GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 16/2016-Central Excise

New Delhi, the 1st March, 2016

G.S.R. 233 (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 3A of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), the Central Government hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 16/2010-Central Excise, dated the 27th February, 2010, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 118 (E), dated the 27th February, 2010, namely :-

In the said notification, –

(i) in the first paragraph,-

(a) in the long line for the portion beginning with words “and packed in” and ending with the words “of the said Table-2”, the words, brackets, figures and letters “having maximum packing speed as specified in column (3) or column (4) or column (5) or column (6) of Table-1 or column (3) or column (4) or column (5) or column (6) of Table-2, as the case may be, at which they can be operated for packing of specified goods which are packed in pouches of retail sale prices as specified in column (2) of Table-1 or Table-2, as the case may be, the rates of duty specified in the corresponding entry in column (3a) or column (3b) or column (4a) or column (4b) or column (5a) or column (5b) or column (6) of Table-1 or column (3) or column (4) or column (5) or column (6a) or column (6b) of Table-2” shall be substituted;

(b) for Table-1, the Note and the Illustrations, the following shall be substituted, namely:-

“TABLE-1

S.No. Retail sale price (Per pouch) Rate of duty per packing machine per month (Rupee in lakh)
Chewing Tobacco (other than Filter Khaini) Chewing tobacco (commonly known as Filter Khaini)
Upto 300 pouches per minute 301 to 450 pouches per minute 451 pouches per minute and above Any speed
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Without lime tube/lime pouches With lime tube/lime pouches Without lime tube/lime pouches With lime tube/lime pouches Without lime tube/lime pouches With lime tube/lime pouches
(3a) (3b) (4a) (4b) (5a) (5b)
1 Upto Re. 1.00 30.51 28.98 43.58 41.40 92.61 87.98 18.52
2 Exceeding Re. 1.00 but not exceeding ₹ 1.50 45.76 43.47 65.37 62.10 138.91 131.97 27.78
3 Exceeding Re. 1.50 but not exceeding ₹ 2.00 54.91 51.86 78.44 74.09 166.69 157.43 35.19
4 Exceeding Re. 2.00 but not exceeding ₹ 3.00 82.37 77.79 117.67 111.13 250.04 236.15 50.15
5 Exceeding Re. 3.00 but not exceeding ₹ 4.00 102.50 96.40 146.43 137.71 311.16 292.64 63.52
6 Exceeding Re. 4.00 but not exceeding ₹ 5.00 128.13 120.50 183.04 172.14 388.95 365.80 75.43
7 Exceeding Re. 5.00 but not exceeding ₹ 6.00 153.75 144.60 219.64 206.57 466.74 438.96 85.99
8 Exceeding Re. 6.00 but not exceeding ₹ 7.00 153.75 144.60 219.64 206.57 466.74 438.96 95.31
9 Exceeding Re. 7.00 but not exceeding ₹ 8.00 153.75 144.60 219.64 206.57 466.74 438.96 103.47
10 Exceeding Re. 8.00 but not exceeding ₹ 9.00 153.75 144.60 219.64 206.57 466.74 438.96 110.59
11 Exceeding Re. 9.00 but not exceeding ₹ 10.00 244.05 228.80 348.64 326.85 740.86 694.56 116.73
12 Exceeding Re. 10.00 but not exceeding ₹ 15.00 344.11 326.90 491.58 467.00 1044.62 992.39 116.73+ 11.67x (P-10)
13 Exceeding Re. 15.00 but not exceeding ₹ 20.00 431.28 409.72 616.12 585.31 1309.25 1243.79
14 Exceeding Re. 20.00 but not exceeding ₹ 25.00 506.76 481.42 723.94 687.74 1538.37 1461.45
15 Exceeding Re. 25.00 but not exceeding ₹ 30.00 571.62 543.04 816.60 775.77 1735.28 1648.52
16 Exceeding Re. 30.00 but not exceeding ₹ 35.00 626.88 595.54 895.54 850.77 1903.03 1807.88
17 Exceeding Re. 35.00 but not exceeding ₹ 40.00 673.45 639.78 962.07 913.96 2044.40 1942.18
18 Exceeding Re. 40.00 but not exceeding ₹ 45.00 712.17 676.56 1017.39 966.52 2161.95 2053.85
19 Exceeding Re. 45.00 but not exceeding ₹ 50.00 743.82 706.63 1062.60 1009.47 2258.03 2145.13
20 Above ₹ 50.00 743.82+ 14.88x (P-50) 706.63+ 14.13x (P-50) 1062.60+ 21.25x (P-50) 1009.47+ 20.19x (P-50) 2258.03+ 45.16x (P-50) 2145.13+ 42.90x (P-50)
Where „p‟ above represents retail sale price of the pouch for which rate of duty is to be determined

