Notification No. 13/2010-Customs,  New Delhi, the 19th February, 2010

G.S.R. 94 (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, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the goods of the description specified in column (2) of the Table below and falling under the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), when imported into India for the purpose of organising the Common Wealth Games, 2010(hereinafter referred as Games), from the whole of the duty of customs leviable thereon which is specified in the said First Schedule and from the whole of the additional duty leviable thereon under section 3 of the said Customs Tariff Act, subject to the conditions specified in the corresponding entry in column (3) of the said Table.

TABLE

S.No Description of goods Conditions
(1) (2) (3)
1. (a) All sports goods, sports equipment and sports requisites; fitness equipments; team uniform/clothing; spares, accessories and consumables of the same including ammunition for shooting events;

(b) Doping control equipment, Satellite phones/GPS, paging communication systems and other communication equipments; video/plasma screen, electronic score board for display; time control devices, stop watches; timing, scoring and result management systems; marquees; tents .

(a)Imported by the Organising Committee of the Common Wealth Games , 2010, National sports federations in relation to Games, 2010;

(b) the importer, at the time of clearance of the goods, produces a certificate to the Assistant Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner of Customs as the case may be, from the Joint Director General (Coordination) or Director (Coordination) of the Organising Committee of the Games, 2010, indicating-

(i) the name and address of the importer and the description, quantity and value of the said goods; and

(ii) that the said goods are required for the purpose specified in condition (a) above; and

(c) the importer, at the time of clearance of the goods, furnishes an undertaking that all such goods shall be consumed or re-exported within three months from the conclusion of the Games or shall be handed over to the Sports Authority of India or Delhi Development Authority or Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi .

2. Furniture and fixtures/ fittings, power generation and distribution systems, air conditioning equipment which would be needed to be imported as per requirement of Games under ‘Overlays’. (a)Imported by the Organising Committee of the Games, 2010 or National Sports federations in relation to Common Wealth Games, 2010;

(b) the importer, at the time of clearance of the goods, produces a certificate to the Assistant Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner of Customs, as the case may be from the Joint Director General (Coordination) / Director (Coordination) of the Organizing Committee of the Games, 2010, indicating-

(i) the name and address of the importer and the description, quantity and value of the said goods; and

(ii) that the said goods are required for the purpose specified in condition (a) above; and

(c) the importer, at the time of clearance of the goods, furnishes an undertaking that all such goods shall be re-exported within three months from the conclusion of the Games.

3. (a) All sports goods, sports equipment and sports requisites; spares, accessories and consumables of the same,

(b) Food stuff, energy drinks, isotonic, tonic water(including alcoholic drinks),

(c) pharmaceuticals and medical consumables,

(c) fitness equipments; team uniform/ clothing,

(d) dining/kitchen items, office consumables stationery and gift items, souvenirs, mementoes,

(e) Goods for display / exhibition / stalls /reception

(a)Imported by Common Wealth Games Federation Members or Common Wealth Games Associations or participating athletes in relation to Games, 2010;

(b) the importer, at the time of clearance of the goods, produces a certificate to the Assistant Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner of Customs, as the case may be from the Joint Director General (Coordination) or Director (Coordination) of the Organizing Committee of the Commonwealth Games, 2010, indicating-

(i) the name and address of the importer and the description, quantity and value of the said goods; and

(ii) that the said goods are required for the purpose specified in condition (a) above;

(c) the importer, at the time of clearance of the goods, furnishes an undertaking that,-

(i) all such goods, excluding gift items, souvenirs, mementoes and goods which have been consumed, shall be re-exported within three months from the conclusion of the games ; and

(ii) a utilisation certificate for the goods consumed shall be furnished from the Joint Director General (Coordination) or Director (Coordination) of the Organizing Committee of the Games, 2010.

4. Broad casting equipment (a)Imported by Prasar Bharti or broad casting right holders as per Agreement between the Organising Committee of Games, 2010 and Prasar Bharti in relation to Games, 2010;

(b) the importer, at the time of clearance of the goods, produces a certificate to the Assistant Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner of Customs, as the case may be, from the Joint Director General (Coordination) or Director (Coordination) of the Organizing Committee of the Games 2010, indicating-

(i) the name and address of the importer and the description, quantity and value of the said goods; and

(ii) that the said goods are required for the purpose specified in condition (a) above; and

(c) the importer, at the time of clearance of the goods, furnishes an undertaking that all such goods shall be re-exported within three months from the conclusion of the Games.

5. Arms and Ammunition of the following description:
a. Rifles- .22 Calibres (should have at least an outside barrel diameter of 10 mm.)b. Pistols – .22 and .32 Calibres (barrels should be measured from the Breach point)c. Air Rifles/Pistols – 4.5 mm /0.177 Calibers

d. Shot Guns – 12 bore (should be “Ventilated Rib” and “Single Sighting Planes”)

e. Air pellets – Diablo type (i.e. with flat nose and met round or painted nose)

f. Ammunition- 12 bore cartridges,.27 air pellets,.22 bore rapid fire (shot) cartridges,.22 bore pistol match standard sports,.32 bore wad –cutters,.62 Full bore Ammunition.

g. 32 bore revolver(barrel length should not be less than 41/2″ and measurements are to be taken from the end of the cylinder holding the cartridge)

h. 22 bore revolver- (ban-el length same as above)

i.  Telescope

(a)Imported by Common Wealth Games Federation Members or Common Wealth Games Associations or participating athletes in relation to Games, 2010;

(b) the importer, at the time of clearance of the goods, produces a certificate to the Assistant Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner of Customs as the case may be from the Joint Director General (Coordination) or Director (Coordination) of the Organizing Committee of the Commonwealth Games 2010, indicating-

(i) the name and address of the importer and the description, quantity and value of the said goods; and

(ii) that the said goods are required for the purpose specified in condition (a) above;

(c) the importer, at the time of clearance of the goods, furnishes an undertaking that,-

(i) all such goods other than those consumed during the shooting events, shall be re-exported at the time of final departure of the participating athletes;

(ii) a utilisation certificate for the goods consumed shall be furnished from the Joint Director General (Coordination) or Director (Coordination) of the Organizing Committee of the Games, 2010. and

(d) Import of such arms and ammunition shall be subject to the applicable licensing conditions imposed by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade and approvals of Ministry of Home Affairs.

[F. No.354/12/2010-TRU]
(Prashant Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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0 responses to “Customs Notification No 13/2010, Exemption of customs duty on specified goods when imported into India for the purpose of organising the Common Wealth Games, 2010”

  1. sunit chaudhuri says:

    pls update me on the process, where i have won money in pound at london and now they are asking to pay Rs.37,500 for custom clearence, then only it will go to RBI for clearance. Is it so?

  2. Dave Durrant Delivered on Time London says:

    We are exporting television equipment to the commonwealth games.

    Can you tell us how we apply for a certificate as in section 4 (b)
    or is this applied for by our clearing agent in Delhi.

    Any help woud be appreciated.

    Dave Durrant Delivered on Time London

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