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Advance Ruling

Let us look at chapter 12 of CGST rules – Advance Ruling. This text is taken from http://www.cbec.gov.in/resources//htdocs-cbec/gst/cgst-rules-01july2017%20.pdf

Qualification and Appointment of Members of the Authority for Advance
Ruling

The Central Government and the State Government shall appoint officer of
the rank of Joint Commissioner as member of the Authority for Advance Ruling.

Form and Manner of Application to the Authority for Advance Ruling

(1) An application for obtaining an advance ruling under sub-section (1) of
section 97 shall be made on the common portal in FORM GST ARA-01 and shall be accompanied by a fee of five thousand rupees, to be deposited in the manner specified in section 49.
(2) The application referred to in sub-rule (1), the verification contained
therein and all the relevant documents accompanying such application shall be signed in the manner specified in rule 26.

Certification of Copies of Advance Rulings Pronounced by the Authority

A copy of the advance ruling shall be certified to be a true copy of its original by any member of the Authority for Advance Ruling.

Form and Manner of Appeal to the Appellate Authority for Advance
Ruling

(1) An appeal against the advance ruling issued under sub-section (6) of
section 98 shall be made by an applicant on the common portal in FORM GST ARA-02 and shall be accompanied by a fee of ten thousand rupees to be deposited in the manner specified insection 49.
(2) An appeal against the advance ruling issued under sub-section (6) of
section 98 shall be made by the concerned officer or the jurisdictional officer referred to in section 100 on the common portal in FORM GST ARA-03 and no fee shall be payable by the said officer for filing the appeal.
(3) The appeal referred to in sub-rule (1) or sub-rule (2), the verification contained therein and all the relevant documents accompanying such appeal shall be signed,-
(a) in the case of the concerned officer or jurisdictional officer, by an
officer authorised in writing by such officer; and
(b) in the case of an applicant, in the manner specified in rule 26.

Certification of copies of the advance rulings pronounced by the
Appellate Authority

A copy of the advance ruling pronounced by the Appellate Authority for

Advance Ruling and duly signed by the Members shall be sent to-

(a) the applicant and the appellant;
(b) the concerned officer of central tax and State or Union territory tax;
(c) the jurisdictional officer of central tax and State or Union territory
tax; and
(d) the Authority, in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (4) of section 101 of the Act.
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