Note:- For the purposes of entry in column (6), against Sl.No.12, the entry in column (2) shall be read as ₹ 10.01 and above.

Illustration 1:- The rate of duty per packing machine per month for a chewing tobacco (other than filter khaini) pouch not containing lime tube having retail sale price of ₹ 55.00 (i.e. „P‟) packed with the aid of a machine having maximum packing speed, at which it can be operated for packing of chewing tobacco (other than filter khaini) pouch of the said retail sale price, of 450 pouches per minute, shall be = ₹ 1062.60+21.25 x (55-50) lakh = ₹ 1168.85 lakh.

Illustration 2:- The rate of duty per packing machine per month for a filter khaini pouch having retail sale price of ₹ 15.00 (i.e. „P‟) packed with the aid of a machine having any maximum packing speed shall be = ₹ 116.73+ 11.67 x (15-10)= ₹ 175.08 lakh.”;

(c) for Table-2 and the Illustration, the following shall be substituted, namely :-

“TABLE-2

S. No. Retail sale price (per pouch) Rate of duty per packing machine per month (rupees in lakh)
Jarda Scented Tobacco Unmanufactured Tobacco
Upto 300 pouches per minute 301 to 450 pouches per minute 451 pouches per minute and above Any speed
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
Without lime tube/ lime pouches With lime tube/lime pouches
(6a) (6b)
1 Up to Re. 1.00 30.51 43.58 92.61 15.32 14.55
2 Exceeding Re. 1.00 but not exceeding ₹ 1.50 45.76 65.37 138.91 22.98 21.83
3 Exceeding ₹ 1.50 but not exceeding ₹ 2.00 54.91 78.44 166.69 27.58 26.04
4 Exceeding ₹ 2.00 but not exceeding ₹ 3.00 82.37 117.67 250.04 41.37 39.07
5 Exceeding ₹ 3.00 but not exceeding ₹ 4.00 102.50 146.43 311.16 51.48 48.41
6 Exceeding ₹ 4.00 but not exceeding ₹ 5.00 128.13 183.04 388.95 64.35 60.52
7 Exceeding ₹ 5.00 but not exceeding ₹ 6.00 153.75 219.64 466.74 77.22 72.62
8 Exceeding ₹ 6.00 but not exceeding ₹ 7.00 153.75 219.64 466.74 77.22 72.62
9 Exceeding ₹ 7.00 but not exceeding ₹ 8.00 153.75 219.64 466.74 77.22 72.62
10 Exceeding ₹ 8.00 but not exceeding ₹ 9.00 153.75 219.64 466.74 77.22 72.62
11 Exceeding ₹ 9.00 but not exceeding ₹ 10.00 244.05 348.64 740.86 122.56 114.90
12 Exceeding ₹ 10.00 but not exceeding ₹ 15.00 344.11 491.58 1044.62 172.81 164.17
13 Exceeding ₹ 15.00 but not exceeding ₹ 20.00 431.28 616.12 1309.25 216.59 205.76
14 Exceeding ₹ 20.00 but not exceeding ₹ 25.00 506.76 723.94 1538.37 254.50 241.77
15 Exceeding ₹ 25.00 but not exceeding ₹ 30.00 571.62 816.60 1735.28 287.07 272.72
16 Exceeding ₹ 30.00 but not exceeding ₹ 35.00 626.88 895.54 1903.03 314.82 299.08
17 Exceeding ₹ 35.00 but not exceeding ₹ 40.00 673.45 962.07 2044.40 338.21 321.30
18 Exceeding ₹ 40.00 but not exceeding ₹ 45.00 712.17 1017.39 2161.95 357.66 339.78
19 Exceeding ₹ 45.00 but not exceeding ₹ 50.00 743.82 1062.60 2258.03 373.55 354.88
20 Above ₹ 50.00 743.82+14.88 x (P-50) 1062.60+21.25 x (P-50) 2258.03+45.16 x (P-50) 373.55+7.47 x (P-50) 354.88+7.10 x (P-50)
. where „P‟ above represents retail sale price of the pouch for which rate of duty is to be determin

