New Delhi dated the 1st June, 2011
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)
Sub: Seeks to supersede Notification No. 153/2009-Cus dated 31.12.2009 and to provide duty concessions to Philippines and other ASEAN countries in view of ASEAN- India FTA (AIFTA)
G.S.R. (E) - In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 153/2009-Customs dated the 31st December, 2009 [G.S.R. 944 (E), dated the 31st December, 2009], except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts goods of the description as specified in column (3) of the Table appended hereto and falling under the Chapter, Heading, Sub-heading or tariff item of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2) of the said Table, from so much of the duty of customs leviable thereon as is in excess of the amount calculated at the rate specified in,—
column (4) of the said Table, when imported into the Republic of India from a country listed in APPENDIX I; or column (5) of the said Table, when imported into the Republic of India from a country listed in APPENDIX II .
Provided that the importer proves to the satisfaction of the Deputy Commissioner of Customs or Assistant Commissioner of Customs, as the case may be, that the goods in respect of which the benefit of this exemption is claimed are of the origin of the countries as mentioned in Appendix I, in accordance with provisions of the Customs Tariff [Determination of Origin of Goods under the Preferential Trade Agreement between the Governments of Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of India] Rules, 2009, published in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 189/2009-Customs (N.T.), dated the 31st December 2009.
Tarriff Notification 46/2011-Custom Table Following pdf.
(Sanjeev Kumar Singh)
Under Secretary to the Government of India