[PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (I)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

19-9-1995

Notification No. 148/95-Customs

Value Based Advance Licence – issued on or after 19-9-1995 – material imported under.

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act,1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts materials imported into India, against a Value Based Advance Licence (hereinafter referred to as the said licence) applied for and issued on or after 19th September, 1995 in terms of paragraph 49 of the Export and Import Policy 1992-1997, with an obligation to export products specified in the Table annexed to this notification, from the whole of the duty of Customs leviable thereon which is specified in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) and from the whole of the additional duty leviable thereon under section 3 of the said Customs Tariff Act, subject to the following conditions, namely .

(i) that the materials imported are covered by a Value Based Duty Exemption Entitlement Certificate (hereinafter referred to as the said certificate), issued by the Licensing Authority in the form specified in the Schedule annexed to this notification;

(ii) that the importer at the time of clearance of the imported materials executes a bond with such surety or security and in such form and for such sum as may be specified by the Assistant Commissioner of Customs or Deputy Commissioner of Customs binding himself to pay on demand an amount equal to the duty leviable but for the exemption on the imported materials in respect of which the conditions specified in this notification have not been complied with, together with interest at the rate of twenty-four per cent per annum from the date of clearance of the said materials.

Provided that the bond shall not be necessary in respect of imports made after discharge of export obligation in full;

(iii) that the said licence and the said certificate are produced before the proper officer of customs at the time of clearance for debit;

(iv) [that the imports and exports are undertaken through sea ports at Mumbai, Calcutta, Cochin, Magdalla, Kakinada, Kandia, Manga-lore, Marmagoa, Madras, Naves Sheva, Paradeep, Pipavav, Sikka, Tuticorin, Visakhapatnam, Dahej, Nagapattinam , Okha and Mundhra or through any of the airports at Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Mumbai, Calcutta, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Madras, Srinagar, Trivandrum, Varanasi, Nagpur and Cochin or through any of the Inland Container Depots at Agra, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Delhi, Faridabad, Gauhati, Guntur, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jallandhar, Kanpur, Ludhiana, Moradabad, Nagpur, Pimpri (Pune), Pitampur (Indore), Surat, Tirupur, Varanasi, Nasik, Rudrapur (Nainital), Dighi (Pune), Vadodara, Daulatabad (Wanjarwadi and Maliwada), Waluj (Aurangabad), Anaparthy (Andhra Pradesh), Salem, Malanpur, Singanalur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Bhiwadi and Madurai or through the Land Customs Station at Ranaghat and Singhabad.

Provided that the Commissioner of Customs may by special order and subject to such conditions as may be specified by him, permit import and export through any other sea port, airport, or Inland Container Depot or through a Land Customs Station;

(v) that the export obligation is discharged within the period specified in the said certificate or within such extended period as may be granted by the Licensing Authority by exporting products manufactured in India which are specified in Part “E” of the said certificate and also specified in the Table annexed to this notification (hereinafter referred to as export product) and in respect of which –

(a) facility under rule 12(l) (b) or rule 13(l) (b) of the said rules has not been availed; and

(b) drawback has not been claimed either under section 74 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) or the Customs and Central Excise Duties Drawback Rules,1995;

(vi) that the importer produces evidence of discharge of export obligation to the satisfaction of the Assistant Commissioner of Customs or Deputy Commissioner of Customs within a period of 30 days of the expiry of period allowed for fulfillment of export obligation, or within such extended period as the said Assistant Commissioner of Customs or Deputy may allow;

(vii) exempt materials shall not be disposed of or utilized in any manner, except for utilization in discharge of export obligation, or for replenishment of such materials and the materials so replenished shall not be sold or transferred to any other person.

Explanation. – In this notification, –

(i) “Export and Import Policy 1992-97” means the Export and Import Policy 1 April, 1992-31 March, 1997 published vide Public Notice of the Government of India in the Ministry of Commerce No. 1-ITC(PN)/92-97, dated the 31st March,1992, as amended from time to time.

(ii) “Licensing Authority” means the Director General of Foreign Trade appointed under section 6 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 (22 of 1992) or an officer authorized by him to grant a licence under the said Act;

(iii) “Materials” means, –

(a) raw materials, components, intermediates, consumables, computer software and parts required for manufacture of export product, and

(b) packaging materials required for packing of export product.

Table

Sr. No.

Export product

1.

Leather garments.

2.

Textile garments including knitwear.

THE SCHEDULE
VALUE BASED DUTY EXEMPTION ENTITLEMENT CERTIFICATE
PART -1
(IMPORT)

(This consists of….. pages)
Sl. No……. (IMP) Date of issue…..
Port of Registration ……………………
Issued to
…………………………………………………………. (name and full address of the licencee)

Materials imported against Licence No. ….dated…… issued by…………. to the above importer and covered by the list of materials specified under Part “C” of this Certificate would be eligible for exemption from customs duties subject to the conditions specified in the notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue No. 148/95-Customs, dated the 19th September, 1995.

