Latest Expert Exchange Queries

GST Demo Service software link: https://ims.go2customer.com
Username: demouser Password: demopass
Get your inventory and invoicing software GST Ready from Binarysoft info@binarysoft.com
sitemapHome | Registration | Job Portal for CA's | Expert Exchange | Currency Converter | Post Matrimonial Ads | Post Property Ads
 
 
News shortcuts: From the Courts | News Headlines | VAT (Value Added Tax) | Placements & Empanelment | Various Acts & Rules | Latest Circulars | New Forms | Forex | Auditing | Direct Tax | Customs and Excise | ICAI | Corporate Law | Markets | Students | General | Mergers and Acquisitions | Continuing Prof. Edu. | Budget Extravaganza | Transfer Pricing | GST - Goods and Services Tax
 
 
 
 
Popular Search: VAT Audit :: empanelment :: ARTICLES ON INPUT TAX CREDIT IN VAT :: Central Excise rule to resale the machines to a new company :: list of goods taxed at 4% :: due date for vat payment :: cpt :: VAT RATES :: form 3cd :: articles on VAT and GST in India :: ACCOUNTING STANDARD :: TAX RATES - GOODS TAXABLE @ 4% :: ACCOUNTING STANDARDS :: ICAI offer Get Windows 7,Office 2010 in Rs.799 Taxes :: TDS
 
 
Latest Circulars »
 Investment under PIS in M/s Claris Lifesciences Ltd. By FII/FPI Investment limit from 24 to 49 per cent and increase in NRI limit from 10 to 24 per cent
  RBI-Interest rates for Small Savings Schemes
  Risk Management and Inter-Bank Dealings – Facilities for Hedging Trade Exposures invoiced in Indian Rupees
 Risk Management and Inter-Bank Dealings – Facilities for Hedging Trade Exposures invoiced in Indian Rupees
 Exim Bank's Government of India supported Line of Credit of USD 1 billion to the Government of Mongolia
 Master Circular –Scheme of Penalties for bank branches based on performance in rendering customer service to the members of public
 Bilingual/Hindi House Magazine Competition for Public Sector Banks/ Financial Institutions – (2016-17)- Inviting Entries
 Master Direction on Issuance and Operation of Prepaid Payment Instruments
 The Bhavana Rishi Co-operative Urban Bank Ltd., Hyderabad, Telangana – Penalised
 RBI launches Quarterly Order Books, Inventories and Capacity Utilisation Survey: July-September (Round 39)
 RBI-Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme (Revised)

Import of hazardous waste under Hazardous Waste - Customs Circular No.27/2011
July, 08th 2011

Circular No.27/2011-Customs

 

F. No.401/130/2011-Cus III

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Revenue

Central Board of Excise & Customs

 

Room No. 253-A, North Block,

 New Delhi -110001.

4th July 2011.

 

 To,

All Chief Commissioners of Customs/ Customs (Prev.)

All Chief Commissioners of Customs & Central Excise

All Directors General of CBEC,

All Commissioners of Customs / Customs (Prev.)

All Commissioners of Customs & Central Excise

All Commissioners of Customs (Appeals)

All Commissioners of Customs & Central Excise (Appeals).

 

 

Subject: Import of hazardous waste under Hazardous Waste (Management, Handling and Transboundary) Rules, 2008 - Reg.

 

Sir/Madam,

   

 It is reported to the Board that e-wastes such as used computers, CRT, RAM and electrical and electronic assemblies are being dumped in a big way into the country thereby posing serious threat to environment. References have also been received seeking clarification whether used computers imported for re-use need permission of Ministry of Environment and Forest before clearance.

 

2.   As the field formations are aware, the import and export of hazardous wastes is regulated by the Hazardous Waste (Management, Handling and Transboundary) Rules, 2008. Chapter IV of these Rules deals with import and export of hazardous wastes and Rule 13 thereof states that import of such wastes shall be allowed only for recycling, or recovery or reuse and not for disposal. Further, Rule 14 thereof provides that import and export of hazardous wastes specified in Schedule III shall be regulated in accordance with the conditions specified therein. A perusal of the said Schedule III shows that entries at A1180 and B1110 are relevant for electrical and electronic assemblies.

 

3.   In this regard, the administrative Ministry viz. Ministry of Environment and Forests has been consulted and they have confirmed that items at A1180 of the said Schedule III relating to waste electrical and electronic assemblies or scrap containing components such as accumulators and other batteries etc. require Prior informed Consent. It is also confirmed that items at B1110 of the said Schedule III can be imported with permission from Ministry of Environment and Forests. This entry includes electrical and electronic assemblies (including printed circuit board electronic components and wires) destined for direct re-use and not for recycling or final disposal. The Ministry of Environment and Forests has also confirmed that imports of second hand computers would require the permission of that Ministry.

 

4.  In view of the above, the Board desires that the field formations should carefully and strictly implement the provisions of Hazardous Waste (Management, Handling and Transboundary) Rules, 2008. In particular, it should be noted that all imported goods falling within the purview of entry B 1110 of Part B of Schedule III of the said Rules, indicating second hand computers, would require the permission of the Ministry of Environment and Forests for import into India. It merits mention that the field formations should also refer to Rule 17 of the said Rules that treats contravening imports as illegal traffic requiring the importer to re-export the wastes at his cost within 90 days from the date of arrival. We must ensure that India does not become a destination for dumping junk electronic products.

 

5.   These instructions may be brought the notice of all concerned by way of issuance of a suitable Public Notice/Standing Order.

 

6.  Difficulties, if any, in implementation of these instructions may be immediately brought to the notice of the Board.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

 

 (Vikas)

Under Secretary (Customs-III/VI)

 
 
Home | About Us | Terms and Conditions | Contact Us
Copyright 2017 CAinINDIA All Right Reserved.
Designed and Developed by Binarysoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Binarysoft Technologies - We Bring IT. Offshore software outsourcing company. We use Global Delivery Model (GDM) and believe in Follow The Sun principle

Transfer Pricing | International Taxation | Business Consulting | Corporate Compliance and Consulting | Assurance and Risk Advisory | Indirect Taxes | Direct Taxes | Transaction Advisory | Regular Compliance and Reporting | Tax Assessments | International Taxation Advisory | Capital Structuring | Withholding tax advisory | Expatriate Tax Reporting | Litigation | Badges | Club Badges | Seals | Military Insignias | Emblems | Family Crest | Software Development India | Software Development Company | SEO Company | Web Application Development | MLM Software | MLM Solutions