TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY PART-II, SECTION—3, SUB SECTION (ii)

       

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

NOTIFICATION NO. 37 (RE-2005) / 2004-2009

NEW DELHI, DATED  9th  January, 2006

 

 

S.O. (E)    In exercise of powers conferred by 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 amends the ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 2004-09 as under:

 

1.       The Import Policy of the following items shall be amended to read as follows:

 

Exim Code

Item Description

Policy

Policy Conditions

8525 20 17

Cellular telephone

Free

Import of Fixed wireless Phones is free.

8525 20 19

Other

Free

Radio communication equipment including VHF, UHF and microwave communication equipment not permitted to be imported except against a licence to be issued by the WPC wing of Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

8525 20 99

Other

Free

Not permitted to be imported except against a licence to be issued by the WPC wing of Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

 

2.       The Import Licensing Notes No. (1) of Chapter 85 to Schedule – 1 (Imports) stands deleted.

 

3.       The words “Ministry of Communication” appearing in Column-4 against Exim Codes – 85251010, 85251020, 85252015 and 85252092 of ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 2004-09 shall be amended to read as “Ministry of Communications and Information Technology”.        

 

4.       This issues in public interest.

 

(K.T. Chacko)

Director General of Foreign Trade

And Ex-Officio Additional Secretary to the Govt. of India

 

 

(Issued from File No.01/93/180/47/AM06/PC-1B)