• Sep
  • 11
  • 2010

Amends Notification Nos. 91/2009-Customs, 94/2009-Customs and 99/2009-Customs all dated 11-09-2009 – Exempts materials imported into India against a Duty Free Import Authorisation issued in terms of Foreign Trade Policy

New Delhi, the 1st September, 2010,

Notification No. 90 /2010 – Customs


G.S.R. 723 (E). – In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby directs that each of the notifications of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), specified in column (2) of the Table below, shall be amended or further amended, as the case may be, in the manner specified in the corresponding entry in column (3) of the said Table, namely :-

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Sl. No. Notification No. and date Amendment
(1) (2) (3)
1. 91/2009-Customs,dated the 11th September, 2009 [ Vide number G.S.R. 657 (E), dated the 11th September, 2009] In the said notification, in para 2, for the portion beginning with the words “Exemption under this notification shall not be available” and ending with the words “freely importable under the Foreign Trade Policy”, the following shall be substituted, namely:-

“Exemption under this notification shall not be available for import of vehicles even if such vehicles are freely importable under the Foreign Trade Policy. However, the vehicles which are in the nature of professional equipment (and are not personal vehicles) for use by the service provider in his regular service business shall be permitted.”

2. 94/2009-Customs,dated the 11th September, 2009 [ Vide number G.S.R. 660 (E), dated the 11th September, 2009] In the said notification, in the opening paragraph, for condition (ii), the following condition shall be substituted, namely:-

“(ii) that the scrip shall be non-transferable and the capital goods allowed for import shall be in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 3.13.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy:

Provided that the scrip shall be freely transferable amongst status holders for import of Cold Chain equipments, and

Provided further that the scrip shall be freely transferable for import of cold chain equipment by units (the terms units shall not include developers) in a Park recognized by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries.”

3. 99/2009-Customs,dated the 11th September, 2009 [ Vide number G.S.R. 665 (E), dated the 11th September, 2009] In the said notification in the opening paragraph,-

(a) for the portion beginning with the words “from the whole of the additional duty” and ending with the words and figure “section 3 of the said Customs Tariff Act” , the following shall be substituted, namely:-

“from the whole of the additional duty, safeguard duty and anti dumping duty leviable thereon, respectively under section 3,8B and 9A of the said Customs Tariff Act”.

(b) after condition (xii), the following condition shall be inserted, namely:-

“(xiii) that the exemption from safeguard duty and anti-dumping duty shall not be available in respect of material imported-

(a) for supply of goods against Advance Authorisation or Advance Authorisation for annual requirement or Duty Free Import Authorisation;

(b) for supply of goods to Export Oriented Unit (EOU) or Software Technology Park (STP) or Electronic Hardware Technology Park (EHTP) or Biotechnology Park (BTP);

(c) for supply of capital goods to Export Promotion Capital Good (EPCG) Authorisation holders;

(d) for supply of marine freight containers by 100% Export Orients Unit (Domestic freight containers-manufacturers) where said containers are exported out of India within 6 months or such further period as permitted by customs; and

(e) for supply to projects funded by UN Agencies.”

[F.No.605/33/2010-DBK]

(Rajesh Kumar Agarwal)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note:

(i) The Principal notification No.91/2009-Customs, dated the 11th September, 2009 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-Section (1) vide number G.S.R 657(E), dated the 11th September.

(ii) The Principal notification No.94/2009-Customs, dated the 11th September, 2009 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-Section (1) vide number G.S.R 660 (E), dated the 11th September.

(iii) The Principal notification No.99/2009-Customs, dated the 11th September, 2009 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-Section (1) vide number G.S.R 665 (E), dated the 11th September.


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