MANU/EXCT/0046/2003

Ministry : Ministry of Finance

Department / Board : Central Board of Excise and Customs

Notification No : 50/2003

Date : 10.06.2003

Referred IN

Subject: Excise

Subject: Customs

Section, Act No : 5A(1) of the Central Excise Act, 1944, 3(3) of the Additional Duties of Excise (Goods of Special Importance) Act, 1957 & 3(3) of the Additional Duties of Excise (Textiles and Textile Articles) Act, 1978

Specified Goods Exempted From Excise Duty

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 5A of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), read with sub-section (3) of section 3 of the Additional Duties of Excise (Goods of Special Importance) Act, 1957 (58 of 1957) and sub-section (3) of section 3 of the Additional Duties of Excise (Textiles and Textile Articles) Act, 1978 (40 of 1978), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the goods specified in the First Schedule and the Second Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 (5 of 1986), other than the goods specified in Annexure-I appended hereto and cleared from a unit located in the Industrial Growth Centre or Industrial Infrastructure Development Centre or Export Promotion Industrial Park or Industrial Estate or Industrial Area or Commercial Estate or Scheme Area, as the case may be, specified in Annexure-II appended hereto, from the whole of the duty of excise or additional duty of excise, as the case may be, leviable thereon under any of the said Acts.

2. The exemption contained in this notification shall apply only to the following kinds of units, namely :-

(a) new industrial units which have commenced their commercial production on or after the 7th day of January 2003.

(b) Industrial units existing before the 7th day of January, 2003, but which have undertaken substantial expansion by way of increase in installed capacity by not less than twenty five per cent, on or after the 7th day of January, 2003.

3. The exemption contained in this notification shall apply to any of the said units for a period not exceeding ten years from the date of publication of this notification in the Official Gazette or from the date of commencement of commercial production, whichever is later.

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Sub-class under NIC Classified tion 1998