Download Kerala VAT FORM No. 17A: Notice under Section 47(2) Of the Kerala Value Added Tax Act, 2003
As per Kerala vat rule 67
If on examination of goods and the records connected therewith, the officer in charge of the notified area or the officer empowered by the Government under sub-section (1) of section 47 finds that any consignment of goods, the value of which exceeds rupees one thousand or the entire goods are not covered by proper documents or that the documents carried by the driver or any other person in charge of the vehicle or vessel are defective or suspects that the documents are bogus or false, or that the person transporting the goods is attempting to evade payment of the tax due under the Act, the said officer shall immediately issue a notice to the said person to show cause why further steps should not be taken against him under section 47. If the officer inspecting the goods is satisfied as to the reason or reasons for the omission or the defects, as the case may be, he may, after recording his findings there for, allow the goods to be transported. Where a dealer holding electronic identity card owns the goods either in person or through the e-mail ID Furnished by the dealer or the one allotted to the dealer along with the Electronic Identity Card and requests that the further proceedings be conducted at the place where his principal place of business is situated, the officer in charge of the notified area or the officer empowered by the Government under subsection (1) of Section 47 may transfer the records of the case to the officer of the area where the principal place of business of the dealer is situated who is empowered under sub-section (1) of section 47, for proceeding further in accordance with the provisions of section 47 and this rule.
If he is not satisfied with the reasons, he may pass an order for the unloading and detention of the goods and thereupon the owner of the goods or his representative or the driver or other person in charge of the vehicle or vessel shall unload the goods Before issuing the order for such unloading and detention the officer shall issue a notice in Form No. 17 A