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 [Notification No. 78/99-Cus., dated 25/6/1999]

Bisphenol-A – Anti-dumping duty on import from Brazil and Russia

In exercise of powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (6) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), read with rule 23 of the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping duty on Dumped Articles and Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995 and based upon the findings of the designated authority in the matter of review of Bisphenol-A falling under Chapter 29 of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act (hereinafter referred to as the said goods), originating in or exported from Russia and Brazil, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, section 1, dated the 26th March, 1999, that such authority considers it appropriate to confirm continuation of the anti-dumping duties at the same levels as are in force on all imports of Bisphenol-A from Russia and Brazil, the Central Government hereby imposes on the said goods, originating in or exported from Russia and Brazil, when imported into India, an antidumping duty at the rate of Rs, 12,559/- (Rupees Twelve thousand five hundred and fifty nine only) and Rs. 10,263/- (Rupees Ten thousand two hundred and sixty three only) per metric tonne respectively.

2. This notification shall have effect upto and inclusive of the 21st day of December, 2000.

  [Notification No. 79/99-Cus., dated 25/6/1999]

Anti-dumping duty on import of Bisphenol-A from Brizil
and Russia – Notification No. 169/95-Cus. Rexcineded

In exercise of powers conferred by sub-sections (1) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), read with rule 18 of the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping duty on Dumped Articles and Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995, the Central Government hereby rescinds the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of finance (Department of Revenue), number169/95- Customs, dated the 26th December, published in Part II, Section 3, sub-section (1) of the Gazette of India Extraordinary, dated the 26th December, 1995 vide GSR 804 (E).

  [Notification No. 80/99-Cus., dated 25/6/1999]

Capital goods, components etc. imported under EPCG Scheme – Exemption – Amendment to Notification No. 29/97-Cus.

In exercise of powers conferred by sub-sections (1) of section 25 of the Customs Tariff Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of Government on India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 29/97-Customs, dated the 1st April, 1997, namely :-

In said notification,-

In paragraph 1, in the proviso, in clause (i), for the words "and bio-tech products, or", the words "bio-tech products and marine products, or" shall be substituted;

In the Explanation, in clause (1)

in sub-clause (b), for the words "agriculture aquaculture," the words "agriculture, marine, acquaculture" shall be substituted;

in sub-clause (c), for the word "ANNEXURE;" the word and figure "ANNEXURE-I; and" shall be substituted;

after sub-clause (c), as so amended, the following sub-clause shall be inserted, namely,-

"(d) in the case of marine products, plant, machinery, equipment and accessories, specified in ANNEXURE-II"

the "ANNEXURE" shall be renumbered as "ANNEXURE-I"; and

after ANNEXTURE-I, as so renumbered, the following Annexure shall be inserted, namely :-

ANNEXURE-II

500 kg individually quick freezing line (1 QF line) consisting of the following :

  • bulk feeder
  • Continuous cooker with conveyor
  • Continuous cooler with conveyor
  • Vidro feeder
  • Freezer
  • Take away conveyor
  • Glazer
  • Hardening conveyor
  • Glaze conveyor
  • Online weigher with bagging
  • Plate Freezers
  • Brine Freezers
  • Blast Freezers
  • Flo freezer
  • Spiral freezer

Automatic controller centraliesed refrigeration system with - 40 C low stage capacity of 415 KW and -3 C high stage capacity of 310 KW

  • Dehumidifier
  • Multihead weighing
  • Skin vacuum pack machines
  • Thermoform vacuum packing system
  • Metal detectors
  • Freeze drying system
  • Smoking kilns
  • Fish driers
  • Vertical form fill and sealing machine
  • Shrink wrapping machine
  • Pallet wrapper stretch wrapping machine
  • Cold store Insulted sandwich panels for 5000 cum
  • Cold store racking system
  • Cold store door
  • Hydraulic stacker
  • Cold store pallet trucks
  • Pallet stackers
  • Dock shelters
  • Dock leveller
  • Trick refrigeration units
  • Temperature recorders

[Notification No. 81/99-Cus., dated 25/6/1999]

Import under Duty Entitlement Pass Book – Exemption – Amendment to Notification No. 34/97-Cus.

