India (IN)

Jurisdiction Overview

IDQuestionAnswer
408 *Are all court proceedings on civil tax matters openly accessible to the public, and the public cannot be ordered to leave the court room by invoking tax secrecy, bank secrecy, professional secrecy or comparable confidentiality rules? No
 Data Date: 2018

Notes

 
According to Thomson Reuters Practical Law: "Hearings before the Assessment Officer, Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) (CITA), Dispute Resolution Panel, Authority for Advance Rulings and the Settlement Commission are private hearings. However, hearings before the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, High Court and Supreme Court are open to the public".

Sources

https://uk.practicallaw.thomsonreuters.com/5-624-5046?navId=E787F1D7D50D1531D2213991B8695CAE&comp=pluk&transitionType=Default&contextData=(sc.Default)