(TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRA ORDINARY

PART-ISECTION I)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

PUBLIC NOTICE NO. 38 (RE-2006)/2004-2009

NEW DELHI, THE 31st JULY, 2006

Attention is invited to the Item Code No.3301 29 37 under Sl. No. 151 of Chapter 44 in Schedule 2 of the Book Titled ‘ITC (HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 2004-2009, as amended from time to time.

2. In exercise of the powers conferred under paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2004-2009, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby allocates a quantity of 1 MT of “Sandalwood Oil” for export till 31.03.2007 by M/s.Tamil Nadu Forest Plantation Ltd., Tiruchirapalli and Private Companies who purchased Sandalwood Oil from M/s. Tamil Nadu Forest Plantation Ltd., Tiruchirapalli and specifies the conditions and procedures to be followed in this regard.

3. All such exports shall be permitted only against an Authorisation Letter to be issued by the Director General of Foreign Trade to M/s.Tamil Nadu Forest Plantation Ltd., Tiruchirapalli and the Private Companies who purchased Sandalwood Oil from M/s.Tamil Nadu Forest Plantation Ltd., Tiruchirapalli. The Authorisation Letter shall be issued as per decision of the Exim Facilitation Committee in the DGFT (Hqrs) and shall be valid for one year from the date of issue. No revalidation of Authorisation Letter shall be allowed. Export of Sandalwood Oil made out of imported Sandalwood shall not be allowed.

4. The following procedures for obtaining Authorisation Letter shall be followed:

(i) M/s.Tamil Nadu Forest Plantation Ltd., Tiruchirapalli shall submit application in

Aayaat Niryaat Form to the DGFT (Headquarters Office), Udyog Bhavan, New

Delhi-110011.

(ii) The application shall be accompanied by the following documents:-

(a) A copy of the valid export order/irrevocable Letter of Credit from the

foreign buyer;

(b) A copy of Legal Procurement Certificate/Certificate of Origin issued in

their name by Principal Chief Conservator of Forests of the concerned

State stating that Exporter/s himself / themselves have purchased

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Sandalwood (Oil Classes i.e. Root Classes & Ainchilta) in the auction

conducted by the State Government in the format as prescribed at

Annexure I to this Public Notice.

( c) A copy of Certificate of Physical Verification from the Regional Deputy

Director (Wildlife), Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai or from the

DCF/ DFO of the concerned Division. The Physical Verification Report

must be accompanied by the transit permit. The unexported material

against the Authorisation Letter obtained but lying in the premises /

/godowns of the firm must be duly reflected in the Physical Verification

Report. Where the Transit Permit or the necessary formats in this context are not available for the consignment, Railway Receipt must be enclosed.

(d) At the time of issue of Authorisation Letter, the exporters shall produce

the Original Legal Procurement Certificate and Certificate of Physical

Verification complete in all respect of Sandalwood Root/Ainchilta Class

to the D.G.F.T., Udyog Bhavan, New Delhi –110011 for an endorsement

to the effect that against the said Legal Procurement Certificate(s) /

/Certificate(s) of Origin, an authorization letter for export of the quantity

of Sandalwood Oil as specified in the said authorization letter has been

issued.

5. Private Companies who have purchased Sandalwood Oil from M/s.Tamil Nadu Forest Plantation Corporation Ltd., Tiruchirapalli shall submit their application in Aayaat Niryaat Form to the DGFT (Headquarters Office), Udyog Bhavan, New Delhi-110011. In addition to the documents prescribed in Para 4 above, the application shall be accompanied by the photocopy of the Certificate of Origin duly attested by the Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Forest Plantation Corporation Ltd., Tiruchirapalli and necessary sale cash memo (Original) issued by M/s. Tamil Nadu Forest Plantation Corporation Ltd.,Tiruchirapally.

6. The application for the export of ‘de-oiled spent dust’ may be submitted within 6 (six) months from the date of processing sandalwood oil class for the export of its oil.

7. All applications received would be considered by the Exim Facilitation Committee on merits in consultation with the Ministry of Environment of Forests, New Delhi for issue of Authorisation Letter for export of Sandalwood Oil and shall be subject to any other condition(s) that may be stipulated. The export price indicated in the confirmed Export Order/Irrevocable Letter of Credit shall be one of the factors to be taken into consideration for issue of Authorisation Letter.

(K.T. CHACKO)

DIRECTOR GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE

(Issued from F. No. 01/91/171/003/AM02/PC-III)

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ANNEXURE I TO PUBLIC NOTICE NO.38(RE-2006)/2004-09 DATED 31.07.2006

FORMAT OF THE LEGAL PROCUREMENT CERTIFICATE/CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN

NO. DATE:

The following quantities of Sandalwood were sold /delivered to M/s. _______________________________________in the auction sales held at different Government Sandalwood Depots of _____________ Forest Department as detailed below: –

Date of auction/Sale
Date ofconfir-mation
Name of success -full bidder/ purchaser
Name of Depot
Amountrealisedin sale
Class of Sandal wood
Quantity of Sandalwood in tonnes.
TransitPass/ permit No. & Date
Place of Trans-port.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

PRINCIPAL CHIEF CONSERVATOR OF FORESTS

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By order etc.

Copy to all concerned :

(S.K. SHRIVASTAVA)

DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENRAL OF FOREIGN TRADE

(Issued from F. No. 01/91/171/003/AM02/PC-III)

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