[PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (I)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

2nd January, 2004

Notification No. 01/2004-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  amendments in the notification of  the Government of India in the erstwhile  Ministry of Finance and Company Affairs (Department of Revenue), vide No.52/2003-Customs, dated  the 31st March, 2003,  namely:-

In the said notification,-

(I) in the opening paragraph,-
(a) after clause (e), the following clause shall be inserted, namely:-
       ” (f) all goods specified in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975( 51of 1975) (except those which are prohibited for import under any  law for the time being in force) when imported for the purpose of trading by the trading units which were in existence prior to the 31st March,2002 and  having  valid letter of permission  to continue under the Export Oriented Undertaking Scheme”;
(b) after condition (12), the following condition shall be inserted, namely:-
” (13)    the unit engaged in trading  shall not be allowed to,-
(i) sell any goods so imported in the domestic tariff area or remove samples in the domestic tariff area;
(ii) export goods through merchant exporter or through any other exporters;
(iii)

transfer the goods to other export oriented undertaking or unit in Electronic Hardware Technology Park ( EHTP)or Software Technology Park(STP)or special economic zone;

(iv) remove the goods outside the bonded   premises for the purpose of jobwork;
(II) in the Explanation after clause (vii), the following  shall be inserted, namely:-
 “(viia) ‘merchant exporter’ means  a person engaged in trading activity and exporting  goods”

D.S.Garbyal
Under Secretary to the Government of India.

F. No.    305/134/2002-FTT

Note: The principal notification No. 52/2003-Cus, dated the 31st March, 2003, was issued vide G.S.R. 274 (E), dated the 31st March, 2003.

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