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Foreign Exchange Regulation Act-1973, (43 of 1973)


Appeal to High Court

  1. An appeal shall lie to the High Court only on questions of law from any decision or order of the Appellate Board under sub-section (3) or sub-section (4) of section 52:

    Provided that the High Court shall not entertain any appeal under this section if it is filed after the expiry of sixty days of the date of communication of the decision or order of the Appellate Board, unless the High Court is satisfied that the appellant was prevented by sufficient cause from filing the appeal in time.

    Explanation - In this section and in section 55, "High Court" means -
    1. the High Court within the jurisdiction of which the aggrieved party ordinarily resides or carries on business or personally works for gain; and
    2. where the Central Government is the aggrieved party, the High Court within the jurisdiction of which the respondent, or in a case where there are more than one respondent, any of the respondents, ordinarily resides or carries on business or personally works for gain.

      Continuance of proceeding in the event of death or insolvency
    1. Where -
      1. a penalty has been imposed under section 50 read with section 51 by the adjudicating officer on any person and no appeal against the order imposing such penalty has been preferred to the Appellate Board; or
      2. any such appeal has been preferred to the Appellate Board, and -
        1. in a case referred to in clause (i), such person dies or is adjudicated an insolvent before preferring an appeal to the Appellate Board; or
        2. in a case referred to in clause (ii), such person dies or is adjudicated an insolvent during the pendency of the appeal, then, it shall be lawful for the legal representatives of such person, or the official assignee or the official receiver, as the case may be, to prefer an appeal to the Appellate Board, or as the case may be, to continue the appeal before the Appellate Board, in place of such person and the provisions of section 52 shall, so far as may be, apply or continue to apply to such appeal.
    2. Where -
      1. after the passing of a decision or order by the Appellate Board, no appeal has been preferred to the High Court under section 54; or
      2. any such appeal has been preferred to the High Court, and -
        1. in a case referred to in clause (i), the person entitled to file the appeal dies or is adjudicated an insolvent before preferring an appeal to the High Court; or
        2. in a case referred to in clause (ii), the person who had filed the appeal dies or is adjudicated an insolvent during the pendency of the appeal before the High Court, then, it shall be lawful for the legal representatives of such person, or the official assignee or the official receiver, as the case may be, to prefer an appeal to the High Court or to continue the appeal before the High Court in place of such person and the provisions of section 54 shall, so far as may be, apply or continue to apply to such appeal.
    3. The powers of the official assignee or the official receiver under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2) shall be exercised by him subject to the provisions of the Presidency-towns Insolvency Act, 1909, or the Provincial Insolvency Act, 1920, as the case may be.
  2. Offences and prosecutions
    1. Without prejudice to any award of penalty by the adjudicating officer under this Act, if any person contravenes any of the provisions of this Act [other than section 13, clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 18, section 18A clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 19, sub-section (2) of section 44 and sections 57 and 58], or of any rule, direction or order made thereunder, he shall, upon conviction by a court, be punishable, -
      1. in the case of an offence the amount or value involved in which exceeds one lakh of rupees, with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than six months, but which may extend to seven years and with fine:

        Provided that the court may, for any adequate and special reasons to be mentioned in the judgement, impose a sentence of imprisonment for a term of less than six months;
      2. in any other case, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years or with fine or with both.
    2. If any person convicted of an offence under this Act [not being an offence under section 13 or clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 18 or section 18A or clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 19 or sub/section (2) of section 44 or section 57 or section 58] is again convicted of an offence under this Act [not being an offence under section 13 or clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 18 or section 18A or clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 19 or sub-section (2) of section 44 or section 57 or section 58], he shall be punishable for the second and for every subsequent offence with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than six months but which may extend to seven years and with fine:

      Provided that the court may, for any adequate and special reasons to be mentioned in the judgement, impose a sentence of imprisonment for a term of less than six months.

