GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

NOTIFICATION No. 36/2015-2020

NEW DELHI: Dated: 2 February, 2016

Subject: Amendment in policy condition No.9 of Chapter 87 of ITC (HS), 2012 – Schedule – 1 (Import Policy).

S.O. (E) : In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends the Policy Condition No. 9 of Chapter-87 of ITC (HS), 2012, Schedule-I (Import Policy) as under:

1. “Import of new motorcycles with engine capacity of 800 cc or more, by all categories of importers, including: (a) Individuals; (b) Companies and firm; or (c) OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers- who have manufacturing and service network in India) will be exempt from the conditions at Sl. No. (2) (II) (c) above. However, at the time of Customs clearance, an EC Type Approval Certificate / Certificate of COP, of an accredited agency from any member state of EU, including a notarized English translation thereof, shall be furnished. This Type Approval shall stipulate that the vehicle to be imported meets the technical requirements of EU Directive 168/2013/EU of the European Parliament and Council. Such imported motorcycles shall meet the EURO IV emission norms as specified in the said regulation with test procedure as per Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No.134/2014.

Also all imported motorcycles which meet the EURO III emission norms as defined in EU Directive 2003/77/EC will continue to be exempted from the conditions at Sl. No.(2) (II) (c) above, until 31st March, 2017. However, at the time of Customs clearance, an EC Type Approval Certificate / Certificate of COP, of an accredited agency from any member state of EU, including notarized English translation thereof, shall be furnished. This Type Approval shall stipulate that the vehicle to be imported meets the technical requirements of all relevant separate directives, as last amended and as listed in EU Directive 2002/24/EC.

2. Effect of this Notification: Import of Euro – III and Euro – IV compliant motorcycle shall be allowed to be imported till 31/03/2017 and thereafter, only import of Euro – IV compliant motorcycles would be allowed.

(Anup Wadhawan)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft[at]nic[dot]in

(Issued from F. No.01/93/180/1483/AM-03/PC-2 (A) /Vol.III)

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