FIFTH EDITION. ONLINE.
The 5th edition of this book incorporates all amendments to FCRA, 2010 and FCRR, 2011 with reference to all the relevant notifications and procedural requirements publicised by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for compliance of the Act/Rules through Public Notices, Circulars and Standard Operating Procedure etc.
This unique practical guidebook book demystifies FCRA, 2010 in Questions & Answers for complete understanding of the subject and provides answers to all the queries that are often raised by various stakeholders about application of FCRA in various situations. All the procedures, from pre-application stage to post-approval requirements, have been explained in minute detail.
The book contains answers to all FCRA related issues not explained elsewhere; there is no other book like this.
Q & A devised in issue-based sections; one does not need to go through the entire book and may refer to any section depending on the query for an instant answer. A must read for everyone concerned with FCRA and its applications.
ABOUT THIS BOOK
INDEX OF QUESTIONS
Fundamentals of FCRA
DOs AND DON’Ts OF FCRA
INTRODUCTION TO FCRA, 2010
FOREIGN CONTRIBUTION ‒ DEFINITION & CLARIFICATION
FOREIGN SOURCE ‒ DEFINITION & CLARIFICATION
OTHER KEY DEFINITIONS
WHO CAN & WHO CAN’T ACCEPT FOREIGN CONTRIBUTION
REGISTRATION AND PRIOR PERMISSION
ACCEPTANCE & UTILISATION OF FOREIGN CONTRIBUTION
MAINTENANCE OF ACCOUNTS
FILING OF ANNUAL RETURN
BANKS & ISSUES RELATED TO BANKING
RENEWAL OF REGISTRATION
CHANGE IN NAME, ADDRESS, OBJECTIVES, MEMBERS OF EC, REGISTRATION & FC BANK ACCOUNT ETC.
OFFENCES, PENALTIES AND COMPOUNDING OF CERTAIN OFFENCES
MONITORING, INSPECTION & INVESTIGATION
SUSPENSION, CANCELLATION & SURRENDER OF REGISTRATION
ORGANISATION OF POLITICAL NATURE
FOREIGN CONTRIBUTION (REGULATION) ACT, 2010
FOREIGN CONTRIBUTION (REGULATION) RULES, 2011
CHARTER FOR ASSOCIATIONS APPLYING FOR GRANT OF PP/REGISTRATION UNDER FCRA, 2010
CHARTER FOR ASSOCIATIONS GRANTED PP/REGISTRATION UNDER FCRA, 2010
FCRA CHARTER FOR THE BANKS
CHARTER FOR CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS
LIST OF AGENCIES OF THE UNITED NATIONS & OTHER INTERNATIONAL BODIES WHICH ARE NOT TREATED AS FOREIGN SOURCE
**Note: Annexure-I incorporates all amendments to FCRA, 2010 brought through the Finance Bill, 2016 & Finance Bill, 2018 and Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2020 dated 28/09/2020. Similarly, Annexure-II incorporates all the amendments to FCRR, 2011 till date. References to all the relevant notifications etc. have been given in the footnotes to both the Annexures.
The online portal of FCRA services (http://fcraonline.nic.in) is the repository of all Notifications relating to FCRA, 2010 and FCRR, 2011 and their amendments till date and all the procedural requirements publicised by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for compliance of the Act/Rules through Public Notices, Circulars and Standard Operating Procedure are also available on the website.
Interested readers may please visit the website to see all the Notifications, Public Notices, Circulars etc. issued by MHA from time to time. They are also requested to regularly visit the website to keep themselves updated about any change therein.