Parliamentary Bulletin Part-II
No. 44991 Tuesday, March 25, 2008 Committee Section (Subordinate Legislation)
Statutory Orders laid on the Table of the Rajya Sabha during the period from March 3 - 7, 2008 ( 213th Session)  
  The following Statutory Rules and Orders made under the delegated powers of legislation and published in the Gazette were laid on the Table of the Rajya Sabha during  the period March  3 - 7,  2008.  The Orders will be laid on the Table for a period of 30 days, which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions.  Members can move a motion for modification before the expiry of the session immediately following the session in which laying period of 30 days is completed.

 

 

 

 

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MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS)

 

 

1

G.S.R. 663 (E) dated the 16th October, 2007.

The Foreign Exchange Management (Borrowing or Lending in Foreign Exchange) (Amendment) Regulations, 2007.

 

4.3.2008

Section 48 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999.

2

G.S.R. 664 (E) dated the 16th October, 2007.

The Foreign Exchange Management (Deposit) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2007.

 

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3

G.S.R. 711 (E) dated the 14th November, 2007.

The Foreign Exchange Management (Borrowing and Lending in Rupees) (Amendment) Regulations, 2007.

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4

G.S.R. 712 (E) dated the 14th November, 2007.

The Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Security by a Person Resident Outside India) (Amendment) Regulations, 2007.

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5

G.S.R. 713 (E) dated the 14th November, 2007.

The Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer or Issue of Security by a Person Resident Outside India) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2007.

4.3.2008

Section 48 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999.

6

G.S.R. 714 (E) dated the 14th November, 2007.

The Foreign Exchange Management (Deposit) (Fourth Amendment) Regulations, 2007.

 

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G.S.R. 715 (E) dated the 14th November, 2007.

The Foreign Exchange Management (Realisation, Repatriation and Surrender of Foreign Exchange) (Amendment) Regulations, 2007.

 

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(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

 

 

8

G.S.R. 40 (E) dated the 18th January, 2008.

No.3/2008-Central Excise (N.T.) dated the 18th January, 2008, amending rule 12 of the Central Excise Rules, 2002 so as to prescribe a quarterly return to be filed by units availing area based exemption in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

4.3.2008

Section 38 (2) of the Central Excise Act, 1944

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G.S.R. 41 (E), Dated the 18th January, 2008.

No.4/2008-Central Excise (N.T.) dated the 18th January, 2008, seeking to specify the form of the quarterly return to be filed by units availing area based exemptions in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

4.3.2008

Section 38 (2) of the Central Excise Act, 1944

10

G.S.R. 42 (E) dated the 18th January, 2008.

No.01/2008-Central Excise dated the 18th January, 2008, amending G.S.R. 471 (E) and G.S.R. 472 (E) both dated the 10th June, 2003 so as to deny excise duty benefit to those units availing area based exemptions in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

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11

G.S.R. 54 (E) dated the 24th January, 2008.

No.05/2008-Central Excise (N.T.) dated the 24th January, 2008, amending  G.S.R. 113 (E) dated the 1st March, 2006, so as to prescribe the percentage of abatements under section 4A of the Central Excise Act 1944 alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

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12

G.S.R. 55 (E) dated the 24th January, 2008.

No.06/2008-Central Excise (N.T.) dated the 24th January, 2008, seeking to appoint 25th day of January, 2008 so as to give effect to clause (ii) of section 133 of the Finance Act, 2007 (22 of 2007), which prescribes certain specified process as amount to manufacture alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

4.3.2008

Section 38 (2) of the Central Excise Act, 1944

13

G.S.R. 741 (E) dated the 29th November, 2007.

No. 115/2007-Customs dated the 29th November, 2007 amending G.S.R. 118 (E), dated the 1st March, 2002, to reduce basic customs duty on certain items alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

4.3.2008

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

14

G.S.R. 753 (E) dated the 5th December, 2007.

No. 117/2007-Customs (N.T.) dated the 5th December, 2007 amending G.S.R. 485(E), dated the 16th July, 2007, so as to create a new entry in the Drawback Schedule 2007-08 for Zinc Oxide (100% purity) with drawback rate of 6.3% ad-valorem alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

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G.S.R. 754 (E) dated the 5th December, 2007.

