In India, there are certain goods which are Prohibited (banned) or Restricted (subject to certain condition) for Import & Export. These are those goods for which importation and
The exportation has been completely banned for reasons linked to health, environment, protection of endangered species of flora and fauna, security, legislation, etc. Under section 11 of the Customs Act, the Central Government has the power to issue Notification under which export or import of any goods can be declared as prohibited. For example, the export of
The human skeleton is absolutely prohibited whereas export of cattle is allowed against an export license. There is no complete and exhaustive list of all the good, however, we have collected major names of such products and they are listed below.
As per the government policies of India, under sub-section (d) of section 111 and sub-section (d) of Section 113, any goods which are imported or attempted to be imported and exported or attempted to be exported, contrary to any prohibition imposed by or under the Customs Act or any other law for the time being in force shall be liable to confiscation. Section 112 of the Customs Act provides for penalty for improper importation and Section 114 of the Customs Act provides for penalty for attempt to export goods improperly. In respect of prohibited goods, the Adjudicating Officer may impose a penalty up to five times the value of the goods. It is, therefore, absolutely necessary for the trade to know what are the prohibitions or restrictions in force before they contemplate to import or export any goods.