[PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (I)]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)
3rd December, 2002
Notification No. 133/2002-Customs
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendment in the notification of the Government of India in the erstwhile Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 39/96-Customs, dated the 23rd July, 1996, namely:-
In the said notification, in the Table, for serial No. 17 and the entries relating thereto, the following serial No. and entries shall be inserted, namely:-
|“17.||Machinery, equipment, instruments, components, spares, jigs and fixtures, dies, tools, accessories, computer software, raw materials and consumables required for the purpose of SAMYUKTA Programme of the Ministry of Defence.||If,-
(a) the said goods are imported by works centers of the SAMYUKTA Programme, Government agencies or public sector undertakings, as may be designated by an officer not below the rank of a Deputy Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Defence; and
(b) such importers produce to the Deputy Commissioner of Customs or the Assistant Commissioner of Customs, as the case may be, at the time of import, in each case, a list of the said goods with their relevant description, –
(1) duly certified by the Programme Director or Associate Programme Director, SAMYUKTA programme, Department of Defence Research and Development, to the effect that the said goods are required for the SAMYUKTA Programme, shall be used only for the SAMYUKTA programme and that they are not manufactured in India; and
(2) duly certified also by an officer not below the rank of an Under Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Defence to the effect that the imports of the said goods mentioned in the said list are authorized by the Ministry of Defence under and for the purposes of the SAMYUKTA Programme.
Explanation.- Nothing contained in this exemption shall have effect on or after the 1st day of April, 2003 “.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Note:- The principal notification No.39/96-Customs dated the 23rd July, 1996 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordianry, vide G.S.R. 291 (E), dated the 23rd July, 1996 and was last amended by notification No.99/2002-Customs, dated the 13th September, 2002 [G.S.R. 646 (E), dated the 13th September, 2002].