New Delhi, the 24th January, 2008

Notification No. 05/2008-Central Excise (N.T.)

G.S.R.(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 4A of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), the Central Government, on 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. 2 / 2006-Central Excise (N.T.), dated the 1st March, 2006, vide numer G.S.R. 113 (E), published in the Gazette of India, Extra ordinary, Part II, Section 3, sub-section (i) dated the 1st March, 2006, namely: –

In the said notification, in the Table,

(i) after S. No. 70A and the entries relating thereto,  the following shall be inserted, namely:-

(1) (2) (3) (4)
“70B 8443 31 00 or 8443 32 Printer whether or not combined with the functions of copying or facsimile transmission 25%
 70C 8443 99 51 Ink cartridges, with print head assembly 25%”;

(ii) after S. No. 73 and the entries relating thereto,  the following shall be inserted, namely:-

(1) (2) (3) (4)
“73A 8471 30 All goods 22.5%
 73B 8471 60 All goods 25%”;

(iii) after S. No. 80 and the entries relating thereto,  the following shall be inserted, namely:-

(1) (2) (3) (4)
“80A 8517 62 30 Modems (modulators – demodulators) 25%
 80B 8517 69 60 Set top boxes for gaining access to internet 24%”;

(iv) after S. No. 89 and the entries relating thereto,  the following shall be inserted, namely:-

(1) (2) (3) (4)
“89A 8528 Monitors of a kind solely or principally used in an automatic data processing machine 25%
 89B 8528 71 00 Set top boxes for television sets 24%”;

2. This notification shall come into force on the 25th day of January, 2008.

[F. No. 354/33/2007-TRU (Pt)]

(G.G. Pai)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note: – The principal notification No. 2/2006-Central Excise (N.T.), dated the 1st March, 2006, was published vide number G.S.R. 113(E), published in the Gazette of India, Extra ordinary, Part II, Section 3, sub-section (i) dated the 1st March, 2006 and was last amended by notification No. 14/2007-Central Excise (N.T.), dated the 1st March 2007, vide number G.S.R. 154 (E), dated the 1st March, 2007.

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