Seeks to increase the effective rate of Special Additional Excise Duty on Petrol and Diesel vide Notification No. 05/2019-Central Excise Dated 6th July, 2019.


Notification No. 5/2019-Central Excise

New Delhi, the 6th July, 2019

G.S.R. 488(E).– In exercise of the powers conferred by section 147 of Finance Act, 2002 (20 of 2002), read with section 5A of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944) (herein after referred to as the Excise Act), the Central Government being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the excisable goods of the description specified in column (3) of the Table below and falling within the Chapter, heading or sub-heading or tariff item of the Fourth Schedule to the Excise Act, as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2) of the said Table, from so much of the Special Additional Excise Duty leviable thereon under section 147 read with the Eighth Schedule to the said Finance Act, 2002, as is in excess of the amount calculated at the rate specified in the corresponding entry in column (4) of the said Table:


S. Chapter or heading Description of goods Rate
No. or sub-heading or
tariff item
(1) (2) (3) (4)
1. 2710 Motor spirit, commonly known as petrol Rs. 8 per litre
2. 2710 High speed diesel oil Rs. 2 per litre

[F. No.334/3/201 9-TRU]

(Gunjan Kumar Verma)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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