    3. Where a person having been convicted of an offence under this Act [not being an offence under section 13 or clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 18 or section 18A or clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 19 or sub-section (2) of section 44 or section 57 or section 58] is again convicted of an offence under this Act [not being an offence under section 13 or clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 18 or section 18A or clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 19 or sub-section (2) of section 44 or section 57 or section 58], the court by which such person is convicted may, in addition to any sentence which may be imposed on him under this section, by order, direct that that person shall not carry on such business as the court may specify, being a business which is likely to facilitate the commission of such offence, for such period not exceeding three years, as may be specified by the court in the order.
    4. For the purposes of sub-sections (1) and (2), the following shall not be considered as adequate and special reasons for awarding a sentence of imprisonment for a term of less than six months, namely:-
      1. the fact that the accused has been convicted for the first time of an offence under this Act;
      2. the fact that in any proceeding under this Act, other than a prosecution, the accused has been ordered to pay a penalty or the goods in relation to such proceedings have been ordered to be confiscated or any other penal action has been taken against him for the same offence;
      3. the fact that the accused was not the principal offender and was acting merely as a carrier of goods or otherwise was a secondary party in the commission of the offence;
      4. the age of the accused.
    5. For the purposes of sub-sections (1) and (2), the fact that an offence under this Act has caused no substantial harm to the general public or to any individual shall be an adequate and special reason for awarding a sentence of imprisonment for a term of less than six months.
    6. Nothing in the proviso to section 188 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, shall apply to any offence punishable under this section.

  3. Penalty for contravention of order made by adjudicating officer, Appellate Board and High Court

    If any person fails to pay the penalty imposed by the adjudicating officer or the Appellate Board or the High Court or fails to comply with any of his or its directions or orders, he shall, upon conviction by a court, be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years or with fine or with both.

  4. Vexatious search etc., by officers of Enforcement
    1. Any officer of Enforcement exercising powers under this Act or any rule made thereunder who, -
      1. without reasonable ground of suspicion, searches or causes to be searched any place, premises, aircraft, vehicle or vessel; or
      2. vexatiously detains or searches or arrests any person, shall, for every such offence, upon conviction by a court, be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years or with fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees or with both.
    2. Any person wilfully and maliciously giving false information and so causing an arrest or a search to be made under this Act shall, upon conviction by a court, be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years or with fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees or with both.

  5. Presumption of culpable mental state
    1. In any prosecution for any offence under this Act which requires a culpable mental state on the part of the accused, the court shall presume the existence of such mental state but it shall be a defence for the accused to prove the fact that he had no such mental state with respect to the act charged as an offence in that prosecution.

      Explanation - In this section, "culpable mental state" includes intention, motive, knowledge of a fact and belief in, or reason to believe, a fact.
    2. For the purposes of this section, a fact is said to be proved only when the court believes it to exist beyond reasonable doubt and not merely when its existence is established by a preponderance of probability.
    3. The provisions of this section shall, so far as may be, apply in relation to any proceeding before an adjudicating officer as they apply in relation to any prosecution for an offence under this Act.

  6. Power to tender immunity from prosecution
    1. The Central Government may, if it is of opinion (the reasons for such opinion being recorded in writing) that with a view to obtaining the evidence of any person appearing to have been directly or indirectly concerned in or privy to the contravention of any of the provisions of this Act or of any rule, direction or order made there under, it is necessary or expedient so to do, tender to such person immunity from prosecution for any offence under this Act or under the Indian Penal Code, or under any other Central Act for the time being in force and also from the imposition of any penalty under this Act on condition of his making a full and true disclosure of the whole circumstances relating to such contravention.
    2. A tender of immunity made to, and accepted by, the person concerned, shall, to the extent to which the immunity extends, render him immune from prosecution for any offence in respect of which tender was made or from the imposition of any penalty under this Act.
    3. If it appears to the Central Government that any person to whom immunity has been tendered under this section has not complied with the condition on which the tender was made or is wilfully concealing anything or is giving false evidence, the Central Government may record a finding to that effect, and thereupon the immunity shall be deemed to have been withdrawn and such person may be tried for the offence in respect of which the tender of immunity was made or for any other offence of which he appears to have been guilty in connection with the same matter and shall also become liable to the imposition of any penalty under this Act to which he would otherwise have been liable.
  7. Cognizance of offences
    1. Notwithstanding anything contained in section 29 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, it shall be lawful for any metropolitan magistrate and for any magistrate of the first class to pass a sentence of imprisonment for a term exceeding three years or of fine exceeding five thousand rupees on any person convicted of an offence punishable under section 56.
    2. No court shall take cognizance -
      1. of any offence punishable under sub-section (2) of section 44 or sub-section (1) of section 58, -
        1. where the offence is alleged to have been committed by an officer of Enforcement not lower in rank than an Assistant Director of Enforcement, except with the previous sanction of the Central Government;
        2. where the offence is alleged to have been committed by an officer of Enforcement lower in rank than an Assistant Director of Enforcement, except with the previous sanction of the Director of Enforcement; or
      2. of any offence punishable under sections 56 or section 57, except upon complaint in writing made by -
        1. the Director of Enforcement; or
        2. any officer authorised in writing in this behalf by the Director of Enforcement or the Central Government; or
        3. any officer of the Reserve Bank authorised by the Reserve Bank by a general or special order:

