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Enforcement Directorate (ED) History, Objectives, Role in cracking Economic Crimes



Enforcement Directorate is the Investigating Agency for Economic Crimes in India, FEMA 1999

It is part Of Department Of Revenue, Ministry of Finance. It draws its Members from officers of Indian Revenue  Service. Enforcement Directorate was Set up in 2000, to Investigate breaching Of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA,1999).

Enforcement Directorate is a law enforcement agency and economic intelligence agency set up in 1956, responsible for enforcing economic laws and fighting economic crime in India. It comprises officers of the Indian Revenue Service (IRS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and the Indian Administrative Service(IAS).

The objective of the Enforcement Directorate is the enforcement of two key Acts of the Government of India namely,


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