The object of the Bill is to give effect to the financial proposals of the Central Government for the financial year 2013-2014. The notes on clauses explain the various provisions contained in the Bill.


New Delhi;

The 22th February, 2013.



Presidents recommendation under articles 117 and 274 of the

Constitution of India


[Copy of letter No.F.2(9)-B(D)/2013, dated the 22nd February, 2013 from Shri P. Chidambaram, Minister of Finance, to the Secretary-General, Lok Sabha.]


    The President, having been informed of the subject matter of the proposed Bill, recommends, under clauses (1) and (3) of article 117, read with clause (1) of article 274, of the Constitution of India, the introduction of the Finance Bill, 2013 to the Lok Sabha and also recommends to the Lok Sabha the consideration of the Bill.


    2.     The Bill will be introduced in the Lok Sabha immediately after the presentation of the Budget on the 28th February, 2013.