No. 118/2007-Customs (N.T.) dated the 5th December, 2007 amending G.S.R 485 (E) dated 16th July, 2007 so as to rationalize the product description of a few headings in Chapter 57 and 76 of the Drawback Schedule, 2007-08 alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

4.3.2008

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

16

G.S.R. 768 (E) dated the 13th December, 2007.

No. 119/2007- Customs (N.T.) dated the 13th December, 2007 amending G.S.R. 485 (E) dated 16th July, 2007 and G.S.R. 754 (E) dated the 5th December, 2007 so as to give retrospective effect (w.e.f. 1.4.2007) to drawback rates notified for jute bags, sacks etc and LDPE & LLDPE mats/rugs in July, 2007 alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

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17

G.S.R. 769 (E) dated the 13th December, 2007.

No. 120/2008- Customs (N.T.) dated the 13th December, 2007 amending G.S.R.  485 (E) dated 16th July, 2007 and G.S.R. 754 (E) dated the 5th December, 2007 so as to align the product description of certain items of the Drawback Schedule, 2007-08 alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

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18

G.S.R. 770 (E) dated the 13th  December, 2007.

No. 121/2007- Customs (N.T.) dated the 13th December, 2007 amending G.S.R. 485 (E) dated the 16th July, 2007 and G.S.R  754 (E) dated the 5th December, 2007 so as to increase drawback rates on certain apparels, clothing related items alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

4.3.2008

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

19

G.S.R. 773 (E) dated the 17th  December, 2007.

No. 118/2007-Customs dated the 17th December, 2007 amending G.S.R. 572 (E), dated the 22nd July, 2003, giving exemption to certain items when brought to Special Economic Zone from whole of duty of customs livable thereon alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

 

 

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20

G.S.R. 788 (E) dated the 26th December, 2007.

No. 122/2007-Customs dated the 26th December, 2007 amending GSR 118 (E) dated the 1st March, 2002 so as to reduce the customs duty on wheat flour to NIL.  The exemption would be available upto 31.03.2009 alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

4.3.2008

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

21

G.S.R. 797 (E) dated the 31st  December, 2007.

No. 123/2007-Customs dated the 31st December, 2007 amending G.S.R. 118 (E), dated the 1st March, 2002 and G.S.R. 788 (E) dated the 26th December, 2007 so as to continue the nil rate of import duty on wheat beyond 31st December, 2007 alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

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G.S.R. 799 (E) dated the 31st  December, 2007.

No. 125/2007-Customs dated the 31st December, 2007 amending G.S.R. 393 (E), dated the 30th June, 2006 prescribing  tariff concessions for imports under SAFTA alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

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G.S.R. 800 (E) dated the 31st  December, 2007.

No. 126/2007-Customs dated the 31st December, 2007 amending G.S.R. 394 (E), dated the 30th June, 2006 prescribing tariff concessions for imports under SAFTA alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

4.3.2008

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

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G.S.R. 24 (E) dated the 10th January, 2008.

No. 7/2008- Customs dated the 10th January, 2008 amending G.S.R 92 (E) dated the 1st March, 2006 so as to give exemption from additional duty of customs on goods imported from Sri Lanka alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

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25

G.S.R. 33 (E) dated the 15th January, 2008.

No. 10/2008- Customs dated the 15th January, 2008 granting additional tariff concession to 539 tariff items under India-Singapore comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement  alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

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G.S.R. 53 (E) dated the 23rd January, 2008.

No. 12/2008- Customs dated the 23rd January, 2008 amending G.S.R. 291 (E) dated 23.7.1996 and G.S.R. 476 (E) dated the 10th July, 2007 seeking to exempt customs duty on capital equipment imported by M/s. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for setting up facilities for the repair/overhaul of SU-30 MKI aircraft, its Avionics, accessories and for the overhaul of AL-31 FP engines and its accessories alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

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27

G.S.R. 57 (E) dated the 24th  January, 2008.

No. 13/2008- Customs  dated the 24th  January, 2008 amending G.S.R. 118 (E) dated the 1st March, 2002 so as to extend benefits of customs duty exemption on certain items falling under Chapter 60 of the Customs Tariff  alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

4.3.2008

Section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962

28

G.S.R. 67 (E) dated the 4th  February, 2008.

