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OF THE  GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY ]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification NO. 120/2007-CUSTOMS (N.T.)

New Delhi, the 13th December, 2007

G.S.R.   (E). – In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 75 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), sub-section (2) of section 37 of the Central Excise Act, 1944  (1 of 1944) and section 93A and sub-section (2) of section 94 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994) read with rules 3 and 4  of the Customs, Central Excise Duties and Service Tax Drawback Rules, 1995, 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.68/2007-Customs (N.T.), dated the 16th July, 2007 (hereinafter referred to as the said notification), namely:-

In the said notification, in the Schedule,-

(a)  in chapter 44, for the entry in column 4 against tariff item 4420, the entry “3%” shall be substituted;

(b)  in Chapter 50,-

(i)  for the entry in column 2 against tariff item 500701, the entry “silk fabrics containing 85% or more by weight of silk or of silk waste other than noil silk” shall be substituted;

(ii) for the entry in column 2 against tariff item 500702, the entry “fabrics of noil silk” shall be substituted;

(c) in Chapter 51, for tariff items 510701 and 510702 and the entries relating thereto, the following tariff items and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

510701

Containing 85% or more by weight of wool, grey – weaving quality

KG

8%

48

5%

30

510702

Containing 85% or more by weight of wool, dyed – weaving quality

KG

9%

58

5.5%

35

(d)     in Chapter 55, for tariff items 550905 and 550906 and the entries relating thereto, the following tariff items and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

550905

Other yarn, mixed mainly or solely with Wool or fine animal hair (Grey)

KG

12.5%

45

5.5%

20

550906

Other yarn, mixed mainly or solely with Wool or fine animal hair (Dyed)

KG

13.8%

55

6%

24

(e)        in Chapter 57, for tariff item 570501 and the entries relating thereto, the following tariff item and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

570501

Cotton Durries/Cotton Rugs (including Chindi Durries/Cotton Chenille Durries/Rag Rug Durries/Printed Durries/Druggets/Mats and Mattings including Bath Mats, where cotton predominates by weight

KG

11.5%

32

4.1%

11

(f)        in Chapter 74,-

(i)   for tariff items 741801 and 741802 and the entries relating thereto, the following tariff items and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

741801

of copper

KG

18%

165

2.1%

19

741802

of brass and other copper alloys

KG

18%

135

3.6%

27

(ii)  for tariff items 741901, 741902, 741903 and 741904 and the entries relating thereto, the following tariff items and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

741901

Other articles of copper

KG

18%

165

2.1%

19

741902

Other articles of brass

KG

18%

135

3.6%

27

741903

Artware / Handicraft of Brass

KG

18%

135

4.4%

33

741904

Artware / Handicraft of copper

KG

18%

180

2.6%

26

(g) in Chapter 83,-

(i) for tariff item 830101 and the entries relating thereto, the following tariff item and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

830101

Brass

KG

18%

135

4.4%

33

(ii)    for tariff item 830201 and the entries relating thereto, the following tariff item and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

830201

Brass builder Hardware

KG

18%

135

4.4%

33

(iii) for tariff items 830601 and 830602 and the entries relating thereto, the following tariff items and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

830601

of brass and other copper alloys

KG

18%

135

4.4%

33

830602

 of copper

KG

18%

180

2.6%

26

(iv) for tariff item 831001 and the entries relating thereto, the following tariff item and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

831001

of Brass

KG

18%

135

2.5%

19

(h) in Chapter 85, for tariff items 853801 and 853802 and the entries relating thereto, the following tariff items and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

853801

of copper

18%

165

2.1%

19

853802

of brass

18%

135

3.6%

27

(i) in Chapter 94, for tariff items 940502 and 940503 and the entries relating thereto, the following tariff items and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

940502

 

Lamps made of brass

 

KG

18%

135

4.4%

33

940503

Lamps made of copper

KG

18%

180

2.6%

26

[ F.No.609/10/2007-DBK]

( S.R. MEENA )

UNDER SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Note.- The principal notification No.68/2007-Customs(N.T.) was published in the Gazette of India,  vide number G.S.R. 485(E), published in the Gazette of India, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) dated the 16th July, 2007 and was last amended by notification No.118/2007-Customs(N.T.), vide number G.S.R.754(E), dated the 5th December, 2007.

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