Section 9 of IGST Act 2017: Supplies in Territorial Waters
Provisions under Section 9 of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act, 2017 relating to “Supplies in Territorial Waters”, are as under:
Section 9 of IGST Act 2017: Supplies in Territorial Waters (CHAPTER IV – DETERMINATION OF NATURE OF SUPPLY)
Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act,–
(a) where the location of the supplier is in the territorial waters, the location of such supplier; or
(b) where the place of supply is in the territorial waters, the place of supply,
shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to be in the coastal State or Union territory where the nearest point of the appropriate baseline is located.
The Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) 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 Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) (Amendment) Act, 2018 on 30 Aug. 2018. Further, CBIC has separately notified the commencement date of provisions of various Sections of the IGST (Amendment) Act 2018 vide Notification No. 1/2019 Integrated Tax dt. 29 Jan. 2019 , except for sections where the date of commencement different from 1 Feb. 2019 and has specifically been mentioned in the IGST Amendment Act, 2018 itself.