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-2001)/1997-2002
NEW DELHI: 7th September, 2001
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- in the import licensing notes appearing in Chapter-12 of the said ITC(HS) Classification export & Import items, 1997-2002, the licensing note no. 2 shall be amended to read as under:-
“2. Plants and parts of plants (including seeds and fruits), of a kind used primarily in perfumery, in pharmacy or for insecticidal, fungicidal or similar purposes, fresh or dried, whether or not, crushed or powdered as covered under Exim Code 12.11, import of which has been shown as restricted and which are not covered by the list mentioned in licensing note 3 below, may be permitted freely by the Actual Users without an import license subject to plant protection quarantine certificate. However, import of opium(papaver species), cannabis (cannabis species) and coca(erythroxylon species) shall not be permitted. This free importability shall not be applicable to the items, poppy, flowers and unripe heads of dried poppy(Exim Code No.121190.13), psyllium husk(isobgul) (Exim Code No. 121190.15), psyllium seed (isobgul) (Exim Code No. 121190.16), poppy husk (Exim Code No. 121190.31), mint including leaves all species (Exim Code No. 121190 .33) and jojoba seed(Exim Code No. 121190.41)”.
( N.L. LAKHANPAL)
Director General of Foreign Trade and ex-officio
Additional Secretary to the Government of India
Copy to all concerned.
Dy. Director General of Foreign Trade