Legal Document

Title: Border Trade with India and Land Custom Station (LCS)
Type: Rules
Issuing Agency: National Board of Revenue (NBR)
Responsible Agency: National Board of Revenue (NBR)
Issuing Date: 01-06-1972

Border Trade with India and Land Custom Station (LCS)

 

[ Published in the Bangladesh Gazette. Part I. dated the 1st June, 1972 ]

 

Government of The People's Republic of Bangladesh

Ministry of Finance

National Board of Revenue

 ( Customs )

 

NOTIFICATION

 

S.R.O. 14/D/CUS/72-29th April 1972-In exercise of the powers conferred by section 19 of the Customs Act, 1969 (IV of 1969) and under sub-section I of section 7 of the Sales Tax Act, 1951 (III of 1951), the Government of Bangladesh is pleased to exempt-from the whole of Customs duties and Sales Tax leviable on import and export of goods specified in columns 1 and 3 of the table below (corresponding to the columns 1 and 3 of the Annexure to schedule B of the Trade Agreement between Bangladesh and India, 1972) to the extent of quantities specified in columns 2 and 4 of the table (corresponding to columns 2 and 4 the said Annexure) :

 

                Provide that -

(a)   these goods pass through the Land Customs Stations established for the purpose;

(b)   the exports and imports are made by persons living in areas, other than municipal areas, within eight kilometers (5 miles) on either side of the international boundary and holding special permits issued by their respective competent authority;

(c)   no person crosses the border for this purpose more than once a day in each direction on any two specified days of a week or on any additional number of days as may be mutually agreed between the concerned competent authorities in India and Bangladesh.

 

TABLE

PART I - Mizoram - Chittagong Hill Tracts Sector

 

Mizoram to Chittagong

Chittagong to Mizoram

Name of commodities

Quantities allowed to be carried

Name of commodities

Quantities allowed to be carried

       
 

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

 

 

1.  Til Seeds

Head load

1.  Gur

Head load

2.  Raw Cotton

Do.

2.  Onion and Garlic

Do.

 

3.   Chillies

Do.

3. Fish fresh and dried

Do.

 

4.   Forest produce (Including timber unclassed, agarwood, cane, thatching grass, firewood and bamboos)

 

Boat load raft or cart load

4.  Poultry and eggs

Do.

 

5. Fresh fruits

Head load

5.   Vegetables including potatoes

Do.

 

6. Milk and Milk products

Do.

6.   Fresh fruits

Do.

 

 

 

7. Chhana and sweet-

    meats

1 Kilogram.

 

 

 

8.   Betel nuts

1/ 2Kilogram.

 

 

 

9. Betel leaves

Head load.

 

 

 

10. Spices

2 Kilograms

 

 

 

11. Earthen-ware

Head load.

 

 

 

12. Tea

1 Kilogram

 

                 
 

 

PART II - Khasi, Jaintia and Garo Hills - Sylhet Mymensingh Sector

 

For export from Khasi, Jaintia and Garo Hills to Sylhet and Mymensingh

For export from Sylhet and Mymensingh to Khasi, Jaintia and Garo Hills


Name of commodities

Quantities allowed to be carried

Name of commodities

Quantities allowed to be carried

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

1.  Fresh fruits

Head load

1.   Fish, fresh and dried.

Head load

2.Vegetables (including

    potatoes)

Do.

2. Poultry and eggs

Do.

3.   Forest produce (Including  timber unclassed, agarwood, cane, thatching grass, firewood and  bamboos).

Boat load, raft or cart load

3. Vegetables

Do.

4. Ginger, Turmeric,

    Chillies and Tejpatta.

Head load

4. Betel nuts

1 Kilogram

5.  Onins

Do.

5.   Betel Leaves

Head load

6. Tapioca

Do.

6. Spices

2 Kilograms

 

7.   Milk and milk products

Do.

7. Chhana and sweet-meats

1 Kilogram

 

8. Lime and Lime stone

Do.

8.  Fresh fruits

Head load

 

9.   Shingles and Boulders

Boat, raft or cart load

 

 

 

10. Sand

Do.

 

 

 

11. Betel leaves

Head load

 

 

 

12. Mustard Oil

1 Kilogram

 

 

 

13. Mustard seed

Head load

 

 

 

               
 

PART III - Cachar-Sylhet Sector

 

 

For export from Cachar to Sylhet

For export from Sylhet to Cachar

Name of commodities

Quantities allowed to be carried

Name of commodities

Quantities allowed to be carried

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

1.   Forest produce (Including timber unclassed, agarwood, cane, thatching grass, firewood and bamboos).

Boat load, raft or cart load

1.  Fish, fresh and dried

Head load

2. Kerosene oil

One bottle

2.  Poultry and eggs

Do.

