Lab Recognition for Diamond Grading for Re-export under Para 4.42 of FTP Clarified

[DGFT Public Notice No. 48 dated 16th December 2015]

Effect of this Public Notice: With this amendment, paragraph 4.76 of the Handbook of Procedures 2015-20 will also cover the procedure to be followed for processing applications for enlistment / authorisation of Laboratories stated in paragraph 4.42 of FTP 2015-20.

Sub: Amendment in paragraph 4.76 of Handbook of Procedures 2015-20.

In exercise of powers conferred under Para 1.03 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-20,as amended from time to time, the Director General of Foreign Trade hereby makes the following amendments in paragraph 4.76 of the Handbook of Procedures 2015-20:-

2.   Last sentence of paragraph is amended as below with immediate effect:-

Existing sentence:

“Based on the Inspection Report and recommendations of the GJEPC, the concerned laboratory would be considered for inclusion in paragraph 4.43 of FTP.”

Amended sentence:

“Based on the Inspection Report and recommendations of the GJEPC, the concerned laboratory would be considered for inclusion in paragraph 4.42 or 4.43 of FTP as the case may be.”