OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CENTRAL EXCISE

THIRUCHIRAPALLI-1

 

TRADE  NOTICE : 128 / 2003                                                                                                          Dated: 11.9.2003

 

        Sub:   Communication of Ministry’s  Notification No. 65/2003 - Central Excise (N.T)  dated: 9.9.2003   - Regarding.

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        Copy of Ministry’s Notification  No. 65 / 2003 - Central Excise (N.T) dated: 9.9.2003   { F.No.356/56/2001- TRU}  is  communicated herewith.

 

         The contents of the Trade Notice may be brought to the knowledge  of all  constituents members of Trade Associations/Chamber of Commerce.

                        (Issued from file C.NO.IV/16/ 2 /2003-C.Ex.Pol )

                                                                                               

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Copy of Ministry’s Notification  No. 65 / 2003 – CEX (N.T) dt: 09.09.2003

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 37 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules to amend the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2002, namely:-

1.         (1) These rules may be called the CENVAT Credit ( Seventeenth  Amendment) Rules, 2003.

            (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2.         In the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2002,-

(a)  in rule 3 , in sub-rule (3),  for the third proviso, the following  proviso shall be substituted, namely:-

Provided also that the CENVAT credit of the duty paid on the inputs used in the manufacture of final products cleared after availing of the exemption under the notifications No. 39/2001-Central Excise, dated the 31st July, 2001 [G.S.R. 565 (E), dated the 31st July, 2001], No.56/2002-Central Excise, dated the 14th November, 2002 [G.S.R. 764(E), dated the 14th November, 2002], No.57/2002-Central Excise, dated 14th November, 2002 [G.S.R. 765(E), dated the 14th November, 2002], notification of the Government of India in the  Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No.56/2003-Central Excise, dated the 25th June, 2003 [G.S.R. 513 (E), dated the 25th  June, 2003], and No. 71/2003-Central Excise, dated the 9th September, 2003 [G.S.R. 717 (E), dated the 9th September, 2003], shall respectively be utilized only for payment of duty on final products, in respect of which exemption under the said notifications No.39/2001-Central Excise, dated the 31st July, 2001,  No.56/2002-Central Excise, dated the 14th November, 2002, No.57/2002-Central Excise, dated 14th November, 2002,  No.56/2003-Central Excise, dated the 25th June, 2003, and No.71/2003-Central Excise, dated the 9th September, 2003, is availed of

(b)  for rule 10, the following rule shall be substituted, namely:-

RULE 10. Special dispensation in respect of inputs manufactured in factories located in specified areas of North East region, Kutch district of Gujarat, State of Jammu and Kashmir and State of Sikkim- Notwithstanding anything contained in these rules, where a manufacturer has cleared any inputs or capital goods, in terms of notifications of the Government of India in the  Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 32/99- Central Excise, dated the 8th July, 1999  [G.S.R. 508(E), dated the 8th July, 1999] or No. 33/99- Central Excise, dated the 8th July, 1999 [G.S.R. 509(E), dated the 8th July, 1999] or No. 39/2001-Central Excise, dated the 31st  July, 2001 [G.S.R.  565(E), dated the 31st  July, 2001] or notification of the Government of India in the erstwhile Ministry of Finance and Company Affairs No.56/2002-Central Excise, dated the 14th November, 2002  [G.S.R. 764(E), dated 14th November, 2002]or notification No.57/2002-Central Excise, dated the 14th November, 2002  [ GSR 765(E), dated the 14th November, 2002] or notification of the Government of India in the  Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 56/2003-Central Excise, dated the 25th June, 2003 [G.S.R. 513 (E), dated the 25th June, 2003] or 71/2003-Central Excise, dated the 9th September, 2003 [G.S.R.717 (E), dated the 9th September, 2003,  the CENVAT credit on such inputs or capital goods shall be admissible as if no portion of the duty paid on such inputs or capital goods was exempted under any of the said notifications.

 [F.No. 356/56/2001-TRU]

(G.S.Karki )

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India vide notification No. 5/2002-Central Excise (N.T.), dated the 1st March, 2002, vide number G.S.R. 144 (E), the 1st March, 2002 and were last amended vide notification No.57/2003-Central Excise (N.T.), dated the 25th June, 2003,  vide number G.S.R. 516 (E), dated the 25th June, 2003.