Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 2017
23-Aug-2017The Central Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 2017
31-Jul-2018The Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018
19-Dec-2019The International Financial Services Centres Authority Act, 2019
17-Mar-2020The Direct Tax Vivad se Vishwas Act, 2020

Sector-Wise Regulations

  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Pension Reforms

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