Circular No. 76/2001-Customs
7th December, 2001.
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Sub: Eligibility of `Colonoscope” for benefit of notification No.17/2001-Cus., (Sl.No.348: List 29: Item No. 82). – Reg.
I am directed to refer to the subject mentioned above and to say that a representation has been received in Board”s office stating that some Custom Houses have denied exemption to goods, namely, `colonoscope” under the subject entry.
2.The matter has been examined in consultation with the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The DGHS has opined that `Fibreoptic Colonoscope” would be covered under the description of `fibreoptic endoscope” as listed at Sl.No.82 of List 29 of notification No.17/2001-Cus., dated 1.3.2001. The said opinion has been accepted by the Board.
3 Pending assessments, if any may be finalised accordingly. Difficulties, if any, in implementing the above instructions may be brought to the notice of the Board.
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