Notification No. 42/2015 – Central Excise- Specified biodiesel is exempt from central excise duty. However, its inputs namely, RBD Palm Stearin, Methanol and Sodium Methoxide are chargeable to central excise duty leading to CENVAT credit accumulation. Central excise duty has been exempted on RBD Palm Stearin, Methanol and Sodium Methoxide used in the manufacture of such biodiesel subject to actual user condition for a period upto 31.03.2016. Notification No.42/2015-Central Excise, dated 19.10.2015 may be referred to in this regard.

TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)
NEW DELHI

Notification No. 42/2015 – Central Excise,

Dated: October 19, 2015

G.S.R. 791(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. 12/2012-Central Excise, dated the 17th March, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R.163(E), dated the 17th March, 2012, namely: –

In the said notification,-

(A) in the opening paragraph, after the second proviso, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:-

“Provided also that nothing contained in this notification shall apply to goods specified against serial number 113A of the said Table after the 31st day of March, 2016.”;

(B) in the Table, after serial number 113 and the entries relating thereto, the following serial number and entries shall be inserted, namely:-

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
“113A 2905 or 3823 11 12 The following goods for use in the manufacture of alkyl esters of long chain fatty acids obtained from vegetable oils, commonly known as bio-diesels, namely:-

(i) RBD Palm Stearin

(ii) Methanol

(iii) Sodium Methoxide

Nil

2″.

[F. No. 332/13/2015-TRU]

Anurag Sehgal
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note.- The principal notification No. 12/2012-Central Excise, dated the 17th March, 2012 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 163(E), dated the 17th March, 2012 and last amended vide notification No.41/2015-Central Excise, dated the 17th September, 2015 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R.717(E), dated the 17th September, 2015.

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