[PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (I)]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)
4th February, 2005
Notification No. 7/2005-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 amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 21/2002-Customs, dated the 1st March, 2002, namely:-
In the said notification, in the Table, for S.No.34 and the entries relating thereto, the following S.No. and entries shall be substituted, namely:-
|’34.||1511||The following goods, namely:-
(A) Crude palm oil of edible grade, having an
|(B) Crude palmolein, of edible grade, having an acid
value of 4 or more and total carotenoid (as beta carotene) in the range of 500mg/kg. to 2500mg/kg., in loose or bulk form for manufacture of refined oil, refined palmolein, vanaspati, bakery shortening or inter-esterified fats;
|(C) Fractions of crude palm oil (other than crude palmolein), of edible grade, having an acid value of 2 or more and total carotenoid (as beta carotene) in the range of 500mg/kg. to 2500mg/kg., in loose or bulk form
Explanation. – For the purposes of this exemption, “Crude palm oil” means fixed vegetable oils, fluid or solid, obtained by pressure, if they have undergone no processing other than decantation, centrifugation or filtration, provided that, in order to separate the oils from solid particles only mechanical force, such as gravity, pressure or centrifugal force, has been employed, excluding any absorption filtering process, fractionalization or any other physical or chemical process. If obtained by extraction an oil shall continue to be considered as “crude”, provided it has undergone no change in colour, odour or taste when compared with corresponding oil obtained by pressure.
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India
Note:- The principal notification No.21/2002-Customs dated the dated the 1st March, 2002, was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide G.S.R.118 (E), dated the 1st March, 2002and was last amended by notification No.119/2004-Customs, dated the 31st December, 2004 [G.S.R. 848 (E), dated the 31st December, 2004].