Notification No. 4/99-Customs,

dated 8-1-1999

G.S.R. 21 (E) Exemption to passenger bus and spares, fuel and consumables thereof  imported from Pakistan or Bangladesh. 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 the goods specified in column (2) of the Table below when imported into India from Pakistan or Bangladesh from whole of the duty of customs leviable thereon under the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) and whole of the additional duty leviable under section 3 of the said Customs Tariff Act, subject to the conditions specified in column (3) thereof, namely :-


Serial Number

Name of goods

Condition of exemptions





Passenger bus Provided that-


Spares, fuel and consumables for the passenger bus. (a) the goods specified in column (2) are imported under the Agreement between India and Pakistan for regulation of Bus Service between New Delhi and Lahore or under the Agreement India and Bangladesh for regulation Bus Service between Calcutta and Dhaka;

(b) the passenger bus is re-exported before the expiry of three months from the date of its importation into India;(c) the spares and consumables are imported along with the passenger bus and are intended for the proper running of the passenger bus or to carry out necessary repair on the passenger bus during the course of journey and such spares and consumables, as are not used during the course of the journey, are re-exported at the time of re-export of the passenger bus;(d) the fuel is contained in the fuel tank of the passenger bus and such quantity of fuel as is not consumed during the course of the journey is re-exported at the time of re-export of the passenger bus:

Provided further that where the Central Government or the Commissioner of Customs is satisfied, that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, it or he may extend the period of three months mentioned at (b) above by a further period as it or he may deem fit which shall not exceed a period of three months at a time.

Notification No. 4/99-Cus., dated 8-1-1999 as amended by Notification No. 36/99-Cus., dated 22-3-1999.

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