To be published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part-II , Section-3, Sub section (ii)
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Department of Commerce
Directorate General Foreign Trade
Notification No. 40/205-2020
New Delhi, Dated the 27 November, 2017
Subject: Relaxation in Export policy for export of Red Sanders wood by Government of Karnataka under SI. No. 188 , Chapter 44 of Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import 2012.
S.O.(E). in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3 of Foreign Trade (Development &Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992), as amended, read with Para 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in respect of SI.No. 188 of Schedule 2 of ITC (HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 2012 read with Notification No. 47 (RE-2013)/2009-2014 dated 24.10.2013 and Notification No. 25/2015-2020 dated 02.09.2016 s under:
“the Condition stipulated in Column 5 against S. No. 188 of Chapter 44 of Schedule 2 of the ITC (HS) classifications of Export and Import items shall be relaxed to allow export of 186/588 MT of Red Sanders wood in the form of log, obtained out of Confiscated/ seized stock by the police and Forest Departments , State Government of Karnataka”.
- (i) Government of Karnataka is hereby permitted to export 186.588 MTs of Red Sanders wood in log Form , either by itself or through any entities , so authorized by them , for the purpose.
(ii) Such entity/entities or government of Karnataka , as the case may be, shall be granted export authorization by the concerned regional Authority of DGFT upon production of quantity allocation letter form the state Government of Karnataka.
- State Government of Karnataka shall finalize the modalities including allocation of quantities to various entities, as applicable, for export of the respective quantities within 6 months thereafter. The whole process of export shall be completed within 12 months from the date of issue of this notification.
- Effect of Notification:
Prohibition on export of Red Sanders wood log form has been relaxed for export of 186.588 MTs of Red Sanders Wood , in Log form, through State Government of Karnataka.
(Alok Vardhan Chaturvedi)
Director General of Foreign Trade
(ISSUED from F. NO. 01/91/180/138-0/AM12/Export Cell)