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DGFT NOTIFICATION NO. 31 /(RE-2003) / 2002-2007 dated 29.1.2004
Import of Specified livestock and livestock products are restricted
 

S.O. (E) - In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 (No.22 of 1992) read with Paragraph 2.1 of the Export and Import Policy 2002-07, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends the ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import Items 2002-07 as under:

1. The following shall be added at the end of Chapter 1A- General Notes Regarding Import Policy of Schedule 1 of Import Policy of ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import Items, 2002-07 as amended from time to time-

"16. Import into India of the following livestock and livestock products, namely:

  1. domestic and wild birds,
  2. day old birds,
  3. turkey poultry and other newly hatched avian species,
  4. hatching eggs,
  5. semen of domestic and wild birds,
  6. fresh meat of domestic and wild birds,
  7. products of animal origin (from birds) intended for use in animal feeding or for agricultural or industrial use,
  8. pathological material and biological products from birds which have not been processed to ensure the destruction of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza virus (Fowl Plague)

from Republic of Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Pakistan and Japan and such other countries reporting the outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza virus (Fowl Plague) shall be prohibited for a period of six months from the date of this notification or till such time it is modified or withdrawn, whichever is earlier."

This issues in public interest.

Sd/-
(L.MANSINGH)
Director General of Foreign Trade and

(Issued from file No. 01/89/180/Misc.52/AM04/PC IA )