Notification No 107 (RE-2013) / 2009-2014
Amendment in import policy conditions under ITC (HS) 4 digit code 8517.
Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Department of Commerce
Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi
Notification No. 107/(RE-2013)/2009-2014
Dated the 16 January, 2015
Subject: Amendment in import policy conditions under ITC (HS) 4 digit
S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992,
read with paragraph 1.3 and 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2009-2014, the
Central Government hereby amends the Import Policy Condition under ITC (HS) 4
digit code 8517 of Chapter 85 of ITC (HS), 2012 – Schedule – 1 (Import Policy):
- Import of ‘GSM mobile handsets’ (classified under ITC (HS) code ‘8517’)
without International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) No., with all zeroes
IMEI, duplicate IMEI or fake IMEI is ‘Prohibited’.
- Import of ‘CDMA mobile handsets’ (classified under ITC (HS) code ‘8517’)
without Electronic Serial Number (ESN)/Mobile Equipment Identifier (MEID), with
all Zeroes as ESN/MEID, duplicate ESN/MEID or fake ESN/MEID is ‘Prohibited’.
2. Effect of this Notification: ‘GSM mobile handsets’ with duplicate IMEI or
fake IMEI & ‘CDMA mobile handsets’ with duplicate ESN/MEID or fake ESN/MEID are
added to the list of ‘Prohibited’ items for import.
Director General of Foreign Trade
[Issued from F.No.01/89/180/Misc-9/AM-05/PC-2 (A)]