Indian Stamp Act, 1899

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Indian Stamp Act, 1899
India 1952 2r stamped paper.jpg
A India 2r stamped paper charged under the act in 1952
Enacted byParliament of India
Status: In force

The Indian Stamp Act of 1899 (2 of 1899), is an in-force Act of the Government of India for the charging of stamp duty on instruments recording transactions.[1]


The act was amended by "Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016", passed by Lok Sabha on 2 August 2016.[2]


  1. ^ The Indian Stamp Act, 1899. Department of Revenue, Government of India, 9 February 2011. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Lok Sabha passes bill to fast track debt recovery", The Economic Times, 2 August 2016

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