Illustration :- The rate of duty per packing machine per month for a jarda scented tobacco pouch having retail sale price of ₹ 55.00 (i.e. „P‟) packed with the aid of a machine having maximum packing speed, at which it can be operated for packing of jarda scented tobacco pouch of the said retail sale price, of 400 pouches per minute, shall be = ₹ 1062.60+21.25 x (55-50)= ₹ 1168.85 lakh.”;

(ii) in paragraph 3, for Table-3, the following shall be substituted, namely :-

“TABLE-3

Sl. No. Duty Duty ratio for Unmanufactured Tobacco Duty ratio for Chewing Tobacco/ Jarda Scented Tobacco/Filter Khaini
(1) (2) (3) (4)
1 The duty leviable under the Central Excise Act, 1944 0.9384 0.8350
2 The additional duty of Excise leviable under section 85 of the Finance Act, 2005 0.0616 0.0619
3 National Calamity Contingent Duty leviable under section 136 of the Finance Act, 2001 0.0 0.1031
4 Education Cess leviable under section 91 of the Finance Act, 2004 0.0 0.0
5 Secondary and Higher Education Cess leviable under section 136 of the Finance Act, 2007 0.0 0.0.”.

 [F.No. 334/8/2016 –TRU]

(K. Kalimuthu)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note: – The principal notification No. 16/2010-Central Excise, dated the 27th February, 2010 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 118 (E), dated the 27th February, 2010 and last amended vide notification No. 25/2015 Central Excise, dated the 30th,April, 2015, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 343 (E), dated the 30th,April, 2015.

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[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)

Corrigendum

New Delhi, dated the 30th March, 2016

            G.S.R    (E).– In the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) number 16/2016 – Central Excise, dated the 1st March, 2016, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 233 (E) dated the 1st March, 2016,–

(i) in Table – 1,  page 96,–

 for

“8 Exceeding Re. 6.00 but not exceeding Rs. 7.00 153.75 144.60 219.64 206.57 466.74 438.96 95.31
9 Exceeding Re. 7.00 but not exceeding Rs. 8.00 153.75 144.60 219.64 206.57 466.74 438.96 103.47
10 Exceeding Re. 8.00 but not exceeding Rs. 9.00 153.75 144.60 219.64 206.57 466.74 438.96 110.59″.

read

“8 Exceeding Re. 6.00 but not exceeding Rs. 7.00 244.05 228.80 348.64
 
326.85 740.86 694.56 95.31
9 Exceeding Re. 7.00 but not exceeding Rs. 8.00 244.05 228.80 348.64
 
326.85 740.86 694.56 103.47
10 Exceeding Re. 8.00 but not exceeding Rs. 9.00 244.05 228.80 348.64
 
326.85 740.86 694.56 110.59″.

 (ii) in Table – 2,  page 97,–

 for

“8 Exceeding Rs. 6.00 but not exceeding Rs. 7.00 153.75 219.64 466.74 77.22 72.62
 9 Exceeding Re. 7.00 but not exceeding Rs. 8.00 153.75 219.64 466.74 77.22 72.62
10 Exceeding Rs. 8.00 but not exceeding Rs. 9.00 153.75 219.64 466.74 77.22 72.62″.

 read

“8 Exceeding Rs. 6.00 but not exceeding Rs. 7.00 244.05 348.64 740.86 122.56 114.90
 9 Exceeding Re. 7.00 but not exceeding Rs. 8.00 244.05 348.64 740.86 122.56 114.90
10 Exceeding Rs. 8.00 but not exceeding Rs. 9.00 244.05 348.64 740.86 122.56 114.90″.

 [F.No.334/ 8/2016-TRU]

(Mohit Tewari)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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