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Published in Part II, Section 3, Sub section (ii) of the Gazette of India Extraordinary dated 9.7.2001

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 3A of the Live-stock Importation Act, 1898 (9 of 1898), the Central Government hereby restricts, with effect from the date of publication of this notification in the Official Gazette, the import into India of all live-stock products, including –

  • meat and meat products of all kinds including fresh, chilled and frozen meat , tissue or organs of poultry, pig, sheep, goat
  • egg and egg powder
  • milk and milk products
  • bovine, ovine and caprine embryos, ova or semen
  • pet food products of animal origin

The import of these products shall be allowed only against a sanitary import permit to be issued by this Department as per the procedure laid down in the Schedule annexed to this notification.