Seeks to increase BCD tariff rate on Chana (Chickpeas), [Tariff item 0713 20 0] from 30% to 40% by invoking section 8A (1) of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 and accordingly, the effective rate of BCD on Chana (Chickpeas), will also be 40%
[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)
Notification No. 25/2018-Customs
New Delhi, the 6th February, 2018
G.S.R. (E). – Whereas the Central Government on being satisfied that the import duty leviable on goods falling under heading 0713 20 00 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), should be increased and that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action.
Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 8A of the said Customs Tariff Act, the Central Government, hereby directs that the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, shall be amended in the following manner, namely:-
In the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act, in Section II, in Chapter 7, against tariff items 0713 20 00, for the entry in column (4), the entry “40%” shall be substituted.
Under Secretary to the Government of India