Customs Duty on import of Medical Equipments exempted amid COVID-19
Basic Customs Duty and Health Cess Exempted on import of ventilators and other items in response to the COVID-19 situation
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
New Delhi, the 9th April, 2020
G.S.R. 247(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) read with section 141 of Finance Act, 2020 (12 of 2020), the Central Government on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the goods of the description specified in column (3) of the Table below falling within the Chapter, heading, sub-heading or tariff item of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act specified in column (2) of the Table below, from whole of the duty of customs leviable thereon under the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act and the whole of health cess leviable thereon under section 141 the said of Finance Act, 2020:—
2. This notification shall remain in force up to and inclusive of the 30th September, 2020.
GAURAV SINGH, Dy. Secy.