TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY
PART-II, SECTION—3, SUB SECTION (ii)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
NOTIFICATION No. 14/2009-2014
NEW DELHI, DATED 14th OCTOBER, 2009
Subject : Import policy of “Mobile Handsets”.
S.O. (E) In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5, read with Section 3(2) of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992, also read with paragraph 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy – 2009-2014, the Central Government hereby amends Schedule-I of the ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import Items as under:
1. “(i) Import of ‘Mobile Handsets’ (classified under ITC (HS) Code ‘8517’ ) without International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) No. or with all Zeroes IMEI is prohibited with immediate effect.
(ii) Import of ‘CDMA mobile phones’ (classified under ITC (HS) Code ‘8517’ ) without Electronic Serial Number (ESN) / Mobile Equipment Identifier (MEID) or with all Zeroes as ESN / MEID is prohibited with immediate effect.”
2. This issues in public interest.
(R. S. GUJRAL)
DIRECTOR GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE
AND EX-OFFICIO ADDITIONAL SECRETARY TO THE GOVT. OF INDIA
(Issued from File No. 01/89/180/Misc-9/AM05/PC-2 A)