1% Excise duty enhanced to 2% – minor changes made in Notification No. 1/2011 dated 1.3.2011

New Delhi, the 17th March, 2012

Notification No. 16/2012-Central Excise

G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 5A of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 01/2011 -Central Excise, dated the 1st March, 2011, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R.116 (E), dated the 1st March, 2011, namely :-

In the said notification, –

(a)  in the opening paragraph, for “1% ad valorem:”, “2% ad valorem:” shall be substituted;

(b)  in the Table,-

(i)   serial number 28,40, 88 and 89 and the entries relating thereto, shall be omitted;

(ii)  against serial number 115, for the entry in column (3), the entry “Spectacle lenses” shall be substituted;

(iii) after serial number 130 and the entries relating thereto, the following shall be inserted, namely:-

(1)

(2)

(3)

“131

Any Chapter Parts, components and accessories namely, battery chargers, PC connectivity cables, memory cards and hands-free headphones of mobile handsets.Explanation. – For the purposes of this entry, mobile handsets include cellular phones.”

 [F No.-334/1/2012 -TRU]

[Raj Kumar Digvijay]

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note. – The principal notification No. 1/2011-Central Excise, dated the 1st March, 2011, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i),ñde number G.S.R.116(E), dated the 1st March, 2011, was last amended vide notification No. 43/2011-Central Excise, dated the 30th December, 2011, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub­section (i), vide number G.S.R.938 (E), dated the 30th December, 2011.

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CORRIGENDUM

    New Delhi, the 19th March, 2012

G. S. R.    (E). – In the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 16/2012-CE, dated the 17th March, 2012 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R.167 (E), dated the 17th March, 2012, in para (b), sub para (iii)

(a) for “130” read “131”

(b) in the table in column (1) for “131” read “132”

[F.No.334/1/2012-TRU]

(Raj Kumar Digvijay)

Under Secretary to the Government of India.

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