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Extension of effective date of “Electronics and IT Goods (Requirement of Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012”

GAZETTE OF THE INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY

[Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii) J

MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATON TECHNOLOGY

(DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRONICS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)

New Delhi, the 20th March 2013

NOTIFICATION

Concerning Implementation of “Electronics and IT Goods (Requirement of Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012”.

SUBJECT: Extension in date of coming into effect of the “Electronics and IT Goods (Requirement of Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012”.

WHEREAS Govt. of India, DeitY has issued the “Electronics and IT Goods (Requirement of Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012” (here-in-after called the “Order”) for 15 electronic items, AND WHEREAS certain issues have arisen with regard to compliance to the Order, AND WHEREAS these issues have been discussed with all stakeholders AND WHEREAS to address these issues, and to sustain the resources to facilitate the industry for smoot implementation of the Order, the following notification is issued in continuation of the Order.

1.   Extension in date

The date of coming into force of the “Electronics and IT. Goods (Requirement of Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012” stands extended to 3d July, 2013.

2. Grandfathering of Products

All products manufactured/imported before the notified date of coming into effect of the Order i.e. 3° July, 2013 shall not be covered by the provisions of the Order.

3. An additional period of three months for the manufacturing units to comply fully with “Electronics and IT Goods (Requirement of Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012” shall be available w.e.f. 0 July, 2013 subject to the following:

Manufacturing Units:

a. which submit the request for registration to Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) with complete test reports from BIS recognized labs before July 3, 2013 are allowed such an extension of time till October 3, 2013 for full compliance with the Order.

b. which submit the products to the BIS recognized labs before July 3, 2013, but test reports are not available, be levied a fee on a per month basis at the rates specified in Annexure A to this notification, for such period till they submit request for registration to BIS with complete test reports.

c. which do not submit the products to the BIS recognized labs before July 3, 2013, be levied a fee on a per month basis at 3 times the rates specified in Annexure A to this notification, for such period till they submit their samples for testing and thereafter with a fee on a per month basis at the rates specified in Annexure A to this notification for such period till they submit request for registration to BIS with complete test reports.

4.   Provided that such extension beyond 3d July, 2013, shall only be available against specific provisional clearance orders issued by DeitY for such products as specified in the schedule to the Order and requested for in the respective applications seeking such extension.

5.      Provided that the applications for such extension are duly supported by evidences for the stage of compliance and provisions in clause(3) above

6.   Provided further that the fee as stated in Clause (3) above is duly submitted in advance by Demand Draft / Pay Order in favor of “Pay and Accounts Officer, DeitY”

7.      Provided that the fee so calculated by the notified authority shall remain uncontested and non-refundable

8.      Provided that such fee shall be calculated in units of per month basis and request could be made in advance and for this purpose part of a month shall be treated as a full month.

9.      Besides manufacturing units, request for such extension could be made by liaison office or branch office located in India of the manufacturing units located abroad and extension orders shall be issued in the name of manufacturing units but handed over to the liaison office or branch office located in India.

10. Request for extension as mentioned in para 3 above, shall be addressed to ” The Nodal Officer, ESDM (Standards) – CR Extension” located at DeitY, Electronics Niketan, New Delhi -110003

This Notification will come into immediate effect.

(Dr. Ajay Kumar)

Joint Secretary to the Government of India
DeitY F. No. 8(14)12006-IPHW Vol 1V

Annexure A

SI. No. Product Indian Standard Fee to be charged
Number INR USD
1 Electronic Games (Video) IS 616:2010 50000, 1000
2 Laptop/Notebook/Tablets IS 13252:2010 1,00,000 2000
3 Plasma/LCD/LED Television of screen size 32″ or above IS 616:2010 50,000 1000
4 Optical disc players with built in amplifiers of input power 200w and above IS 616:2010 50,000 1000
5 Microwave Ovens IS 302-2-25:1994 50,000 1000
6 VDUs, Video Monitors of screen size 32″ or above IS 13252:2010 50,000 1000
7 PrintersPlotters , IS 132522010 : Up to A4 size=50000 1000
Above A4 size =1,00,000 2000
8 Scanners IS 132522010 : Up to A4 size=50000 1000
Above A4 size =1,00,000 2000
9 Wireless Keyboards IS 13252:2010 25,000 500
10 Telephone Answering machines IS 13252:2010 50,000 1000
11 Amplifiers with input power 2000w and above IS 616:2010 100,000 2000
12 Electronic Musical Systems with input power 200w and above IS 616:2010 50,000 1000
13 Electronic clocks with Mains Powers IS 302-2:26:1994 25,000 500
14 Set Top Box IS 13252:2010 50,000 1000
15 Automatic Data Processing Machine IS 13252:2010 1,00,000 2000

For series of products concerning above models, the fees would be applied at 1.5 times of the above rates.

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