Instruction No. 13/2020-CUSTOMS

F.No.401/21/2020-Cus.III
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs
(Single Window Project)

Room No. 229, North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 20.07.2020

To,

All Principal Chief Commissioners/Chief Commissioners of Customs/Customs (Preventive)
All Principal Chief Commissioners/Chief Commissioners of Customs & Central Taxes, GST
All Principal Commissioners/Commissioners of Customs/Customs (Preventive)
All Principal Commissioners/Commissioners of Customs & Central Taxes, GST

Subject: Regulation of Import of Livestock products and Livestock Importation Act, 1898 and Amendments made from time to time – Revised Testing Requirement – Reg.

Madam/Sir,

Kind attention is drawn to Office Memorandum dated 15.07.2020 issued vide File No. L-110110/1/2020-Trade(E-14819) by the Joint Secretary, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying on the mentioned subject (copy enclosed). The operative part i.e. para 3 of the O.M. is reiterated below:

“3. To Facilitate “Ease of Doing Business” and early clearance of imported consignments of livestock products, no custom sealed sample will be required / collected by AQCS for clearance of imported consignments under No Testing (NT) category. These imported consignments will be granted AQCS clearance on the Single Window System (SWS) based on Veterinary Health Certificate uploaded on the SWS along with other relevant documents while filing Bill of Entry by the importer.”

2. Suitable instructions may be issued for mandatory compliance by the departmental officers and the trade.

3. Any issued faced in implementation of this instruction may be brought to the notice of the Board.

Encl: As above.

(Babu Lal Meena)
Deputy Commissioner,
Single Window Project, Cus.III

File No. L-110110/112020 —Trade (E-14819)
Government of India
Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying

Krishi Shaman, New Delhi,
Dated the 15 July 2020

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Regulation of import of livestock products under the Livestock Importation Act, 1898 and amendments made from time to time -regarding.

This Department is regulating import of livestock and livestock products under the Livestock Importation Act, 1898. As stated in this Department’s O.M. No. 109-36/2014-Trade, dated 12th May, 2015, under the annexure-1 for Risk Management System, presently the Animal Quarantine and Certification Services (AQCS) officials are also inspecting the custom sealed samples of goods for physical identification purpose_

2. Out of total 699 Custom Tariff Heads (CTHs) lines, presently mapped with AQCS for Risk Management, the 272 Custom Tariff Heads (CT-1s) lines fall under “No Testing category (list enclosed).

3. To facilitate “Ease of Doing Business’ and early clearance of imported consignments of livestock products, no custom sealed sample will be required collected by AQCS for clearance of imported consignments under No Testing (NT) category. These imported consignments will be granted AQCS clearance on the Single Window System (SWS) based on Veterinary Health Certificate uploaded on the SWS along with other relevant documents while filing Bill of Entry by the importers.

4. Office of Customs, Department of Revenue may ensure themselves the physical identification of imported consignments for these 272 Custom Tariff Heads CTHs) lines under No Testing” category as per their extant laws and regulations to ensure compliance.

5. This O.M., especially the operative para 3 as above, will come into force with immediate effect.

6. This has the approval of the Hon’ble Minister for Fisher’ s. Animal Husbandry and Dairying.

Ends.: As above.

(G.N. Singh)
Joint Secretary to the Govt. of India
Tel:011-23389620
e mail: gn.sinch13@nic.in

Distribution:

1. Joint Secretary (Customs), Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs, Department of Revenue, North New Delhi. Email: jscusgnic.in

2. Commissioner, Single Window Project, Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, New Delhi-110 001. Email: mgt.valavanAnic.in

3. All Regional Officers / Quarantine Officers, Animal Quarantine and Certification Services, Delhi I Mumbai f Bangaluru I Chennai / Kolkata Hyderabad.

