SECTION-I

LIVE ANIMALS; ANIMAL PRODUCTS

 Notes :

1. Any reference in this section to a particular genus or species of an animal, except where the context otherwise requires, includes a reference to the young of that genus or species.

2. Except where the context otherwise requires, throughout this Schedule any reference to “dried” products also covers products which have been dehydrated, evaporated or freeze-dried.

 

CHAPTER-1
LIVE ANIMALS

 

Notes :

1. This Chapter covers all live animals except :

(a) Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates, of heading 0301, 0306 or 0307;

(b) Cultures of micro-organisms and other products of heading 3002; and

(c) Animals of heading 9508.

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Exim Code

Item Description

Policy

Policy Conditions

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0101

Live horses, asses, mules and hinnies

0101 10

Pure-bred breeding animals:

 

 

0101 10 10

Horses

Restricted

 

0101 10 20

Asses

Restricted

 

0101 10 90

Other

Restricted

 

0101 90

Other:

 

 

0101 90 10

Horses for Polo

Restricted

 

0101 90 20

Asses, Mules and hinnies livestock

Restricted

 

0101 90 90

Other

Restricted

 

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0102

Live bovine animals

0102 10

Pure-bred breeding animals:

 

 

0102 10 10

Bulls, adult

Restricted

 

0102 10 20

Cows, adult

Restricted

 

0102 10 30

Buffaloes, adult and calves

Restricted

 

0102 10 90

Other

Restricted

 

 

 

 

 

0102 90

Other:

 

 

0102 90 10

Bulls, adult

Restricted

 

0102 90 20

Buffaloes, adults and
calves

Restricted

 

0102 90 90

Other

Restricted

 

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0103

Live Swine

0103 10 00

Pure bred breeding animals
Other:

Restricted

 

0103 91 00

Weighing less than 50 Kg.

Restricted

 

0103 92 00

Weighing 50 Kg� or more

Restricted

 

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0104

Live Sheep and Goats

0104 10

Sheep:

 

 

0104 10 10

Sheep including lamb for breeding purpose

Restricted

 

0104 10 90

Other

Restricted

 

0104 20 00

Goats

Restricted

 

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0105

Live poultry, that is to say, fowls of the species Gallus domesticus, ducks, geese, turkeys and guinea fowls


Weighing not more than 185 g:

0105 11 00

Fowls of the species Gallus domesticus

Restricted

 Grand parent stock of poultry is, however, freely importable.

0105 12 00

Turkeys

Restricted

 Grand parent stock of poultry is, however, freely importable.

0105 19 00

Other


Other :

Restricted

 Grand parent stock of poultry is, however, freely importable.

0105 92 00

Fowls of the species Gallus domesticus weighing not more than 2000 g

Restricted

 

0105 93 00

Fowls of the species Gallus domesticus weighing more than 2000 g

Restricted

 

0105 99 00

Other

Restricted

 

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0106

Other live animals


Mammals:

0106 11 00

Primates

Restricted

 Subject to Import Licensing Note No. 6 of the chapter.

 

 

0106 12 00

Whales, dolphins and porpoises (mammals of the order cetacea); manatees and dugongs (mammals of the order Sirenia)

Restricted

 Subject to Import Licencing Note No.6 of the chapter.

 

 

 

 

0106 19 00

Other

Restricted

 Subject to Import Licensing Note No. 6 of the chapter.

0106 20 00

Reptiles (including snakes and turtles)


Birds:

Restricted

 Subject to Import Licensing Note No. 6 of the chapter.

0106 31 00

Birds of prey

Restricted

 Subject to Import Licensing Note No. 6 of the chapter.

0106 32 00

Psittaciformes (including parrots, parakeets, macaws and cockatoos)

Restricted

 Subject to Import Licensing Note No. 6 of the chapter.

0106 39 00

Other

Restricted

 Subject to Import Licensing Note No. 6 of the chapter.

0106 90

Other

 

 

0106 90 10

Bees and other insects, not elsewhere included or specified

Restricted

 Subject to Import Licensing Note No. 6 of the chapter.

0106 90 20

Pure-line Stock

Restricted

 Subject to Import Licensing Note No. 6 of the chapter.

0106 90 90

Other

Restricted

 Subject to Import Licensing Note No. 6 of the chapter.

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Import Licensing Notes

(1) An application for grant of a licence for import of Animals, Birds and Reptiles (including their parts and products) may be made in the form given in Appendix -8 of the Handbook of Procedures Vol. 1, to the Director General of Foreign Trade along with the recommendation of the Chief Wild Life Warden of the State concerned

(2) An application for grant of a licence for import of Stallions and Broodmares may be made in the form given in Appendix - 8 of the Handbook of Procedures Vol. 1, to the Director General of Foreign Trade along with the recommendation of Director, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services of the State Government concerned or the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.

The import of stallions and broodmares against licences shall be subject to the following conditions:

(i) Import of such animals shall be subject to the health regulations in force;

(ii) Applications shall be considered only from stud farms which have been in existence for at least three years and registered with the Animal Husbandry Commissioner, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Government of India. However, this period of three years may be relaxed on merits;

(iii) A certificate of fitness issued either by the veterinary officer or by a qualified veterinary doctor registered with the Government of the country of origin shall be furnished at the time of customs clearance.

(3) An application for grant of a licence for import of horses for polo may be made in the form given in Appendix-8 of the Handbook of Procedures Vol. 1, to the Director General of Foreign Trade.

(4) An application for grant of a licence for Livestock (excluding equine), Pureline stocks, birds' eggs, frozen semen/ embryo, and Commercial chicks may be made in the form given in Appendix - 8 of the Handbook of Procedures Vol. 1, to the Director General of Foreign Trade along with the recommendation of the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Government of India.

(5) Import of Live animals other than wild animals as defined under Wild Life Protection Act, 1972 is permitted against a licence to Zoos and Zoological parks, circus companies, private individuals, on the recommendation of the Chief Wild Life Warden of a State Government subject to the provisions of the Convention on Inter-national Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). For recognized scientific/research institutions, in addition to the above requirement, recommendation of Committee for the purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA) under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 shall also be required for issuance of Import licence.

(6) Import of Wild Animals (including their parts and products) as defined in the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 is prohibited.

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