Special Economic Zones Act, 2005
52. Certain provisions not to apply
1. The provisions contained in the Chapter X-A of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and the Special Economic Zones Rules, 2003 and the Special Economic Zones (Customs Procedure) Regulations, 2003 made thereunder shall not, with effect from such date as the Central Government by notification appoint, apply to the Special Economic Zones.
2. Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), all offences committed, before the commencement of this Act, under any provisions of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) and the Special Economic Zones Rules, 2003 and the Special Economic Zones (Customs Procedure) Regulations, 2003 made thereunder, shall continue to be governed by the said Act or rules, as the case may be.
3. Anything done or any action taken or purported to have been done or taken including any rule, notification, inspection, order or notice made or issued or any permission or authorisation or exemption granted or any document or instrument executed under the said provisions of the Act, rules and regulations referred to in sub-section (1) shall, insofar as they are not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, be deemed to have been done or taken or made or issued or granted under the corresponding provisions of the Act or rules or regulations referred to in that sub-section.