Copy for kind information and necessary action to:

1. The Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industries, Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi, Email: csoffice@nic.in

2. The Secretary, Department of Fisheries, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi. Email: secy-fisheries@gov,in

3. Chairperson, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, FDA Bhawan, Kotla Road, New Delhi-110002. Email: chairpersone@gov.in

4. Director General, Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Udyog Bhawan. New Delhi. Email: dgft@nic.in

5. Shri Puru Gupta. Deputy Secretary, Department of Commerce, Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi -110 001_ E-mail: d2tpd-doc@nic.in

6. Deputy Commissioner, NCTF Secretariat, Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance,New Delhi-110 001. Email: nctlindia@gov,in

7. All AQCSs to disseminate the information with all stakeholders including importers through facilitation channels.

8. NIC, DAHD with a request to upload on the SIP Portal, Department and AQCS’s website.

Copy also  for kind information to;

1. PS to the Hon’ble Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying.

2. PS to Hon.ble Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying (SKB),

3. Sr. PPS to the Secretary, AHD.

4. PPS /PS to the AHC /JS (GNS) /JS (OPC)/JS (US).

Tariff line covered under No Testing (NT) Category
Sr. No ITC HS code Description of tariff line
1. 03011900 Other
2. 03019200 Eels (Anguilla spp.)
3. 03019300 Carp (Cyprinus carpio, Carassius carassius, Ctenopharyngodon idellus, Hypophthalmichthys spp., Cirrhinus spp., Mylopharyngodon piceus)
4. 03019500 Southern bluefin tunas (Thunnus maccoyii)
5. 03019900 Other
6. 03021300 Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka, Oncorhynchus gorbuscha, Oncorhynchus keta, Oncorhynchus tschawytscha, Oncorhynchus, kisutch, Oncorhynchus masou and Oncorhynchus rhodurus).
7. 03021400 Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and Danube salmon (Hucho hucho)
8. 03021900 Other
9. 03022100 Halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides, Hippoglossus hippoglossus, Hippoglossus stenolepis)
10. 03022200 Plaice (Pleuronectes platessa)
11. 03022300 Sole (Solea spp.)
12. 03022400 Turbots (Psetta maxima, Scophthalmidae)
13. 03022900 Other
14. 03023100 Albacore or longfinned tunas (Thunnus alalunga)
15. 03023200 Yellowfin tunas (Thunnus albacares)
16. 03023300 Skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito
17. 03023400 Bigeye tunas (Thunnus obesus)
18. 03023500 Atlantic and Pacific bluefin tunas (Thunnus thynnus, Thunnus oriental is)
19. 03023600 Southern bluefin tunas (Thunnus maccoyii)
20. 03023900 Other
21. 03024100 Herrings (Clupea harengus,Clupea pallasii)
22. 03024200 Anchovies (Engraulis spp.)
23. 03024400 Mackerel (Scomber scombrus, Scomber austral asicus, Scomber, japonicus)
24. 03024500 Jack and horse mackerel (Trachurus spp.)
25. 03024600 Cobia (Rachycentron canadum)
26. 03024700 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)
27. 03025100 Cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus)
28. 03025200 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)
29. 03025300 Coalfish (Pollachius virens)
30. 03025400 Hake (Merluccius spp., Urophycis spp.)
31. 03025500 Alaska Pollack (Theragra chalcogramma)
32. 03025600 Blue whitings (Micromesistius poutassou, Micromesistius austral is)
33. 03025900 No item found
34. 03027100 Tilapias (Oreochromis spp.)
35. 03027200 Catfish (Pangasius spp., Silurus spp., Clarias spp., Ictalurus spp.)
