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            Existing Paragraph                                  Revised Paragraph
            Import of scrap would take place only through following  Import of scrap would take place only through following
            designated ports and no exceptions would be allowed  designated ports and no exceptions would be allowed
            evenin case of EOUs, SEZs:-                         even in case of EOUs, SEZs:-
            1. Chennai, 2. Cochin, 3. Ennore, 4. JNPT, 5. Kandla,  1. Chennai, 2. Cochin, 3. Elmore,
            6. Monnugao, 7. Mumbai, 8. New Mangalore, 9. Paradip,  4. JNPT, 5. Kandla, 6. Mormugao,
            10. Tuticorin, l l.Vishakhapatnam, 12. ICD Loni,    7. Mumbai, 8. New Mangalore,
            Ghaziabad, 13. Pipava, 14. Mundra, 15. Kolkata, 16. ICD  9. Paradip, 10. Tuticorin,
            Ludhiana, 17. ICD Dadri (Greater Noida), 18. ICD    11.Vishakhapatnam, 12. Pipava,
            Nagpur, 19. ICD Jodhpur, 20. ICD Jaipur, 21. ICD    13. Mundra and 14. Kolkata.
            Udaipur, 22. CFS Mulund, 23. ICD Kanpur, 24. ICD
            Alunedabad, 25. ICD Pitampur and 26. ICD Malanpur.

            (ii). The existing designated sea ports namely Chennai, Cochin, Ennore, JNPT, Kandla, Mormugao, Mumbai, New Mangalore,
            Paradip, Tuticorin, Vishakhapatnam, Pipava, Mundra and Kolkata will be further allowed to import un-shredded scrap
            till 31st March, 2018 by which time they are required to install and operationalise Radiation Portal Monitors and
            Container Scanner. Such sea ports which fail to meet the deadline will be derecognised for the purpose of import of
            unshredded metallic scrap w.e.f. 01. 04.2018.

            However, DGFT has issued a Trade Notice No. 19/2017 dt. 30-3-2017 containing clarifications regarding Public Notice
            No. 38 dt. 6-10-2016 and Public Notice No. 63 dt. 27-03-2017. Copy of this trade notice is reproduced below:
                                          Copy of Trade Notice No19/2017, dated: 30.03.2017

            To:
            I. All RAs of DGFT;  2. Joint Secretary. (Customs), Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, North Block, New Delhi;
            3. Members of the Trade.
            Subject: Clarification regarding Public Notice No 38 dated 6.10.2016 and Public Notice No. 63 dated 27.3.2017
            The Directorate General of Foreign Trade vide Public Notice No. 38 dated 06.10.2016 had inserted a new sub pare (v)
            to Para 2.54 (d) of Handbook of Procedures (2015-2020) detailing the revised procedure governing import of
            un—shredded metal scrap. Subsequently, vide Public Notice No.63 dated 27.03.2017, pare 2.54(dXiv) was amended
            to reflect the notified designated ports.
            2. After issuance of the Public Notice No. 63 dated 27.03.2017, a number of representations have been received
            seeking clarification on this Public Notice. Accordingly, the followings are clarified:
            I. The following entry sea ports are notified ports for import of unshredded metallic scrap: 1. Chennai, 2. Cochin, 3.
            Ennore, 4. JNPT, 5. Kandla, 6. Mormugao, 7. Mumbai, 8. New Mangalore, 9. Paradip, 10. Tuticorin, 1 I .Vishakhapatnam,
            12. Pipava, 13. Mundra and 14. Kolkata.
            II. Further, any ICD can handle clearance of un—shredded metallic scrap provided the same passes through any of
            the designated sea ports as mentioned above.
            Ill. Notwithstanding the above, import consignments shall be subject to pre-inspection certificate from the country
            of origin in supersession of the provision in Public Notice No. 23/2015-20 dated 30th June, 2015. However,
            requirement of Pre-Shipment Inspection Certification (PSIC) will be reviewed with the operationalisation of the
            mechanism put in place vide Public Notice 38/ dated 06/10/2016 governing the clearance of imports of un—
            shredded metal scrap, based on assessment of risk associated with un-shredded metal scrap imports.


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