CBEC_Seeks to amend notification no. 96/2008-Customs dated 13th August 2008, so as to provide deeper concessions under DFTP scheme for Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 56/2012-Customs

New Delhi, the 1st of October, 2012

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. 96/2008-Customs, dated the 13th August, 2008, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 590 (E), dated the 13th August, 2008, namely:-

In the said notification,-

 

(a) in the opening paragraph, in clause (i) for the figures and words from so much of the duty of customs as is in excess of 20 per cent of the applied rate of duty, the figures and words from whole of the duty of customs as specified in the first schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 shall be substituted;

 

(b)  in Appendix I, in the Table, in column (4),-

(i)      for the entry 8%, wherever it occurs, the entry 10% shall be substituted;

(ii)      for the entry 12%, wherever it occurs, the entry 15% shall be substituted;

(iii)     for the entry 16%, wherever it occurs, the entry 20% shall be substituted;

(iv)     for the entry 20%, wherever it occurs, the entry 25% shall be substituted;

(v)     for the entry 24%, wherever it occurs, the entry 30% shall be substituted;

(vi)     for the entry 36%, wherever it occurs, the entry 45% shall be substituted;

(vii)    for the entry 40%, wherever it occurs, the entry 50% shall be substituted;

(viii)  for the entry 48%, wherever it occurs, the entry 60% shall be substituted;

(ix)     for the entry 60%, wherever it occurs, the entry 75% shall be substituted;

(x)     for the entry 72%, wherever it occurs, the entry 90% shall be substituted;

(xi)     for the entry 80%, wherever it occurs, the entry 100% shall be substituted.

[F. No. 354/189/2005-TRU (Vol II)]

Raj Kumar Digvijay

Under Secretary to the Government of India

 

Note: The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 590(E), dated the 13th August, 2008 and was last amended by notification number 113/2011-Customs, dated the 23rd December, 2011, vide number G.S.R. 894 (E), dated the 23rd December, 2011.

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