Directorate Of Enforcement, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance.
Name of The Post:
The candidate engaged as legal consultants shall render assistance to Officers of the Directorate as directed. They may be required to be appear before the appellate. Tribunal for Foreign Exchange Adjudicating Authority and Appellate Tribunal for PMLA and Other Courts as directed. They may also be required to brief the senior Law Officers. Central Government Standing Counsels and Senior/Panel advocates.
Number of the posts: 46
Rs.80,000/- per month.
Not more than 32 years as on the closing date of the Advertisement.
Bachelor’s degree in La from a National law School or a recognized University or equivalent. The candidates are required to submit/attach the experience certificate issued by the Bar Association in support of the claim of practice.
About Organization :
Directorate of Enforcement is a Multi Disciplinary Organization mandated with the task of enforcing the provisions of two special fiscal laws – Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) and Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA). Besides directly recruiting personnel, the Directorate also draws officers from different Investigating Agencies, viz., Customs & Central Excise, Income Tax, Police, etc. on deputation. On 11th March, 2011, after the approval of Government the Directorate underwent a massive restructuring becoming a force of 2067 Officers/Staff from 758, simultaneously raising number of its offices from 21 to 49 across India. However, process is still underway to have a full contingent of work force and to have all the 49 offices functional. The origin of this Directorate goes back to 1st May, 1956, when an ‘Enforcement Unit’ was formed, in Department of Economic Affairs, for handling Exchange Control Laws violations under Foreign Exchange Regulation Act, 1947 (FERA ’47); this Unit was headed by a Legal Service Officer, as Director of Enforcement, assisted by an Officer drawn on deputation from RBI, besides 03 Inspectors of Special Police Establishment; besides Delhi Hqrs., to start with, there were 02 branches – at Bombay and Calcutta. In the year 1957, this Unit was renamed as ‘Enforcement Directorate’, and another branch was opened at Madras. The administrative control of the Directorate was transferred from Department of Economic Affairs to Department of Revenue in 1960. With the passage of time, FERA’47 was repealed and replaced by FERA, 1973. For a short period of 04 years (1973 – 1977), the Directorate remained under the administrative jurisdiction of Department of Personnel & Administrative Reforms.
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