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Sec 14, Fugitive Economic Offenders Act 2018: Power to disallow civil claims

The Fugitive Economic Offenders Act 2018,

Chapter II (Declaration of Fugitive Economic Offenders and Confiscation of Property),

Section 14. Power to disallow civil claims. :—

"Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force,—

(a) on a declaration of an individual as a fugitive economic offender, any Court or tribunal in India, in any civil proceeding before it, may, disallow such individual from putting forward or defending any civil claim; and

(b) any Court or tribunal in India in any civil proceeding before it, may, disallow any company or limited liability partnership from putting forward or defending any civil claim, if an individual filing the claim on behalf of the company or the limited liability partnership, or any promoter or key managerial personnel or majority shareholder of the company or an individual having a controlling interest in the limited liability partnership has been declared as a fugitive economic offender.

Explanation.—For the purposes of this section, the expressions—
 (a) “company” means any body corporate and includes a firm, or other association of persons; and
 (b) “limited liability partnership” shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in clause (n) of sub-section (1) of section 2 of the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008."






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