Seeks to exempt from customs duty to project LR-SAM
October, 20th 2012
[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, the 18thOctober, 2012
Notification No. 57/2012-Customs
G.S.R. 774(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 23rdJuly, 1996, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 291(E), dated the 23rdJuly, 1996, namely:-
In the said notification, in the Table, after S.No.38 and the entries relating thereto, the following S.No.andentries shall be inserted, namely:-
Machinery, equipment, instruments, components, spares, jigs, fixtures, dies, tools, accessories, computer software, raw materials and consumables required for the Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LR-SAM) Programme of Ministry of Defence
(a) the said goods are imported by authorized works centres of the Long Range Surface to Air Missile (LR-SAM) Programme, as may be designated by an officer not below the rank of Deputy Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Defence; and
(b) the authorized 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 their relevant description duly certified by the Programme Director, Programme Office LR-SAM, to the effect that -
i) the goods mentioned in the said list are required for the purposes of the LR-SAM;
(ii)theimport of the goods mentioned in the said list are authorized by the Ministry of Defence under LR-SAM programme and these goods shall be used only for the purpose of the LR-SAM programme.
Explanation. Nothing contained in this exemption shall have effect on or after the 25thday of November, 2012.
[F.No.354/139/2006 TRU (Pt)]
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Note: -The principal notification No.39/1996-Customs, dated the 23rdJuly, 1996 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide G.S.R. 291(E), dated the 23rdJuly, 1996 and was last amended vide notification No.30/2012-Customs, dated the 8thMay, 2012 which was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 343(E), dated the 8thMay, 2012.