According to Section 70 of Central Goods and Service Tax Act, 2017 as passed by Lok Sabha :

  1. The proper officer under this Act shall have power to summon any person whose attendance he considers necessary either to give evidence or to produce a document or any other thing in any inquiry in the same manner, as provided in the case of a civil court under the provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908.

  2. Every such inquiry referred to in sub-section (1) shall be deemed to be a “judicial proceedings” within the meaning of section 193 and section 228 of the Indian Penal Code
  1. GST Acts and Rules
  2. CGST Act - Central Goods and Services Tax Act
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