16 November 2011
The excisable goods shall be exported within six months from the date on which they were cleared for export from the factory of manufacture or warehouse. This date will be indicated on the ARE.1 and invoice issued for the purpose.
export document (Annexure-14), which shall be prepared in quintuplicate (5 copies). This is similar to the erstwhile AR.4. This document shall bear running serial number beginning from the first day of the financial year. During this year, for the sake of continuity, the serial number, as started from 1.4.2001, may continue. The stationary for AR.4 Form may be used with modified name "ARE.1" during this financial year. On A.R.E.1, certain declarations are required to be given by the exporter. They should be read carefully and signed by the exporter or his authorised agent. The different copies of ARE.1 forms should be of different colours indicated below:
Original- White Duplicate Buff Triplicate Pink Quadruplicate Green Quintuplicate Blue
It will be sufficient if the copies of ARE.1 contain a color band on the top or right hand corner in accordance with above color scheme.
2.2 An invoice shall also be prepared in terms of rule 11 of the said Rules.
2.3 For filing rebate claim: There is no specified form for filing claim of rebate. The same may be done by the exporter on their letterhead and filed with the requisite documents.