3.   Vegetables (including potatoes)

Head load

3.  Soap (washing)

1/2 Kilogram

4.   Milk and Milk products

Do.

4.  Spices including

    ginger

2 Kilograms

5.   Soap (washing)

1/2 Kilogram

5.  Onion and Garlic

Head load

 

 

6.  Fresh fruits

Do.

 

 

7.  Vegetables

Do.

 

 

8.  Chhana and sweet-meats

1 Kilogram.

 

 

PART IV - Tripura -Bangladesh Sector

 

For export from Tripura to Bangladesh

For export from Bangladesh to Tripura

Name of commodities

Quantities allowed to be carried

Name of commodities

Quantities allowed to be carried

       
 

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

1.   Vegetables (including potatoes).

 

Head load

1.  Poultry and eggs

Head load

2.   Milk and Milk products

 

Do.

2. Chhana and sweet-

    meats

1 Kilogram

3.   Forest produce (Including timber unclassed, agarwood, cane, thatching grass, firewood and bamboos).

Boat load, raft or cart load

3.  Fish, fresh and dried

Head load

4.   Till seeds

Head load

4.  Vegetables

Do.

5.   Fresh fruits

Do.

5.  Onion and Garlic

Do.

6.   Gram and pulses

Do.

6.  Cocoanut (dry and

    green)

Do.

7.   Kerosene

1 bottle

7.  Fresh fruit

Do.

 

 

8.  Gram and pulses

Do.

 

 

9.  Betel leaves

Do.

 

 

10.          Spices

2 Kilograms

 

 

PART V - Rangpur (Bangladesh) - Assam (Bordering District) Cooch Behar / Jalpaiguri (West Bengal) Sector

 

Export from Assam (Bordering district) to Rangpur, Cooch Behar, Jalpaiguri (West Bengal) to Rangpur (Bangladesh)

Export from Rangpur (Bangladesh) to Assam (Bordering district) to Rangpur, to Cooch Behar, Jalpaiguri (West Bengal)

Name of commodities

Quantities allowed to be carried

Name of commodities

Quantities allowed to be carried

       

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

1.   Fresh fruits

Head load

1.  Fish

Head load

2.   Vegetables (including potatoes)

Do.

2.  Poultry and eggs

Do.

3.   Spices

2 Kilograms

3.  Tobacco

1 Kilogram

4.   Firewood

Head load

4.  Cocoanuts

Head load

5.   Milk and milk products

Do.

5.  Betel leaves

Do.

6.   Tobacco

1 Kilogram

6.  Spices

2. Kilograms

7.   Washing soap

1/2 Kilogram

7.  Salt

1 Kilogram

8.   Bamboo

Boat load, raft or cart load

8.  Fodder for cattle

Head load

9.   Mustard oil

1 Kilogram

9.  Bamboo

Head load raft or craft load

10.Mustard seed / rape seed

Head load

10. Thatching grass

Do

11. Cocoanut oil

1 Kilogram

11. Hogla leaves

Head load

 

 

12.Firewood

Do

 

 

13. Gur

Do

 

 

14.Chhana and  sweet-meats

Do

 

PART VI -Rest of Bangladesh - Rest of West Bengal

 

Export from West Bengal to Bangladesh

Export from Bangladesh to West Bengal

Name of commodities

Quantities allowed to be carried

Name of commodities

Quantities allowed to be carried

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

1.   Fresh fruits

Head load

1.   Fish

Head load

2.   Vegetables

Do.

2. Poultry and eggs

Do.

3.   Spices

2 Kilograms

3.   Cocoanuts

Do

4.   Milk and milk products

Head load

4.   Spices

2 Kilograms

5.   Gram and pulses

Do.

5.   Betel leaves

Head load

6.   Gur

Do.

6.   Fodder / cattle

Head load

7.   Firewood

Boat load, raft or cart load

7.   Golpatta

Do

8.   Bamboo

Do.

8. Chhana and sweet-meats

Do.

9.   Thatching grass

Do.

9. Fresh fruits

Do.

10.          Simul Cotton

Head load

10. Vegetables

Do

11.          Mustard oil

1 Kilogram

11. Hogla leaves

Do.

12.          Mustard seed / rape seed

Head load

12. Firewood

Do.

13.          Cocoanut oil

1 Kilogram

13. Gur

Do.

 

 

14. Simul Cotton

Do.

 

 

15. Broomsticks

Do

 

 

16. Bamboo

Boat, raft or cart load

 

 

17. Thatching grass

Do.

 

 

C.No. 3(3) NBR(Cus)/72

Sd./-

KAFILUDDIN MAHMOOD

Ex-Officio Secretary.

 

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