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CBEC vide its Notification No. 01/2016 – Central Excise (N.T) dated February 01, 2016 remove the restriction of allowability of Cenvat Credit of the additional duty of customs paid under sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Customs Tariff Act, on ships, boats and other floating structures for breaking up falling under tariff item 8908 00 00 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act 1985. Earlier the following proviso restrict the Cenvat Credit on import of Ships, Boats etc.

The proviso to rule 3, in sub-rule (1), in clause (vii) of  CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004

Provided that CENVAT credit shall not be allowed in excess of eighty-five per cent. of the additional duty of customs paid under sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Customs Tariff Act, on ships, boats and other floating structures for breaking up falling under tariff item 8908 00 00 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act

 


[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. 01/2016 – Central Excise (N.T)

 New Delhi, the 1st February, 2016

G.S.R.(E).-   In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 37 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004, namely:-

  1. Short title and commencement.- (1) These rules may be called the CENVAT Credit (First Amendment) Rules, 2016.

(2) They shall come into force with effect from the 1st day of March, 2015.

  1. In the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004, in rule 3, in sub-rule (1), in clause (vii), the proviso shall be omitted;

[F. No. 6/14/2014-CX.I (Pt.)]

(Santosh Kumar Mishra)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note – The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R 600(E) dated the 10th September, 2004 {Notification No. 23/2004 Central Excise (N.T) dated the 10th September, 2004} and was last amended vide number G.S.R. 1028(E), dated the 31st December, 2015 {Notification No. 27/2015 -Central Excise (N.T.), dated the 31st December, 2015}.


Source: http://www.cbec.gov.in/htdocs-cbec/excise/cx-act/notifications/notfns-2016/cx-nt2016/cent01-2016

 

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