73. 2[ Notice of demand and recovery of duty, penalty, etc.
When any estate duty, penalty or interest is due in consequence of any order passed under this Act, the Controller shall serve upon the person accountable or other person liable to pay such duty, penalty or interest a notice of demand in the prescribed form specifying the sum so payable and the time within which it shall be payable.
Any amount specified as payable in a notice of demand issued under sub- section (1) shall be paid within the time, at the place and to the person mentioned in the notice, or if no time is so mentioned, then on or before the first day of the second month following the date of service of the notice and any person accountable failing so to pay shall be deemed to be in default.
Where a person accountable has been assessed in respect of assets located in a country outside India, the laws of which prohibit or restrict the remittance of money to India, the Controller shall not treat the person accountable as in default in respect of that part of the estate duty which is attributable to the assets in that country, and shall continue to treat the person accountable as not in default in respect of that part of the duty until the prohibition or restriction of remittance is removed.
Notwithstanding anything contained in this section, where the person accountable has presented an appeal under section 62 the Controller may in his discretion treat the person accountable as not being in default as long as such appeal has not been disposed of.
The provisions of sub- sections (1), (1A), (2), (3), (4), (5), (5A), (6) and (7) of section 46 and section 47 of the Indian Income- tax Act, 1922 , (11 of 1922 ) shall apply as if the said provisions were provisions of this Act and referred to estate duty (including estate duty provisionally assessed) and sums imposed by way of penalty or interest under this Act instead of to income- tax and sums imposed by way of penalty or interest under that Act and to Controller of Estate Duty instead of to Income- tax Officer.