[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
(CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND CUSTOMS)
Notification No. 60/2017-Customs (N.T.)
New Delhi, the 29th June, 2017
G.S.R. (E).– In exercise of the powers conferred by section 157 read with sections 50 and 60 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the Shipping Bill and Bill of Export (Form) Regulations, 1991, except as respect things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Board hereby makes the following regulations, namely:-
1. Short title and commencement. –
(1) These regulations may be called the Shipping Bill and Bill of Export (Forms) Regulations, 2017.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. Shipping Bill. –
A shipping bill to be presented by an exporter of goods shall be in Form SB I or Form SB II, as the case may be, appended to these regulations.
3. Bill of Export.-
A bill of export to be presented by an exporter of goods shall be in Form SB III or Form SB IV, as the case may be, appended to these regulations.
4. Specifications of Shipping Bill and Bill of Export (Form). – The Shipping Bill and Bill of Export forms shall be in accordance with the following specifications, namely : –
(a) the forms shall be printed on foolscap size of paper measuring 34.5 cms by 21.5 cms and shall have the following margins, namely :-
(i) top -1.5 cms; (ii) bottom -1.5 cms; (iii) left -1.8 cms; (iv) right – 0.5 cms; the layout of the forms and the sizes of the boxes shall be as per the layout and boxes shown in the forms.
(b) the forms shall be printed on paper of grammage 70 to 85 grams per square metre; the paper should be stable in conditions of 50 to 60 per cent. relative humidity;
(c) the captions inside the boxes of the forms shall be printed in 6 pt. mono sans-serif and shall be located as near as possible to the top left of the boxes;
(d) the forms shall be filled in by using a typewriter or computer only.