[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
(Central Board of Excise and Customs)
New Delhi, the 30th June, 2017
G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of powers conferred by section 157 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Board hereby makes the following regulations further to amend the Courier Imports and Exports (Clearance) Regulations, 1998, namely:-
1. (1) These regulations may be called the Courier Imports and Exports (Clearance) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Courier Imports and Exports (Clearance) Regulations, 1998, (hereinafter referred to as the said regulations); in regulation 3, in sub-regulation (1), after clause (da), the following clause shall be inserted, namely:-
‘(db) “Goods and Services Tax Identification Number”(GSTIN) means the number assigned under rule 3 of the Goods and Services Tax Registration Rules, 2017;’
3. In the said regulations, for “Form Courier Bill of Entry-IV (CBE-IV), Form Courier Bill of Entry-V (CBE- V), Form Courier Bill of Entry-IX (CBE-IX), Form Courier Bill of Entry-X (CBE-X), Form Courier Shipping Bill- II (CSB-II), Form Courier Shipping Bill-V and Form Courier Bill of Export-II (CBEx-II)”, the following forms shall respectively be substituted, namely:-
(i) I/We hereby declare that I/We have obtained the authorization from each of the consignees mentioned above to act as an agent for the clearance of the goods described above.
(ii) I/We hereby declare that the goods imported as per this Bill of Entry include only bona fide commercial samples, prototypes of goods and bona fide gifts of articles for personal use of a value not exceeding the value prescribed under the Courier Imports and Exports (Clearance) Regulations, 1998 and which are for the time being not subject to any prohibition or restriction on their import into India.
(iii) I/We enclose herewith _________ (number) of airway bills and ________ (number) of invoices for the aforesaid consignments with this Bill of Entry.
(iv) I/We hereby declare that the contents of this Bill of Entry are true and correct in every respect and are in accordance with the Airway Bills, the invoices and other documents attached herewith.