GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE
DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE
UDYOG BHAVAN, New Delhi- 110 011
POLICY CIRCULAR NO. 38 (RE –2000)/1997-2002
Dated: 22nd January, 2001
All Licensing Authorities
All Commissioners of Customs,
Attention is invited to Notification No. 44 (RE-2000) /97-2002, dated 24.11.2000.
Representations/references have been received from Trade and Customs regarding the scope and applicability of the provisions of Standards of Weights and Measures (Package Commodity) Rules, 1977, on various imports.
In this regard, it is clarified that:
The labelling requirements, as mentioned in para 4 of the Notification, shall be applicable only on imports of those pre-packaged commodities, which are intended for retail sale. Since import of raw materials, components, bulk imports etc., would invariably undergo further processing or assembly before they are sold to consumers, these imports shall not invite the application of labelling requirements as per para 4 of the Notification.
This issues with approval of Director General of Foreign Trade.
( O . P. Hisaria )
Deputy Director General of Foreign Trade