Monitoring of EO Against EPCG Licence

The following Facility Notice was issued by the Commissioner of Customs (Export) Jawaharlal Nehru Customs House on 6th May 2010.

[Customs Facility Notice No. 51 dated 6th May 2010]

Subject: Amendment To Facility Notice No. 79/2009 Dt 01.10.2009 – reg. procedure to be followed in case of EPCG Scheme.

Facility Notice No. 79/2009 issued vide F. No. S/26-Misc-86/08 EPCG JCH dated 01.10.2010 is being amended to align with the new guidelines regarding monitoring of export obligation against EPCG Licences issued by CBEC vide Circular No. 05/2010-Cus. dt 16.03.2010 as follows :

In Para 2, at the end of sub para 2.2, the following new sub para should be added:

“A random verification for some of the authorization issued under EPCG scheme and registered with this port shall be carried out to  check the correctness of the address shown on the authorization, preferably through Central Excise division”.

Para 3:- Post Import Compliance:

In para 3.1, the following line should be added at the end of para 3.1:-

“Further, the correctness of the installation certificate, which are issued by the Chartered Engineer shall be verified on random basis through the jurisdictional Central Excise divisions”.

At the end of Para 3.3, the following sub para should be added:

“In case the export obligation of first block is verified and found satisfactory, the Export Obligation Discharge Certificate issued by DGFT after the end of 2nd block may be accepted without further verification unless there is specific intelligence suggesting need for detailed verification”.

F. No. S/26-Misc- 86/08 VIIG JNCH