36. 03027300 Carp (Cyprinus carpio, Carassius carassius, Ctenopharyngodon idellus, Hypophthalmichthys spp., Cirrhinus spp.,Mylopharyngodon p ice us)
37. 03027400 Eels (Anguilla spp.)
38. 03027900 Other
39. 03028100 Dogfish and other sharks
40. 03028200 Rays and skates (Rajidae)
41. 03028300 Toothfish (Dissostichus spp.)
42. 03028400 Seabass (Dicentrarchus spp.)
43. 03028500 Seabream (Sparidae)
44. 03028910 Hilsa
45. 03028920 Dara
46. 03028930 Pomfret
47. 03028990 Other
48. 03031100 Sockeye salmon (red salmon) (Oncorhynchus nerka)
49. 03031400 Trout (Salmo trutta, Oncorhynchus mykiss, Oncorhynchus clarkia, Oncorhynchus aguabonita, Oncorhynchus gilae, Oncorhynchus apache and Oncorhynchus chrysogaster)
50. 03031900 Other
51. 03032300 Tilapias (Oreochromis spp.)
52. 03032500 Carp (Cyprinus carpio, Carassius carassius, Ctenopharyngodon idellus, Hypophthalmichthys spp., Cirrhinus spp., Mylopharyngodon piceus)
53. 03032600 Eels (Anguilla spp.)
54. 03032900 Other
55. 03033200 Plaice (Pleuronectes platessa)
56. 03033300 Sole (Solea spp.)
57. 03033400 Turbots (Psetta maxima, Scophthalmidae)
58. 03033900 Other
59. 03034100 Albacore or longfinned tunas (Thunnus alalunga)
60. 03034200 Yellowfin tunas (Thunnus albacares)
61. 03034300 Skipjack or stripe-bellied bonito
62. 03034400 Bigeye tunas (thunnus obesus)
63. 03034500 Atlantic and Pacific bluefin tunas (Thunnus thynnus, Thunnus oriental is)
64. 03034600 Southern bluefin tunas (thunnus maccoyii)
65. 03034900 Other
66. 03035400 Mackerel (Scomber scombrus, Scomber austral asicus, Scomber japonicus)
67. 03035500 Jack and horse mackerel (Trachurus spp.)
68. 03035600 Cobia (Rachycentron canadum)
69. 03035700 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)
70. 03036300 Cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus)
71. 03036400 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)
72. 03036500 Coalfish (Pollachius virens)
73. 03036600 Hake (Merluccius spp., Urophycis spp.)
74. 03036700 Alaska Pollack (Theragra chalcogramma)
75. 03036800 Blue whitings (Micromesistius poutassou, Micromesistius austral is)
76. 03036900 Other
77. 03038110 Dogfish
78. 03038190 Other sharks
79. 03038300 Toothfish (Dissostichus spp.)
80. 03038400 Seabass (Dicentrarchus spp.)
81. 03038910 Hilsa
82. 03038920 Dara
83. 03038930 Ribbon fish
84. 03038940 Seer
85. 03038950 Pomfret (white or silver or black)
86. 03038960 Ghole
87. 03038970 Threadfin
88. 03038980 Croackers, groupers, flounders
89. 03038992 No item found
90. 03043100 Tilapias (Oreochromis spp.)
91. 03043200 Catfish (Pangasius spp., Silurus spp.,Clarias spp., Ictalurus spp.)
92. 03043300 Nile Perch (Lates niloticus)
93. 03043900 Other
94. 03044400 Fish of the families Bregmacerotidae, Euclichthyidae, Gadidae, Macrouridae, Melanonidae, Merlucciidae, Moridae and Mu raenolepid idae
95. 03044500 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)
96. 03044600 Toothfish (Dissostichus spp.)
97. 03044910 Hilsa
98. 03044930 Seer
99. 03044940 Tuna
100. 03044990 Other
101. 03045300 Fish of the families Bregmacerotidae, Euclichthyidae, Gadidae, Macrouridae, Melanonidae, Merlucciidae, Moridae and Mu raenolepid idae
102. 03045400 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)
103. 03045500 Toothfish (Dissostichus spp.)
104. 03045910 Hilsa
105. 03045930 Seer
106. 03045940 Tuna
107. 03045990 Other
108. 03046200 Catfish (Pangasius spp., Silurus spp., Clarias spp.,Ictalurus spp.)
109. 03046300 Nile Perch (Lates niloticus)
110. 03046900 Other
111. 03047100 Cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus)
112. 03047200 Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)
113. 03047300 Coalfish (Pollachius virens)
114. 03047400 Hake (Merluccius spp., Urophycis spp.)
