Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has approved the policy to appoint Legal Advisors and Advocates on the panel of FBR. The Policy has been approved in the 6th Board-in-Council meeting held on 25th September. In the light of directions of the Prime Minister, an amendment to Rules of Business-1973 has been made which has empowered the FBR to hire Legal Advisors and Advocates on the panel of FBR and fix the professional fees.
The Policy envisages the eligibility, experience, and selection process for appointment of Advocates as panel Advocates and Legal Advisors. The appointment is defined to be made through the advertisement process on merit. The Policy also describes performance review, code of conduct and de-notification form the panel of FBR.
Report by: The Truth International