          Provided that where any such offence is the contravention of any of the provisions of this Act or of any rule, direction or order made thereunder which prohibits the doing of an act without permission, no such complaint shall be made unless the person accused of the offence has been given an opportunity of showing that he had such permission.

  8. Certain offences to be non-cognizable

    Subject to the provisions of section 45 and notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, an offence punishable under section 56 shall be deemed to be non-cognizable within the meaning of that Code.

  9. Confiscation of currency, security, etc.

    Any court trying a contravention under section 56 and the adjudicating officer adjudging any contravention under section 51 may, if it or he thinks fit and in addition to any sentence or penalty which it or he may impose for such contravention, direct that any currency, security or any other money or property in respect of which the contravention has taken place shall be confiscated to the Central Government and further direct that the foreign exchange holdings, if any, of the person committing the contravention or any part thereof, shall be brought back into India or shall be retained outside India in accordance with the directions made in this behalf.

    Explanation - For the purposes of this section, property in respect of which contravention has taken place shall include -
    1. deposits in a bank, where the said property is converted into such deposits;
    2. Indian currency, where the said property is converted into that currency;
    3. any other property which has resulted out of the conversion of that property.

  10. Preparation, attempt, etc.
    1. Whoever makes preparation to contravene any of the provisions of this Act [other than section 13, clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 18, section 18A, clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 19, sub-section (2) of section 44 and sections 57 and 58] or of any rule, direction or order made there under and from the circumstances of the case it may be reasonably inferred that if not prevented by circumstances independent of his will, the contravention as aforesaid would have taken place, shall, for the purposes of section 56, be deemed to have contravened that provision, rule, direction or order, as the case may be.
    2. Whoever attempts to contravene, or abets any contravention of, any of the provisions of this act [other than section 13, clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 18, section 18A, clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 19, sub-section (2) of section 44 and sections 57 and 58] or of any rule, direction or order made there under, shall, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to have contravened that provision, rule, direction or order, as the case may be.
  11. Correction of clerical errors, etc.

    Clerical or arithmetical mistakes in any decision or order passed by the Appellate Board or the adjudicating officer under this Act, or errors arising therein from any accidental slip or omission may, at any time, be corrected by the Appellate Board or the adjudicating officer or his successor in office, as the case may be:

    Provided that where any correction proposed to be made under this section will have the result of prejudicially affecting any person no such correction shall be made -
    1. after the expiry of a period of two years from the date of such decision or order; and
    2. unless the person affected thereby is given a reasonable opportunity for making a representation in the matter.

  12. Application of section 360 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 and of the Probation of Offenders Act, 1958
    1. Nothing contained in section 360 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, or in the Probation of Offenders Act, 1958 shall apply to a person convicted of an offence under this Act unless that person is under eighteen years of age.
    2. The provisions of sub-section (1) shall have effect notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (4) of section 56.

  13. Application of the Customs Act, 1962

    The restrictions imposed by or under section 13, clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 18, section 18A and clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 19 shall be deemed to have been imposed under section 11 of the Customs Act, 1962, and all the provisions of that Act shall have effect accordingly.

