[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 29th April, 2010
NOTIFICATION No. 23/2010-Central Excise
G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 5A of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), read with sub-section(3) of section 85 of Finance Act, 2005 (18 of 2005), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 6/2005-Central Excise, dated the 1st March, 2005, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 126(E), dated the 1st March, 2005, namely:-
In the said notification, in the Table, after S.No. 4 and the entries relating thereto, the following S. No. and entries shall be inserted, namely:-
2402 10 10
Hand-rolled cheroots with per cheroot retail sale price equivalent not exceeding Rs. 3
Explanation 1: For the purposes of this exemption, “hand-rolled cheroot” means a tobacco product manufactured by manually rolling tobacco leaves wrapped in an outer covering of tobacco leaf without the aid of power or machine, with both ends cut flat.
Explanation 2- For the purpose of this entry, “ Retail sale price” shall have the same meaning as given in Explanation 1 to S.No. 18A.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Note.- The principal notification published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R.126(E), dated the 1st March, 2005, and last amended by notification No. 8/2010-Central Excise, dated the 27th February, 2010 was published vide number G.S.R.110 (E), dated the 27th February, 2010.
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