Clarifications through Government orders. section 56(3)
(1) The State Government may, if it considers it necessary or expedient so to do, for the purpose of maintaining uniformity in the levy, assessment and collection of tax or for the removal of any doubt, issue an order clarifying any point relating to levy, assessment and collection of tax and all persons employed in the administration of the Act except an appellate authority, and all dealers shall observe and follow such order.
(2) A dealer or a body of dealers may, at any time, by making an application to the State Government in Form VAT-M4 accompanied with court fee stamps of five hundred rupees, seek clarification on an important issue relating to the levy, assessment and collection of tax under the Act which has not been settled by an order of the Tribunal or the law declared by the High Court or the supreme Court. All persons employed in the administration of the Act except an appellate authority, and all dealers shall observe and follow the order issued by the State Government clarifying the issue.
(3) Every order issued by the State Government under sub-rule (1) or sub-rule (2) shall be publicised immediately after issue by uploading on the website www.haryanatax.com under the head “VAT orders”.
(4) If any person feels aggrieved by an order issued by the Government and publicised in the manner laid down in sub-rule (3), he may at any time prefer an appeal against such order to the Tribunal as if the order is an appealable order passed under the Act and procedure for filing appeal except for limitation shall be same as laid down in Chapter VII for filing appeal before the Tribunal.
(5) When an appeal is preferred to the Tribunal by any person under sub-rule (4), it shall be heard and decided by the full-member Tribunal and if a prayer is made by the appellant for stay of operation of the order appealed against, the Tribunal may after hearing the State representative pass such order as it may deem fit and if a stay is granted, the appeal shall be heard and decided within a period of sixty days from the date of the order granting the stay.