Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Cess Act, 1985
3.Duties of customs on Scheduled products.-
(1) There shall be levied and collected by way of a cess for the purposes of the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act, 1985, a duty of customs at such rate not exceeding three per cent.ad valorem as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify, on all Scheduled products, which are exported.
(2) The duties of customs levied under sub-section (1) on the Scheduled products shall be in addition to any cess or duty leviable on such Scheduled products under any other law for the time being in force.
(3) The provisions of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and the rules and regulations made thereunder including those relating to refunds and exemptions from duty, shall, as far as may be, apply in relation to the levy and collection of the duty of customs leviable under sub-section (1) as the apply in relation to the levy and collection of the duties of customs under that Act or those rules and regulations.