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BAGGAGE RULES 2016

Notification No. 31/2016-Customs (N.T.), dated 01.03.2016

[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)

Notification No. 31/2016-Customs (N.T.)

New Delhi dated the 1st March, 2016

            G.S.R. (E). - In exercise of powers conferred by clause (a) of section 81 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby makes the following regulations further to amend the Customs Baggage Declaration Regulations, 2013, namely: -

1. (1) These regulations may be called the Customs Baggage Declaration (Amendment) Regulations, 2016.

(2) They shall come into force on the 1st day of April, 2016.

2. In the Customs Baggage Declaration Regulations, 2013 (hereinafter referred to as the said regulations), in regulation 3, for the words “All passengers who come to India”, the words “All passengers who come to India and have anything to declare or are carrying dutiable or prohibited goods”, shall be substituted.

3. In the said regulations, in Form 1, -

(a) in serial number 10, after item (ix) and the entries relating thereto, the following item and entries shall be inserted, namely: -

“(x) Drones Yes/No”;

(b) for the Table, the following Table shall be substituted, namely: -

“Customs Duty Free Allowance

TABLE

Eligible passenger

Origin country

Duty free allowance

(1)

(2)

(3)

Passengers of Indian origin and foreigners residing in India, excluding infants

Other than Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar

Rs 50, 000/- 

Tourists of foreign origin, excluding infants

 

Rs 15,000/-

Passengers of Indian origin and foreigners residing in India, excluding infants 

Tourists of foreign origin, excluding infants

Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar

By air Rs. 15,000/-

By land - Nil

Indian passenger who has been residing abroad for over one year

Anywhere

Gold jewellery:

Gentleman – 20 gms with a value cap of Rs. 50,000/-

Lady – 40 gms with a value cap of Rs. 1,00,000/-

All passengers

Anywhere

Alcohol liquor or wine: 2 litres

All passengers

Anywhere

Cigarettes: 200 numbers or Cigars upto 50 or Tobacco 250 grams

Passenger of 18 years and above

Anywhere

One laptop computer (note book computer)”.

[F.No. 334/8/2016-TRU]

(Mohit Tewari)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note: The principal regulations were published, vide notification no. 90/2013-Customs (N.T.), dated the 29th August, 2013 in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide, number G.S.R. 584(E), dated the 29th August, 2013 and last amended, vide notification no. 10/2014-Customs (N.T.), dated the 10th February, 2014, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide, number G.S.R. 82(E), dated the 10th February, 2014.

[Notification No. 31/2016-Cus. (N.T.), dated 01-03-2016]



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