There are two Acts, which shape a portion of Customs Law in India, to be specific, the Customs Act.1962 and Customs Tariff Act, 1975:
The Customs Act, 1962
The Customs Act. 1962 is the fundamental Act for toll and gathering of traditions obligation in India. It contain different procurements identifying with imports and fares of products and merchandize and additionally things of persons landing in India. The principle reason for Customs Act, 1962 is the counteractive action of unlawful imports and fares of merchandise. The Act reaches out to the entire of the India. It was reached out to Sikkim w.e.f 1st October 1979.
The Customs Tariff Act, 1975
All merchandise imported or sent out from India at the rates determined under the Customs Tariff Act, 1975.The Act contains two timetables – Schedule 1 gives arrangement and rate of obligations for imports, while plan 2 gives characterization and rates of obligations for fares. In the present Act, the Tariff Schedule was supplanted in 1986. The new Schedule depends on Harmonized System of Nomenclature (HSN) the universally acknowledged Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System.