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Date 30-Apr-2015 Issuing Authority Central Excise
Non-Tariff Notification Number 12/2015-CENT Authority Type Non-Tariff Notification
Subject Seeks to amend CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004

 

[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. 12/2015-Central Excise (N.T.)

 

New Delhi, the 30th April, 2015

 

G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 37 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944) and section 94 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004, namely:–

 

  1. (1) These rules may be called the CENVAT Credit (Second Amendment) Rules, 2015.

 

  1. They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

 

  1. In the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), in rule 3, in sub-rule (7), in clause (b), after the second proviso, the following shall be substituted, namely:-

 

“Provided also that the credit of Education Cess and Secondary and Higher Education Cess paid on inputs or capital goods received in the factory of manufacture of final product on or after the 1st day of March, 2015 can be utilized for payment of the duty of excise leviable under the First Schedule to the Excise Tariff Act:

 

Provided also that the credit of balance fifty per cent. Education Cess and Secondary and Higher Education Cess paid on capital goods received in the factory of manufacture of final product in the financial year 2014-15 can be utilized for payment of the duty of excise specified in the First Schedule to the Excise Tariff Act:

 

Provided also that the credit of Education Cess and Secondary and Higher Education Cess paid on input services received by the manufacturer of final product on or after the 1st day of March, 2015 can be utilized for payment of the duty of excise specified in the First Schedule to the Excise Tariff Act.”.

 

[F. No. 334/5/2015-TRU]

 

(Akshay Joshi)

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 notification No.23/2004-Central Excise (N.T.) dated the 10th September,  2004 vide number  G.S.R.  600(E) dated  the  10th September,  2004  and last amended vide notification  No.6/2015-Central Excise (N.T.) dated  1st March, 2015 published in the Gazette of  India, Extraordinary, Part  II, Section 3, Sub-section (i),  by number G.S.R. 151(E), dated the 1st March, 2015. 

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