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MINISTRY OF ENVIORNMENT AND FOREST
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, dated, the 19th July, 2000

S.O. 670 (E) – Whereas the draft Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation) Rules, 2000 were published, under the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment and Forests number S.O. 69(E), dated, the 25th January, 2000, in the Gazette of India, Extra-ordinaty, Part II, section3, sub-section(ii) at pages 39-96 on the same date, inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby,before the expiry of the period of forty-five days from the date on which the copies of the Gazette containing the said notification are made available to the public;

And whereas copies of the said Gazette were made available to the public on 26.01.2000;

And whereas the objections and suggestions received from the public in respect of the said draft rules have been duly considered by the Central Government;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6,8 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, the Central Government hereby makes the following rules for regulating ozone depleting substances, namely :-

1. Short title and commencement.-

1. These rules may be called the Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation and Control), 2000.

2. They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. Definitions .- In these rules unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) “Act” means the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986);

(b) “authority” means an authority mentioned in columns (4 )and (6) of Schedule V;

(c) “base level’ means the quantity of ozone depleting substance produced or consumed, as the case may be, in the year or average of the years listed in column (3) of Schedule II and Schedule III;

(d) “consumption” with respect to any ozone depleting substance means the amount of that substance produced in India in addition to the amount imported, less the amount exported and the amount used as feedstock substance which is used entirely in the manufacture of other chemicals, with negligible emissions, if any ;

(e) “calculated level of production, sale, import or export”, as the case may be, means level determined by multiplying quantity of the ozone depleting substance by its ozone depleting potential specified in column (5) of Schedule I;

(f) “calculated level of consumption” shall be determined by adding together calculated levels of production and imports and subtracting calculated level of exports;

(g) “Group” means collection of one or more ozone depleting substances as specified in column (4) of Schedule I;

(h) “manufacture” in relation to any ozone depleting substance includes-

(i) any process or part of a process for making, altering, finishing, packing, labelling, blending or otherwise treating of any ozone depleting substance with a view to sell, distribute or use but does not include the repacking or breaking up of any ozone depleting substance in the ordinary course of retail business; and

(ii) any process in which a preparation containing ozone depleting substance is formulated;

(i) “ozone depleting substance” means the ozone depleting substances specified in column (2) of Schedule I, whether existing by itself or in a mixture, excluding any such substance or mixture (blend) which is in a manufactured product other than a container used for the transportation or storage of such substance;

(j)”parties” means, unless the text otherwise indicates, parties to the protocol and parties to the amendments thereof;

(k)”pre-shipment applications” are those treatments applied directly preceding and in relation to export, to meet the phytosanitary or sanitary requirements of the importing country or existing phytosanitary or sanitary requirements of the exporting country;

(l) “production” in relation to any ozone depleting substance means the manufacture of an ozone depleting substance from any raw material or feedstock chemicals, but does not include-

(i) the manufacture of a substance that is used and entirely consumed (except for trace quantity) in the manufacture of other chemicals; or

(ii) quantities which are produced incidentally in the manufacture of other chemical substances; or

(iii) quantities which are recycled or reused; or

(iv) quantities which are destroyed by technologies to be specified by the Central Government;

(m) “protocol” means the Montreal Protocol On Substances That Deplete The Ozone Layer, adopted on 16th September 1987;

(n)”quarantine applications”, with respect to Group VIII of Schedule I ozone depleting substance, are treatments to prevent the introduction, establishment and or spread of quarantine pests (including diseases), or to ensure their control as specified by the Central Government;

(o)”recovery” means collection and storage of ozone depleting substances from machinery, equipment, or containment vessel during servicing or prior to disposal;

(p) “reclamation” means reprocessing and upgrading of a recovered ozone depleting substance through such methods as filtering, drying, distillation and, or chemical treatment in order to restore the substance to a specified standard of performance.

(q)”schedule” means a schedule annexed to these rules.

