Central Excise Notification No. 08/2008-CE dated 01.03.2008
SSI exemption scheme effective from 1.4.2003 for units not availing Cenvat credit

G.S.R. (E). - In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 5A of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 8/2003-Central Excise, dated the 1st March, 2003 which was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R.138 (E), of the same date, namely: -

1. In the said notification,

(i) in paragraph 3, sub-paragraph (d) and the entries relating thereto shall be omitted;

(ii) in paragraph 3A, sub-paragraph (d) and the entries relating thereto shall be omitted;

(iii) in the ANNEXURE, for S. No. (xxiv) and the entries relating thereto, the following S.No. and entries shall be substituted, namely:-

(xxiv) all goods falling under Chapter 39 (other than polyurethane foam and articles of polyurethane foam) of the said First Schedule;.

2. This notification shall come into force on the 1st day of April, 2008.

[F.No.334/1/2008-TRU]

(S. Bajaj)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note:- The principal notification No.8/2003-Central Excise, dated the 1st March, 2003 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, section 3, sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 138(E), dated the 1st March, 2003 and was last amended vide notification No.8/2007- Central Excise, dated the 1st March, 2007 which was published vide number G.S.R. 137 (E), dated the 1st March, 2007.


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