Secondhand m/c approved c. e.

cbec 4/2008 circular at sr. no. 5 permits customs to reject declared value if found low in comparision to nidb data or prevalent prices under rule 12 and redetermine value under rule 9 by following anoth cbec file 493/124/86 cus vi dt. 1901101987 which means maximum depreciation of 70% of the value declared by the c.e. in the year of manufacture can be given to which reconditioning,freight and landing charges are added to arrive at the a.v.

Where cert. cannot be procured from the foreigh shipper/country then certificate by a local approved accepted as per below list

i) Bureau Veritas Marwah Centre, 6th floor, Krishna Marwah Marg, Opp.Ansa Indl.Estate, Off.Saki Vihar Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai-072. Tel.No.022-56956300, 56956309 Fax : 0222- 56956310 E-mail :
(ii) Det Norske Veritas 201-D, Poonam Chambers, �??A�?? wing, Dr.Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai 400 018 Tel : 22185614/1080/7107 ; Fax : 022-4954409 E-mail :

(iii) Indian Register Quality Systems 52-A, Adi Shankaracharya Marg, Opp.Powai lake, Mumbai �?? 400 072 Tel : 022- 25793627, 25787124 Fax : 022 -25793611 E-mail :

iv) Best Mulyakan Consultants Ltd. 307-A, BEST Commercial Complex Opp.Andheri Rly Station (W), Mumbai-400 058 Tel : 022-26285662 / Fax : 26702917 E-mail :

(v) SGS India Pvt. Ltd , 4B, Adi Shankaracharya Marg, Powai road ,Vikroli (W), Mumbai-083 Tel-25798421-29, 25782413 Fax- 25782412, E-Mail :

(vi) Intertek Testing Services India Pvt. Ltd., (a)401, Everest House, 4th floor,Suren Road, AndheriE),Mumbai Tel No. 022 56934848 Fax No. 022 56934800 e-mail Info.Mumbai@ (b) Row House, # 47, Sector �?? 12,Near Freight Forwarders Premises Co-op Soc. Ltd., Dronagiri, Nhava Sheva,Navi Mumbai 400 702. Tel No. 022 �?? 64528179 Fax No. 022 �?? 27240981

3.The following Chartered Engineers are also included as per the the Board�??s Circular No.4/2008-Cus dtd.12.02.2008. Gattini & Co., Plot No. 8, Behind Fish Market, Sion, Mumbai 400 022. Tel No. 022 24093318. Fax No. 022 24093493. Mobile: +91-9819566123 E-Mail:

As per 102/2010 jnch

(i) Importer should appoint a local Chartered Engineer (CE)/Inspection and Certifying Agency as per the Public Notice No. 84/2008 and 9/2009 and should intimate the AC/DC (Import Docks) of the concerned CFS.
ii) Thereafter, the local CE should seek and appointment from the concerned AC/DC for inspection.

(iii) On receiving such request, the concerned AC/DC will allocate an Appraising Officer/Supdt. who will supervise the entire inspection process conducted by the local CE.

(iv) Report generated by the local CE, should be counter singed by the concerned Docks Appraising Officer/Supdt. who had supervised the inspection process.

4.Chartered Engineer's certificate from country of shipment certifying:
- Year of manufacture
- Condition of the machinery
- Price of new machinery in the year of manufacture (CIF if possible).
- State of technology of the machinery vis-à-vis contemporary technology
for such machinery available internationally.
- Whether reconditioned or not. If yes, cost of reconditioning and when was
the same carried out.
- Details of spare parts, if any.
- Expected residual life of the machinery.
- Chartered Engineer"s opinion about current price offered for the machinery.

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