CA Bimal Jain
In the exercise of the power conferred under Section 25(1) of Customs Act, 1962, the Central Government vide Notification No. 39/2014-Customs (Tariff) dated December 31, 2014 (Notification No. 39) has amended the Notification No. 12/2012-Customs (Tariff) dated March 17, 2012 which prescribes an exemption on import of Chickpeas (garbanzos) at nil rate of duty up to December 31, 2014.
Accordingly, the Central Government has further extended the stated exemption till April 1, 2015 vide Notification No. 39.
Seeks to amend notification No.12/2012-Cus dated 17.3.2012 so as to extend zero customs duty on chickpeas(gram) upto 31st March, 2015
CBEC has made amendments in the Notifications describing the Preferential Trade Agreements entered with the following countries effective January 2015:
|S. No.||Country||Earlier Notification No.|
|1.||Singapore||Notification No. 10/2008-Customs, dated the 15th January, 2008|
|2.||Korea||Notification No. 152/2009-Customs, dated the 31st December, 2009|
|3.||Malaysia||Notification No. 53/2011-Customs, dated the 1st July, 2011|
|4.||ASEAN||Notification No. 46/2011-Customs, dated the 1st June, 2011|
|5.||Japan||Notification No. 69/2011-Customs dated the 29th July, 2011|
Notification No. 39/2014-Customs
Dated- 31st December, 2014
G.S.R. (E).- 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 Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 12/2012-Customs, dated the 17th March, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 185(E), dated the 17th March, 2012, namely:-
In the said notification, after the Table, in the proviso, in clause (ab), for the figures, letters and words “1st day of January, 2015”, the figures, letters and words “1st day of April, 2015” shall be substituted.
[F. No. 354/15/2010-TRU]
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Note: The principal notification No. 12/2012-Customs, dated the 17th March, 2012 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 185(E), dated the 17th March, 2012 and last amended vide notification No. 34/2014-Customs, dated the 24th December, 2014, published vide number G.S.R. 915 (E), dated the 24th December, 2014.