Special Commissioners

Special Commissioners

full-time lawyers who hear complex appeals involving disputes relating to direct taxes. See also GENERAL COMMISSIONERS.
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Soon, Delhi Police will have special commissioners for two newly- created zones -- southern and northern.
President Maithripala Sirisena said today that the 334 local bodies whose terms would lapse on Friday would be placed under special commissioners.
Italy's use over the years of exceptional measures to gain exemptions from impact assessments and public procurement provisions, and to appoint special commissioners to push through decisions without consulting or informing local authorities, is seen by much of the population as "part of the problem, owing to its lack of transparency and the lack of institutional supervision, rather than the solution," say MEPs.
Known for its "architectural" style and overstated elegance, Ferre has been put on sale by special commissioners after being admitted to bankruptcy protection in 2009.
Now Ferre's special commissioners will look into the next steps necessary for the divestment of the firm, Reuters added.
These officers have come there in a meeting held everyday at 3 o'clock, which is chaired by the Chairman of the DDA (Delhi Development Authority) at the Village and both the government offices in-charge, both the Special Commissioners of the DDA, everyone sits there including the OC (Organising Committee) members and you see the sea change in the last 10 days of the Village is phenomenal," he added.
The first tier is not a court of record and decisions are not binding on other cases; the upper tier though will set precedence rather in the manner of the old direct tax Special Commissioners.
In the latest ruling by Special Commissioners four high street banks were required to provide details of offshore banks to HMRC.
Special commissioners ruled that the 90-day rule was not the only factor determining whether a person is a UK resident.
The Inland Revenue's Special Commissioners have ruled it was right to stop a couple from reducing their tax bill by sharing their tax liabilities.
Special Commissioners of Income Tax, equivalent to High Court judges, travelled from London to hear the case.

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