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Circular No. English Hindi Date of issue File No. Subject
45/2016 View(8273 KB) देखें (8944 KB) 23-09-2016 F.No.605/60/2013-DBK Explains option extended by DGFT for surrendering one benefit in case of simultaneous issuance of SHIS and Zero duty EPCG/PE EPCG
44/2016 View(738 KB)   22-09-2016 F. No. 450/115/2016-CUS-IV Regarding setting up of 'Custom Clearance Facilitation Committee' (CCFC) for Land customs stations and Inland Container Depots-reg
43/2016 View(656 KB) देखें (414 KB) 31-08-2016 F.No. 605/42/2016-DBK (Pt.II) Rebate of State Levies Scheme 2016 on Export of Garments
42/2016 View(93 KB)   31-08-2016 F. No. 450/114/2015-Cus IV Regarding Courier bond executed CCSPs
41/2016 View(89 KB)   30-08-2016 F. No. DGEP/EOU/18/2008/pt. Regarding admissibility of un-utilized cenvat credit of DTA unit converted into EOU
40/2016 View(111 KB) 26-08-2016 F. No. 450/55/2008-CusIV(Pt. III) Guidelines on safety and security of premises where imported or export goods are loaded, unloaded or stored
39/2016 View(1612 KB) देखें (1555 KB) 26-08-2016 F.No. 711/01/2006-Cus(AS)/Pt. Revised guidelines for disposal of confiscated goods
38/2016 View(4.62 MB) 22-08-2016 F. No. 465/01/2016-Cus V Guidelines regarding Provisional Assessment under section 18 of the Custom Act, 1962
37/2016 View(228 KB) देखें (270 KB) 13-08-2016 F. No. 605/42/2016-DBK Special Advance Authorization Scheme under para 4.04A of FTP 2015-20 in combination with AIR Drawback.
36/2016 View(124 KB) 29-07-2016 F. No. 476/01/2013-LC Procedure for exports through Foreign Post Office Delhi / Mumbai / Chennai using e-commerce platform under MEIS Scheme of Chapter 3 of Foreign Trade Policy (2015-20)
35/2016 View(364 KB) 29-07-2016 F. No. 484/3/2015-LC (Pt II) Removal of mandatory warehousing requirements for EOUs, STPIs,EHTPs etc-Amendment to Notification 52/2003-Customs dt 31.3.2003.
34/2016 View(322 KB) देखें (333 KB) 26-07-2016 F.No. 465/01/2014-Cus.V Regarding assessment of Bulk liquid Cargo
33/2016 View(246 KB) 22-07-2016 F.No:450/179/2009-Cus.IV(Pt) Review of entity based facilitation programmes viz. Accredited Client Programme (ACP) and Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) programme — Revised Guidelines.
32/2016 View(135 KB) 13-07-2016 F.No:473/05/2015-LC Procedure regarding Duty Free Shops
31/2016 View(59 KB) 06-07-2016 F. No. 473 / 05 / 2015 – LC Sale of goods at Duty Free Shops in Indian Currency
30/2016 View(08 KB) देखें (188 KB) 24-06-2016 F. No. 609/35/2016-DBK Increase in All Industry Rates (AIR) of Duty Drawback on gold jewellery and silver jewellery/articles
29/2016 View(20 KB) 23-06-2016 F.No. 13011/01/2013-Cus (AS) Amendment to existing guidelines for grant of rewards to informers and Govt. servants
28/2016 View(124 KB) 14-06-2016 F.No.450/147/2015-Cus-IV Single Window Project - Simplification of procedure in SWIFT for clearance of consignments related to drugs & cosmetics.
27/2016 View(139 KB) 10-06-2016 F. No. 484/31/2016 – LC Procedure to be followed by nominated agencies importing gold/silver/platinum under the scheme for 'Export Against Supply by Nominated Agencies'.
26/2016 View(147 KB) 09-06-2016 F. No. 484 / 30 / 2016- LC Form of application for a Licence under Public Warehousing Licensing Regulations, 2016 / Private Warehousing Regulations, 2016 / Special Warehousing Regulations, 2016.
