Seeks to amend notification No 26/2018- Central Tax (Rate) dated 31.12.2018, so as to exempt CGST on supplies of silver and platinum by nominated agencies to registered persons vide Notification No. 17/2019-Central Tax (Rate) dated 30th September, 2019.

The exemption which was earlier given to the sale of gold by nominated agency under the scheme for “Export Against Supply by Nominated Agency” as referred to in paragraph 4.41 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 has now been extended to supply of silver and platinum as well.

(Department of Revenue)

Notification No. 17/2019-Central Tax (Rate)

New Delhi, the 30th September, 2019

G.S.R. 718(E).– In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 11 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby makes the following amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 26/2018- Central Tax (Rate), dated the 31st December, 2018, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 1263 (E), dated the 31st
December, 2018, namely:-

In the said notification, –

(i) for the word “gold”, wherever it occurs, the words, “gold, silver or platinum”, shall be substituted;

(ii) in the opening paragraph, for the word and figures, “heading 7108”, the word and figures, “Chapter 71”, shall be substituted;

(iii) in the Explanation, for clause (d), the following clause shall be substituted, namely: —.

“(d) “Chapter” means heading as specified in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975).”.

2. This notification shall come into force on the 1st day of October, 2019.

[F.No. 354/131/2019-TRU]

(Gunjan Kumar Verma)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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