3. Regulation of production and consumption of ozone depleting substances.- (1) No person shall produce or cause to produce any ozone depleting substance after the date specified in column (5) of Schedule V unless he is registered with the authority specified in column (4) of that Schedule :

Provided that for the twelve month period commencing on the date specified in column (6) of Schedule II, and in each twelve month period thereafter, no person shall produce or cause to be produced any group of ozone depleting substances in excess of the corresponding percentage of his calculated base level of production specified in column (4) of that Schedule excluding the substances which is for the use of as feedstock in the manufacture of other chemicals, with negligible emissions, if any

Provided further that calculated level of consumption of such substances in India shall, as a percentage of calculated level of consumption in base years does not exceed the number specified in column (5) of Schedule II.

(2)No person shall produce or cause to produce ozone depleting substances specified as Group I and Group III in column (4) of Schedule I during the period from 1, August, 2000 to 1st January, 2010 in excess of the quantity specified in column (4) of Schedule III and the calculated level of consumption of such substances in India shall as a percentage of calculated level of consumption in base year does not exceed the number specified in column (5) of that Schedule.

(3)A person having received financial assistance from the Multilateral Fund in accordance with article 10 and 10 A of the Protocol to which the Central Government is a party for gradual reduction of production and consumption of ozone depleting substances-

(i) specified as Group I and Group III in column(4) of Schedule I shall, limit the production of ozone depleting substance as specified in column (4) of Schedule III;

(ii) specified as Group IV in column (4) of Schedule I shall limit the production and consumption of ozone depleting substance specified in columns (4) and (5) of Schedule II;

(iii) specified as Group I and Group II in column (4) of Schedule I shall limit the consumption of ozone depleting substance as specified in column (5) of Schedule III, in each year from 1st August, 2000 to 1st January, 2010 to quantities specified in column (4) for each year given in column (6) of Schedule III as per the agreement approved by the Executive Committee of the Multilateral Fund.

(4) In order to implement the agreement, referred to in sub-rule (3), the Central Government shall introduce implementation modalities, such as quota system for production and consumption of chlorofluorocarbons and carbon tetrachloride for non-feedstock use and verification system for feedstock application and non-compliance with such modalities shall result in consequential penalties laid down in the said agreements.

4. Prohibition on export to or import from countries not specified in Schedule VI.- No person shall import or cause to import from or export or cause to export to any country not specified in Schedule VI any ozone depleting substance after the commencement of these rules.

5. Ozone depleting substances are to be exported to or imported from countries specified in Schedule VI under a licence.- (1) No person shall import or cause to import from or export or cause to export to, any country specified in Schedule VI, any ozone depleting substance unless he obtains a licence issued by the authority.

(2) No licence shall be issued under sub-rule (1) unless the said authority is satisfied that the grant of licence shall not cause calculated level of consumption of that group of ozone depleting substances (except Group I and Group III given in column (4) of Schedule I in the relevant twelve month period, as a percentage of corresponding calculated consumption in base years, to exceed the number specified in column (5) of Schedule II.

(3) No licence shall be issued under sub rule (1) unless the said authority is satisfied that the grant of licence shall not cause calculated level of consumption of ozone depleting substance given in Group 1 and III in column (4) of Schedule I in the relevant twelve months period as specified in column (6) of Schedule III, as a percentage of calculated consumption in base years to exceed the number specified in column (5) of that Schedule

(4) The calculated base level of consumption and the calculated base level of production for India as a whole for each group of ozone depleting substances shall be notified by the Central Government.

6. Regulation of the sale of ozone depleting substances.- (1)No person shall either himself or by any other person on his behalf or enterprise sell, stock or exhibit for sale or distribute any ozone depleting substance after the date specified in column (5) of Schedule V unless he is registered with the authority specified in column (4) of that Schedule

Provided that no person or enterprise shall sell ozone depleting substances specified in column (3) of Schedule IV for activities specified in column (2) of that Schedule unless the person engaged in that activity has got himself registered with the authority and has given a declaration in accordance with these rules and the person selling ozone depleting substances has verified particulars of the registration given in the declaration with the certificate of registration as per procedure specified in Part II of Schedule XII :

Provided further that after the date specified in column (4) of Schedule IV, no person or enterprise shall sell, stock, distribute or exhibit or cause to be sold, stocked, distributed or exhibited ozone depleting substances specified in column (3) for activities specified in column (2) of that Schedule.

(2)No person shall either himself or by any person on his behalf, or enterprise sell, stock or exhibit for sale or distribute any ozone depleting substance to any person or enterprise who has informed the Central Government that he or that enterprise shall not use the specified ozone depleting substances in manufacturing or other activities after the date specified by such person or as the case may be, the enterprise.

