11th June, 2001
Notification No. 27/2001-Central Excise (N.T.)
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 37 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1of 1944), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Central Excise Rules, 1944, namely:-
These rules may be called the Central Excise (Seventh Amendment) Rules, 2001.
They shall come into force on the 11th day of June, 2001
In the Central Excise Rules, 1944, in rule 96ZND, in sub-rule (1),-
for the words "period of not less than thirty days", the words "period of not less than fifteen days" shall be substituted; and
after condition (f), the following shall be inserted, namely:-
"(fa) when the claim for abatement by the independent textile processor is for a period of less than one month, he shall be required to pay the duty, as applicable, for the entire period of the month and may subsequently seek such claim after payment of such duty;
(fb) where the claim for abatement by the independent textile processor is for a period of one month or more, he shall not be required to pay the duty for that period in advance;".
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Footnote.- The principal rules were published vide notification No. IV D-C.E., dated the 28th February, 1944 and were last amended vide notification No. 23/2001-Central Excise (N.T.), dated the 11th May 2001, published in the Gazette of India vide number G.S.R. 349(E), dated the 11th May, 2001.
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