115. 03047500 Alaska Pollack (Theragra chalcogramma)
116. 03047900 Other
117. 03048200 Trout (Salmo trutta, Oncorhynchus mykiss, Oncorhynchus clarkii, Oncorhynchus aguabonita, Oncorhynchus gilae, Oncorhynchus apache and Oncorhynchus chrysogaster)
118. 03048300 Flat fish (Pleuronectidae, Bothidae, Cynoglossidae, Soleidae, Scophthalmidae and Citharidae)
119. 03048400 Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)
120. 03048500 Toothfish (Dissostichus spp.)
121. 03048600 Herrings (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii)
122. 03048910 Hilsa
123. 03048930 Seer
124. 03048990 Other
125. 03049100 Swordfish ( Xiphias gladius )
126. 03049200 Toothfish ( Dissostichus spp.)
127. 03049500 Fish of the families Bregmacerotidae, Euclichthyidae, Gadidae, Macrouridae, Melanonidae, Merlucciidae,Moridae and Muraeno- lepididae, other than Alaska Pollack (Theragra chalcogramma)
128. 03049900 Other
129. 03051000 Flours, meals and pellets, of fish fit for human consumption
130. 03053100 Tilapias (Oreochromis spp.), catfish (Pangasius spp., Silurus spp., Clarias spp.,Ictalurus spp.),carp (Cyprinus carpio,Carassius carassius, Ctenopharyngodon idellus, Hypophthalm ichthys spp., Cirrhinus spp., Mylopharyngodon piceus),eels (Anguilla spp.), Nile perch (Lates niloticus) and snakeheads (Channa spp.)
131. 03053900 Other
132. 03054200 Herrings (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii)
133. 03054400 Tilapias (Oreochromis spp.), catfish (Pangasius spp., Silurus spp., Clarias spp.,Ictalurus spp.),carp (Cyprinus carpio, Carassius carassius, Ctenopharyngodon idellus, Hypophthalmichthys spp., Cirrhinus spp., Mylopharyngodon piceus), eels (Anguilla spp.), Nile perch (Lates niloticus) and snakeheads (Channa spp.)
134. 03054900 Other
135. 03055100 Cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus)
136. 03055910 Mumbai Duck
137. 03055920 Seer without head
138. 03055930 Sprats
139. 03055990 Other
140. 03056100 Herrings (Clupea harengus, Clupea pallasii)
141. 03056200 Cod (Gadus morhua, Gadus ogac, Gadus macrocephalus)
142. 03056400 Tilapias (Oreochromis spp.), catfish (Pangasius spp., Silurus spp., Clarias spp., Ictalurus spp.), carp (Cyprinus carpio, Carassius carassius, Ctenopharyngodon idellus, Hypophthalmichthys spp., Cirrhinus spp., Mylopharyngodon piceus), eels (Anguilla spp.), Nile perch (Lates niloticus) and snakeheads (Channa spp.)
143. 03056910 Mumbai duck
144. 03056920 Seer without head
145. 03056930 Sprats
146. 03056990 Other
147. 03057100 Shark fins
148. 03057200 Fish heads, tails and maws
149. 03057900 Other
150. 03061100 Rock lobster and other sea craw fish (Palinurus spp., Panulirus spp., Jasus spp.)
151. 03061210 Whole cooked
152. 03061290 Other
153. 03061400 Crabs
154. 03061500 Norway lobsters (Nephrops norvegicus)
155. 03061610 Accelerated Freeze Dried(AFD)
156. 03061690 Other
157. 03061711 Accelerated Freeze Dried(AFD)
158. 03061719 Other
159. 03061790 Other
160. 03061900 Other, including flours, meals and pellets, of crustaceans, fit for human consumption
161. 03071100 Live, fresh or chilled
162. 03071900 Other
163. 03072900 Other
164. 03073100 Live, fresh or chilled
165. 03073910 Clams, clam meat (bivalves-Victorita, spp., Mertrix spp. and Katalysia spp.)
166. 03073990 Other
167. 03074920 Whole squids, frozen
168. 03074930 Dried squids
169. 03074990 Other
170. 03075100 Live, fresh or chilled
171. 03075900 Other
172. 03076000 Snails, other than sea snails
173. 03077100 Live, fresh or chilled
174. 03077900 Other
175. 03079100 Live, fresh or chilled
176. 03079900 Other
177. 03081100 Live, fresh or chilled
178. 03081900 Other
179. 03082100 Live, fresh or chilled
