In exercise of the powers conferred under
Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act,
1992 (No. 22 of 1992) the Central Government has notified on 31st
March, 1997, the Export and Import Policy for the period 1997-2002
(hereinafter referred to as the Policy).
In pursuance of the provisions of paragraph 4.11 of the Policy, the
Director General of Foreign Trade hereby notifies the compilation
known as Handbook of Procedures (Vol.1), Handbook of Procedures
(Vol.2) and ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Imports items.
These compilations, as amended from time to time, shall remain in
force until 31st March, 2002.