Circular No.ES/185/2018-19 August 31, 2018
To: Members of the Council
Sub.: Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) as the Authenticating Officer on behalf of the President of India in all Notifications published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part-II, Section - 3, Sub-Section (ii).
O/o DGFT has issued Trade Notice No. 29/2015-2020 dated 30th August, 2018 on the above subject.
O/o DGFT has observed that there is a confusion among the Trade about the Notifications signed by Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) and published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part-II, Section- 3, Sub-Section (ii) as having no approval of the Central Government and as a result stay orders are being obtained from various Courts across the Country on the operation of such Notifications.
In this connection, O/o DGFT has clarified the following:
Members may kindly make a note of the above.