The petitioner may move a representation before the GST Council with respect to exemption from tax on ‘mobility devices’
Exemption from tax on Mobility Devices ---The petitioners submitted that that since the petition under Article 32 of the Constitution has been instituted in the public interest to safeguard the interests of a large number of similarly situated disabled persons, who have to suffer a tax on mobility devices, at this stage he would move a representation with the GST Council. The Attorney General for India submitted that after a detailed discussion with the Secretary - Revenue, it has been found that it may not be possible to accede to the request of the petitioners that an exemption from tax be granted on ‘mobility devices’ because of the policy implications. However, the petitioner may move a representation before the GST Council.
Held that:- The Hon’ble Supreme Court directed counter affidavit(s) be filed within two months and listed the Petition for final disposal in March 2021.