(TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY PART-1-SECTION-1)
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA,
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
PUBLIC NOTICE NO-17 (RE-05) /2004-2009
NEW DELHI, DATED 7th June, 2005
In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 2.4 and paragraph 4.1.3 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2004-2009, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendments in Handbook of Procedures (Vol. I):
Para 4.7 is amended to read as under:
“ 4.7 The licensing authority may also issue Advance licences, where SION are not fixed, based on self declaration and an undertaking by the applicant for a final adjustment as per Adhoc/SION fixed by ALC.
However, no Advance Licence shall be issued under this para by the licensing authority for import of the following products.
All vegetable/edible oils classified under Chapter – 15 and all types of oilseeds classified under Chapter – 12 of ITC (HS) book;
All types of cereals classified under Chapter – 10 of ITC (HS) book;
All spices, other than Light Black Pepper (light berries), having a duty of more than 30%, classified under Chapter-9 and 12 of ITC (HS) book; and
All types of fruits/vegetables having a duty of more than 30%, classified under Chapter 7 and 8 of ITC (HS) book.
Pepper other than Light Black Pepper (light berries)
Horn, hoof and other organ of animal
For export of perfumes, perfumery compounds and various feed ingredients containing vitamins, no licence shall be issued under this para by the licensing authority and the applicants may apply under Para 4.4.2 of this Handbook.
Where export and/or import of biotechnology items are involved, licence under this para shall be issued by the licensing authority only on submission of a ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the Department of Biotechnology.”
This issues in Public Interest.
DIRECTOR GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE
(Issued from File No.01/89/180/00081AM99/PC-IV)