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    Foreign Trade (Regulation) Rules, 1993


    PROVIDED that the aforesaid period of six months may, on sufficient cause being shown, be extended by the Director-General for a further period not exceeding six months.

    (c) The authorised person may seize any books of account or documents or things which in his opinion, will be useful for, or relevant to, any proceedings under the Act.

    (d) The person from whose custody any documents are seized under this sub-rule, shall be entitled to make copies thereof or take extracts therefrom in the presence of the authorised person.

    (e) If any person legally entitled to the books of account or other documents or things seized under this sub-rule objects, for any reason, to the retention by the authorised person of the books of account or the documents or things, he may move an application to the Central Government stating therein the reasons for such objection, request for the return of the books of account or documents or things.

    (f) On receipt of the application under clause (e), the Central Government may, after giving the applicant an opportunity of being heard, pass such order as it may think fit.

    (g) Where any document is produced or furnished by any person or has been seized from the custody or control of any person under the Act or has been received from any place outside India in the course of the investigation for any contravention referred to in section 11 by any person and such document is tendered in evidence against the person by whom it is produced or from whom it was seized or against such person or any other person who is jointly proceeded against, the adjudicating authority, shall, notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any other law for the time being in force,-

    (i) presume, unless the contrary is proved, that the signature and every other part of such document which purports to be in the handwriting of any particular person of which the adjudicating authority may reasonably assume to have been signed by or to be in the handwriting of any particular person, is under the person's handwriting, and in the case of a document executed or attested, it was executed or attested by the person by whom it purports to have been so executed or attested; ...continued