In line with decisions taken in high level meeting taken by Hon’ble PM, Notification No. 28/2021-Customs dated April 24, 2021 issued exempting Customs duty on medical grade Oxygen, Oxygen related equipments and COVID-19 vaccines till July 31, 2021.
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
New Delhi, the 24th April, 2021
G.S.R. 286(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), read with section 141 of Finance Act, 2020 (12 of 2020), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the goods of the description specified in column (3) of the Table below, falling within the Chapter, heading, sub–heading or tariff item of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) specified in column (2) of the said Table, when imported into India, from the whole of the duty of customs leviable thereon under the said First Schedule and the whole of health cess leviable thereon under section 141 of the said Finance Act, namely-
|Chapter, heading, sub-heading or tariff item||Description|
|1.||9019 20, 9804||Oxygen concentrator including flow meter, regulator, connectors and tubings.|
|2.||2804 40||Medical Oxygen|
|3.||8421 39||Vacuum Pressure Swing Absorption (VPSA) and Pressure Swing Absorption (PSA) oxygen plants, Cryogenic oxygen Air Separation Units (ASUs) producing liquid/gaseous oxygen.|
|5.||9018||Oxygen filling systems.|
|6.||7311||Oxygen storage tanks|
|8.||7311||ISO containers for Shipping Oxygen|
|9.||7311, 8418 or 8419||Cryogenic road transport tanks for Oxygen|
|10.||7311, 8418 or 8419||Oxygen cylinders including cryogenic cylinders and tanks|
|Parts of goods at S.No.1 and 3 to 10 above, used in the manufacture of equipment related to the production, transportation, distribution or storage of Oxygen, subject to the condition that the importer follows the procedure set out in the Customs (Import of Goods at Concessional Rate of Duty) Rules, 2017.|
|12.||9019||Any other device from which oxygen can be generated|
|13.||9018 or 9019||Ventilators, including ventilator with compressors; all accessories and tubings; humidifiers; viral filters (should be able to function as high flow device and come with nasal canula).|
|14.||9018||High flow nasal canula device with all attachments; nasal canula for use with the device.|
|15.||6506 99 00||Helmets for use with non-invasive ventilation.|
|16.||9019||Non-invasive ventilation oronasal masks for ICU ventilators.|
|17.||9019||Non-invasive ventilation nasal masks for ICU ventilators.|
2. This notification shall remain in force upto and inclusive of the 31st July, 2021.
[F. No. 354/3/2021-TRU]
GAURAV SINGH, Dy. Secy.