Download Customs Notification No. 16/2013 Dated 25th March, 2013

[TO  BE  PUBLISHED  IN  THE  GAZETTE  OF  INDIA,  EXTRAORDINARY,  PART  II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

New Delhi, dated the 25th March, 2013

NOTIFICATION No. 16/2013-CUSTOMS

G.S.R.   190 (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. 39/96-Customs, dated the 23rd July, 1996, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 291(E), dated the 23rd July, 1996, namely:-

In  the said  notification,  in  the  Table,  after  serial number  41  and  the  entries  relating thereto, the following serial number and entries shall be inserted, namely:-

(1)                                   (2)

“42    Machinery,   equipment,   instruments,

components,  spares,  jigs  and  fixtures,
dies,   tools,   accessories,   computer
software,        raw        materials        and
consumables required for the purpose of

Air-to-Air   Missile   System       (Project ASTRA) of the Ministry of Defence

(3)

If,-

(a) the said goods are imported by authorised works     centers     of    Air-to-Air     Missile System(Project   ASTRA),   as   may   be designated  by an  officer  not below  the  rank of a Deputy Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Defence; and

(b) the authorised works centre produces to the Deputy Commissioner of Customs or the
Assistant  Commissioner  of  Customs,  as  the case may be,  at  the time of  import,  in  each case,  a  list  of  the  said  goods  with  thei relevant  description  duly  certified  by  the Project Director, ‘ASTRA’, Defence Research and  Development Laboratory,  Hyderabad,  to the effect that –

(i) the said goods in the list are required for Project  ASTRA,  and  that  they  are  not manufactured in India; and

(ii) the import of the said goods in the list is authorised by the Ministry of Defence under
and for the purposes of Project ASTRA and shall be used only for Project ASTRA.

Explanation.   – Nothing contained in this exemption shall have effect on or after the 1st day of September, 2013”.

[F.No.354/14/2006 -TRU(Pt-II)]

 

(Raj Kumar Digvijay)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note: – The principal notification No.39/1996-Customs, dated the 23rd July, 1996 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 291(E), dated the 23rd July, 1996 and was last amended by notification No.8/2013-Customs, dated the 20th February, 2013 vide number G.S.R. 114 (E) dated the 20th February, 2013.

 

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