55/2015-Customs Enable EOUs to become eligible for duty exemption

By | November 25, 2015

55/2015-Cus,dt. 24-11-2015 Seeks to further amend notification No. 52/2003-Customs dated 31-03-2003 so as to enable EOUs to become eligible for duty exemption on raw materials/parts consumed in manufacture of certain specified ships/vessels and cleared to DTA, even if such ships/vessels are exempt from basic customs duty and central excise/CV duty

[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)

 NOTIFICATION

No. 55/2015-Customs

New Delhi, the 24th November, 2015

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), 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.52/2003-Customs, dated  the 31st March, 2003,  published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 274(E), dated the 31st March, 2003, namely,

In the said notification, in Paragraph 3, for the first proviso, the following proviso shall be substituted, namely:-

 “Provided that where such finished goods (including rejects, waste, scrap, remnants and by-products) are either non excisable or such finished goods (including rejects, waste, scrap remnants and by-products) other than goods falling under heading/tariff item 8901, 8902 00 10, 8905 10 00 or 8906  if imported, are leviable to nil rate of duty of customs specified under First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) and nil additional duty leviable under section 3 of the said Customs Tariff Act, read with exemption notification in this regard , if any, no exemption in respect of inputs utilized for the purpose of manufacture of such finished goods (including rejects, waste, scrap, remnants and by-products) shall be available under this notification”.

 [F.No. 354/166/2014-TRU]

(K. Kalimuthu)

     Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note.-   The principal notification No. 52/2003-Customs, dated the 31st March, 2003 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary,Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 274(E), dated the 31st March, 2003 and last amended by notification No. 34/2015-Customs, dated the 25th  May, 2015, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 418 (E), dated the 25th  May, 2015.

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