22. Person and the required amount of security to be furnished

(1) A person applying for registration under the Act shall furnish security not exceeding one lakh rupees along with the application for registration:-


PROVIDED that the amount of the security shall be reduced by the amount stated below subject to a total maximum reduction of fifty thousand rupees, in case the person produces the following documents:



last paid electricity bill in his name

  Ten thousand rupees.


last paid telephone bill in his name

  Five thousand rupees.


Permanent Account Number (PAN) issued under the Income Tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961)

  Ten thousand rupees.


any document as proof of ownership of principal place of business

  Thirty thousand rupees.


any document as proof of ownership of residential property

  Twenty thousand rupees.


not arised photocopy of the passport of proprietor / managing partner or managing director

  Ten thousand rupees.


(2)  A person required to pay security under sub-section 4 of section 60 for de-sealing or release of any premises including the office, shop, godown, box, locker, safe, almirah or other receptacle, shall furnish security of a sum equal to one per cent of the maximum of GTO of last three years or a sum equal to five lakh rupees, whichever is higher.


(3) A person offering to pay security under sub-section (5) of section 61 for release of any goods vehicle, goods and documents seized shall furnish security of twice the amount of tax payable if the goods were sold in Delhi, before seeking release of goods vehicle, goods and documents seized.


(4) The Commissioner may require a dealer claiming refund under section 38 to furnish security of the amount not exceeding the amount of refund claimed before the grant of refund.