Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue,
Central Board of Excise & Customs, New Delhi
Subject : Central Excise – Intimation before sealing of packages/containers under self-certification/self-sealing scheme – Instructions regarding –
I am directed to draw your attention to Board”s Circular No. 426/59/98-CX dated 12.10.98 regarding special facility of self-certification/self-sealing to large manufacturer-exporters and to say that difficulties are being experienced by such exporters in furnishing information ofspecific date and time of sealing/stuffing and clearance in the export plan in terms of para 4 of the above mentioned Circular.
2. The Board has examined the matter. It has been decided that the manufacturer-exporters may furnish tentative date and time of sealing/stuffing and clearance in the export plan. In such cases, the Assistant/Deputy Commissioner may permit a shorter period for furnishing of intimation. It is reiterated that where such export plan contains specific details, the same may be accepted as due intimation.