(3)The Central Government shall notify the list of persons, ozone depleting substances and dates informed to it under sub-rule (2).

7. Regulation on the purchase of ozone depleting substances.- No person shall either himself or by any person on his behalf or enterprise, purchase ozone depleting substances specified in column (3) of Schedule IV from any person for making stock or for using such ozone depleting substances for activities specified in column (2) of that Schedule unless he has given the declaration specified in Part I of Schedule XII to the seller of such substances within the time period specified in Serial number 4 of column (5) of Schedule V.

8. Regulation on the use of ozone depleting substance.-

(1)No person or enterprise shall engage in any activity specified in column (2) of Schedule IV that uses ozone depleting substances specified in column (3) of that Schedule after the date specified in column (5) of Schedule V unless he is registered with the authority specified in column (4) of that Schedule.

(2)No person shall engage in any activity specified in column (2) of Schedule IV using ozone depleting substances specified in column (3) of that Schedule after the date specified in column (5) of Schedule V unless the products are labelled to indicate the ozone depleting substance they contain.

(3)No person shall engage in any activity specified in column (2) of Schedule IV using ozone depleting substances specified in column (3) after the date specified in column (4) of that Schedule

(4)No person shall engage in any activity specified in column (2) of Schedule IV without using label indicating absence of use of ozone depleting substance mentioned in column (3) after the date specified in column (4) of that Schedule.

(5)A person, having received financial and technical assistance from the Multilateral Fund in accordance with the Article 10 and 10 A of the Montreal Protocol On Substances That Deplete The Ozone Layer, to which the Central Government is a Party for phasing out of ozone depleting substances specified in column (2) of Schedule II used in activities specified in column (2) of Schedule IV, either himself or by any person on his behalf or through any enterprise, shall not engage in such activity as specified in column (2) of Schedule IV using ozone depleting substances specified in column (3) of the Schedule, after the date of completion of the conversion work or signing of the Handing Over Protocol, or the submission of the completion report to change from ozone depleting substance technology to non ozone depleting substance technology and the said date be registered with the authority specified in column (4) of the Schedule V.

(6)Any person or enterprise having received, financial assistance from the Multilateral Fund in accordance with the Article 10 and 10 A of the Montreal Protocol On Substances That Deplete The Ozone Layer shall submit an affidavit or declaration with the authority specified in column (4) of Schedule V stating that replaced equipment, resulted from completion of conversion process from ozone depleting substance technology to non ozone depleting substance technology, have been destroyed,dismantled, rendered unusable and that no ozone depleting substance should be used after the date of the completion of project and the said date be registered with the authority specified in the column (4) of the Schedule V

9. Prohibition on new investments with ozone depleting substances.-

(1) No person shall establish or expand or cause to establish or expand any manufacturing facility for production of any ozone depleting substance after the date specified in column (7) of Schedule II and III.

(2) No person shall establish or expand or cause to establish or expand any manufacturing facility, with a view to manufacturing products which contain, or are made with, any ozone depleting substance after the date specified in column (8) of Schedule II & III.

(2A) The provisions of sub-rules(1) and (2) of this rule shall not apply to any ozone depleting substance which is produced for the use of as feedstock in the manufacturing of other chemicals, with negligible emissions, if any.

(3) A person having received financial and technical assistance from the Multilateral Fund in accordance with the Article 10 and 10A of the Montreal Protocol On Substances That Deplete The Ozone Layer for phasing out of ozone depleting substances specified in column (2) of Schedule II used in activities specified in column (2) of Schedule IV to which the Central Government is a Party, shall not establish or expand or cause to establish or expand the manufacturing facility for production of any ozone depleting substance or with a view to manufacturing products which contain or are made with any ozone depleting substances after the approval of the project for conversion and date of completion of the conversion work from the ozone depleting substance technology to non ozone depleting substance technology.

