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TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY 14 NOV 2017

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[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.86 /2017 –Customs

New Delhi, the 14th November, 2017

G.S.R …. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and sub-section (12) of section 3, of Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975),the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the goods of the description specified in column (2) of the Table hereto annexed and falling with in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) , when imported into India, from whole of the integrated tax leviable thereon under sub-section (7) of section 3 of said Customs Tariff Act subject to the conditions as specified in Column (3) of the said Table:

TABLE

S. No. Description of Goods Conditions
(1) (2) (3)
1. The following sports goods for:
I. ARCHERY
(1) Bows and Arrows
(2) Bow Handles
(3) Bow Limbs
(4) Bow Sinked
(5) ‘V’ Bar Set
(6) Button
(7) String Material - fast and light
(8) Arrow Tabs
(9) Finger Tabs
(10) Arm Guards
(11) Target Face
(12) Binoculars
(13) Target Boss
(14) Bow string
(15) Clicker
(16) Fletching Jig
(17) Fletches
(18) Chest Guard
(19) Arrow Rest
(a) The said goods are imported into India by
a sports person of outstanding eminence for
training purposes;
(b) the importer, at the time of importation
of the goods, produces a certificate to the
Assistant Commissioner of Customs or Deputy
Commissioner of Customs from an officer not below
the rank of a Deputy Secretary in the Department
of Youth Affairs and Sports, Ministry of Human
Resource Development, Government of India indicating-
(i) the description, quantity and value of the said goods;
(ii) that the importer is a sports person of outstanding
eminence; and
(iii) that the said goods are essential for
the training purposes of the importer and
recommends grant of the exemption;
2. (20) Arrow Quiver
(21) Nock II. ATHLETICS
(1) Throwing Hammers
(2) Discus
(3) Shot .
(4) Javelin
(5) Fibre Glass Vaulting Poles
(6) Shoes
(7) Spikes
(8) Cross Bar
(10) Pole Vault
(11) Cross Bar (high Jump)
(12) Hurdles
(13) Take off Board
(14) Pole Vault Upright
(15) Spring Board
(16) Starting Blocks IIl. BADMINTON
(1) Shuttlecocks
(2) Racquets
(3) Racquet Strings IV. BASKETBALL
(1) Hydra Upright
(2) Basket balls of superior quality
(3) 24-second electronic device V. BILLIARDS AND SNOOKER
(1) Billiards/Snooker Balls
(2) Cues VI. BOXING
(1) Cub Protector
(2) Head Guard
(3) Mouth Guard/Gum Shields
(4) Boxing Gloves
(5) Speed Balls
(6) Training Robots
(7) Shoes
(8) Teeth Guard
(9) Punching pad
(10) Breast Guard for Ladies
(11) Bandage
(12) Scoring Device VIA. CRICKET
(1) Cricket Balls
(2) Bowling machines
(3) Swiss ball for physical fitness/training
(4) Aerobic equipment for
Provided that in respect of goods listed under item XV 'SHOOTING' specified in column (2) of the Table, the said goods are imported into India by a renowned shooter for training purpose and such importer produces a certificate to the Assistant Commissioner of Customs or Deputy Commissioner of Customs as the case may be, from the National Rifle Association of India that the importer is a renowned shooter.

Explanation. - For the purpose of this notification, "renowned shooter" means a person who has participated in a National Shooting Championship in an Open Men's Event or Open Women's Event or Open Civilian's Event whether through Qualifying Tournament or Wild Card Entry conducted in accordance with the rules of the International Shooting Union, and has attained the Minimum Qualifying Score prescribed by the National Rifle Association.

(c) arms and ammunition shall be subject to the Licensing conditions imposed by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade and approvals by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
3. physical training
VI B. CARROM
(1) Carrom Board VIC. CANOEING, KAYAKING AND ROWING
(1) Boats
(2) Paddles
(3) Ergometers VII. CYCLING
(1) Helmet/aerodynamic
(2) Skin fit riding kit (T-Shirt and shorts in one piece)
(3) Leather cycling shoes, with cleats
(4) Gloves
(5) Skin-fit warming up kit (one piece lower and top full sleeve)
(6) Racing cycles (Road) for competitions and training, with spares
(7) Racing cycle (Track) for competitions and training, with spares
VIII. FENCING
(1) Complete set of fencing equipment with accessories/ spares
(2) Shoes
IX. FOOTBALL
(1) Footballs of superior quality
(2) Goal keeper kits, complete
(3) Football Shoes
(4) Shin Guard
X. GYMNASTICS
(1) Trampoline
(2) Parallel bar
(3) Horizontal bar
(4) Pommel horse
(5) Vaulting horse
(6) Roman rings
(7) Vault runway
(8) Vaulting Boards
(9) Balance Beams
(10) Uneven bar
(11) Floor plates
(12) Parallel bar rails
(13) Uneven bar rails
(14) Straps and rings
(15) Scoring System
(16) Mushroom
 
