Sections Particulars
Preamble
An Act to provide for the development and regulation of foreign trade by facilitating imports into, and augmenting exports from, India and for matters conne...
Chapter I Preliminary
1 Short Title and Commencement
(1) This Act may be called the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act 1992. (2) Sections 11 to 14 shall come into force at once and the remaining prov...
2 Definitions
2. Definitions – In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, -- (a) "Adjudicating Authority" means the authority specified in, or under, state sub sect...
Chapter II Power of Central Government to make orders and announce export and import policy
3 Powers to make provisions relating to imports and exports
3. Powers to make provisions relating to imports and exports.— (1) The Central Government may, by Order published in the Official Gazette, make provision for ...
Chapter III Importer exporter code number and license
4 Importer exporter code Number
4. Importer exporter Code Number. — No person shall make any import or export except under an Importer exporter Code Number granted by the Director General or ...
5 Suspension and cancellation of Importer Exporter Code Number
5. Suspension and cancellation of Importer Exporter Code Number.— (1) Where – (a) Any person has contravened any law relating to Central excise or customs or ...
6 Issue, Suspension and cancellation of license
6. Issue, suspension and cancellation of license.— (1) The Central Government may levy fees, subject to such exceptions, in respect of such persons or class of...
Chapter IV Search, Seizure, Penalty and Confiscation
7 Power relating to search and seizure
7. Power relating to search and seizure. — (1) The Central Government may by notification in the Official Gazette, authorize any person for the purposes of exe...
8 Contravention of provisions of this Act, rules, orders and export and import policy
8. Contravention of provisions of this Act, rules, orders and export and import policy. – (1) No export or import shall be made by any person except in accord...
9 Penalty or confiscation not to interfere with other punishment
9. Penalty or confiscation not to interfere with other punishment. — No penalty imposed or confiscation made under this Act shall prevent the imposition of an...
10 Adjudicating Authority
10. Adjudicating Authority. — Any penalty may be imposed or any confiscation may be adjudged under this Act by the Director General or, subject to such limits ...
11 Giving of opportunity to the owner of the goods etc.
11. Giving of opportunity to the owner of the goods etc. — No order imposing a penalty or of adjudication of confiscation shall be made unless the owner of th...
Chapter V Appeal and Revision
12 Appeal
12. Appeal — (1) Any person aggrieved by any decision or order made by the Adjudication Authority under this Act may prefer an appeal,- (a) Where the decision ...
13 Revision
13. Revision. — The Central Government, in the case of any decision or order, not being a decision or order made in an appeal, made by the Director General, o...
14 Powers of Adjudicating and other Authorities
14. Powers of Adjudicating and other Authorities. — (1) Every authority making any adjudication or hearing any appeal or exercising any powers of revision unde...
Chapter VI Miscellaneous
15 Protection of action taken in good faith
15. Protection of action taken in good faith. — No order made or deemed to have been made under this Act shall be called in question in any court , and no suit...
16 Power to make rules
16. Power to make rules.— (1) The Central Government may , by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the provisions of this Act. (2)...
17 Repeal and Saving
17. Repeal and savings — (1) The Imports and Export (Control) Act, 1947 (18 of 1947) and the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation ) Ordinance, 1992 (Ord. ...
Rules
1 Short title and Commencement
1.Short title and commencement. — (1) These rules may be called the Foreign Trade (Regulation ) Rules, 1993. (2) They shall come into force on the date of thei...
2 Definitions
2. Definitions.— In these rules unless the context otherwise requires,- (a) "Act" means the Foreign trade (Development and Regulation ) Act 1992 (22of 1992); (...
3 Grant of special license
3. Grant of special licence. —  Where the Importer exporter Code Number granted to any person has been suspended or cancelled under sub section (1) of se...
4 Application for grant of licenses
4. Application for grant of licenses. — A person may make an application for the grant of a license to import or export goods in accordance with the provisions...
5 Fee
5. Fee. – (1) Every application for a license to import shall be accompanied by the fee specified in the Schedule. (2) The mode of deposit of fee shall be as s...
6 Conditions of license
6. Conditions of license. – (1) It shall be deemed to be a condition of every license for export that – (i) No person shall transfer or acquire by transfer an...
7 Refusal of license
7. Refusal of license. — (1) The Director General or the licensing authority may for reasons to be recorded in writing, refuse to grant or renew a license if— ...
8 Amendment of license
8. Amendment of license. — The licensing authority may of its own motion or on an application by the licensee, amend any license in such manner as may be nece...
9 Suspension of a license
9. Suspension of a license. — (1) The Director General or the licensing authority may by order in writing, suspend the operation of a license granted to – (a) ...
10 Cancellation of the license
10. Cancellation of the license. — The Director General or the licensing authority may, by an order in writing, cancel any license granted under these rules, i...
11 Declaration as to value and quality of imported goods
11. Declaration as to value and quality of imported goods. — On the importation into, or exportation out of, any customs port of any goods, whether liable to ...
12 Declaration as to importer exporter code number
12. Declaration as to importer exporter code number. — On the importation into, or exportation out of, any customs port shall , in the bill of entry or shippin...
13 Utilization of imported goods
13. Utilization of imported goods. — (1) No person shall use any imported goods allotted to him by the State Trading Corporation of India or any other agency r...
14 Prohibition regarding making, signing of any declaration, statement or documents
14. Prohibition regarding making, signing of any declaration, statement or documents. — (1) No person shall make, sign or use or cause to be make, signed or u...
15 Power to enter premises and inspect, search and seize goods, documents, things and conveyances
15. Power to enter premises and inspect, search and seize goods, documents, things and conveyances. (1) Any person authorized by the Central Government under s...
16 Settlement
16. Settlement . — (1) the adjudication authority may determine the amount of settlement to be paid by the person to whom a notice has been issued and who has...
17 Confiscation and redemption
17.Confiscation and redemption.— (1) Any imported goods or materials in respect of which – (a) Any condition of the license , or letter of authority under whic...
18 Confiscation of conveyance
18. Confiscation of conveyance. — (1) Any conveyance or animal which has been, is being, or is attempted to be used, for the transport of any goods or material...
Schedule Scale of fee
( See rule 5 ) The following fee shall be leviable in respect of the application for an import license, etc.:-- Particulars Amount of fee (1) (2) 1. Where the ...
The Foreign Trande (Exemption from Application of Rules in Certain Cases) Order, 1993
1 Short title and commencement
1. Short title and commencement. – (1) This order may be called the Foreign Trade (Exemption from Application of Rules in Certain Cases ) Order, 1993. (2) It s...
2 Definitions
2. Definitions. – In this order, unless the context otherwise requires,- (a) "Act" , means the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation ) Act, 1992 (22 of 199...
3 Exemption from the application of rules
3. Exemption from the application of rules. —   (1) Nothing contained in the Rules shall apply to the import of any goods — (a) By the central Government or ag...
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