25/2016 View(76 KB) 08-06-2016 F. No. 484 / 03 / 2015 – LC (Pt 1) Maintenance of records in relation to warehoused goods in electronic form, filing of returns and acknowledgement of receipt of goods
24/2016 View(68 KB) देखें (281 KB) 02-06-2016 F. No. 484 / 03 / 2015 – LC (Vol II) Requirement of Solvency Certificate for the purposes of Private Warehouse Licensing Regulations 2016
23/2016 View(34 KB) 01-06-2016 F. No. 473/20/2013-LC Manner of payment of interest on warehoused goods
22/2016 View(99 KB) देखें (218 KB) 31-05-2016 F. No. 484 / 03 / 2015 – LC (Vol II) Procedure regarding filing of ex-bond bill of entry
21/2016 View(79 KB) देखें (227 KB) 31-05-2016 F. No. 484 / 03 / 2015 – LC (Vol II) Security under section 59 (3) of the Customs Act
20/2016 View(138 KB) देखें (269 KB) 20-05-2016 F.No: 473/05/2015 – LC Clarification regarding transitional provisions relating to Duty Free Shops, Ship Stores, Airline Stores & Diplomatic Stores
19/2016 View(85 KB) 20-05-2016 F. No. 484 / 03 / 2015 – LC (Pt. 1) Regarding allotment of Warehouse Code for Customs Bonded Warehouses
18/2016 View(79 KB) देखें (78 KB) 14-05-2016 F.No.484/03/2015 – LC (Vol II) Amendment to Ch IX of the Customs Act, 1962 – Bond required to be filed under section 59
17/2016 View(56 KB) देखें (49 KB) 14-05-2016 F.No.484/03/2015 – LC(Vol II) Amendment to Ch IX of the Customs Act, 1962 – removal of goods from a customs station - instructions regarding affixation of one-time-lock
16/2016 View(30 KB) देखें (431 KB) 09-05-2016 F.No.603/01/2016-DBK Audit Report No.15/2011-2012, Section 2 - Duty Drawback Scheme: Re-export under section 74 of Customs Act 1962
15/2016 View(1620 KB) 03-05-2016 F. No. 13012/08/2015-Cus(AS) Regarding Instructions on monitoring of pendency in disbursal of rewards to informers
14/2016 View(88 KB) 27-04-2016 F. No. 450/183/2014-CusIV Regarding carriage of coastal cargo from one Indian port to another port in vessels carrying out coastal runs
13/2016 View(143 KB) 26-04-2016 F.No.450/178/2015-CUS-IV Regarding relaxation of Know Your Customer (KYC) norms
12/2016 View देखें (180 KB) 28-03-2016 F.No.605/67/2015-DBK Prevention of use of non-genuine transferable duty credit scrips or DFIA (duty free import authorizations)
11/2016 View (72 KB)   15-03-2016 F.No.450/190/2015-CusIV Clarification regarding other persons (co-noticees) used in sub-section (2) & sub-section (6) of the Section 28 of the Customs Act, 1962
10/2016 View (44 KB)   15-03-2016 F.No.450/147/2015-Cus-IV Implementing Integrated Declaration under the Indian Customs Single Window
09/2016 View   11-03-2016 F.No. 528/08/2014-STO (TU) Clarification with regard to classification of 'Wireless microphone sets/systems consisting of one or more wireless microphones and a wireless receiver'
08/2016 View   08-03-2016 F.No. 520/43/2015-Cus VI Dispensing of Customs Baggage Declaration Form for domestic passengers
07/2016 View   07-03-2016 F.No.450/172/2015-CUS-IV Issue of Indian Currency Note-Foreign going Vessel
06/2016 View (116 KB) देखें(337 KB) 09-02-2016 F.No. 609/98/2015-DBK Amendments effective 11.2.2016 to the All Industry Rates of Duty Drawback
05/2016 View (318 KB)   09-02-2016 F. No. 465/12/2010-Cus V Procedure for investigation of related party import cases and other cases by the Special Valuation Branches (revised and updated on 26.08.2016)
04/2016 View (109 KB)   09-02-2016 F. No. 465/12/2010-Cus V Procedure for renewal of SVB orders and ongoing SVB inquiries under circular no. 11/2001 - Cus dated 23rd February 2001
03/2016 View (172 KB)   03-02-2016 F.No.450/147/2015-Cus-IV Extending the Indian Customs Single Window to other locations and other Participating Government Agencies
02/2016 View   27-01-2016 F.No. 450/141/2015-Cus.IV Clearance of Livestock and Livestock products
01/2016 View(141 KB) 06-01-2016 F.No. 450/25/2009-Cus.IV (Pt. II) Regarding 24x7 clearance
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S.No. File.No Date of issue Subject
32 F. No. 528/79/2016-STO(TU) 23-09-2016 Clarification of certain inorganic chemicals such as mono potassium phosphate, calcium nitrate, potassium magnasium phosphate as fertiliser-reg
31 F. No. 20000/4/2011- IC (ICD) 12-09-2016 Instructions regarding implementation of Rules of Origin under Free/Preferential Trade Agreements and the verification of preferential Certificates of Origin
30 F.No. 450/25/2009-Cus-IV 07-09-2016 Entry of factory stuffed export containers into port terminals prior to LEO
29 F.No. 450/25/2009-Cus-IV 07-09-2016 Delay in issuing of Sub manifest transhipment permit (SMTP)
28 F.No.450/101/2016-Cus-IV 06-09-2016 FSSAI Auhtorised Officers Training Plan- September2016
27 F.No. 450/146/2015-Cus-IV 31-08-2016 Delegation of authority by FSSAI to perform functions under food - related laws by Customs officers and training of Customs officers
26 F.No. 450/146/2015-Cus-IV 31-08-2016 Introduction of risk based selectivity in respect of consignmnets that are referred to PGAs.