10. Regulation of import, export and sale of products made with or containing ozone depleting substances.-

(1) No person shall import or cause to import any product specified in column (2) of Schedule VII which are made with or contain ozone depleting substances specified in column (3) after the date specified in column (4) of that Schedule unless he obtains a license issued by the authority:

Provided that no person shall import or cause to import any product specified in column(2) of Schedule VII which are made with or contain ozone depleting substances as listed in Group I, Group II and Group III in Schedule I form the date of commencement of the Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation and Control) Amendment Rules, 2007: Provided that such products which do not contain such ozone depleting substances shall carry a label to that effect before its import is allowed after the date specified in Column 4 of Schedule VII.

(2) No person or enterprise shall export or cause to export any product specified in column (2) of Schedule VII unless such product carries a label specifying whether or not the product has been made with or contains, as the case may be, ozone depleting substances specified in column (3) of that Schedule, after the date specified in column (5) of that Schedule.

(3) No person shall either himself or by any other person or enterprise on his behalf sell, stock or exhibit for sale or distribute any product resulting out of activities, or provide services, specified in column (2) of Schedule IV using ozone depleting substances specified in column (3) after the date specified in column (4) of that Schedule.

11. Regulation on reclamation and destruction of ozone depleting substances.-

1) No person shall reclaim or cause to reclaim any ozone depleting substance after the date specified in column (5) of Schedule V unless he has registered with the authority specified in column (4) of that Schedule.

2) No person shall destroy or cause to destroy any ozone depleting substance after the date specified in column (5) of Schedule V unless he has registered with the authority specified in column (4) of that Schedule.

12. Regulation on manufacture, import and export of compressors.- (1) No person shall manufacture, import or export compressors after the date specified in column (5) of Schedule V unless he is registered with the authority specified in column (4) of that Schedule.

13. Procedure for registration, cancellation of registration and appeal against such orders.-

(1) The procedure for registration and conditions of registration under various provisions of these rules shall be as specified in Schedule IX.

(2) The registering authority shall not register if he is not satisfied that the procedure for registration or conditions of registration are fulfilled.

(3) The registering authority shall cancel the registration if he is satisfied that condition(s) of registration have been violated.

(4) The registering authority shall give the concerned person an opportunity of being heard before passing orders under sub-rules (2) and (3) and the orders shall be made in writing.

(5) An appeal against an order of the registering authority shall lie with the authority specified in column (6) of Schedule V within thirty days of communication of such order.

(6) The registration shall be valid for the period specified in Schedule IX and its renewal shall be necessary.

(7) The procedure for and conditions of renewal of registration shall be the same as applicable to registration

(8) Every application for registration or renewal of registration under these rules shall be disposed of within sixty days from the date of receipt of such complete application by the authority specified in column(4) of Schedule V.

(9) The concerned registering authority specified in column (4) of Schedule V shall decide the issue of cancellation of any registration granted under these rules within sixty days from the date of service of the show cause notice given by him to the registration holder.

14. Monitoring and reporting requirements.-

1) Every person who produces, imports, exports or sells any ozone depleting substance shall maintain records and file reports in the manner specified in Part I of Schedule X.

2) Every person stocking or purchasing any ozone depleting substance for use in activities specified in column (2) of Schedule IV shall maintain records and file reports in the manner specified in Part II of Schedule X.

3) Every person who has received technical or financial assistance from any international organisation or any financial assistance, which includes concession or exemption from payment of duties, from the Central Government, shall maintain records and file reports in the manner specified in Part III of Schedule X and the list of such persons shall be notified by the Central Government.

4) Every person who has facility to reclaim an ozone depleting substance shall maintain records and file reports in the manner specified in Part IV of Schedule X.

5) Every person who has facility to destroy any ozone depleting substance shall maintain records and file reports in the manner specified in Part V of Schedule X.

6) Every person who manufactures, imports, exports or sells compressors shall maintain records and file reports in the manner specified in Part VI of Schedule X.

7) The records maintained in accordance with the above sub-rules shall be made available for inspection as specified in Part VII of Schedule X.

15. Exemption.- (1) Nothing contained in these rules shall apply to applications or circumstances specified in Schedule VIII.

