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Commissioner of Wealth Tax Vs. B. T. Agarwal. - Court Judgment

LegalCrystal Citation
SubjectDirect Taxation
CourtRajasthan High Court
Decided On
Case NumberW.T. Ref. No. 32 of 1976
Reported in(1985)49CTR(Raj)52
AppellantCommissioner of Wealth Tax
RespondentB. T. Agarwal.
Cases ReferredCommissioner of Wealth Tax v. B. T. Agarwal
Excerpt:
- section 2(k), 2(1), 7 & 40 & juvenile justice (care and protection of children) rules, 2007, rule 12 & 98 & juvenile justice act, 1986, section 2(h): [altamas kabir & cyriac joseph, jj] determination as to juvenile - appellant was found to have completed the age of 16 years and 13 days on the date of alleged occurrence - appellant was arrested on 30.11.1998 when the 1986 act was in force and under clause (h) of section 2 a juvenile was described to mean a child who had not attained the age of sixteen years or a girl who had not attained the age of eighteen years - it is with the enactment of the juvenile justice act, 2000, that in section 2(k) a juvenile or child was defined to mean a child who had not completed eighteen years of a ge which was given prospective prospect -..........opinion of this court :'whether, on the facts and in the circumstances of the case, the income-tax appellate tribunal was right in holding that the assessee was entitled to exemption under section 5(1)(iv) of the wealth tax act, 1957 in respect of the value of 1/4th share in the house property, thrown by him into the common hotch-potch of his huf, which was included in his net wealth under section 4(1a) of the act.'2. the same question was referred by the tribunal for the opinion of this court in respect of the above assessee for the assessment year 1975-76 in commissioner of wealth tax v. b. t. agarwal decided on 19th april, 1974 in d.b.w.t. reference no. 11/78 (since reported in (1984) 42 ctr (raj)15). the opinion was expressed in favour of the assessee and against the revenue and it.....
Judgment:
ORDER

By the Court - The Income Tax Appellate Tribunal has referred the question for the opinion of this court :

'Whether, on the facts and in the circumstances of the case, the Income-tax Appellate Tribunal was right in holding that the assessee was entitled to exemption under section 5(1)(iv) of the Wealth Tax Act, 1957 in respect of the value of 1/4th share in the house property, thrown by him into the common hotch-potch of his HUF, which was included in his net wealth under section 4(1A) of the Act.'

2. The same question was referred by the Tribunal for the opinion of this court in respect of the above assessee for the assessment year 1975-76 in Commissioner of Wealth Tax v. B. T. Agarwal decided on 19th April, 1974 in D.B.W.T. Reference No. 11/78 (since reported in (1984) 42 CTR (Raj)15). The opinion was expressed in favour of the assessee and against the revenue and it was held that the assessee was entitled to exemption under s. 5(1)(iv) of the Wealth Tax Act in respect of the value 1/4th share in the house property thrown by him into the common hotch potch of his HUF, which was included in his net wealth under s. 4(1A) of the Act.

3. Admittedly there is no change or variation in the facts in respect of the assessment year 1973-74 and as such the question has to be answered according to the opinion already expressed by this court.

4. The question is, therefore, answered in the affirmative in favour of the assessee respondent and against the revenue. Parties shall bear their own costs. Let the Appellate Tribunal be informed in accordance with s. 27(6) of the Act.


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