[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)

New Delhi, the 2nd August, 2007

 Notification No. 91/2007-Customs

G.S.R.    (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 21/2002-Customs, dated the 1st March, 2002 which was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R.118 (E), dated the 1st March, 2002, namely:-

In the said notification, in the Table,-

(i)      for S.No.30 and the entries relating thereto, the following S.No. and entries shall be substituted, namely:-

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

“30. 15 I.   The following goods, other than of edible grade, namely:-

 

(A)           Crude palm stearin having Free Fatty Acid (FFA) 20 percent or more and falling under heading 1511, imported for manufacture of soaps, fatty acids and fatty alcohols by a manufacturer having plant for splitting up of such oils into fatty acids and glycerols

 

(B)           All goods (except crude palm oil and crude palm stearin) having Free Fatty Acid (FFA) 20 percent or more and falling under heading 1507, 1508, 1509, 1510, 1511, 1512, 1513, 1514 or 1515, imported for the manufacture of soaps, industrial fatty acids and fatty alcohol by a manufacturer having plant for splitting up of such oils into fatty acids and glycerols

 

(C)           All goods (except crude palm oil), having Free Fatty Acid (FFA) 20 percent or more, and falling under heading 1507, 1508, 1509, 1510, 1511, 1512, 1513, 1514 or 1515 for the manufacture of soaps, industrial fatty acids, and fatty alcohol

 

(D)           All goods (except crude palm oil), having Free Fatty Acid (FFA) 20 percent or more and falling under heading 1507, 1508, 1509, 1510, 1511, 1512, 1513, 1514 or 1515

 

 

 

 

 

II.                 The following goods, of edible grade namely,-

 

(A)  Crude palm oil falling under heading 1511, having an acid value of 4 or more and total carotenoid (as beta carotene) in the range of 250 mg/kg. to 2500 mg/kg., in loose or bulk form for manufacture of refined oil, refined palmolein, vanaspati, bakery shortening or inter-esterified fats

(B)  Crude Palmolein falling under heading 1511, having an acid value of 4 or more and total carotenoid (as beta carotene) in the range of 500 mg/kg. to 2500 mg/kg., in loose or bulk form for  manufacture of refined oil, refined palmolein, vanaspati, bakery shortening or inter-esterified fats

(C)  Fractions of crude palm oil (other than crude palmolein) falling under heading 1511, having an acid value of 2 or more and total carotenoid (as beta carotene) in the range of 500 mg/kg. to 2500 mg/kg., in loose or bulk form

 

Explanation.-For the purposes of this exemption, “Crude palm oil” means fixed vegetable oils, fluid or solid, obtained by pressure, if they have undergone no processing other than decantation, centrifugation or filtration, provided that, in order to separate the oils from solid particles only mechanical force, such as gravity, pressure or centrifugal force, has been employed, excluding any absorption filtering process, fractionalization or any other physical or chemical process.  If obtained by extraction an oil shall continue to be considered as “crude”, provided it has undergone no change in colour, odour or taste when compared with corresponding oil obtained by pressure

 

10%

12.5%

20%

65%

45%

45%

45%

5

5

5

5

5

-“;

(ii) S.No. 34 and the entries relating thereto shall be omitted.

[F.No. 354/106/2006-TRU]

(S.Bajaj)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note: The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R.118(E), dated the 1st March, 2002 and was last amended by notification No.87/2007-Customs, dated the 23rd July, 2007 which was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary vide number G.S.R.499(E), dated the 23rd July, 2007.

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