Seeks to amend noti.No.146/94-Customs dated 13.07.94 so as to modify conditions for shooting equipment imported by Renowned Shooters - Exemption to specified sports goods, equipments and requisites and mountaineering equipment imported by National Sports Federation or by a sports person of outstanding eminence for training. Challenge cups and trophies, medals and prizes won by Indian players
[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue)
New Delhi, the 1st October, 2010
Notification No. 101 /2010-Customs
G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 146/94-Customs, dated the 13th July, 1994 , published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R.575 (E), dated the 13th July, 1994, namely:-
In the said notification, in the TABLE, against serial number 2, in column (3), after condition (b), the following proviso and Explanation shall be inserted, namely:-
“Provided that in respect of goods listed under item XV ‘SHOOTING’ specified in column (2) of the Table, the said goods are imported into India by a renowned shooter for training purpose and such importer produces a certificate to the Assistant Commissioner of Customs or Deputy Commissioner of Customs as the case may be, from the National Rifle Association of India that the importer is a renowned shooter.
Explanation.- For the purpose of this notification, “renowned shooter” means a person who has participated in a National Shooting Championship in an Open Men’s Event or Open Women’s Event or Open Civilian’s Event whether through Qualifying Tournament or Wild Card Entry conducted in accordance with the rules of the International Shooting Union, and has attained the Minimum Qualifying Score prescribed by the National Rifle Association”
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Note: The principal notification No .146/1994-Customs, dated 13th July, 1994 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 575(E) dated the 13lh July, 1994 and was last amended by notification No. 5/2010-Customs dated the 19th January, 2010 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub section (i) vide number G.S.R. 43(E), dated the 19th January, 2010.