NOTIFICATION NO. 35 (RE-2012)/2009-2014

NEW DELHI: Dated: 28th February, 2013

Subject: Policy on Second Hand Goods:

S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred under Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 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 amendment in Para 2.17 of Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014:-

2. Para 2.17 of Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014 is revised to read as under:-

Sl. No. Categories of Second Hand Goods Import Policy

Conditions, if any

I Second Hand Capital Goods
(a) i. Personal computers/ laptops including their refurbished / re-conditioned spares

ii. Photocopier machines/ Digital multifunction Print & Copying Machines

iii. Air conditioners

iv. Diesel generating sets

Restricted Importable against


(b) i. Refurbished / re-conditioned spares of Capital Goods Free Subject to production of Chartered Engineer certificate to the effect that such spares have at least 80% residual life of original spare.
(c) i. All other second hand capital goods {other than (a) &( b) above} Free
II Second Hand Goods other than capital goods Restricted Importable against


3. Effect of this Notification:

While the import policy (in the third column) remains unchanged for various categories of second hand goods, more clarity has been imparted both in Categories (second column) and in Conditions (fourth column).


(Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail :

[Issued from File No. F. No. 01/93/180/36/AM-13/PC-2(B)]

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