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendment in the notification of the Government on India in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, No. 34/97-Customs, dated the 7th April, 1997, namely :-

In the said notification, in condition (iv), in the proviso, for the words "Provided that", the words "Provide further that" shall be substituted, and before the proviso as so amended, the following proviso shall be inserted namely :-

"Provided that where the expiry of the Duty Entitlement Pass Book falls before the last day of the month, the Duty Entitlement Pass Book shall be deemed to be valid till the last day of the said month:".

[Notification No. 86/99-Cus., dated 6/71999]

Samples, price lists, commercial samples or prototypes imported as baggage – Amendment to Notification No. 154/94-Cus.

In exercise of powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendment in the notification of the Government on India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 154/94-Customs, dated the 113th July, 1994, namely :-

In the Table annexed to the said notification,-

(i) against serial number 3, in column (3),-

for condition (iv), the following condition shall be substituted, namely:-

The importer of the said goods does not exceed Rs. 60,000/- on value or units in number, within a period of twelve months; and";

in condition (v),-

in clause (A) for sub-clause (b), the following sub-clause shall be substituted, namely :-

the total import value of samples does not exceed Rs. 60,000/- or 15 units in number, within the period of the last twelve months; and,";

in clause (B), for the word, brackets and letter "sub-clause (A)", the word brackets and letter "clause (A)" shall be substituted, namely:-

(ii) against serial number 5, in column (3),-

for condition (ii), the following condition shall be substituted; namely :-

the value of the said samples or prototypes does not exceed rupees five thousand; and,";

for Explanation, the following Explanation shall be substituted, namely:-

"Explanation.- For the purpose of condition (ii), postal charges or the air-freight shall not be taken into account for determining the value of rupees five thousand".

[Notification No. 87/99-Cus., dated 6/7/1999]

Gold including ornaments imported by passengers –
Amendment to Notification No. 171/93-Cus.

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendment in the notification of the Government of India, the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 171/93-Customs, dated the 16th September, 1993, namely :-

In the said notification,-

For proviso, the following proviso shall be substituted, namely :-

"provided that the value of such bonafide gifts imported by post or as air-fright does not exceed rupees five thousand,"

for Explanation, the following Explanation shall be substituted namely :-

"Explanation :- For the purposes of the notification, postal charges or the air-freight shall not be taken into account for determining the value".

[Notification No. 90/99-Cus., dated 6/7/1999]

Import against an Annual Advance Licence with actual user condition – Amendment to Notification No. 48/99-Cus.

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following amendment in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 48/99-Customs, dated the 29th April, 1999, namely :-

(1) In the said notification,-

for condition (i), the following condition shall be substituted, namely,-

"(i) the said licence is issued for an export product group specifying the Cost Insurance Freight Value (CIF Value) of import permitted against it and the Free On Board Value (FOB Value) of export obligation to be achieved. The said licence shall be valid for import of any input covered under the standard input output norms for the said export products group as specified in the Hand Book of Procedure Volume II of Export and Import Policy";

after conditions (i), the following conditions shall be inserted, namely,-

"(ia) an Actual User Duty Exemption Entitlement Certificate (hereinafter referred to as the said certificate) is issued to the holder of the said licence by the Licensing Authority in the form specified in the Schedule annexed to this notification. At the time of import, the full details of value, quantity, technical characteristics and other particulars, of the inputs imported against the said licence shall be entered in part ‘C’ of the said certificate by the proper officer";

for condition (vi), the following condition shall be substituted, namely,-

"(vi) that the export obligation condition is discharged within eighteen months from the date of issue of the said licence or within such extended provided as may be granted by the Licensing Authority by exporting resultant products manufactured in India. At the time of export, the full details of value, quantity, technical characteristics, and other particulars, of the resultant export product (hereinafter referred to as resultant product) shall be entered in part ‘E’ of the said certificate by the proper officer";

in the Explanation, in sub-clause (a) of clause (iii), for the words "of the said certificate;", the words " of the said certificate by the proper officer;" shall be substituted;

