According to reports, the Indian government has filed a sworn statement with the supreme court of the country, detailing its progress on cryptocurrency regulations in detail. "Serious efforts are being made" to prepare the draft law on encryption and report, the government explained. The two should be discussed by the interministerial committee within the next month.
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Counter-Affidavit of the Government
The Indian Supreme Court has tried to hear petitions against the ban on bank encryption by the central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). On October 25, the court ordered the government to file a sworn counter-statement within two weeks, describing in detail its cryptographic progress. The court specifically requested a report from the committee set up by the Ministry of Finance to recommend the encrypted regulations. This committee is headed by Subhash Chandra Garg, secretary for the economic affairs of the country.
On Tuesday, Quartz reported that the government filed a sworn counter-statement to the supreme court, which the publication said it had examined.
"Next month, a group of finance ministers set up in November 2017 could be ready with a draft regulation," wrote the press release. He proceeded to publish the following extract from the counter-affidavit:
… at present, serious efforts are being made to prepare the draft report and the bill on virtual currencies, the use of the technology of the ledger distributed in the (the) financial system and the framework for the digital currency in India.
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According to the counter-statement, "The next two meetings of the Garg group, which will be held next month and in January 2019, will resolve the draft report and the provisions of the bill on virtual currencies", announced the press release .
Hearing of the Supreme Court
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The Indian Supreme Court has planned to hear all petitions against the September 11 ban. However, the hearing was repeatedly postponed. Then, on October 25, the court ordered the government to file a counter-statement before the next hearing.
Meanwhile, banks have closed cryptographic exchange accounts, forcing them to propose their solutions to provide legal support to their customers, for example through peer-to-peer systems.
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