Amendment in import policy of Human Embryo

Dated October 26th, 2015 | Copy of | Notification No.25/2015-2020 |

Amendment in import policy of Human Embryo classified under Exim Code 0511 99 99 of Chapter 05 of ITC (HS), 2012 – Schedule-1 (Import Policy).

In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby amends the import policy of ‘Human Embryo’ classified under Exim Code 0511 99 99 of Chapter 05 of ITC (HS), 2012 – Schedule-1 (Import Policy). 2. Import policy of the item ‘Human Embryo’ classified under EXIM Code 0511 99 99 in Chapter 05 of ITC (HS), 2012 Schedule I (Import Policy) is revised from “free” subject to a ‘No Objection Certificate’ from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)” to “Prohibited’ except for research purposes based on the guidelines of the Department of Health Research. After revision, the import policy is as under:

Amendment in import policy of Human Embryo1

3. Effect of this Notification: Import policy of the item ‘Human Embryo’ classified under EXIM Code 0511 99 99 has been changed from “free” subject to a ‘No Objection Certificate’ from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)” to “Prohibited’ except for research purposes based on the guidelines of the Department of Health Research.

Sd/- (Anup Wadhawan) Director General of Foreign Trade

F.No.01/89/180/01/AM-16/PC-2 (A) Issued by: Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade New Delhi

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