28th January, 2005
Notification No. 3 /2005-Central Excise (N.T.)
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 37 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944) and section 94 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004, namely:-
1. (1) These rules may be called the CENVAT Credit (First Amendment) Rules, 2005.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004, in rule 6, in sub-rule (6) -
(a) in item (vi), for the words “zinc by smelting.”, the words “zinc by smelting; or” shall be substituted;
(b) After item (vi) and the entries relating thereto, the following shall be inserted, namely:-
“(vii) all goods which are exempt from the duties of customs leviable under the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) and the additional duty leviable under section 3 of the said Customs Tariff Act when imported into India and supplied against International Competitive Bidding in terms of notification No. 6/2002-Central Excise dated the 1st March, 2002.”.
Neerav Kumar Mallick
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Note: -The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India Part-II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide notification No. 23/2004-Central Excise (N.T.), dated the 10th September, 2004, vide number G.S.R. 600(E), dated the 10th September, 2004 and were last amended vide notification No. 38/2004- Central Excise (N.T.), dated the 25th November, 2004 vide number G.S.R. 767(E), dated the 25th November, 2004.
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