17th May, 2003
Notification No. 48/2003-Central Excise (N.T.)
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 37 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Central Excise Rules, 2002, namely:-
1. (1) These rules may be called the Central Excise (Sixth Amendment) Rules, 2003.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Central Excise Rules, 2002, in rule 11, in sub rule (1), after the proviso, the following shall be inserted, namely,-
“Provided further that the said period of five working days, as referred to in the first proviso, may be extended upto a period not exceeding twenty-one days, inclusive of the said period of five working days, by the Commissioner of Central Excise, on receipt of a request from the said manufacturer.”.
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India
F.No. B3/4/2003-TRU (Pt-II)
Footnote.- The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India vide notification No. 4/2002-Central Excise (N.T.), dated the 1st March, 2002, vide number GSR 143 (E), dated the 1st March, 2002, and were last amended vide notification No. 33/2003-Central Excise (N.T.), dated the 10th April, 2003, vide number GSR 334 (E), dated the 10th April, 2003.