Import Manifest (Aircraft )Amendment Regulations 2016

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Amending Import Manifest (Aircraft )Regulations, 1976

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)
(CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND CUSTOMS)

Notification No. 108/2016-Customs (N.T.)
New Delhi, the11th August, 2016

G.S.R. … (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (a) of sub-section (2) of section 157 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby makes the following regulations further to amend the Import Manifest (Aircraft) Regulations, 1976, namely: –

1.  (1) These Regulations may be called the Import Manifest (Aircraft) Amendment Regulations, 2016.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the e-gazette of India.

2.  In the Import Manifest (Aircraft) Regulations, 1976 (hereinafter referred to as the said regulations), in regulation 5, –

(a) for sub-regulation (1), the following shall be substituted, namely:-

“(1) The passenger manifest shall be delivered within fifteen minutes of the closure and departure of the flights from the port of embarkation outside India.”;

(b) for sub-regulation (2), the following shall be substituted, namely:-

“(2) The manifest shall be transmitted electronically to the Indian Customs either in flat file format or in United Nations/ Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport Passenger List Advance Passenger Information (UN/EDIFACT PAXLST API) message format as per Annexure.”;

(c) in sub-regulation (3), after the word “concerned”, the following words shall be inserted, namely:-

“Principal Commissioner of Customs or”.

3. In the said regulations, after regulation 5 and before FORM I, the following Annexure shall be inserted, namely:-

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