GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)
Notification No. 31/2016-Customs (N.T.)
New Delhi,the 1st March 2016
G.S.R. 219 (E).-In exercise of powers conferred by clause (a) of section 81 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby makes the following regulations further to amend the Customs Baggage Declaration Regulations, 2013, namely:-
1. (1) These regulations may be called the Customs Baggage Declaration (Amendment) Regulations, 2016.
(2) They shall come into force on the 1st day of April, 2016.
2. In the Customs Baggage Declaration Regulations, 2013 (hereinafter referred to as the said regulations), in regulation 3, for the words “All passengers who come to India”, the words “All passengers who come to India and have anything to declare or are carrying dutiable or prohibited goods”, shall be substituted.
3. In the said regulations, in Form 1,-
(a) in serial number 10, after item (ix) and the entries relating thereto, the following item and entries shall be inserted, namely:-
“(x) Drones Yes/No”;
(b) for the Table, the following Table shall be substituted, namely:-
“Customs Duty Free Allowance
|Eligible passenger||Origin country||Duty free allowance|
|Passengers of Indian origin and foreigners residing in India, excluding infants Tourists of foreign origin, excluding infants|
|Other than Nepal, Bhutan,|
|₹ 50, 000/-|
|Passengers of Indian origin and foreigners residing in India, excluding infants|
Tourists of foreign origin, excluding infants
|Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar||By air ₹ 15,000/-|
By land – Nil
|Indian passenger who has been residing abroad for over one year||Anywhere||Gold jewellery:|
Gentleman – 20 gms with a value cap of ₹ 50,000/-
Lady – 40 gms with a value cap of ₹ 1,00,000/-
|All passengers||Anywhere||Alcohol liquor or wine: 2 litres|
|All passengers||Anywhere||Cigarettes: 200 numbers or Cigars upto 50 or Tobacco 250 grams|
|Passenger of 18 years and above||Anywhere||One laptop computer (note book computer)”.|
[F. No.334/8/2016 -TRU]
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Note: The principal regulations were published, vide, notification no. 90/2013- Customs (N.T.), dated the 29th August, 2013 in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide, number G.S.R. 584(E), dated the 29th August, 2013 and last amended, vide, notification no. 10/2014- Customs (N.T.), dated the 10th February, 2014, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide, number G.S.R, 82(E), dated the 10th February, 2014.
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
(CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND CUSTOMS)
New Delhi, the 30th March, 2016
G.S.R 366(E).—In the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 31/2016-Customs(N.T.), dated the 1st March, 2016 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section-3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 219(E), dated the 1st March, 2016, the expression “Cigarettes:200 numbers or Cigar upto 50 or Tobacco 250 grams” appearing in column (3) of TABLE, shall be read as “Cigarettes up to100 sticks or Cigars upto 25 or Tobacco up to125 grams”.
[F. No. 495/05/2016-Cus.VI (Pt.)] B. KONTHOUJAM, Under Secy.