Powers of officers under the Central Goods and Services Tax Act

(1) Subject to such conditions and limitations as the Board may impose, an officer of
the Central Goods and Services Tax may exercise the powers and discharge the duties
conferred or imposed on him under this Act.
(2) An officer of Central Goods and Services Tax may exercise the powers and
discharge the duties conferred or imposed under this Act on any other officer of Central
Goods and Services Tax who is subordinate to him.
(3) The Board/Commissioner may, subject to such conditions and limitations as may
be specified in this behalf by him, delegate its powers to any other officer subordinate to
him.
(4) Notwithstanding anything contained in this section, a First Appellate Authority shall
not exercise the powers and discharge the duties conferred or imposed on an officer of
Central Goods and Services Tax other than those specified in section 79 of this Act.
(Note: State laws may have similar provision)

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