Indo-Japan CEPA – Rules of Origin – Retroactive Amendments Raised to 12 months from Nine months

[No. 14/2018 - Customs (N.T.) dated 19 February 2018]

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules to amend the Customs Tariff (Determination of Origin of Goods under the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between the Republic of India and Japan) Rules, 2011, namely:-

1. (1) These rules may be called the Customs Tariff (Determination of Origin of Goods under the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between the Republic of India and Japan) Amendment Rules, 2018.

(2) They shall come into force on the 1st day of March, 2018.

2. In the Customs Tariff (Determination of Origin of Goods under the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between the Republic of India and Japan) Rules, 2011, in Appendix-A to Annexure-2, in sub-clause (b) of clause 3, for the words “nine months”, the words “twelve months” shall be substituted.

[F. No.20000/3/2012-OSD(ICD)]