25 F.No. 394/66/2016-Cus (AS) 23-08-2016 Regarding Boarding and rummaging of vessels, aircrafts and vehicles
24 F. No. 528/43/2016-STO (TU) 20-07-2016 Regarding extension of benefit of Notification No. 24/2005 on micro/mini SD card
23 F.No. 450/145/2015-Cus-IV 15-06-2016 Regarding Single Window Project - Referral of imported consignments to PGAs
22 F. No. 401/69/ 2016- Cus III 22-04-2016 Regarding re-crediting Bond value in online running bond at destination Air Cargo Complex
21 F. No. 401/69/ 2016- Cus III 22-04-2016 Regarding insistence on documents of registration where not required
20 F No 390/CESTAT/24/2016-JC 13-04-2016 Regarding decision of the CESTAT Final Order No 40344/2016 in case of Commissioner of Customs (Import) Vs Do Best Infoway
19 F.No. DGEP/G&J/16/2009Pt.II/1941, 1943 to 1957 03-12-2014 Withdrawal of 20:80 scheme by RBI
18 F.No.307/22/2015-SO (PAC-Customs) 12-04-2016 23rd Report of PAC (16th lok Sabha) on ICES 1.5 based on C&AG Report No. 11 of 2014
17 F. No. 450/179/2015- Cus.IV 11-04-2016 Import/Exports of Gifts by courier
16 F.No 528/15/2016-STO (TU) 08-04-2016 Regarding Clarification on availability of benefit under Notification No. 151/94-Cus dated 13.07.1994
15 F.No. 450/147/2015-Cus-IV 31-03-2016 Regarding implementation of 'Integrated Delcaration'
14 F.No.390/Review/36/2014-JC 17-03-2016 Review under Section 129A (2) or Section 129D of the Customs Act, 1962, Section 35B (2) or Section 35E of the Central Excise Act, 1944 and Section 86 (2A) or Section 86 (2) of Finance Act, 1994
13 F.No.450/147/2015-CUS-IV 26-02-2016 Regarding Single Window Project-Problems in clearance of Ex-Bond Bills of Entry in on-line clearance facility
12 F.No.450/15/2016-CUS-IV 17-02-2016 Minimum Import Price (MIP) on Iron and Steel under Chapter 72 of ITC (HS), 2012- Schedule-I (Import Policy): amendment in Import Policy Conditions
11 DGEP/FTP/07/2015 15-02-2016 Regarding process of extension of re-warehousing period of Bonded capital goods
10 DGEP/FTP/07/2015
F. No. DGEP/FTP/07/2015
Regarding practice of issuance of Procurement Certificate (P.C) and obtaining countersignature of Jurisdictional AC/DC    Corrigendum
9 F.No. 450/117/2013-Cus IV 14-01-2016 Regarding Request to provide port wise details of unclaimed containers of plant and plant products
8 F.No. 450/214/2015-Cus IV 04-01-2016 Regarding Green Channel facility for Cruise Tourism passengers
7 F.No. 450/25/2013- Cus IV 13-01-2016 Order F.No.P-15025/44/2014-FQC dated 29.12.2015 of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
6 F.No. 450/25/2013- Cus IV 13-01-2016 F.No. 1-1264/FSSAI/Imports/2015 dated 21.12.2015 regarding Rectifiable and Non-Rectifiable Labelling requirements issued by Director (Imports), FSSAI
5 F.No. 450/25/2013- Cus IV 13-01-2016 F.No. 1-1264/FSSAI/Imports/2015 dated 21.12.2015 regarding Structure for appeal against the decision of Authorised Officers
4 F.No.390/Misc./163/2010-JC 04-02-2016 Reduction of Government litigation – withdrawal of appeals by the Department before CESTAT
3 D.O.F.No. 390/Misc/163/2010-JC 28-01-2016 D.O. Letter from Member(L&J) regarding withdrawal of appeals before HC/CESTAT
2 F.No.390/Misc./163/2010-JC 21-01-2016 Report in respect of withdrawal of department's appeals pending before HC/CESTAT
1 F.No.390/Misc./163/2010-JC 01-01-2016 Reduction of Government litigation - providing monetary limits for filing appeals by the Department before CESTAT/High Courts and Supreme Court
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