The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has extended the ad-hoc exemption on Imports of COVID-19 relief material that is donated from abroad, till 31st August 2021. Earlier, this exemption was notified till 30th June 2021, however, considering the drastic impact of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Central Government on 31st May 2021 extended the same. Read the official notification below:
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
Ad hoc Exemption ORDER
New Delhi, the 31st May, 2021
G.S.R. 353(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, under exceptional circumstances prevailing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following amendment in the ad hoc exemption order of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 4/2021-Customs, dated the 3rd May, 2021, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 316(E), dated the 3rd May, 2021, namely:-
In the said order, in paragraph 2, for the figures, letters and words “30th day of June, 2021”, the figures, letters and words “31st day of August 2021” shall be substituted.
[F. No. CBIC-190354/37/2021-TO(TRU-I)-CBEC(Pt-I)]
RAJEEV RANJAN, Under Secy.
Note: The principal order No. 4/2021-Customs, dated the 3rd May, 2021 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary vide number G.S.R. 316(E), dated the 3rd May, 2021.Tags : custom