Andhra Pradesh Film Chamber tops list of defaulters with CCI

Actor Aamir Khan and the Film Distributors Association of Kerala figure in the list of defaulters prepared by the Competition Commission of India which has now decided to initiate suitable and appropriate steps to recover the penalties.


The Andhra Pradesh Film Chamber of Commerce tops the list with a penalty of Rs 12,89,735 while Khan owes a sum of Rs 1 lakh and the Kerala body owes Rs 1,27,718.


The list has names of parties on whom penalties were imposed when the cases by them were dismissed or there was no appeal by them.


The Telengana Telugu Film Distributers Association (Rs One Lakh) also figures from the world of entertainment in the list if defaulters.


CCI could initiate prosecution under Section 42(3) of the Competition Act for not complying with the orders of the Commission and follow-up reference to Income Tax Department could be made for action on recovery certificates already issued to these entities.

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