NOTIFICATION No. 108 (RE-2008) / 2004-2009  dated 5.6.2009
All imported cigarettes to be subjected to tobacco products packaging and labelling rules

S.O. (E) - In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5, read along with Section 3(2) of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992, also read along with paragraph 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy – 2004-09, the Central Government hereby amends Schedule-I of the ITC (HS) Classification of Export and Import Items, 2004-09 as under:

1. The following condition will be added to chapter 1A: General Notes regarding Import Policy :

“21. Import of cigarette or any other tobacco product shall be subject to the provisions contained in the “Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2009”, as notified by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.”

2. This issues in public interest.

(R.S. Gujral)
Director General of Foreign Trade
And Ex-Officio Additional Secretary to the Govt. of India

[Issued from File No. Mon. 6878/AM 04/PC-2(A)] - India's Premier portal on DGFT matters