F. No. S.Misc/04 /2009-RMS-AIR Dated 26.03.2009
PUBLIC NOTICE No. 08 /2009 (AIR)
Sub: Implementation of Risk Management System (RMS) for remaining Export Promotion Schemes Reg.
You are all aware that Risk Management System (RMS) has been implemented in the clearance of Cargo covered under the import declaration (Bills of Entry) filed in Appraising Groups 1 to 6 and DEPB. This office has issued Public Notice viz. 80/2006 dated 27.05.2006 and 65/2007 dated 16.05.2007 vide which elaborate instructions have been issued as to how the assessment, examination, out of charge and post-clearance audit of the Bills of Entry have to be carried in respect of facilitated and non-facilitated Bills of Entry. It has now been decided to extend RMS to cargo covered by the import declarations under various export promotions schemes which include
i. Advance Licence Scheme
ii. Duty Exemption Entitlement Certificate (DEEC) Scheme
iii. Export Promotion Capital Goods (EPCG ) Scheme
iv. Duty Free Entitlement Credit Certificate to status holders
v. Duty free certificate Entitlement Credit Certificate to SERVICE PROVIDERS
vi. Duty free Replenishment Certificate (DFRC) Scheme
vii. Duty free Import Authorization Scheme
viii. 100% EOU Scheme
ix. Vishesh Krishi Upag Yojana (VKUY) Scheme
x. Focus Market Scheme
xi. Focus Product Scheme
xiii. Jobbing goods imported for execution of export order scheme
The tentative date for
commencement of the same will be
2. The instructions given to the trade have been clearly laid down in the said two PNs dated 27.05.2006 and 16.05.2007. With this implementation, the practice of concurrent audit being followed in respect of Bills of Entry filed under all EP scheme, will be dispensed with. In lieu of the concurrent audit of all Bills of Entry filed under EP schemes, there shall be post-clearance audit (PCA) of only selected Bills of Entry, just as in the case of Appraising Groups 1 to 6 and DEPB.
3. The importers will continue to register their Licences/Authorisation/Scrips/Release Advices in the Section(s) attached with respective Appraising Groups and seek a registration number, which has to be quoted in the Licence column at the time of filing the Bill of Entry. As regards the Procurement Certificates (under 100% EOU) and Export Orders (under Notification No.32/97 dated 01.04.1997), the sections associated with the Appraising Groups have been directed to maintain a register and record the details of imports under the cover of the same. Further, the procedure as laid down in the Public Notice dated 17.01.2006 for registration of Bond and BG, whatever required, will continue to be followed as has been the practice in Pre-RMS scenario.
4. As regards imports under the EOU scheme, in the Pre-RMS
scenario, the procurement certificates (PC) addressed to the Asst. Commissioner
is brought in a sealed cover and the details are entered in a register. The
Bill of Entry is then assessed w.r.t the PC. The PC is issued by the C.Ex.,
Supdt. of the
5. To reiterate the general procedure, in short the Bills of Entry will continue to be filed electronically in the ICES either through the Service Centre or through the ICEGATE mode. The officers discharging the role of OOC will collect all the documents as mentioned in the S.O dated 27.05.2006 including those documents on the basis of which the exemption benefit it being claimed/extended.
6. In case of any problem in respect of such clearance under RMS, the following Officer may be contacted at the stated address.
Additional Commissioner of Customs (RMS),
Office of the Commissioner of Customs (AIR CARGO)
Air Cargo Complex, Chennai 600 027.
Tele Phone No: 044 22561447
COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS
(AIRPORT & AIR CARGO)
1. All concerned
2. Notice Board.
// ATTESTED //
(V. NAGENDRA RAO)
ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (RMS)