Section 221 in The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016
Title: Grants by Central Government.
The Central Government may, after due appropriation made by Parliament by law in this behalf, make to the Board grants of such sums of money as that Government may think fit for being utilised for the purposes of this Code.
Title: Board’s Fund.
(1) There shall be constituted a Fund to be called the Fund of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board and there shall be credited thereto—
(a) all grants, fees and charges received by the Board under this Code;
(b) all sums received by the Board from such other sources as may be decided upon by the Central Government;
(c) such other funds as may be specified by the Board or prescribed by the Central Government.
(2) The Fund shall be applied for meeting—
(a) the salaries, allowances and other remuneration of the members, officers and other employees of the Board;
(b) the expenses of the Board in the discharge of its functions under section 196;
(c) the expenses on objects and for purposes authorised by this Code;
(d) such other purposes as may be prescribed.
Title: Accounts and audit.
(1) The Board shall maintain proper accounts and other relevant records and prepare an annual statement of accounts in such form as may be prescribed by the Central Government in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India.
(2) The accounts of the Board shall be audited by the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India at such intervals as may be specified by him and any expenditure incurred in connection with such audit shall be payable by the Board to the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India.
(3) The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India and any other person appointed by him in connection with the audit of the accounts of the Board shall have the same rights and privileges and authority in connection with such audit as the Comptroller and Auditor-General generally has in connection with the audit of the Government accounts and, in particular, shall have the right to demand the production of books, accounts, connected vouchers and other documents and papers and to inspect any of the offices of the Board.
(4) The accounts of the Board as certified by the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India or any other person appointed by him in this behalf together with the audit report thereon shall be forwarded annually to the Central Government and that Government shall cause the same to be laid before each House of Parliament.
Title: Insolvency and Bankruptcy Fund.
(1) There shall be formed a Fund to be called the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Fund (hereafter in this section referred to as the "Fund") for the purposes of insolvency resolution, liquidation and bankruptcy of persons under the Code.
(2) There shall be credited to the Fund the following amounts, namely—
(a) the grants made by the Central Government for the purposes of the Fund;
(b) the amount deposited by persons as contribution to the Fund;
(c) the amount received in the Fund from any other source; and
(d) the interest or other income received out of the investment made from the Fund.
(3) A person who has contributed any amount to the Fund may, in the event of proceedings initiated in respect of such person under this Code before an Adjudicating Authority, make an application to such Adjudicating Authority for withdrawal of funds not exceeding the amount contributed by it, for making payments to workmen, protecting the assets of such persons, meeting the incidental costs during the proceedings or such other purposes as may be prescribed.
(4) The Central Government shall, by notification, appoint an administrator to administer the fund in such manner as may be prescribed.
Title: Power of Central Government to issue directions.
(1) Without prejudice to the foregoing provisions of this Code, the Board shall, in exercise of its powers or the performance of its functions under this Code, be bound by such directions on questions of policy as the Central Government may give in writing to it from time to time:
Provided that the Board shall, as far as practicable, be given an opportunity to express its views before any direction is given under this sub-section.
(2) The decision of the Central Government as to whether a question is one of policy or not shall be final.