CA Bimal Jain

The Central Government vide Notification No. 02/2015-Customs (ADD) dated January 7, 2015 has continued the imposition of Anti-Dumping Duty on import of ‘Melamine’, falling under Chapter 29 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975, originating in, or exported from People’s Republic of China till February 18, 2016 until revoked earlier.


Seeks to extend the validity of notification No. 10/2010-Customs dated 19.02.2010 for a further period of one year i.e. upto and inclusive of 18.02.2016

Notification No. 02/2015-Customs (ADD)

Dated- 7th January, 2015

 G.S.R.     (E). -Whereas, the designated authority vide notification No.15/17/2014-DGAD, dated the 9th December, 2014, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 9th December, 2014, has initiated review, in terms of sub-section (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the Customs Tariff Act), and in pursuance of rule 23 of the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), in the matter of continuation of anti-dumping duty on “Melamine”, falling under Chapter 29 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, originating in, or exported from, People’s Republic of China, imposed vide  notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue),No. 10/2010-Customs, dated the 19th February, 2010, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 91 (E), dated the 19th February, 2010 and has requested for  extension of anti-dumping duty for a further period of one year, in terms of sub-section (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act and in pursuance of rule 23 of the said rules, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 10/2010-Customs, dated the 19th February, 2010, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 91 (E), dated 19th February, 2010, namely: –

In the said notification, after paragraph 2 and before the Explanation, the following paragraph shall be inserted, namely: –

“3. Notwithstanding anything contained in paragraph 2, this notification shall remain in force up to and inclusive of the 18th day of February, 2016, unless revoked earlier.”.

[F.No.354/28/2004-TRU (Pt.-I)]

(Akshay Joshi)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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