Section 2(42) of CGST Act: Meaning of “Drawback”
As per Section 2(42) of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Act, 2017, unless the context otherwise requires, the term “drawback” has been defined, as under:
Section 2(42) of CGST Act: Definition of “Drawback” (CHAPTER I – PRELIMINARY)
“drawback” in relation to any goods manufactured in India and exported, means the rebate of duty, tax or cess chargeable on any imported inputs or on any domestic inputs or input services used in the manufacture of such goods.
The Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Act, 2017 was notified by Govt. on 12 April, 2017 and CBIC has notified the commencement date for various Sections/ Provisions thereof from time to time. Subsequently, Govt. has notified the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) (Amendment) Act, 2018 on 30 Aug. 2018. However, commencement date of amended provisions of various Sections is to be separately notified by CBIC, except where specifically mentioned in the CGST Amendment Act, 2018 itself.