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    Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976

    Recipients of scholarships, etc., to give intimation to the Central Government
    (1) Every citizen of India receiving any scholarship, stipend or any payment of a like nature from any foreign source shall give, within such time and in such manner as may be prescribed, an intimation to the Central Government as to the amount of the scholarship, stipend or other payment received by him and the foreign source from which, and the purpose for which, such scholarship, stipend or other payment has been, or is being, received by him.

    (2) Where any recurring payments are being received by any citizen of India from any foreign source by way of scholarship, stipend or other payment, it shall be sufficient if the intimation referred to in sub-section (1) includes a precise information as to the intervals at which, and the purpose for which, such recurring payments will be received by such citizen of India.

    (3) It shall not be necessary to give such intimation as is referred to in sub-section (1) or sub-section (2) in relation to scholarships, stipends or payments of a like nature, if the annual value of such scholarships, stipends or other payments does not exceed such limits as the Central Government may, by rules made under this Act, specify in this behalf.

    8. Persons to whom section 4 shall not apply
    Nothing contained in section 4 shall apply to the acceptance, by any person specified in that section, of any foreign contribution, where such contribution is accepted by him, subject to the provisions of section 10,-

    (a) by way of salary, wages or other remuneration due to him or to any group of persons working under him, from any foreign source or by way of payment in the ordinary course of business transacted in India by such foreign source; or ...continued