TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY

PART-II, SECTION-3, SUB SECTION (ii)

 

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

NOTIFICATION NO. 27(RE-2000)/1997-2002

NEW DELHI: 1st August, 2000

 

S.O (E) - In exercise of powers conferred under section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 read with paragraph 1.3 and 4.1 of the Export and Import Policy, 1997-2002, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items , 1997-2002 published on 31st March, 1997 (RE-98) as amended from time to time, namely

 

2. After amendment the following will read as under:-

 

Exim Code No.

Items description

Policy

Conditions relating to the policy

Import permitted against SIL/Public Notice

120791 00

Poppy seeds

Restricted

Import subject to Licensing Note No. 4 below.

Import permitted against SIL.

 

 

3. In the Import Licensing Notes appearing in Chapter 12 of the said ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 1997-2002 the following clause shall be inserted at the end:

 

(4) Import of Poppy Seeds (Exim Code No. 120791 00) shall be allowed subject to the following conditions :

(a)                Import permitted only from Australia, Austria, France, China, Hungry, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey and Czech Republic;

(b)               The importer shall produce an appropriate certificate from the competent authority of the exporting country that Opium Poppy have been grown licitly /legally in that country as per requirements of International Narcotics Control Bureau; and

(c)                All import contracts for this item shall compulsory be registered with the Narcotics Commissioner, Gwalior prior to import.

 

 

This issues in Public Interest.

 

 

sd

( N.L. LAKHANPAL)

Director General of Foreign Trade and ex-officio

Additional Secretary to the Government of India

 

Copy to all concerned.

 

 

(O.P. HISARIA)

Dy. Director General of Foreign Trade