Circular No. 617/8/2002-CX
6th February, 2002.
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Excise & Customs
Subject: Central Excise (Removal of Goods at concessional rate of duty for manufacture of excisable goods) Rules, 2001 – difficulties faced – regarding.
I am directed to refer to Central Excise (Removal of Goods at Concessional Rate of Duty for Manufacture of excisable goods) Rules, 2001 and to say that some formations have expressed the difficulty in implementing the said Rules in the following situations stating that there is no corresponding provisions as in the erstwhile Chapter X procedure of the Central Excise Rules, 1944:
|i)||Removal of goods received duty free to another unit on payment of duty and|
|ii)||Sending goods received under these rules outside the factory for test, repair, refining and re-conditioning and return thereof.|
2. The matter has been examined by the Board. It is accordingly clarified that goods received duty free can be removed to another eligible manufacturer under the Central Excise (Removal of Goods at concessional rate of duty for manufacture of excisable goods) Rules, 2001. However, the recipiant manufacturer would require registration under Rule 3 of the said Rules.
3. As regards sending goods outside the factory for test, repair, refining and re-conditioning and return thereof, Commissioner of Central Excise can allow such movement by exercising the supplemental powers as contained in Rule 31 of Central Excise (No.2) Rules, 2001.
4. The field formations may suitably be informed.
5. Receipt of this Circular may please be acknowledged.
6. Hindi version will follow.