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[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND CUSTOMS
NEW DELHI

NOTIFICATION NO

26/2017-Central Excise (N.T), Dated: October 17, 2017

In pursuance of clause (b) of section 2 of the Central Excise Act. 1944(I of 1944) read with clause (55) of section 65B of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), rule 3 of the Central Excise Rules, 2002 , rule 3 of the Service Tax Rules. 1994. and clause (e) of sub-section (2) of section 174 of the Central Goods and Service Tax Act 2017 (12 of 2017), in respect of things done or omitted to be done before the coming into force of the Central Goods and Services Act. 2017, the Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby-

(a) appoints the officers mentioned in column (2) of the Table below as the Central Excise officers;

(b) vests such officers with all powers under the Central Excise Act, 1944 and the rules made thereunder and the Finance Act 1994 and the rules made thereunder; and

(c) assigns -

(i) such Central Excise officers mentioned in column (2) of the Table below, and

(ii) Principal Commissioners of Central Excise and Service Tax or Commissioners of Central Excise and Service Tax;

(iii) Commissioners of Central Excise and Service Tax ( Audit); and

(iv) Commissioners of Central Excise and Service Tax (Appeals),

with the jurisdiction mentioned in column (3) of the said Table, for the purpose mentioned in column(4) of the said Table.

TABLE

S.No Rank and designation of the Central Excise officer Jurisdiction Purpose
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
1.

Any Principal Additional Director General or Additional Director General who is posted, vide an administrative order issued by the Central Board of Excise and Customs, in the territorial jurisdiction of a -

(a) Principal Chief Commissioner of Central Excise and Service Tax; or

(b) Chief Commissioner of Central Excise and Service Tax.

The jurisdiction of such Principal Chief Commissioner of Central Excise and Service Tax or Chief Commissioner of Central Excise and Service Tax, as specified in notification 13/2017-Central Excise (NT), dated 9th June. 2017.
Passing orders in appeal with respect to appeals under section 35 of the Central Excise Act 1944, (1 of 1944) and section 85 of the Finance Act. 1994 (32 of 1994), which have been filed on or before 30th June, 2017 with the Commissioner of Central Excise and Service Tax (Appeals), in the territorial jurisdiction of such Principal Chief Commissioner of Central Excise and Service Tax or Chief Commissioner of Central Excise and Service Tax.

[F.No 137/13/2017-ServiceTax]

Dr. S L Sreeparvathy
Under Secretary to the Government of India