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BATTERIES (MANAGEMENT AND HANDLING) RULES 2010

The Batteries (Management & Handling) Rules, 2001 was notified by Ministry of Environment and Forest , Government of India on May 16th, 2001 . During the year 2010 on 4th May, the said Rules is amended and called as; the Batteries (Management & Handling) Amendment Rules, 2010. These Rules shall apply to every Manufacturer, Importer, Dealer, Recycler, Auctioneer and Bulk consumers involved in manufacture, processing, sale, purchase import and use of batteries or components thereof.

Board has identified 645 Batteries handling units in Karnataka and notices have been issued to all the units who are not submitting the half yearly returns to the Board regularly. The status of units identified is as follows:

Sl. No. Particulars Units   No. of units  
1 Manufacturers   25  
2 Importers   59  
3 Dealers   255
4 Recyclers   23
5 Auctioneers   17
6 Bulk consumers 266
Total 645

          Steps taken by the Board for effective implementation of the Batteries (Management & Handling) Amendment Rules, 2010.

     A letter dated: 06.06.2012 has been addressed to 58 importers to submit half yearly returns to the Board under the Batteries (Management & Handling) Amendment Rules, 2010.

     A letter dated: 06.06.2012 has been addressed to 25 manufacturers to submit half yearly returns to the Board under the Batteries (Management & Handling) Amendment Rules, 2010.

    A letter dated: 06.06.2012 has been addressed to 25 recyclers to submit half yearly returns to the Board under the Batteries (Management & Handling) Amendment Rules, 2010.

     A letter dated: 18.06.2012 has been addressed to 305 dealers to submit half yearly returns to the Board under the Batteries (Management & Handling) Amendment Rules, 2010.

     A letter dated: 22.03.2013 has been addressed to 13 Joint Commissioners (Admin) of Commercial Tax Departments in Karnataka, requesting them to provide list of Battery Dealers who have registered under VAT, so as to pursue them to comply with the Batteries (Management & Handling) Amendment Rules, 2010.

 


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