Anti-Profiteering —Section 171 of the CGST Act, 2017— The writ petition filed challenging the order dated 19th May, 2020 passed by the National Anti-Profiteering Authority under the Act, 2017, whereby it has been held that the petitioner had contravened the provisions of Section 171 of Act and thereby had profiteered on the sale of its “food processor” product. The petitioner prayed for a writ of prohibition against direction of the Authority in the impugned order.
Held that:-The Hon’ble High Court issue notice, permitted to file counter affidavits within a period of four weeks, rejoinder affidavit, if any, be filed before the next date of hearing. The Court directed the petitioner to deposit Rs. 4,53,949/- with Central and State Consumer Welfare Boards within three months and stayed the interest amount as well as penalty and further investigation till further orders. List the matter on 07th September, 2020.— Phillips India Limited Vs Union of India & Ors.  25 TAXLOK.COM 055 (Delhi)