  14. Offences by companies
    1. Where a person committing a contravention of any of the provisions of this Act or of any rule, direction or order made thereunder is a company, every person who, at the time the contravention was committed, was in charge of, and was responsible to, the company for the conduct of business of the company as well as the company, shall be deemed to be guilty of the contravention and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly:

      Provided that nothing contained in this sub-section shall render any such person liable to punishment if he proves that the contravention took place without his knowledge or that he exercised all due diligence to prevent such contravention.

    2. Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), where a contravention of any of the provisions of this Act or of any rule, direction or order made there under has been committed by a company and it is proved that the contravention has taken place with the consent or connivance of, or is attributable to any neglect on the part of, any director, manager, secretary or other officer of the company, such director, manager, secretary or other officer shall also be deemed to be guilty of the contravention and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.

      Explanation - For the purposes of this section -
      1. "company" means any body corporate and includes a firm or other association of individuals; and
      2. "director", in relation to a firm, means a partner in the firm.

  15. Power of court to publish name, place of business, etc., of companies convicted under the Act
    1. Where any company is convicted under this Act for contravention of any of the provisions thereof or of any rule, direction or order made there under, it shall be competent for the court convicting the company to cause the name and place of business of the company, nature of the contravention, the fact that the company has been so convicted and such other particulars as the court may consider to be appropriate in the circumstances of the case, to be published at the expenses of the company in such newspapers or in such other manner as the court may direct.
    2. No publication under sub-section (1) shall be made until the period for preferring an appeal against the orders of the court has expired without any appeal having been preferred, or such an appeal, having been preferred, has been disposed of.
    3. The expenses of any publication under sub-section (1) shall be recoverable from the company as if it were a fine imposed by the court.

      Explanation - For the purposes of this section, "company" has the same meaning as in clause (i) of the Explanation to section 68.

  16. Recovery of sums due to Government
    1. where any penalty imposed on any person under this Act is not paid, -
      1. the adjudicating officer may deduct the amount so payable from any money owing to such person which may be under the control of any officer of Enforcement; or
      2. the adjudicating officer may recover the amount so payable by detaining or selling any goods belonging to such person which are under the control of any officer of Enforcement; or
      3. if the amount cannot be recovered from such person in the manner provided in clause (i) or clause (ii), the adjudicating officer may prepare a certificate signed by him specifying the amount due from such person and send it to the Collector of the district in which such person owns any property or resides or carries on his business and the said Collector on receipt of such certificate shall proceed to recover from the said person the amount specified thereunder as if it were an arrear of land revenue.
    2. Where the terms of any bond or other instrument executed under this Act or any rule made thereunder provide that any amount due under such instrument may be recovered in the manner laid down in sub-section (1), the amount may, without prejudice to any other mode of recovery, be recovered in accordance with the provisions of that sub-section.
    3. The several modes of recovery specified in this section shall not affect in any way -
      1. any other law for the time being in force relating to the recovery of debts due to the Government; or
      2. the right of the Government to institute a suit for the recovery of the penalty due to the Government, and it shall be lawful for the Central Government to have recourse to any such law or suit notwithstanding that the amount is to be recovered by any mode specified in this section.

  17. Burden of proof in certain cases
    1. Where any person is prosecuted or proceeded against for contravening any of the provisions of this Act or of any rule, direction or order made there under which prohibits him from doing an act without permission, the burden of proving that he had the requisite permission shall be on him.
    2. Where any person is prosecuted or proceeded against for contravening the provisions of sub-section (3) of section 8, the burden of proving that the foreign exchange acquired by such person has been used for the purpose for which permission to acquire it was granted shall be on him.
    3. If any person is found or is proved to have been in possession of any foreign exchange exceeding in value fifteen thousand rupees, the burden of proving that the foreign exchange came into his possession lawfully shall be on him.

