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BAGGAGE RULES 2016

Notification No. 90/2013-Customs (N.T.), dated 29.08.2013

[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. 90/2013-Customs (N.T.)

New Delhi dated the 29th August, 2013

           G.S.R. - In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (a) of section 81 of the Customs Act, 1962, the Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby makes the following regulations, namely:—

1. Short title. - These regulations may be called the Customs Baggage Declaration Regulations, 2013.

2. Extent of application. - These regulations shall apply to baggage including any package comprised therein of the passengers coming to India. These regulations will come into effect w.e.f. 1st January, 2014.

3. Method of Declaration of Baggage. - All passengers who come to India shall declare their accompanied baggage in Form I appended to this regulation.

[F. No. 520/13/2013-Cus.VI]

(S.C. Ganger)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

[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 10th September, 2013

Corrigendum

G.S.R. ---- - In the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 90/2013 - Customs (N.T.), dated the 29thAugust, 2013, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 584 (E) dated the 30th August, 2013,

Form I, for

“Please report to Customs Officer at the Red Channel counter in case answer to any of the above question is ‘Yes’.

Signature of Passenger …………………………”

read

“Please report to Customs Officer at the Red Channel counter in case answer to any of the above question is ‘Yes’.

Signature of Passenger …………………………"

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Items prohibited for import include:

1. Maps and literature where Indian external boundaries have been shown incorrectly.

2. Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances

3. Goods violating any of the legally enforceable intellectual property rights

4. Wild life products.

5. Counterfeit Currency notes/coin or fake Currency notes.

6. Specified Live Birds and animals.

Customs Duty Free Allowance

Eligible Passenger

Origin Country

Duty Free Allowance

Passengers of Indian origin and foreigners of over 10 years of age residing in India

Nepal, Bhutan Myanmar, China

Rs. 6,000

Passengers of Indian origin and foreigners

of over 10 years of age residing in India

Other than Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, China

Rs. 35,000

Tourists of foreign origin

Anywhere

Gifts and souvenirs worth Rs.8,000

Indian passenger who has been residing abroad for over one year

Anywhere

Gold jewellery:

Gentleman - Rs. 50,000

Lady - Rs.1,00,000

All passengers

Anywhere

Alcohol liquor or wine: 2 litres

Anywhere

Cigarettes: 200 numbers or Cigars 50 or Tobacco 250 gram

Passenger of 18 years and above

Anywhere

One laptop computer (note book computer)

36.05% (Basic Customs duty @ 35% + Education Cess @3%) on the value of dutiable goods that is in excess of the Duty Free Allowance.

Indian Customs is responsible for protecting the nation against the illegal import of prohibited items. Indian Customs officers have the authority to question you and to examine you and your personal property. If you are one of the passengers selected for questioning/examination, you will be treated in a courteous, professional and dignified manner.

If your baggage is mishandled / lost on arrival, please obtain endorsement of free allowance, if any, from Customs Officer at Mishandled Baggage Counter.

For updated information on items prohibited/restricted for import or in case of any difficulty or complaint, please contact the Customs PRO.

INDIAN CUSTOMS WELCOMES YOU TO INDIA

[F.No.520/13/2013-Cus.VI]

(S.C.Ganger)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

[Notification No. 90/2013-Cus. (N.T.), dated 29-08-2013]



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