The importer shall make the exports in terms of the said Notification within …… months from the date of issue of licence.

A bond in terms of the said Notification, shall be executed before clearances of the goods from the Customs.

Signature
Seal of licensing authority
date

PART – A

Names and addresses of the factories where the resultant product for export are manufactured.

PART -B

Names and addresses of factories where the ancillaries to the resultant products for export are manufactured.

PART -C
List of Items of Import

Sr. 

Item of Import

Quality

Technical Characteristics No.

1.

2.

3.

4.

Quantity

CIF Value in Indian Rs. & in equivalent US $

S. No. of the resultant products in Part E

5.

6.

7.

Total CIF Value Rs…………
PART -D
Particulars of import of materials

Sr.No.

No. of the materials in Part C

Bill of Entry No. date and Customs House of Import.

Description

Quantity and net weight

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

CIF Value

Duty leviable but for exemption

Signature of the Customs Officer with Name, Designation & Seal

Heading No. of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 and Heading No. in the Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 for levy of Additional Duty

Rate of Duty
(i) Basic
(ii)Additional

Amount of Duty

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

(Parts E and F figure in the Export Part of this DEEC)

PART -G
Duties paid on materials in respect of which the conditions of

Notification are not complied with

Sr. No.

Sr. No. in part D under which the import of the materials has been entered

Description, Quantity and value of materials on which duty paid

Rate of Duty leviable
(i) Basic
(ii) Additional

1.

2.

3.

4.

Amount of
(i) Duty
(ii) Interest

Particulars of duty paying documents

Signature of the Customs Officer

5.

6.

7.

VALUE BASED DUTY EXEMPTION ENTITLEMENT CERTIFICATE
PART – 2

(EXPORT)

(This consists of….. pages)
Sl. No…….. (EXP) Date of issue ……
Port of Registration………..
Issued to
…………………………………………………………………………………….(name and full address
……………………………………………………………………………………. of the licencee)

Materials imported against licence No……….dated ……. issued by ……. to the above Importer and covered by the list of materials specified under part “C” of this certificate would be eligible for exemption from customs duties subject to the conditions  specified in the notification of the Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue No. 148/95-Customs, dated the 19th September, 1995.

The importer shall make the exports in terms of the said Notification within ……………. months from the date of issue of licence.

A Bond in terms of the said notification shall be executed before clearances of the goods from the Customs.

Signature
Seal of licensing authority
date

PART-A

Names and addresses of the factories where the resultant products for export are manufactured.

PART -B

Names and addresses of factories where the ancillaries to the resultant products for export are manufactured.

(Parts C and D figure in the Import Part of this DEEC)

PART -E
Resultant products

Sr.No.

Description

Sr. No. in table to Notification no. 148/95-Customs

Quality

Technical Characteristics.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

Quantity

FOB Value in Rs./US$

S. No. of the materials in Part – C

6.

7.

8.

PART -F
Particulars of exports

Sr. No.

Sr. No. of the resultant product in Part E.

Name of the Customs House of Shipment

Shipping Bill No. & Date.

Name of the Vessel and outward entry of the vessel.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

Quantity

Net weight of the export product.

Description as per the Shipping Bill.

FOB Value in Rs./ US$

Signature of Customs Officer with name, designation and seal & remarks if any

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

PART -H
Statement of Imports and Exports made

Details of Imports made

Sr.No.

Sr. No. of Part C

Description

Quantity Imported

CIF value InRs. In Equivalent US $

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

Details of Exports made

Sr. No.

Sr. No. in Part E

Description

Quantity exported

FOB Value In Rs. In Equivalent US $

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

1. I/We hereby declare that information given in this statement is correct.

2. I/We hereby declare that no benefit under rule 12(l) (b)/13(l) (b) of the Central Excise Rules, 1944, has been availed in respect of exports made under DEEC.

Signature…………………………………….
Name of the Signatory…………………….
Designation………………………………….
Full address…………………………………

Certificate by Chartered Accountant/Cost Accountant

I have examined the applicant firm”s actual imports and exports as given above and find them as correct.

Signature……………………………………….
Seal………………………………………………..
Membership No………………………………..

Notification No. 148/95-Cus., dated 19-9-1995 as amended by Notifications No. 29/96-Cus., dated 15-6-1996; No. 92/97-Cus., dated 19-12-1997; No. 51/99-Cus., dated 29-4-1999 and No. 121/99-Cus., dated 4-11-1999 and corrected by Corrigendum No. Drawback P.N. 4/99 dated 29-6-1999 and Notfn.No.30/2001 dated 12.03.2001.

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