Latest Expert Exchange Queries
sitemapHome | Registration | Job Portal for CA's | Expert Exchange | Currency Converter | Post Matrimonial Ads | Post Property Ads
 
 
News shortcuts: From the Courts | News Headlines | VAT (Value Added Tax) | Service Tax | Sales Tax | Placements & Empanelment | Various Acts & Rules | Latest Circulars | New Forms | Forex | Auditing | Direct Tax | Customs and Excise | ICAI | Corporate Law | Markets | Students | General | Indirect Tax | Mergers and Acquisitions | Continuing Prof. Edu. | Budget Extravaganza | Transfer Pricing
 
 
 
 
Popular Search: Central Excise rule to resale the machines to a new company :: ACCOUNTING STANDARDS :: ICAI offer Get Windows 7,Office 2010 in Rs.799 Taxes :: ACCOUNTING STANDARD :: due date for vat payment :: articles on VAT and GST in India :: VAT Audit :: form 3cd :: list of goods taxed at 4% :: TAX RATES - GOODS TAXABLE @ 4% :: TDS :: ARTICLES ON INPUT TAX CREDIT IN VAT :: VAT RATES :: cpt :: empanelment
 
 
« Latest Circulars »
 RBI-Information from Unauthenticated Sources – Advisory to banks
 RBI-Aadhaar-based Authentication for Card Present Transactions
 RBI-External Commercial Borrowings (ECB)
 Issuance of 28 days Cash Management Bills under Market Stabilisation Scheme (MSS)
 Withdrawal of Legal Tender Character of the existing Bank Notes in the denominations of ₹ 500/- and ₹ 1000/- (Updated as on November 30, 2016)
 All You wanted to know from RBI about: Withdrawal of Legal Tender Status of ₹ 500 and ₹ 1000 Notes
 Deposit of Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) – Chest Balance Limit / Cash Holding Limit
 Withdrawal of Legal Tender status of banknotes of ₹ 500 and ₹ 1000: Activity at Banks during November 10-27, 2016
 Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 – Section 42(1A) Requirement for maintaining additional CRR
 Chest Guarantee Scheme for Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) - CGSS
 Quarterly Projection Model for India: Key Elements and Properties

Premature Repayment of Term/Fixed Deposits in banks with Either or Survivor or Former or Survivor mandate Clarification
August, 16th 2012

RBI/2012-13/168
DBOD No. Leg. BC. 37/09.07.005/2012-13

August 16, 2012

All Scheduled Commercial Banks
(excluding RRBs)

Dear Sir

Premature Repayment of Term/Fixed Deposits in banks with Either or Survivor
or Former or Survivor mandate Clarification

Please refer to para 4 of our circular DBOD No. Leg BC 46 /09.07.005/2011-12 dated November 4, 2011 whereby we had advised that in case joint depositors of term/fixed deposits with Either or Survivor or Former or Survivor mandate intend to allow premature withdrawal of their deposits by one of the joint depositors on the death of the other, it would be open for banks to allow the same, provided they have taken a specific joint mandate from the depositors for the said purpose. In this regard you may also refer to Para 3 of our circular DBOD.No.Leg.BC.95/09.07.005/2004-05 dated June 9, 2005 in terms of which, banks were advised to incorporate a clause in the account opening form itself to the effect that in the event of death of the depositor, premature termination of term deposits would be allowed subject to the conditions which they may specify therein. Banks were also advised to give wide publicity to the above and provide guidance to deposit account holders in this regard.

2. It is reiterated that in case of term deposits with Either or Survivor or Former or Survivor mandate, banks are permitted to allow premature withdrawal of the deposit by the surviving joint depositor on the death of the other, only if, there is a joint mandate from the joint depositors to this effect.

3. It has come to our notice that many of the banks have neither incorporated such a clause in the account opening form nor have they taken adequate measures to make the customers aware of the facility of such mandate, thereby putting the surviving deposit account holders(s) to unnecessary inconvenience. Banks are, therefore, advised to invariably incorporate the aforesaid clause in the account opening form and also inform their existing as well as future term deposit holders about the availability of such an option.

4. The joint deposit holders may be permitted to give the mandate either at the time of placing fixed deposit or anytime subsequently during the term/tenure of the deposit. If such a mandate is obtained, banks can allow premature withdrawal of term/fixed deposits by the surviving depositor without seeking the concurrence of the legal heirs of the deceased joint deposit holder. It is also reiterated that such premature withdrawal would not attract any penal charge.

5. The clarification provided in this circular would supersede para 3 of circular DBOD.No.Leg.95/09.07.005/2004-05 dated June 9, 2005.

Yours faithfully,

(Rajesh Verma)
Chief General Manager

 
 
Home | About Us | Terms and Conditions | Contact Us
Copyright 2016 CAinINDIA All Right Reserved.
Designed and Developed by Binarysoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Binarysoft Technologies - Our Vision

Transfer Pricing | International Taxation | Business Consulting | Corporate Compliance and Consulting | Assurance and Risk Advisory | Indirect Taxes | Direct Taxes | Transaction Advisory | Regular Compliance and Reporting | Tax Assessments | International Taxation Advisory | Capital Structuring | Withholding tax advisory | Expatriate Tax Reporting | Litigation | Badges | Club Badges | Seals | Military Insignias | Emblems | Family Crest | Software Development India | Software Development Company | SEO Company | Web Application Development | MLM Software | MLM Solutions