  18. Presumption as to documents in certain cases

    Where any document -
    1. is produced or furnished by any person or has been seized from the custody or control of any person, in either case, under this Act or under any other law, or
    2. has been received from any place outside India (duly authenticated by such authority or person and in such manner as may be prescribed) in the course of investigation of any offence under this Act alleged to have been committed by any person, and such document is tendered in any proceedings under this Act in evidence against him, or against him and any other person who is proceeded against jointly with him, the court or the adjudicating officer, as the case may be, shall -
      1. presume, unless the contrary is proved, that the signature and every other part of such document which purports to be in the handwriting of any particular person or which the court may reasonably assume to have been signed by, or to be in the handwriting of, any particular person, is in that person's handwriting, and in the case of a document executed or attested, that it was executed or attested by the person by whom it purports to have been so executed or attested;
      2. admit the document in evidence notwithstanding that it is not duly stamped, if such document is otherwise admissible in evidence;
      3. in a case falling under clause (i), also presume, unless the contrary is proved, the truth of the contents of such document.

  19. Supplemental provisions
    1. For the purposes of this Act and of any rules, directions or orders made there under -
      1. in the case of any person who, having been resident in India, ceases to be such, the Reserve Bank may, by order, declare the territory in which such person shall be treated as being resident;
      2. in the case of any person resident in India who leaves India, the Reserve Bank may give a direction to any bank that until the direction is revoked, any sum, from time to time, standing to the credit of that person and any security held on his behalf at any office or branch of that bank in India specified in the direction shall not be dealt with except with the permission of the Reserve Bank;
      3. a firm or the branch of a firm shall be treated in all respects as if such firm or branch were a body corporate resident where it is situated;
      4. subject to the provisions of clause (c), a branch of any business, whether carried on by a body corporate or otherwise, shall be treated in all respects as if the branch were a body corporate resident where the branch is situated;
      5. the making of any book entry or other statement regarding a debit against a branch of any business in favour of the head office or any other branch of that business shall be treated as the acknowledgement of a debt whereby a right is created in favour of a person resident where the head office or other branch is situated.
    2. Nothing in this Act relating to the payment of any price or sum by the Central Government shall be construed as requiring the Central Government to pay that price or sum otherwise than in Indian currency or otherwise than in India.
    3. The Reserve Bank may give directions in regard to the making of payment and the doing of other acts by bankers, authorised dealers, money-changers, stock brokers, or other persons, who are authorised by the Reserve Bank to do anything in pursuance of this Act in the course of their business, as appear to it to be necessary or expedient for the purpose of securing compliance with the provisions of this Act and of any rules, directions or orders made there under.
    4. Subject to any other express provision in this behalf contained in this Act, where any provision of this Act requires the permission of the Reserve Bank for doing anything under such provision, the Reserve Bank may specify the form in which an application for such permission shall be made and the particulars which such application shall contain:

      Provided that different forms and different particulars may be specified in respect of applications for permission under different provisions of this Act.

      Penalty for contravention of direction of Reserve Bank or for failure to file returns

  20. Without prejudice to the provisions of sections 50 and 51 where any authorised dealer contravenes any direction given by the Reserve Bank under this Act or fails to file any return as directed by the Reserve Bank, the Reserve Bank may, after giving a reasonable opportunity of being heard impose on the authorised dealer a penalty which may extend to ten thousand rupees and in the case of continuing contravention with an additional penalty which, may extend to two thousand rupees for every day during which such contravention continues.

  21. Delegation

    The Reserve Bank may, with the previous approval of the Central Government, by order, delegate any of its powers or functions -
    1. under section 8,9 or 10 or sub-clause (b) of clause (A) of sub-section (2) of section 18 or sub-section (7) of section 18 to any authorised dealer; or
    2. under section 8 or 9 to any money-changer, subject to such restrictions, conditions and limitations as may be specified in the order.

  22. Power of Central Government to give directions

    For the purposes of this Act, the Central Government may, from time to time, give to the Reserve Bank such general or special directions as it thinks fit, and the Reserve Bank shall, in the discharge of its functions under this Act, comply with any such directions.

