TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE
PUBLIC NOTICE NO.40 (RE-2007)/2004-2009
NEW DELHI, DATED THE 30th August, 2007
In exercise of powers conferred under Paragraph 2.4 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2004-2009, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendments in Handbook of Procedures, Vol.I :
1. The last sentence in para 3.2.2 is replaced as under:
“ All Status Certificates shall be valid for a period of 5 years reckoned from the 1st April of the relevant year. All Status Certificates valid beyond 31.3.2009 shall continue to remain in force, in case provisions of Foreign Trade Policy (2009-14 continue to recognize the status.
Pending the finalization of the applications for grant of recognition, existing status holders who have applied for recognition before the expiry of their status, shall have a grace period of 6 months. During this grace period of 6 months such status holders shall continue to be recognized as Status holders even after the expiry of earlier Status Certificate i.e. till September end, unless their applications are finally rejected or recognition granted as once again the case may be.”
This issues in Public interest.
Director General of Foreign Trade and
Ex Officio Additional Secretary to the Government of India
(Issued from File No. 01/94/180/85/AM08/PC-1)