No. 14/2008-Customs dated the 4th February, 2008 amending G.S.R. 291 (E), dated the 23rd  July, 1996 and G.S.R 53 (E) dated 23rd January 2008 extending  the validity period from 1st January, 2008 to 31st December, 2008 of the exemption from customs duty and additional duty of customs on machinery, equipment, instruments, for the purposes of Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) of the Ministry of Defence  alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

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29

G.S.R. 735 (E) dated the 28th November, 2007.

No.114/2007-Customs dated the 28th November, 2007, provisionally exempting import of certain items exported by People’s Republic  of China and imported into India from anti-dumping duty alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

4.3.2008

Section 9A (7) of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975

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G.S.R. 747 (E), Dated the 30th November, 2007.

No.117/2007- Customs dated the 30th November, 2007, imposing provisional anti-dumping duty on import of certain items originating in or exported  from the People’s Republic of China and imported into India alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

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G.S.R. 776 (E) dated the 18th December, 2007.

No.119/2007-Customs dated the 18th December, 2007, prescribing anti-dumping duty on imports of certain items originating in or exported from the People’s  Republic of China alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

4.3.2008

Section 9A (7) of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975

32

G.S.R. 777 (E) dated the 18th December, 2007.

No.120/2007-Customs dated the 18th December, 2007, rescinding notification No.7/2006-Customs dated 13.12.2006, which prescribed provisional assessment of Compact Fluorescent Lamps alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

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33

G.S.R. 784 (E) dated the 20th December, 2007.

No.121/2007-Customs dated the 20th December, 2007, extending  levy of anti-dumping duty on imports of certain items originating in, or exported from, Republic of Korea and the People’s Republic of China alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

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G.S.R. 798 (E) dated the 31st December, 2007.

No.124/2007-Customs dated the 31st December, 2007, imposing final anti-dumping duty on imports of certain items originating in or exported from, the People’s Republic of China and imported into India alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

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35

G.S.R. 4 (E) dated the 1st January, 2008.

No. 1/2008-Customs dated the 1st January, 2008 extending levy of anti-dumping duty imposed on certain items originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

4.3.2008

Section 9A (7) of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975

36

G.S.R. 8 (E) dated the 3rd January, 2008.

No.          2/2008 -Customs dated the 3rd January, 2008, extending levy of anti-        dumping duty imposed on certain items originating in or exported                 from the People’s Republic of China alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

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37

G.S.R. 9 (E) dated the 3rd January, 2008.

No. 3/2008- Customs (N.T.) dated the 3rd January, 2008  extending levy of anti-dumping duty levied on certain items originating in or exported from Singapore alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

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G.S.R. 12 (E) dated the 4th January, 2008.

No. 4/2008- Customs dated the 4th January, 2008 extending levy of anti-dumping duty imposed on certain items originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China and Indonesia alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

4.3.2008

Section 9A (7) of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975

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G.S.R. 20 (E) dated the 8th January, 2008.

No. 5/2008- Customs dated the  8th January, 2008 imposing anti-dumping duty on certain items originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China at the rates recommended by the Designated authority alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

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40

G.S.R. 21 (E) dated the 8th January, 2008.

No. 6/2008- Customs  dated the 8th January, 2008 rescinding GSR 615 (E) dated the 3rd September, 2002 in respect of anti-dumping duty on certain items originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China at the rates recommended by the Designated authority alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

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G.S.R. 28 (E) dated the 14th January, 2008.

No. 8/2008- Customs dated the 14th January, 2008 rescinding notification NO. 746 (E) dated the 31st October, 2002 in respect of  anti-dumping duty on certain items originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China at the rates recommended by the designate authority alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

 

4.3.2008

Section 9A (7) of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975

42

G.S.R. 29 (E) dated the 14th January, 2008.

No. 9/2008- Customs  dated the 14th January, 2008 rescinding notification G.S.R 603 (E) dated the 29th September 2006 in respect of imposing anti-dumping duty on certain items originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China at the rates recommended by the Designated authority alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

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G.S.R. 52 (E) dated the  23rd January, 2008.

No. 11/2008- Customs  dated the 23rd January, 2008 imposing definitive anti-dumping duty on originating in or exported from Taiwan, People’s Republic of China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand and USA at the rates recommended by the Designated authority alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

4.3.2008

Section 9A (7) of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975

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G.S.R. 68 (E) dated the 5th February, 2008.

