[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. 29/2008-Central Excise(N.T.)
New Delhi, the 1st July, 2008
G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 3A of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), the Central Government hereby specifies,-
(i) pan masala falling under tariff item 2106 90 20 of the First Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 (5 of 1986), except the pan masala containing not more than 15% betel nut; and
(ii) pan masala containing tobacco, commonly known as gutkha, falling under tariff item 2403 99 90 of the said Tariff Act,
manufactured with the aid of packing machine and packed in pouches as notified goods, on which there shall be levied and collected duty of excise in accordance with the provisions of the said section 3A.
2. This notification shall come into force on the 1st July, 2008.
Explanation. - For the purposes of this notification, “packing machine” includes all types of Form, Fill and Seal (FFS) machines and Profile Pouch Making Machine, by whatever names called, whether vertical or horizontal, with or without collar, single-track or multi-track, and any other type of packing machine used for packing of pouches of notified goods.
[G. G. Pai]
Under Secretary to the Government of India
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