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Volume - 53
October 2022

As per the MHA notification dated 1st July 2022 [S.O. 3025(E)], the Central Government has specified the Offence, Penalty & Officer for compounding the offences under the FCRA, 2010. Details about one of the offence is given below:

Transferring any Foreign Contribution to any other person in contravention of section 7 of the Act or any rule made thereunder.

Compounding of offence punishable for transferring/ sub-granting any foreign contribution to any other organization.

One Lakh rupees or 10 % of such transferred foreign contribution, whichever is higher. However, the amount of penalty shall not be more than the value of foreign contribution received.

Restriction for compounding
Transfer of foreign contribution (inclusive of more than one instances of transfer, if any) shall be compoundable only once. In another word, this compounding may not be availed for multiple times.

Officer competent for compounding
Director, or as the case may be, the Deputy Secretary in-charge of the section responsible for the administration of the Act.

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