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Designation of Proper Officer under Central Excise Rules, 1994

List of proper Officers under various Excise Rules :-  (1) With a view to have uniformity in designating the "Proper Officer" under various rules of Central Excise Rules, 1944, the Central Excise Officers have been designated as "proper officer" under various rules of Central Excise Rules, 1944 as shown in the Table below.

(2) The rank of the officer indicated in column (2) of the Table is the minimum rank of the proper officer for a particular rule. However, the proper officer for that particular rule could be any officer senior to the officer indicated in Column (2). As for example, for Rule 9(1) the proper officer has been designated as Inspector. But this should be read to mean that the proper officer is any officer of, and above, the rank of an Inspector of Central Excise.

TABLE

Rule Rank of proper officer
9(1)  Inspector
9(2) Asstt. Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise (upto a period of 6 months).
Commissioner (above a period of 6 months).
9B(1) Asstt. Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise
14A. Proviso (b) Inspector
44(2) & 44(3) Supdt.
45  -do-
46  -do-
49(l)Proviso I Officers authorised to remit duty by  Board.
49(l)Proviso II -do-
50 Inspector
52 Inspector
52A(2)  Inspector
52A(4) Asstt. Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise
52A(6) Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of  Central Excise
 53(3)  Supdt.
54  -do-
55   -do-
57F(4)(c) & Proviso Officer authorised by Board from time to time.
 57-1 Supdt.
65(2)(ii) Inspector
65(4) Supdt.
65(5) -do-
65(6) (i) Superintendent, if the purchase of Central Excise Stamps is on credit basis.
(ii) Inspector, if the purchase of Central Excise stamps is on cash.
67 Superintendent
69 Superintendent
72  Inspector
73  -do-
74   -do-
75(2)  Inspector
79  Inspector
83(6) Supdt.
87  Inspector
89  Supdt.
90  -do-
94(2)  -do-
96ZV  -do-
96ZH(3)   -do-
96ZJ(b)  -do-
96ZL(i)   -do-
96ZI   -do-
96ZI(5)  -do-
97 Inspector
97A Supdt.
97B Remitting authority,
98  Supdt.
99 Asstt. Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise
100A Asstt. Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise
100B Supdt.
100E Inspector
100F  Superintendent
100G -do-
143 -do-
143A Superintendent
147 -do-
149 Asstt. Commissioner of Central Excise
or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise
156 Supdt.
156A -do-
156B -do-
158 -do-
160 -do-
161 Asstt. Commissioner of Central Excise
or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise
162 Inspector
165 -do-
167 Assistant Commissioner of Central
Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise
170 Supdt.
171 Inspector
173B Asstt. Commissioner of Central Excise
or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise
173C -do-/(In case of increase in price, Supdt.)
173C(11) -do-
173G(1) -do-
173G(1)Proviso(ii)(a) -do-
173G(2) Inspector
173G(2)(v) C
173G(2)(vii) Supdt.
173G(3) -do-
173G(4)(b)  Inspector
173G(7)  Supdt.
173-1  -do-
173K  -do-
173L  -do-
173M  -do-
173MM Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise
173N(2) Supdt.
173N(4) Asstt. Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise
173N(6), (4) & (6) [156A] Supdt.
173N(6) (156B) Asstt. Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise
173P(1) modified Rule 195 Asstt. Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise
173P(2) modified Rule 196A Supdt.
173P(3) modified Rule 196B -do-
185 Superintendent/Inspector
185(1) Inspector
189 Powers to sanction Refunds Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise
194(3) Superintendent
195 -do-
196 Asstt. Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Centra Excise
196A Supdt.
196AA -do-
196B -do-
223A  Inspector
223B  Supdt.
224  -do-
224A  -do-
224B  -do-
226 Inspector
227 Supdt.
228 Supdt.
233B Asstt. Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise