BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF
PART-II, SECTION-3, SUB SECTION (ii)
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
S.O. (E) In exercise of powers conferred under section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 read with paragraph 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2004-09, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 2004-09 .
1. The following shall be added in Chapter 1-A : General notes regarding import policy:
1 c. Clearance of waste oil/sludge derived from the normal course of a ship’s operation and covered by the MARPOL Protocol will be allowed without a license only to those persons who are registered with the Ministry of Environment and Forests or the Central Pollution Control Board, as the case may be, for re-processing waste. Such waste oil/ sludge will conform to the definition in schedule 3 of the Hazardous Waste (Management and Handling) Amendment Rules,2003.
This issues in public interest.
Director General of Foreign Trade and
ex-officio Additional Secretary to the Government of India
Copy to all concerned.
(Issued from File No. 01/89/180/32/AM05/PCIA)