To be Published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary

Part-II, Section – 3, Sub-Section (ii)

Government of India

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Department of Commerce

Udyog Bhawan

Notification No. 29 (RE–2013)/2009-2014

New Delhi, Dated The 24th July, 2013

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Subject: Amendment in Notification No. 18 (RE–2013)/2009-2014 dated 11th June, 2013.

S.O.(E) In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (No. 22 of 1992), read with paragraph 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in Notification No. 18 (RE–2013)/2009-2014 dated 11th June, 2013:

A. Policy Condition 4 of Chapter 5 shall not apply to ‘human hair’. Accordingly, the amended Policy Condition 4 shall read as under:

“Import of all live-stock products, shall be subject to a sanitary import permit to be issued by Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Government of India, as per Section 3A of Live-stock Importation Act, 1898, as incorporated by Live Stock Importation (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. 28 of 2001, 29th August, 2001), or as amended from time to time. This condition shall not apply to human hair under ITC (HS) Code 0501”

B. The phrase ‘Import of items of animal origin or the products intended for animal feeding containing animal origin materials’ shall replace the phrase ‘Import of all items/products’ at the beginning of the Policy Condition 1 of Chapter 23. Accordingly, the amended Policy Condition 1 shall read as under:

“Import of items of animal origin or the products intended for animal feeding containing animal origin materials under ITC (HS) Code 2309 ‘Preparations of a kind used in Animal Feeding’ shall be subject to a sanitary import permit to be issued by Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Government of India, as per Section 3A of Live-stock Importation Act, 1898, as incorporated by Live Stock Importation (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. 28 of 2001, 29th August, 2001), or as amended from time to time.”

2. Effect of this notification:

i.Sanitary Import Permit requirements vide Notification No. 18 of 11.6.2013 will not be applicable to Human hair under ITC (HS) Code 0501.

ii. Only items of animal origin or the products intended for animal feeding containing animal origin materials under ITC (HS) Code 2309 will require Sanitary Import Permit.

Sd/-

(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail: dgft[at]nic[dot]in

(Issued from 01/89/180/118/AM-02/PC 2(A))

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