(2) In the Schedule annexed to the said notification,-

In Part – 1,-

for the words, brackets, and letters " to the above licencee and covered by the list of materials specified in list (a) of Part ‘C’ of this certificate", the words "to the above licencee" shall be substituted;

the paragraph beginning with the words "The importer shall discharged" and ending with the words "from the date of issue of licence," shall be omitted;

In Part – 2,-

for the words, brackets, and letters " to the above licencee and covered by the list of materials specified in list (a) of Part ‘C’ of this certificate", the words "to the above licencee" shall be substituted;

the paragraph beginning with the words "The importer shall discharged" and ending with the words "from the date of issue of licence," shall be omitted;

 

[Notification No. 41/99-Cus. (N.T.), dated 25/6/1999]

Exchange rates for imported goods – Notification No. 32/99-Cus. (N.T.) superseded

n exercise of powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 20 of the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 (2 of 1899) and sub-clause (i) of clause (a) of sub-section (3) of section 40 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and in suppersession of the notification of Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 32/99-NT-Customs [S.O. 384 (E)], dated the 26th May, 1999 the Central Government hereby-

  • prescribes for the purpose of calculating stamp duty under the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 (2 of 1899),

  • determines for the purposes of section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) in so far as these relate to imposed goods,

that rate of exchange of conversion of each of the foreign currency specified in column (2) of Schedule-I and Schedule-II appended hereto into Indian currency or vice versa shall, with effect from the 1st July, 1999 be the rate mentioned against it in the corresponding entry in column (3) thereof.

SCHEDULE – I

Sl. No.

Foreign currency

Rate of exchange of one unit of foreign currency equivalent to Indian rupees

(1)

(2)

(3)

1.

Austrian Schilling

3.27

2.

Australian Dollar

28.60

3.

Canadian Dollar

29.55

4.

Danish Kroner

6.50

5.

Deutsche Mark

23.00

6.

Dutch Guilder

20.40

7.

EURO

45.00

8.

French Franc

6.85

9.

Hong Kong Dollar

5.60

10.

Norwegian Kroner

5.55

11.

Pound Sterling

68.65

12.

Swedish Kroner

5.15

13.

Swiss Franc

28.15

14.

Singapore Dollar

25.55

15.

U.S. Dollar

43.50

SCHEDULE – I

Sl. No.

Foreign currency

Rate of exchange of 100 unit of foreign currency equivalent to Indian rupees

(1)

(2)

(3)

1.

Belgian Francs

111.60

2.

Italian Lira

2.32

3.

Japanese Yen

35.65

[Notification No. 42/99-Cus. (N.T.), dated 25/6/1999]

xchange rates for export goods – Notification No. 33/99-Cus. (N.T.) superseded

In exercise of powers conferred by sub-clause (a) of Sub-section (3) of section 14 of the Indian Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and in suppersession of the notification of Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 33/99-NT-Customs [S.O. 385 (E)], dated the 26th May, 1999 the Central Government hereby, determines for the purpose of said section in so far as these relate to export goods, that rate of exchange of conversion of each of the foreign currency specified in column (2) of Schedule-I and Schedule-II appended hereto into Indian currency or vice versa shall, with effect from the 1st July, 1999 be the rate mentioned against it in the corresponding entry in column (3) thereof.

SCHEDULE – I

Sl. No.

Foreign currency

Rate of exchange of one unit of foreign currency equivalent to Indian rupees

(1)

(2)

(3)

1.

Austrian Schilling

3.24

2.

Australian Dollar

28.35

3.

Canadian Dollar

29.30

4.

Danish Kroner

6.00

5.

Deutsche Mark

22.80

6.

Dutch Guilder

20.25

7.

EURO

44.60

8.

French Franc

6.80

9.

Hong Kong Dollar

5.55

10.

Norwegian Kroner

5.50

11.

Pound Sterling

68.00

12.

Swedish Kroner

5.10

13.

Swiss Franc

27.90

14.

Singapore Dollar

25.30

15.

U.S. Dollar

43.15

SCHEDULE – I

Sl. No.

Foreign currency

Rate of exchange of 100 unit of foreign currency equivalent to Indian rupees

(1)

(2)

(3)

1.

Belgian Francs

110.55

2.

Italian Lira

2.30

3.

Japanese Yen

35.35

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