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Cus Ntf No.10/2002 Date 21/01/2002

R & D Goods-Duty Free Import Allowed

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notifications of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No.17/2001-Customs, dated the 1st March, 2001, namely:-

In the said notification,-

(A) in the Table, after S.No.337 and the entries relating thereto, the following S.No. and entry shall be inserted, namely:-

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337A 84,85 or 90 Goods specified in list 27A imported by units in the Pharmaceutical and Bio-technology sectors having export turnover of Rs.20 crores and above during the preceding financial year if such importer has Research and Development Wing which is registered with the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research in the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Government of India. Nil Nil Nil

(B) in the Annexure, after Condition No.74, and the entries relating thereto, the following Condition No. and conditions shall be inserted, namely:-

Condition No Condition
74A if,-
(a) the goods are imported for Research and Development purpose.
(b) the total value of goods imported does not exceed 1 percent of the FOB value of exports made during the preceding financial year;
(c) the importer produces a certificate from the Joint Director General of Foreign Trade in the Ministry of Commerce of the Government of India, certifying the value of exports made during the financial year mentioned in clause (b) above, and also the value and quantity of goods already imported under this notification during the current financial year;
(d) the imported goods are installed in the said Research and Development Wing of the importer within 6 months from the date of importation and certificate from the jurisdictional Assistant Commissioner of Central Excise or Deputy Commissioner of Central Excise, as the case may be, is produced before the Assistant Commissioner of Customs or Deputy Commissioner of Customs, as the case may be, at the port of importation;
(e) the goods imported are not transferred or sold for a period of 7 years from the date of installation.;

(C) in the List, after List 27 and the entries relating thereto, the following list and the entries shall be inserted, namely,-

    LIST 27A (SEE S. NO. 337 A of the table)

    (1) UV/Visible spectrophotometer, either with PDA and/or kinetics measurement and low bandwidth,
    (2) Preparative chromatographic system,
    (3) Chiral columns and other HPLC columns for specific applications,
    (4) X-ray diffraction equipment,
    (5) Capillary electrophoresis,
    (6) Robotic sample processing system,
    (7) Particle size analysers, laser diffraction, lights scattering and photo correlation spectroscopy types,
    (8) Atomic absorption spectrophotometer,
    (9) Tensiometer,
    (10) Moisture balance,
    (11) Elemental analyzer,
    (12) High Precision Auto titrator,
    (13) TOC Analyzer,
    (14) Ion Chromatograph,
    (15) Spectrofluorimeter/Luminescence meter,
    (16) Parenteral particle counting system,
    (17) Particle shape analyzer,
    (18) FT-NIR Spectrophotometer,
    (19) FT-Raman Spectrophotometer,
    (20) Spectropolarimeter,
    (21) Adsorption gas apparatus,
    (22) Freezing point apparatus,
    (23) Hot stage microscope,
    (24) Osmometer,
    (25) Porosity analyzer,
    (26) Sample preparation instrument,
    (27) Automated sampling devises,
    (28) Surface area analyzer,
    (29) Multiple organic synthesizer,
    (30) Focussed Microwave oven for organic synthesis,
    (31) Immersion cooling probe for 100 ÓC
    (32) High pressure hydrogenator,
    (33) Gas generators,
    (34) Automated dissolution test apparatus, including robotics,
    (35) Stability chambers conforming to ICH guidelines,
    (36) Rotational visco meter and Rheometer,
    (37) Assembly for lontophoresis studies,
    (38) Ultra filteration equipment,
    (39) Diffusion cell apparatus,
    (40) Densitometer,
    (41) Sustained release apparatus,
    (42) Suppository testing devise,
    (43) Zeta potential analyzer,
    (44) Ultracentrifuge,
    (45) Inverted microscope with fluorescence microscopy and photographic attachments,
    (46) Transilluminator,
    (47) Moodular protein electrophoresis apparatus (1D/2D),
    (48) Nucleic acid sequencer,
    (49) Imaging densitometer,
    (50) Fast-protein Liquid Chromatography,
    (51) U.V. Crosslinker,
    (52) Probe Sonicator,
    (53) Scintillation counters (y and B),
    (54) CO2 incubator,
    (55) Incubator shakedr for bacterial culture,
    (56) Polymerase chain reaction machine,
    (57) Cell harvestor,
    (58) Speed Vac,
    (59) Hybridizing oven,
    (60) Protein sequencer,
    (61) Confocal microscope,
    (62) Capillary alectrophoresis,
    (63) Electroporator,
    (64) Scanning electron microscope,
    (65) Amino acid analyzer,
    (66) Peptide synthesizer,
    (67) Phosphor imager,
    (68) Fluorescence activated cell sorter,
    (69) ELISA reader,
    (70) Fermenter,
    (71) Spray drier,
    (72) Protein purification set up,
    (73) Stimulator,
    (74) Two channel organ bath (with two channel recorder accessories) (a) Isotonic transducer (b) Isometric transducer (c) Pressure transducer,
    (75) Plethymsometer,
    (76) Blood pressure monitor,
    (77) Blood pressure manual scanner,
    (78) Auto analyzer,
    (79) Biofuge,
    (80) Passive avoidance apparatus with controller,
    (81) Auto stainer,
    (82) Microtome,
    (83) Cell harvestor,
    (84) Tissue embedding machine,
    (85) 4 channel auto track system,
    (86) Blood cell counter,
    (87) Blood flow meter,
    (88) Stereo toxic microscope,
    (89) Microdialysis (pull-push counter),
    (90) Radiotelemetric monitoring system,
    (91) High speed refrigerated research centrifuge,
    (92) pH meter (3 decimal reading),
    (93) Microscope phase contrast,
    (94) Microscope polarizing,
    (95) Vacuum rotary evaporators with digital display and control, different sizes,
    (96) Freeze drier (Lyophilizer),
    (97) Precision pipetting devises,
    (98) Refrigerated bath,
    (99) Low temperature circulatory bath (-33ÓC),
    (100) Magnetic stirrer with precision temperature control and digital display,
    (101) Thermostatic blocks (Dry bath) with or without magnetic stirring facility.

(Alok Jha)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note: The principal notification No.17/2001-Customs, dated the 1st March, 2001 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary vide G.S.R. No.116 (E) dated the 1st March, 2001 and last amended by notification No.135/2001-Customs dated the 31st December, 2001 vide G.S.R. No.932 (E) dated 31st December, 2001.

(Pl. refer Public Notice No.71(RE-01), Dt.22/02/2002 for Appendix 60 - Certification of Export Performance of units in the Pharma and Biotechnology sectors)

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