Notification No. 8/97-Central Excise
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 exempts the finished products, rejects and waste or scrap specified in the Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 (5 of 1986) and produced or manufactured, in a hundred per cent export-oriented undertaking or a free trade zone wholly from the raw materials produced or manufactured in India, and allowed to be sold in India under and in accordance with the provisions of sub-paragraphs (a), (b), (d) and (h) of paragraph 6.8 or of paragraph 6.20 of the Export and Import Policy, 1st April, 2002 – 31st March, 2007, from so much of the duty of excise leviable thereon under section 3 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), as is in excess of an amount equal to the aggregate of the duties of excise leviable under the said section 3 of the Central Excise Act or under any other law for the time being in force on like goods, produced or manufactured in India other than in a hundred per cent export-oriented undertaking or a free trade zone, if sold in India.
Provided that nothing contained in this notification shall apply where such finished products, if manufactured and cleared by a unit other than a hundred percent export-oriented undertaking or a unit in a free trade zone, are wholly exempt from the duties of excise or are chargeable to Nil rate of duty.
(Notification No. 8/97-C.E., dated 1-3-1997 as amended by Notifications No. 21/97-C.E., dated 11-4-1997; No. 7/98-C.E., dated 2-6-1998 , No. 11/2000-C.E., dated 1-3-2000,No. 35/2002 dated 24-6-2002 and No. 54/2002-C.E., dated 31-10-2002)