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September 30, 2021

CBIC extends exemption from import duty on import of COVID-19 vaccine till 31st December 2021

by CA Shivam Jaiswal in Income Tax

CBIC extends exemption from import duty on import of COVID-19 vaccine till 31st December 2021

CBIC vide Notification No. 45/2021-Customs dated September 29, 2021 has further extended exemption of COVID-19 vaccine when imported into India, from the whole of the duty of customs leviable.

Read notification below

[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION
3, SUB-SECTION (i)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)
Notification No.45/2021–Customs

New Delhi, the 29th September, 2021

G.S.R…(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), 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 Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) specified in column (2) of the said Table, when imported into India, from the whole of the duty of customs leviable thereon under the said First Schedule, namely:-

Table

S.No. Chapter, heading, subheading or tariff
item
Description
(1)(2)(3)
1. 30COVID-19 vaccine

This notification shall come into force on 1st October, 2021 and remain in force upto and inclusive of the 31st December, 2021.

[F.No. 190354/66/2021-TO(TRU-I)-CBEC]

(Rajiv Ranjan)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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