Prevention of tampering of the Mobile Device Equipment Identification Number (Amendment) Rules, 2022 mandates IMEI number registration before first sale or import of mobiles phones in India with Indian Counterfeited Device Restriction portal (https://icdr.ceir.gov.in) of the Government of India.

MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 26th September, 2022

G.S.R. 728(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (k) of sub- section (2) of section 7 of the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 (13 of 1885), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules to amend the prevention of tampering of the Mobile Device Equipment Identification Number, Rules, 2017, namely:-

1. (1) These rules may be called the prevention of tampering of the Mobile Device Equipment Identification Number (Amendment) Rules, 2022.

(2) The rule 4 (1) shall come into force with effect from January 1, 2023 and the rule 4 (2) shall come into force on the date of publication in the official Gazette.

2. In the prevention of tampering of the Mobile Device Equipment Identification Number, Rules, 2017, after rule 3, the following rule shall be inserted, namely:-

“4. Registration of International Mobile Equipment Identity number.- (1) The manufacturer shall register the international mobile equipment identity number of every mobile phone manufactured in India with the Indian Counterfeited Device Restriction portal (https://icdr.ceir.gov.in) of the Government of India in the Department of Telecommunications prior to the first sale of the mobile phone.

(2) The international mobile equipment identity number of the mobile phone imported in India for sale, testing, research or any other purpose shall be registered by the importer with the Indian Counterfeited Device Restriction portal (https://icdr.ceir.gov.in) of the Government of India in the Department of Telecommunications prior to import of mobile phone into the country.”

[F. No. 13-15/2021-UDS]

P. K. SINGH, Dy. Director General (Security Assurance)

Note : The principle rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub­section (i), vide notification number G.S.R. 1068(E), dated the 25th August, 2017.

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