Section 26 of GST Act: Deemed GST Registration

Amended and updated notes on section 26 of CGST Act, 2017. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to deemed registration.

Amended and updated notes on section 26 of CGST Act, 2017. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to deemed registration.

Chapter VI (Sections 2230) of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 deals with the provisions related to registration. Section 26 of CGST 2017 provides for deemed registration.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 25 (Procedure for registration) of CGST Act 2017. Today, we learn the provisions of section 26 of Central GST Act 2017.

Section 26 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 has been notified by the Ministry of Finance vide Notification No. 1/2017-Central Tax, G.S.R. 605(E), dated 19.06.2017. This notification was come into force from 22nd June, 2017 i.e. the commencement date of section 26 is 22-6-2017.

Name of ActThe Central Goods and Services Tax Act 2017
Enacted byParliament of India
Administered byCentral Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs
Governing bodyGST Council
Number of Chapters21
Number of Sections174
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Chapter No.VI
Chapter NameRegistration
Section No.26
Section NameDeemed registration
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Section 26 of Central GST – Deemed registration1

Section 26 of CGST Act 2017 shall come into force on 22.06.2017 vide Notification No. 1/2017-Central Tax, G.S.R. 605(E), dated 19.06.2017.

Section 26(1) of CGST Act

Section 26(1): The grant of registration or the Unique Identity Number under the State Goods and Services Tax Act or the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act shall be deemed to be a grant of registration or the Unique Identity Number under this Act subject to the condition that the application for registration or the Unique Identity Number has not been rejected under this Act within the time specified in sub-section (10) of section 25.

Section 26(2) of CGST Act

Section 26(2): Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (10) of section 25, any rejection of application for registration or the Unique Identity Number under the State Goods and Services Tax Act or the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act shall be deemed to be a rejection of application for registration under this Act.

  1. Section 26 of CGST Act 2017 shall come into force on 22.06.2017 vide Notification No. 1/2017-Central Tax, G.S.R. 605(E), dated 19.06.2017. ↩︎


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