  23. Factors to be taken into account by the Central Government and the Reserve Bank while giving or granting permissions or licences under the Act

    Save as otherwise expressly provided in this Act, the Central Government or the Reserve Bank, as the case may be, shall, while giving or granting any permission or licence under this Act, have regard to all or any of the following factors, namely:-
    1. conservation of the foreign exchange resources of the country;
    2. all foreign exchange accruing to the country is properly accounted for;
    3. the foreign exchange resources of the country are utilised as best to subserve the common good; and
    4. such other relevant factors as the circumstances of the case may require.

  24. Certain officers to assist officers of Enforcement

    The following officers are hereby empowered and required to assist the officers of Enforcement in the enforcement of this Act, namely:-
    1. officers of the Customs Department;
    2. officers of the Central Excise Department;
    3. officers of Police;
    4. officers of the Central or State Government employed at any port or airport;
    5. such other officers of the Central or State Government or a local authority as are specified by the Central Government in this behalf by notification in the Official Gazette.

  25. Bar of legal proceedings

    No suit, prosecution or other legal proceeding shall lie against the Central Government or the Reserve Bank or any officer of Government or of the Reserve Bank or any other person exercising any powers or discharging any functions or performing any duties under this Act, for anything in good faith done or intended to be done under this Act or any rule, direction or order made thereunder.

  26. Power to make rules
    1. The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the provisions of this Act.
    2. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may -
      1. prescribe the forms and the circumstances of their use for the purposes of this Act;
      2. prescribe the procedure to be followed by the authorised dealers and money-changers and by persons applying for permission to do anything for the doing of which permission is necessary under this Act;
      3. prescribe the manner in which inquiries may be held, and orders may be served, under this Act and the procedure to be followed in respect of the proceedings before the adjudicating officer or the Appellate Board;
      4. provide, subject to such conditions as may be specified therein, for the publication of names and other particulars of persons who have been found guilty of any contravention of the provisions of this Act, or of any rule, direction or order made thereunder;
      5. prescribe the fee payable by a person preferring appeal to the Appellate Board under sub-section (2) of section 52;
      6. provide for any other matter which is to be or may be prescribed under this Act.
    3. Every rule made under this Act shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of Parliament, while it is in session, for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, and if before the expiry of the session immediately following the session or the successive sessions aforesaid both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule, or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, the rule shall, thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule.
  27. Power to remove difficulties

    If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of this Act, the Central Government may, by order, do anything not inconsistent with such provisions for the purpose of removing the difficulty:

    Provided that no such order shall be made after the expiration of two years from the commencement of this Act.

  28. Repeal and saving
    1. The Foreign Exchange Regulation Act, 1947 is hereby repealed
    2. Notwithstanding such repeal -
      1. anything done or any action taken or purported to have been done or taken (including any rule, notification, inspection, order or notice made or issued, or any appointment, confirmation or declaration made or any licence, permission, authorisation or exemption granted or any document or instrument executed or any direction given or any proceedings taken or any confiscation adjudged or any penalty or fine imposed) under the Act hereby repealed shall, in so far as it is not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provisions of this Act;
      2. the provisions of section 60 of this Act shall apply in relation to the contravention of any of the provisions of the Act hereby repealed or of any rule, direction or order made there under;
      3. any appeal preferred to the Foreign Exchange Regulation Appellate Board under sub-section (2) of section 23E of the Act hereby repealed but not disposed of before the commencement of this Act and any appeal that may be preferred to the said Board against any order made or to be made under section 23 of the Act hereby repealed may be disposed of by any member of the Appellate Board constituted under this Act in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (6) of section 52 of this Act:
      4. every appeal from any decision or order of the Foreign Exchange Regulation Appellate Board under sub-section (3) or sub-section (4) of Section 23E of the Act hereby repealed shall, if not filed before the commencement of this Act, be filed before the High Court within a period of sixty days of such commencement;

        Provided that the High Court may entertain any such appeal after the expiry of the said period of sixty days if it is satisfied that the appellant was prevented by sufficient cause from filing the appeal within the said period.

    3. The mention of particular matters in sub-section (2) shall not be held to prejudice or affect the general application of section 6 of the General Clauses Act, 1897 with regard to the effect of repeal.

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