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

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

NOTIFICATION NO.137/2006-Customs (N.T.)

29TH DECEMBER, 2006

G.S.R. (E).-    In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 11A of the Customs Tariff Act,1975 (51 of 1975), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following amendments in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975, namely:-

In the said First Schedule,-

(i) in Chapter 25, in heading 2508, against tariff item 2508 10 90, for the entry in column (2), the entry “Other (includes processed and ground)” shall be substituted;

(ii) in Chapter 28,-

(a) in heading 2825, in sub-heading 2825 90, tariff item 2825 90 30 and the entries relating thereto shall be omitted;

(b) in heading 2827, in sub-heading 2827 39, tariff item 2827 39 10 and the entries relating thereto shall be omitted;

(c) in heading 2833, in sub-heading 2833 29, tariff item 2833 29 20 and the entries relating thereto shall be omitted;

(iii) in Chapter 29, in heading 2931 00, in sub-heading 2931 00, tariff item 2931 00 10, and the entries relating thereto shall be omitted;

(iv) in Chapter 30, –

(a)  in heading 3003, in sub-heading 3003 90, after tariff item 3003 90 35, the following tariff item and the entries shall be inserted, namely :-

“3003 90 36 —-  Ketamine kg. 12.5% -“;

(b)   in heading 3004, in sub-heading 3004 90, after tariff item 3004 90 95, the following tariff item and the entry shall be inserted, namely :-

“3004 90 96 —-  Ketamine kg. 12.5% -“;

(v) in  Chapter 84,-

(a) in heading 8443, for tariff item 8443 19 00 and the entries relating thereto, in column (1) to (5),  the following sub-heading, tariff items and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

“8443 19 Other:
8443 19 10 —  Flat bed printing presses u 12.5%
8443 19 20 —  Platen printing presses u 12.5%
8443 19 30 —   Proof presses u 12.5%
— Machinery for printing repetitive word or design or colour: 12.5%
8443 19 41 —- On cotton textile u 12.5%
8443 19 49 —- Other u 12.5%
8443 19 90 —  Other u 12.5% -“;

(b)   in heading 8443, for tariff item 8443 32 00 and the entries relating thereto, the following sub-heading, tariff items and entries shall be substituted, namely:

“8443 32 Other, capable of connecting to an

  automatic data processing machine

  or to a network

8443 32 10 — Line printer u Free
8443 32 20 — Dot matrix printer u Free
8443 32 30 — Letter quality daisy wheel printer u Free
8443 32 40 — Laser jet printer u Free
8443 32 50 — Ink jet printer u Free
8443 32 60 — Facsimile machine u Free
8443 32 90 — Other u Free -“;

(c)   in heading 8443, in sub-heading 8443 39, against tariff item 8443 39 10 to 8443 39 59 and the entries relating thereto, the following tariff items and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

“8443 39 10 — Ink-jet printing machine u 12.5%
8443 39 20 — Electrostatic photocopying apparatus operated by reproducing the original image directly onto the copy (direct process) u 12.5%
8443 39 30 — Electrostatic photocopying apparatus operated by reproducing the original image via and intermediate onto the copy (indirect process) u 12.5%
8443 39 40 — Other photocopying apparatus incorporating an optical system u 12.5%
8443 39 50 — Other photocopying apparatus of contact type u 12.5%
8443 39 60 — Thermo-copying apparatus u 12.5%
8443 39 70 — Facsimile machine not capable of getting connected to automatic data processing machine u 12.5%
8443 39 90 — Other u 12.5% -“;

(d)   in heading 8443, in sub-heading 8443 99, against tariff item 8443 99 00 and the entries relating thereto, the following tariff items and the entries shall be substituted, namely :-

“8443 99 Other:
8443 99 10 — Automatic documents feeders of copying machines u Free
8443 99 20 — Paper feeders of copying machines u Free
8443 99 30 — Sorters of copying machines u Free
8443 99 40 — Other parts of copying machines u Free
8443 99 50 — Parts and accessories of goods of sub-headings 8443 31, 8443 32
8443 99 51 — Ink cartridges, with print head assembly u Free
8443 99 52 — Ink spray nozzle u Free
8443 99 60 — Parts and accessories of goods of sub-heading 8443 39 u 12.5%
8443 99 90 — Other u 12.5% -“;

(e) in heading 8471, in sub-heading 8471 60, tariff items 8471 60 21, 8471 60 22, 8471 60 23, 8471 60 26, 8471 60 27, 8471 60 30, and the entries relating thereto shall be omitted;

(f) in heading 8473, in sub-heading 8473 30, tariff items 8473 30 50 and 8473 30 60 and the entries relating thereto shall be omitted;

(g) in heading 8479, in sub-heading 8479 89, tariff items 8479 89 91 and the entries relating thereto shall be omitted;

(vi) in  Chapter 85,-

(a) in heading 8523, for tariff item 8523 52 00 and the entries relating thereto, the following sub-heading, tariff items and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

“8523 52 Smart Cards
8523 52 10 — SIM Cards u Free
8523 52 20 — Memory Cards u Free
8523 52 90 — Other u Free -“;

(b)   in heading 8523, against tariff item 8523 59 00, for the entry in columns (1) to (5), the following sub-heading, tariff items and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

“8523 59 Other
8523 59 10 — Proximity cards and tags u Free
8523 59 90 — Other u 12.5% -“;

(c)   in heading 8542, in sub-heading 8542 39, against tariff items 8542 39 10 to 8542 39 90, for the entry in columns (1) to (5), the following tariff item and the entries shall be substituted, namely:-

“8542 39 00 — Other u 12.5% -“;

(d)   in heading 8544, for the heading 8544 41, tariff items 8544 41 11 to 8544 41 90, sub-heading 8544 49, tariff items 8544 49 11 to 8544 90, sub-heading 8544 51, tariff items 8544 51 10 to 8544 51 90, sub-heading 8544 59, tariff items 8544 59 10 to 8544 59 90, the following sub-heading, tariff items and entries  shall be substituted, namely:-

                 ” – Other electric conductors of a voltage not exceeding 1,000 V
 8544 42 Fitted with connectors:
8544 42 10 — Paper insulated Kg. 12.5%
8544 42 20

 

— Plastic insulated Kg. 12.5%
8544 42 30 — Rubber insulated Kg. 12.5%
—   Other:
8544 42 91 —- Paper insulated, of a kind used in telecommunication Kg. 12.5%
8544 42 92 —- Plastic insulated, of a kind used in telecommunication Kg. 12.5%
8544 42 93 —- Rubber insulated, of a kind used in telecommunication Kg. 12.5%
8544 42 99 —- Other

 

Kg. 12.5%
 8544 49  — Other
8544 49 10 — Paper insulated Kg. 12.5%
8544 49 20 — Plastic insulated Kg. 12.5%
8544 49 30 — Rubber insulated Kg. 12.5%
—   Other:
8544 49 91 —- Paper insulated, of a kind used in telecommunication Kg. 12.5%
8544 49 92 —- Plastic insulated, of a kind used in telecommunication Kg. 12.5%
8544 49 93 —- Rubber insulated, of a kind used in telecommunication Kg. 12.5%
8544 49 99 —- Other Kg. 12.5% -“;

2. This notification shall come into force with effect from the 1st Day of January, 2007.

F.No.528/5/2006-Cus(TU)

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