Any officer of Inland Revenue shall have the power to summon any person under section:

A. 38

B. 39

C. 37

D. None of these


37. Power to summon persons to give evidence and produce documents in inquiries under the Act.--

(1) Any officer of sales tax shall have powers to summon any person whose attendance he considers necessary either to tender evidence or to produce documents or any other thing in any inquiry which such officer is making for any of the purposes of this Act.

(2) Any person summoned under sub-section (1) shall be bound to attend either in person or by an authorized agent, as the officer of sales tax may direct; Provided that a person who is exempt from personal appearance in a court under section 132 and 133 of the Code of Civil Procedure (V of 1908), shall not be required to appear in person.

(3) Any inquiry before an officer of sales tax shall be deemed to be a judicial proceeding within the meaning of section 193 and 228 of the Pakistan Penal Code (Act XLV of 1860). 

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