Notification No. 50/94-C.E.
(N.T.), dated 22-9-1994 as corrected by Corrigendum Notification G.S.R.
No. 742 (E), dated 6-10-1994; Notification G.S.R. No. 781 (E), dated 26-10-1994
and as amended by Notifications No. 13/95-C.E. (N.T.), dated 17-4-1995;
No. 26/95-C.E. (N.T.), dated 6-6-1995; No. 34/98-C.E.(N.T.), dated 24-8-1998,
No. 14/99-C.E.(N.T.), dated 16-2-1999 ,No. 30/99-C.E. (N.T.), dated
11-5-1999 and No. 23/2000 C.E. (N.T.) dated 31-3-2000.
(i) that the rebate does not, in each case, exceed the aggregate of the duty of Customs and additional duty of Customs levied by His Majesty"s Government of Nepal on such goods when they are imported into Nepal from any country other than India;
(ii) that such export has been made in accordance with such procedure as prescribed in Annexure-I or as maybe specified by the Central Board of Excise and Customs in this behalf;
(iii) that the amount of duty paid on the goods exported and the date of payment thereof are established from the Central Excise records to the satisfaction of the officer competent to sanction such rebate;
(iv) that where the goods are exported by land, the export takes place through any of the following border check-posts, namely, Sukhiapokhri, Panitanki, Jogbani, Jayanagar, Bairgania, Bhimnagar, Bitamore (Sursand), Raxaul, Sonauli, Barhni, Nepalganj Road, Shohratgar (Khunwa), Jarwa, Katarniaghat, Gauriphanta, Banbasa, Jhulaghat, Dharchula, Naxalbari, Galgalia, Kunauli, Sonabarsa, Tikonia, or such other check-post as may be specified by the Central Board of Excise and Customs; and
(v) that the whole or that part of duty as is granted as rebate to the exporter is not allowed as rebate to His Majesty"s Government of Nepal.
1. When goods liable to duties of excise in India are despatched to Nepal through land, the exporter or his agent shall observe the following procedure at the registered factory or warehouse or premises as approved by the Commissioner of Central Excise, from where the excisable goods are removed for export to Nepal :-
(i) he shall pay the duties of excise and other duties leviable on the goods, if not already paid; (ii) he shall clear the goods on the duty paying invoices which should be prepared in quadruplicate and marked "For export to Nepal";
(iii) thereafter, he shall present all the four copies of the invoice to the officer of Central Excise incharge of the factory or the warehouse;
(iv) the packages/goods shall then be verified by the officer of Central Excise and deliver to the exporter or his agent together with the original copy of the invoice, duly completed and registered. The exporter or his agent shall then be free to remove the goods for export to Nepal, through the land customs station appointed under Clause (b) of section 7 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) indicated on the respective invoices;
(v) the duplicate and triplicate copies of the invoices shall be put in a cover and sealed and handed over to the exporter or his agent by the Central Excise Officer for being handed over to the officer of customs incharge of the land customs station mentioned in the invoice and through which the said goods are to be exported to Nepal. The quadruplicate copy of the invoice shall be retained by the Central Excise Officer;
(vi) on arrival of the goods at the Land Customs Station such goods shall be presented by the exporter or his agent to the officer of Customs incharge of the land customs station along with the original copy of invoice accompanying the goods and the sealed cover containing duplicate and triplicate copies;
(vii) the customs officer incharge of the land customs station shall -
(b) identify the containers with the particulars shown in the invoice;
(c) if the particulars are on the original copy of the invoice agree with the particulars on the duplicate and triplicate copies and the packages are satisfactorily identified, he shall make necessary entries in the register maintained at the land customs station and allow the goods to cross into Nepalese territory and certify accordingly on each of the three copies of the invoice and simultaneously indicate the running serial number in red ink prominently visible and encircled against Item 4 on all the three copies of the invoice. He shall satisfy himself as to the identity of the containers and the goods from the particulars shown on the invoice and, if necessary, by opening and examining the goods;
(d) deliver the original copy of the invoice duly endorsed to the exporter or his agent alongwifh the goods for presentation to the Nepalese Customs Officer. He shall also send, directly the duplicate and triplicate copies of the invoice to the Nepalese Customs Officer incharge of the Checkpost through which the goods are to be imported into Nepal;
(ix) the officer incharge of the land customs station shall forward the duplicate copy to the Deputy Director of Inspection, Customs and Central Excise, Nepal Refund Wing. For this purpose, the said officer incharge of the land customs station should keep a note of the return of duplicate copies from the Nepalese Customs Officer and remind the exporter for such copies as have not been received.
2. The Directorate General of Inspection, Customs and Central Excise (Nepal Refund Wing), New Delhi shall maintain separate registers for each Indian Border Customs Check Post. The duplicate invoice will be entered in the respective registers showing the running serial number in the recapitulation statement register prescribed for the purpose. At the end of every month he shall calculate the amount of rebate due in respect of all certificates of exports received during that month and shall prepare a consolidated statement to arrive at the amount of rebate due to His Majesty"s Government of Nepal. One copy of the recapitulation statement shall be forwarded to the Commissioner of Central Excise concerned for verifying the payment of rebate to Nepal Government and for issue of a post audit certificate in respect of the amount allowed as rebate against each invoice passed in that bill. In order to detect errors in the duty amount and quantity indicated. Internal Audit Department of the Collectorate concerned should check this factor by comparison with the recapitulation statement forwarded by the Directorate and the RT-12 return of the factories concerned. Where any over payment is noticed the fact should be brought to the notice of the Directorate for making necessary adjustment. One copy of the recapitulation statement shall be forwarded to His Majesty"s Government of Nepal. One copy of the recapitulation statement shall remain as office copy with the Directorate.
After receiving the recapitulation statement, the Commissioner will get a verification conducted that the concerned factories have actually paid the duty of excise against which the rebate is to be given and the Commissioner/PAO of that Collectorate shall furnish a certificate to the Directorate of Inspection to the effect that all the concerned factories have paid the amounts of duty as indicated in the annexures to the recapitulation statement.
3. In case the Directorate does not receive the duplicate copy of the invoice from the Officer incharge of the Indian Land Customs Station and the triplicate copy is not received by the Nepal Government, necessary check should be made with the officer incharge of the Indian Land Customs Station concerned as to the whereabouts of the particular invoice.
4. The representatives of the two Governments shall, as usual, meet to make a half yearly review of the working of simplified procedure.
Explanation. - For the removal of doubt it is hereby declared that where preparation of "invoice" in quadruplicate is required under this Annexure-I, such "invoice" shall be prepared in the form appended to this Annexure.
Invoice of goods liable to Central Excise Duty in India transmitted under Central Excise Seal to Nepal
Collectorate _______________ from _______________ by _______________
through the Border Post of._______________
Signature of exporter or his authorised agent.Place:
2. Certified that the above-mentioned packages have been identified by me and sealed with the Central Excise seal under my supervision.
Signature and designation of the Officer of Central Excise.Running Serial No.
(to be given in red ink and encircled by the Border Examiner)
3. Certified that the above-mentioned
consignment has been duly identified by me and has passed the Border Customs
Signature and designation
(with official seal) of Nepalese Customs Officer.
Check Post ____________