DGFT amends the Handbook of Procedures, 2015-2020

Mar 25, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has amended the Para 2.54 of the Handbook of Procedure (2015-20) and extends the deadline to install and operationalize Radiation Portal Monitors and Container Scanners by June 30, 2019. Such sea ports which fail to meet the deadline will be derecognised for the purpose of import of un-shredded metallic scrap with effect from July 01, 2019. 

Amended sub-para (v) (ii) of Para 2.54:

The existing designated sea ports namely Chennai, Cochin, Ennore, JNPT, Kandla, Mormugao, Mumbai, New Mangalore, Paradeep, Tuticorin, Vishakhapatnam, Pipava, Mundra and Kolkata will be allowed to import un-shredded scrap till June 30, 2019 by which time they are required to install and operationalize Radiation Portal Monitors and Container Scanner. Such sea ports which fail to meet the deadline will be derecognised for the purpose of import of un-shredded metallic scrap with effect from July 01, 2019.

Effect of this Public Notice: The period for installation and operationalisation of Radiation Portal Monitors and Container Scanner in the designated ports is extended up to June 30, 2019.

[Public Notice No. 80/2015-2020]

Click here to download the Notification. 

 


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