Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General of Foreign Trade
Udyog Bhavan, New Delhi.
POLICY CIRCULAR NO. 09/2004-2009
Dated, the 23rd November, 2004
All Licensing Authorities,
All Commissioners of Customs,
Subject : Exemption from registration under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act for import of Narcotics Drugs by Government Agencies.
Based on consultations with Drugs Controller General of India and the Narcotics Control Division of the Department of Revenue, it has been decided to exempt Government Opium and Alkaloid Works (GOAW) Neemuch & Ghazipur and the Chief Controller of Factories (CCF) from the requirement of registration under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 for import of Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic substances.
This issues with the approval of DGFT.
Joint Director General of Foreign Trade
(Issued from F.No. 01/93/180/478/AM03/PC-I)