( TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY PART-II SECTION-3, SUB SECTION (ii) )
MINISTRY OF COMMERCE & INDUSTRY
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
S.O.(E) - In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development & Regulation) Act, 1992 (Sl.No.66) read with Para 1.3, 2.1 & 2.29 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2004-2009 (as amended from time to time), the Central Government hereby makes the following amendment in the Note under Chapter 26 of Schedule 2 of ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 2004-2009 : -
1. Rare Earths , ores , concentrates and compounds of Monazite under code 2614 are freely exportable . However , Monazite is a mineral of rare earth Phospate and contains uranium and thorium . It is a prescribed substance and is controlled as per provisions of Atomic Energy Act, 1962 .
2. Other minerals under code 2617 containing the following are freely exportable :-
Other minerals containing the following substances as accessory ingredients including :
(ii) Uraniferrous allanite Radium Ores and concentrates
These minerals / substances contain uranium and / or thorium and will be dealt as prescribed substances as per the provisions of the Atomic Energy Act, 1962.
1 . Rare earth compounds are freely exportable , but rare earth phosphates, which contain uranium and thorium are prescribed substances and are controlled as per provisions of Atomic Energy Act, 1962.
2. Other minerals under code 2617 are freely exportable, except those which have been notified as prescribed substances and controlled under Atomic Energy Act, 1962 .
II. This issues in Public Interest.
DIRECTOR GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE
(Issued from F.No.01/91/171/ 39/AM03/PC-III)
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Dated : January 17 , 2006
By order, etc.