Govt hikes excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 1.60 and Rs 0.40 per litre respectively

By | November 7, 2015

[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. 43/2015-Central Excise

New Delhi, the 6th November, 2015

G.S.R. (E). – 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 makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No.12/2012-Central Excise, dated the 17th March, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide G.S.R. 163(E), dated the 17th March, 2012, namely: –

In the said notification, in the Table,-

(i) in serial number 70,-

(a) against item (i) of column (3), for the entry in column (4), the entry “ Rs.7.06 per litre ” shall be substituted;

(b) against item (ii) of column (3), for the entry in column (4), the entry “ Rs.8.24 per litre ” shall be substituted;

(ii) in serial number 71,-

(a) against item (i) of column (3), for the entry in column (4), the entry “ Rs.4.66 per litre ” shall be substituted;

(b) against item (ii) of column (3), for the entry in column (4), the entry “ Rs.7.02 per litre ” shall be substituted.

2. This notification shall come into force with effect from the 7th day of November, 2015.

[F. No.354/123/2014-TRU]

(K. Kalimuthu)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note.- The principal notification No. 12/2012-Central Excise, dated the 17th March, 2012 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 163(E) dated the 17th March, 2012 and was last amended videnotification No.42/2015-Central Excise, dated the 19th October, 2015 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 791(E) dated the 19th October, 2015.

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