Section 20 - Certain officers to assist in inquiry, etc of Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act

20. The following officers shall assist the authorities in the enforcement of this Act, namely:—

(a)        income-tax authorities appointed under sub-section (1) of section 117 of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961);

(b)        officers of the Customs and Central Excise Departments;

(c)        officers appointed under sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (61 of 1985);

(d)        officers of the stock exchange recognised under section 4 of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 (42 of 1956);

(e)        officers of the Reserve Bank of India constituted under sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 (2 of 1934);

(f)         police;

(g)        officers of enforcement appointed under sub-section (1) of section 36 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (40 of 1999);

(h)        officers of the Securities and Exchange Board of India established under section 3 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 (15 of 1992);

(i)         officers of any other body corporate constituted or established under a Central or a State Act; and

(j)         such other officers of the Central Government, State Government, local authorities or banking companies as the Central Government may, by notification, specify, in this behalf.]

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