Reserve Bank of India (RBI) vide notification / Circular No. RBI/2020-21/66 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 05 dated 13th November, 2020, has published Discontinuation of Returns/ Reports under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 ” in exercise of the powers conferred under sections Section 10(4) and 11(2) of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (42 of 1999) and are without prejudice to permissions/approvals, if any, required under any other law.
The Circular is issued to : All Authorised Persons
- Aim and Vision of this Circular: to improve the ease of doing business and reduce the cost of compliance,
The existing forms and reports prescribed under FEMA, 1999, were reviewed by the Reserve Bank. Accordingly, it has been decided to discontinue the 17 returns/reports as listed in the Annexure A to this Circular as mentioned below with immediate effect.
- Provisions of this Circular
The attention of Authorised Persons is invited to the Master Direction – Reporting under Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 dated January 01, 2016 (click here), as amended from time to time, and other reporting related instructions issued by the Reserve Bank of India. AD banks may bring the contents of this circular to the notice of their constituents.
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