Procedure for Special Advance Authorisation scheme (SAAS) for export of Articles of Apparel and Clothing

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

PUBLIC NOTICE No. 27/2015-2020
NEW DELHI, DATED THE 31st AUGUST, 2016

Subject-(A) Amendments in Hand Book of Procedures 2015-20 for incorporating Procedure to be followed for Special Advance Authorization Scheme for export of articles of apparel and clothing accessories under Chapter 61 and 62 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export and Import. (B) Amendment in Appendix- 4 J relating to Export Obligation Period under Special Advance Authorization Scheme for export of Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories.

In exercise of powers conferred under Paragraph 1.03 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Director General of Foreign Trade makes the following amendments in of Hand Book of Procedures 2015-20. These amendments shall come into force with effect from 1st September, 2016.

1. Amendments in Para 4.02(i)

Para 4.02(i) is amended to read as under:-

Application for grant of Advance Authorisation /Special Advance Authorization for export of Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories / Advance Authorisation for Annual Requirement / Duty Free Import Authorisation (DFIA) shall be filed online (digitally signed) by IEC holder to the concerned jurisdictional Regional Authority as per Appendix 1A. Applicant could be either registered office or head office or a branch office or a manufacturing unit of the IEC holder.

2. Below existing Para 4 45. a new Para 4.45A is added as follows:‑

Special Advance Authorisation for export of Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories covered under Chapter 61 and 62 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export and Import.

(i) Policy relating to Special Advance Authorisation for export of Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories covered under Chapter 61 and 62 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export and Import is prescribed in Para 4.04A of Foreign Trade Policy.

(ii) Provisions of Para 4.05, 4.06, 4.10, 4.11,4.12(v)&(vi), 4,21, 4.24, 4,25, 4.26, 4.29, 4.35, 4.36, 4.37, 4.39, 4.40, 4.41, 4.42, 4.43, 4.44, 4.46, 4.47(b), 4.49, 4.50, 4.51, 4.52 of Hand Book of Procedures shall be applicable to this scheme in so far as they are not inconsistent with this scheme.

3. Following Entry is added in the table of Appendix- 4 J related to “Export Obligation Period for Special Advance Authorization Scheme for export of Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories.”

4.

SI
No.
Import ItemsExport Obligation Period from the date of clearance of each import consignment by Customs Authority
10Fabrics including interlining under Special Advance Authorization Scheme for export of Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories (Para 4.04A of FTP)12 months from the date of issue of authorisation (not from the date of import) as allowed in Para 2.16(vi) of HBP and further extension as allowed in Par.42(a), (b), (c) and (e) of HBP.

Effect of this Public Notice:-Procedure for Special Advance Authorisation scheme for export of Articles of Apparel and Clothing Accessories under Chapter 61 and 62 of ITC(HS) Classification of Export and Import has been specified to come into effect from 1st September 2016.

(Anup Wadhawan)
Director General of Foreign Trade
Email-dgft@nic.in

(Issued from F. No.-01/94/180/21/AM17/PC-4)

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