Notification No. 20/2014- Customs-  Seeks to amend notification No. 39/96-Customs, dated the 23rd July, 1996 so as to omit the words ‘Portable X-ray machine/system’ and to provide exemption for goods imported by NTRO.

Notification No. 20/2014-Customs

Dated- 11th July, 2014

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, 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. 39/96-Customs, dated the 23rd July, 1996, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary vide number G.S.R. 291(E), dated the 23rd July, 1996, namely:-

In the said notification, in the Table,-

(i) against serial number 20, in column (2), the expression “Portable X-ray machine / system” shall be omitted;

(ii) after serial number 43, the following serial numbers and entries shall be inserted, namely:-

(1) (2) (3)
“44. All goods If,-(a) the said goods are imported by the National Technical Research Organisation, (hereinafter referred to as NTRO);

(b) before clearance of the said goods, an officer of NTRO, not below the rank of Joint Secretary to the Government of India, certifies that the said goods are required for strategic systems by NTRO.

Explanation. – Nothing contained in this exemption shall have effect on or after the 1st day of January, 2019.

All goods If,-(a) the said goods are imported by the Indian Offset Partner (hereinafter referred to as IOP) of the contractor to the National Technical Research Organisation, (hereinafter referred to as NTRO);

(b) before clearance of the said goods, the importer furnishes a duty exemption

[F.No.334/15/2014 –TRU]

(Pramod Kumar)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note: – The principal notification No.39/1996-Customs, dated the 23rd July, 1996 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 291(E), dated the 23rd July, 1996 and last amended by notification No. 42/2013-Customs, dated the 30th August, 2013 vide number G.S.R. 586(E), dated the 30th August, 2013.

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