Foreign Exchange Management Act Corrigendum

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G.S.R.No.624 (E)/12.09.2013

MUMBAI-400 001

Dated : September 10, 2013


In the Notification No. FEMA.230/2012-RB dated 29th May 2012 of the Reserve Bank of India, Foreign Exchange Department, Central Office, published in the Gazette of Government of India, Extraordinary – Part II, Section 3, Sub-Section (i) vide G.S.R. No. 797(E) dated 30.10.2012,

(i) for Regulation 2(i), the following shall be substituted, namely:

“(2) A company which is an  Micro and Small Enterprise (MSE) (earlier Small Scale Industrial Unit) including an Export Oriented Unit or a Unit in a Free Trade Zone or in an Export Processing Zone or in a Software Technology Part or in an Electronic Hardware Technology Park, and which is not engaged in any activity/sector mentioned in Annex A to this schedule  may issue shares or convertible debentures to a person resident outside India  referred to in paragraph 1, subject to the limits prescribed in Annex B to this schedule, in accordance with the Entry Routes specified therein and the provision of Foreign Direct Investment Policy, as notified by  the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, from time to time.”

(ii) after Regulation 2(ii), the following Explanation shall be added, namely:

Explanation -  For the purposes of sub-paragraphs(2) and (3) above, in terms of the provisions of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, (i) in the case of the enterprises engaged in the manufacture or production of goods pertaining to any industry specified in the first schedule to the industries (Development and regulation) Act, 1951, a micro enterprise means where the investment in plant and machinery does not exceed twenty five lakh rupees;  a small enterprise means where the investment in plant and machinery is more than twenty five lakh rupees but does not exceed five crore rupees; (ii) in the case of the enterprises engaged in providing or rendering services, a micro enterprise means where the investment in equipment does not exceed ten lakh rupees;  a small enterprise means where the investment in equipment  is more than ten lakh rupees but does not exceed two crore rupees.”

(iii) the Foot note (i) may be substituted, namely

“(i) The Principal Regulations were published in the Official Gazette vide G.S.R. No.406 (E) dated May 8, 2000 in Part II, Section 3, sub-Section (i) and subsequently amended as under:-

G.S.R.No. 158(E) dated 02.03.2001
G.S.R.No. 175(E) dated 13.03.2001
G.S.R.No. 182(E) dated 14.03.2001
G.S.R.No. 4(E) dated 02.01.2002
G.S.R.No. 574(E) dated 19.08.2002
G.S.R.No. 223(E) dated 18.03.2003
G.S.R.No. 225(E) dated 18.03.2003
G.S.R.No. 558(E) dated 22.07.2003
G.S.R.No. 835(E) dated 23.10.2003
G.S.R.No. 899(E) dated 22.11.2003
G.S.R.No. 12(E) dated 07.01.2004
G.S.R.No. 278(E) dated 23.04.2004
G.S.R.No. 454(E) dated 16.07.2004
G.S.R.No. 625(E) dated 21.09.2004
G.S.R.No. 799(E) dated 08.12.2004
G.S.R.No. 201(E) dated 01.04.2005
G.S.R.No. 202(E) dated 01.04.2005
G.S.R.No. 504(E) dated 25.07.2005
G.S.R.No. 505(E) dated 25.07.2005
G.S.R.No. 513(E) dated 29.07.2005
G.S.R.No. 738(E) dated 22.12.2005
G.S.R.No. 29(E) dated 19.01.2006
G.S.R.No. 413(E) dated 11.07.2006
G.S.R.No. 712(E) dated 14.11.2007
G.S.R.No. 713(E) dated 14.11.2007
G.S.R.No. 737(E) dated 29.11.2007
G.S.R.No. 575(E) dated 05.08.2008
G.S.R.No. 896(E) dated 30.12.2008
G.S.R.No. 851(E) dated 01.12.2009
G.S.R.No. 341 (E) dated 21.04.2010
G.S.R.No. 606(E) dated 03.08.2012
G.S.R.No. 796(E) dated 30.10.2012
G.S.R.No.821 (E) dated 10.11.2012.”

(C. D. Srinivasan)
Chief General Manager

Published in the Official Gazette of Government
of India – Extraordinary – Part-II, Section 3,
Sub-Section (i) dated 12.09.2013- G.S.R.No.624 (E)