No.15/2008- Customs dated the 5th February, 2008, imposing anti-dumping duty on                 import of certain items originating in or exported from the United States of                 America at the rates recommended by the Designated Authority in          final findings of Sunset Review Investigation  alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

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G.S.R. 69 (E) dated the 5th February, 2008.

No.16/2008- Customs dated the 5th February, 2008, rescinding on imposition of anti-dumping duty on imports of certain items originating in or exported from the United States of America at the rates recommended by the Designated Authority in final findings of Sunset Review Investigation alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

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46

G.S.R. 739 (E) dated the 29th November, 2007.

No.42/2007- Service Tax,  dated the 29th November, 2007, amending G.S.R. 645 (E) dated  the 6th October, 2007 so as to include two taxable services, from the whole of service tax leviable thereon under section 66 of the Finance Act, 1994, subject to the conditions specified in the corresponding entry in column (4) of the Schedule alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

4.3.2008

Section 94 (4) of the Finance Act, 1994

47

G.S.R. 740 (E), Dated the 29th November, 2007.

No.43/2007- Service Tax,  dated the 29th November, 2007, exempting the taxable service, specified in sub-clause (zzo) of clause (105) of section 65 of the said Finance Act, provided in relation to business exhibition of goods by the organizer of business exhibition to a manufacturer of goods falling under Chapters 57, 61, 62 and 63 of the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 from the whole of the Service Tax leviable thereon under Section 66 of the said Finance Act, alongwith Explanatory Memorandum.

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MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS

 

 

 

48

No. 4/41/2006/ NDMC/8009, dated the 18th May, 2007.

The New Delhi Municipal Council (Powers, Duties and Functions of Secretary) Regulations, 2007

5.3.2008

Section 389 of the New Delhi Municipal Council Act, 1994

49

F.No. 4/4/2006/ NDMC/14663, dated the 14th August, 2007.

New Delhi Municipal Council (Dengue, Malaria, Filariasis, Yellow Fever and Other Vector Borne Diseases) Bye-laws, 2007.

 

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No. DMN/VAT-2005/05-06/364, dated the 25th August, 2005.

Amendment of the schedules of Daman & Diu Value Added Tax Regulation, 2005.

5.3.2008

Section 103 (2) of the Daman and Diu Value Added Tax, Regulation, 2005

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No. DMN/VAT-2005/07-08/716, dated the 25th October, 2007.

Amendment of the schedules of Daman & Diu Value Added Tax Regulation, 2005

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G.S.R. 545 (E), dated 14th August, 2007.

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force, Second-in-Command (Transport) Recruitment Rules, 2007

5.3.2008

Section 156 (2) of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force Act, 1992

 

53

G.S.R. 801 (E) dated the 31st December, 2007.

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police, General Duty Cadre (Group ‘B’ and ‘C’ posts) Recruitment (Amendment) Rules, 2007.

5.3.2008

Section 156 (2) of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force Act, 1992

 

54

G.S.R. 88 (E)   dated the 15th February, 2008.

The Central Industrial Security Force (Subordinate Ranks) Recruitment Amendment Rules, 2008.

5.3.2008

Article 309 of the Constitution

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

 

 

55

G.S.R.  774 (E) dated the 18th December, 2007.

The Cable Television Network (Third Amendment) Rules, 2007.

5.3.2008

Section 22 (3)of the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995

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G.S.R.  25 (E) dated the 10th January, 2008.

The Cable Television Networks Rules, 2008.

5.3.2008

Section 22 (3)of the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995

 

 

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT

 

 

57

G.S.R. 685 (E) dated the 31st October, 2007.

The Employees’ State Insurance (Central) (Second Amendment) Rules 2007.

5.3.2008

Section 95 (4) of Employee’ State Insurance Act, 1948

 

 

MINISTRY OF TEXTILES

 

 

 

58

F.No. 9/5/2007 dated the 9th August, 2007.

Provision of the Jute Packaging Material (Commodities) Act, 1987, specifying mandatory packaging of certain commodities in Jute packaging materials.

5.3.2008

Section 3 (2) of the Jute Packaging Material (Compulsory use in Packaging Commodities) Act, 1987

 

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S.O. 1514 (E), dated the 11th September, 2007.

Provision of the Jute Packaging Material (Commodities) Act, 1987, specifying mandatory packaging of certain commodities in Jute packaging materials.

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                                                                                                                                               V.K. AGNIHOTRI,

                                Secretary-General