4. (17) Beat Board
(18) Spare Bars
(19) Crash Mats
(20) Acrobatic Tumbling Mat
(21) Floor Exercise Mat
(22) Rhythmic Apparatus Ball
(23) Rope, Clubs & Ribbon
(24) Palm Guard
XI. GOLF
(1) Golf balls
(2) Golf clubs
XII. HOCKEY
(1) Complete goal keeper’s kits
(2) Synthetic dimpled balls
(3) Shoes
(4) Hockey Sticks
(5) Goal Post
(6) Turf cleaning Machine
(7) Ball Throwing Machine
XIII. HANDBALL
(1) Hand balls of superior quality
XIV. JUDO
(1) Judo Mats
(2) Judo Dresses
(3) Supporting and Strapping
(4) Judo Dummy
(5) Shoes
(6) Crash Mate
(7) Scoring System
XV. SHOOTING
(1) Rifles - .22 Calibres (should have at least an outside barrel diameter of 10 mm.)
(2) Pistols - .22 and .32 Calibres (barrels should be measured from the Breach point)
(3) Air Rifles/Pistols - 4.5 mm/0.177 Calibres
(4) Shot Guns -12 bore (should be "Ventilated Rib" and "Single Sighting Planes") (5) Air pellets - Diabelotype (i.e. with flat nosecand metround on painted nose)
(6) Ammunition - 12 bore cartridges, .27 air pellets, .22 bore match cartridges, .22 bore rapid fire (short) cartridges,
 
5. .22 bore pistol match standard sports, .32 bore wad - cutters
(7) .32 bore revolver (barrel length should not be less than 4 1/2" and measurements are to be taken from the end of the cylinder holding the cartridge) (8) .22 bore revolver - (barrel length same as above)
(9) Telescope
(10) 12 Bore Gun
(11) .38/.357 revolver/pistol
(12) Rifles 7.62/.308 or any caliber upto 8mm
(13) Electronic Target scoring system
(14) Clay birds
XVI. SKIING
(1) Skis
(2) Ski bindings
(3) Ski boots
(4) Ski suits
(5) Shoes
XVII. SWIMMING/WATER POLO
(1) Goggles
(2) Pace clocks
(3) Pull buoy
(4) Kick boards
(5) Lane Rope
(6) Resuscitators
(7) Life Jackets
(8) Portable Starting Blocks
(9) Stop Watch
XVIII. TABLE TENNIS
(1) Balls
(2) Racquets
(3) Rubber sheets
XIX. VOLLEYBALL
(1) Volleyballs of superior quality
(2) Pressure gauge
(3) Knee pads
(4) Volleyball adjustable poles
(5) Volleyball fibreglass antenna
XIXA. WATER POLO
(1) Balls
(2) Caps
XX. WEIGHTLIFTING
 
6. (1) Barbell sets and rods
(2) Barbell Plates/discs
(3) Shoes
XXI. WRESTLING
(1) Wrestling Mats
(2) Dummy
(3) Wrestling costumes
XXII. YACHTING
(1) Binoculars
(2) Boats and other accessories.
XXIII. EQUESTRIAN
(1) Saddle
(2) Bridle
(3) Stirrup Leather
(4) Stirrup Iron
(5) Bits
(6) Jumping Set XX1V.KABBADI
(1) Mats
(2) Shoes XXV. KARATE
(1) Karate Mat
(2) Kit XXVI. LAWN TENNIS
(1) Rackets
(2) Balls
(3) Shoes
(4) Racket String/ Gut XXVII. LAWN BOWLING
(1) Balls
(2) Jack
XXVIII. ROWING
(l)Fixed Purt
(2) Shoes
(3) Row Balls
(4) Assorted tools
(5) Carbon fibre oars and sculls
(6) Ruttons and sleeves for oars
(7) Material for boat repair
XXIX. RUGBY
(1) Balls
(2) Shoes
XXX. SEPAK TAKRAW
(l) Balls XXXI. SOFTBALL
(l) Bat (slugger)
(2) Catcher kit
(3) Balls
(4) Umpire Kit
(5) Left hand gloves
 
7.. (6) Home Plate Rubber
(7) Mitt
(8) Chest Guard
(9) Leg Guard
(10) Hard Tow Shoe
(11) Face Mask
(12) Helmets
XXXII. SQUASH
(l) Racket
(2) Balls
 
2. This notification shall come into force with effect from the 15th day of November, 2017.
[F. No. 354/320/2017-TRU]
(Ruchi Bisht)
Under Secretary to Government of India.