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.    13/ 2009-2014___

NEW DELHI, DATED   14th OCTOBER, 2009

 

Subject :         Import Policy of  wild animals (including their parts and products).

 

S.O. (E) -        In exercise of powers conferred under section 5, read along with Section 3 (2) of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992, also read with paragraph 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-14, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the ITC (HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items :

 

 

1.         Import Licensing Note No. (6), (2), (2), (2) and (1) at the end of Chapter 1, 2, 3, 4 and 41 respectively are amended as follows and an Import Licensing Note No. (1) is inserted at the end of Chapter 96 as follows:

 

            “Import of wild animals (including their parts and products) as defined in the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 is prohibited and in respect of those species listed in CITES, is subject to the provisions of CITES.”

 

2.         Import Licensing Note No. (1) is inserted at the end of Chapter 14 to read as follows:

 

            “Import of the item ‘Red Sanders Powder’ shall be subject to the provisions of CITES.”

             

 3.        Import Policy for the following items is amended as follows:

 

Exim Code

Item Description

Policy

Policy Conditions

4301 10 00

Of mink, whole, with or without head, tail or paws

 Free

Imports are subject to Wild Life (Protection) act, 1972 and CITES.

4301 30 00

Of lamb, the following : Astrakhan, Broadtail, Caracul, Persian and Similar lamb, Indian, Chinese, Mongolian or Tibetan lamb, whole, with or without head, tail or paws

 Free

Imports are subject to Wild Life (Protection) act, 1972 and CITES.

4301 60 00

Of Fox, whole, with or without head, tail or paws

 Free

Imports are subject to Wild Life (Protection) act, 1972 and CITES.

4301 80 00

Other furskins, whole, with or without head, tail or paws

 Free

Imports are subject to Wild Life (Protection) act, 1972 and CITES.

4301 90 00

Heads, tails, paws and other pieces or cuttings, suitable for furriers’ use

 Free

Imports are subject to Wild Life (Protection) act, 1972 and CITES.

 

 

4.         This issues in public interest.

 

Sd/-

(R. S. Gujral)

Director General of Foreign Trade

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

 

 

[Issued from File No.01/89/180/176/AM02/PC-2(A)]