Income Tax Act, 1961
Section 196C. INCOME FROM FOREIGN CURRENCY BONDS OR SHARES OF INDIAN COMPANY.
Where any income by way of interest or dividends in respect of bonds or shares referred to in section 115AC or by way of long-term capital gains arising from the transfer of such bonds or shares is payable to a non-resident, the person responsible for making the payment shall, at the time of credit of such income to the account of the payee or at the time of payment thereof in cash or by the issue of a cheque or draft or by any other mode, whichever is earlier, deduct income-tax thereon at the rate of ten per cent.
Provided that no such deduction shall be made in respect of any dividends referred to in section 115-O.