Amendment in ITC (HS) 2012 Schedule 1 Import Policy

TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY

PART-II, SECTION-3, SUB SECTION (ii); GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY; DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 NOTIFICATION NO. 13 (RE-2012)/2009-2014;  Dated: 28th August, 2012

 Subject : Amendment in ITC (HS) 2012 Schedule 1 Import Policy.

 S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred under section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 read with paragraph 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in Schedule 1 Import Policy of ITC (HS) 2012, under Chapter 87, Para 2 (II) (a) (iv):-

 2.  Para 2 (II) (a) of chapter 87 lists certain conditions that every new vehicle being imported to the country must satisfy. Of these conditions, sub para (iv) of para 2(II)(a) is amended by adding a new sentence The country of manufacture will also mean a Single Market like the European Union (EU) after the existing sentence. Accordingly, the amended para would read as :-

  2 (II) the import of new vehicles shall be subject to the following conditions:

 a. The new vehicle shall-

 (i) have a speedometer indicating the speed in Kilometers per hour;

(ii) have right hand steering, and controls (applicable on vehicles other than two and three wheelers);

(iii) have photometry of the headlamps to suit keep-left traffic™; and

(iv) be imported from the country of manufacture. The country of manufacture will also mean a Single Market like the European Union (EU).

 3.  Effect of this Notification: In the phrase the country of manufacture in para 2(II) a (iv) of Chapter 87, the words ˜the country™ would include a Single Market like the EU.

 (Anup K. Pujari)

Director General of Foreign Trade

E-mail : dgft@nic.in 

[Issued from File No. 01/89/180/04/AM-11/PC-2(A)]

 

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