180. 03082900 Other
181. 03083010 Live, fresh or chilled
182. 03083020 Dried, salted or frozen
183. 03089000 Other
184. 04063000 Processed Cheese not grated or powdered
185. 04064000 Blue-veined cheese and other cheese containing veins produced by Penicillium roqueforti
186. 04069000 Other cheese
187. 04071100 Of fowls of the species Gallus domesticus
188. 04071910 Of ducks
189. 04100010 Of Wild animals
190. 05040039 Other
191. 05051010 Of wild birds
192. 05051090 Other
193. 05059010 Peacock tail and wing feather (trimmed or not)
194. 05059021 Of wild birds
195. 05059029 Other
196. 05059031 Of wild birds
197. 05059039 Other
198. 05059091 Of wild birds
199. 05059099 Other
200. 05100010 Bezoar, cow (goolochan)
201. 05100020 Ox Gallstone
202. 05100091 Of wild animals
203. 05100099 Other
204. 15021010 Mutton tallow
205. 15021090 Other
206. 15029010 Unrendered fats
207. 15029020 Rendered fats or solvent extraction fats
208. 15029090 Other
209. 15030000 Lard Stearin, Lard Oil, Oleostearin, Oleo-Oil and Tallow Oil, not emulsified or mixed or otherwise prepared
210. 15041099 Other
211. 15042030 Sperm oil
212. 15042090 Other
213. 15043000 Fats and oils and their fractions, of marine mammals
214. 15060010 Neats Foot oil and fats from bone or waste
215. 15060090 Other
216. 15161000 Animal fats and oils and their fractions
217. 15171010 Of animal origin
218. 15179030 Imitation lard of animal origin
219. 15180040 Other
220. 15220010 Degras
221. 15220020 Soap stocks
222. 15220090 Other
223. 21039090 Other
224. 21041010 Dried
225. 21041090 Other
226. 21042000 Homogenised composite food preparations
227. 21061000 Protein concentrates and textured protein substances
228. 30012090 Other
229. 30029030 Animal blood prepared for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses
230. 30039090 Other
231. 31010091 Animal dung
232. 35011000 Casein
233. 35019000 Other
234. 35030010 Isinglass
235. 35030090 Other
236. 35040099 Other
237. 41012090 Other
238. 41015020 Of buffalo, including buffalo calf
239. 41019010 Of cow, including cow calf
240. 41019090 Other
241. 41022130 Lamb pelt
242. 41022910 Sheep skins
243. 41022920 Lamb skins
244. 41039000 Other
245. 41041100 Full gains, unsplit; grain splits
246. 41041900 Other
247. 41064000 Of reptiles
248. 41133000 Of reptiles
249. 41139000 Others
250. 41141000 Chamois (including combination chamois) leather
251. 41142010 Patent leather and patent laminated leather
252. 41142020 Metallised leather
253. 41151000 Composition leather with a basis of leather or leather fiber , in slabs, sheets or strip, whether or not in rolls
254. 41152010 Cuttings of leather
255. 41152090 Other
256. 43011000 Of mink, whole, with or without head, tail or paws
257. 43013000 Of lamb, the following: Astrakhan, Broadtail, Caracul, Persian and Similar lamb, Indian, Chinese, Mongolian or Tibetan lamb, whole, with or without head, tail or paws
258. 43016000 Of fox, whole, with or without head, tail or paws
259. 43018000 Other furskins, whole, with or without head, tail or paws
260. 43019000 Heads, tails, paws and other p eces or cuttings, sutable for furrers use
261. 51011100 Shorn wool
262. 51011900 Other
263. 51021190 Other
264. 51021910 Marine Angora
265. 51022090 Other (excluding pig & boar bristles)
266. 51031090 Other
267. 51032090 Other
268. 96019010 Worked tortoise-shell and articles thereof
269. 96019020 Worked mother-of-pearl and articles thereof
270. 96019030 Worked bone (excluding whale bone) and articles thereof
271. 96019040 Worked horn, coral and other animal carving material and articles thereof
272. 96020030 Gelatin capsules, empty

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