SCHEDULE I

See Rule 2(e), (n), 3 (2) and (3), 5(3)

List of Ozone Depleting substances

Sl No Name of Ozone Depleting Substance Chemical Composition of Ozone Depleting Substance Group Ozone Depleting Potential
1. CFC-11 Trichlorofluoromethane (CFCl3) I 1.0
2. CFC-12 Dichlorodifluoromethane (CF2Cl2) I 1.0
3. CFC-113 Trichlorotrifluoroethane (C2F3Cl3) I 0.8
4. CFC-114 Dichlorotetrafluoroethane (C2F4Cl2) I 1.0
5. CFC-115 Chloropentafluoroethane (C2F5Cl) I 0.6
6. Halon-1211 Bromochlorodifluoromethane (CF2BrCl) II 3.0
7. Halon-1301 Bromotrifluoromethane (CF3Br) II 10.0
8. Halon-2402 Dibromotetrafluoroethane (C2F4Br2) II 6.0
9. CFC-13 Chlorotrifluoromethane (CF3Cl) III 1.0
10. CFC-111 Pentachlorofluoroethane (C2FCl5) III 1.0
11. CFC-112 Tetrachlordifluoroethane (CFCl3) III 1.0
12. CFC-211 Heptachlorofluoropropane (C3FCl7) III 1.0
13. CFC-212 Hexachlorodifluoropropane (C3F2Cl6) III 1.0
14. CFC-213 Pentachlorotrifluoropropane (C3F3Cl5) III 1.0
15. CFC-214 Tetrachlorotetrafluoropropane (C3F4Cl4) III 1.0
16. CFC-215 Trichloropentafluoropropane (C3F5Cl3) III 1.0
17. CFC-216 Dichlorophexafluoropropane (C3F6Cl2) III 1.0
18. CFC-217 Chloroheptafluoropropane (C3F7Cl) III 1.0
19. Carbon Tetrachloride Tetrachloromethane (CCl4) IV 1.1
20. Methyl Chloroform 1, 1, 1-Trichloroethane (C2H3Cl3) V 0.1
21. HCFC-21 Dichlorofluoromethane (CHFCl2) VI 0.04
22. HCFC-22 Chlorodifluoromethane (CHF2Cl) VI 0.055
23. HCFC-31 Chlorofluoromethane (CH2FCl) VI 0.02
24. HCFC-121 Tetrachlorodifluoroethane (C2HF2Cl4) VI 0.04
25. HCFC-122 Trichlorodifluoroethane (C2HF2Cl3) VI 0.08
26. HCFC-123 2, 2-dichloro-1, 1, 1-trifluoroethane (C2HF3Cl2) VI 0.06
27. HCFC-123a 1.2-dichloro-1, 1, 2-trifluoroethane (CHCl2CF3) VI 0.02
28. HCFC-124 2-chloro-1, 1, 1, 2-trifluoroethane (C2HF4Cl) VI 0.04
29. HCFC-124a 2-chloro-1, 1, 2, 2-trifluoroethane (CHFClCF3) VI v 0.022
30. HCFC-131 Trichlorofluoroethane (C2H2FCl3) VI 0.05
31. HCFC-132 Dichlorodifluoroethane (C2H2F2Cl2) VI 0.05
32. HCFC-133 Chlorotrifluoroethane (C2H3F3Cl) VI 0.06
33. HCFC-141 Dichlorofluoroethane (C2H3FCl2) VI 0.07
34. HCFC-141b 1, 1-dichloro-1-fluoroethane (CH3CFCl2) VI 0.11
35. HCFC-142 Chlorodifluoroethane (C2H3F2Cl) VI 0.07
36. HCFC-142b 1-chloro-1, 1-difluoroethane (CH3CF2Cl) VI 0.065
37. HCFC-151 Chlorofluoroethane (C2H4FCl) VI 0.005
38. HCFC-221 Hexachlorofluoropropane (C3HFCl6) VI 0.07
39. HCFC-222 Pentachlorodifluoropropane (C3HF2Cl5) VI 0.09
40. HCFC-223 Tetrachlorotrifluoropropane (C3HF3Cl4) VI 0.08
41. HCFC-224 Trichlorotetrafluoropropane (C3HF4Cl3) VI 0.09
42. HCFC-225 Dichloropentafluoropropane (C3HF5Cl2) VI 0.07
43. HCFC-225ca 1, 3-dichloro-1,2, 2,3,3-pentafluoropropane (CF3CF2CHCl2) VI 0.025
44. HCFC-225cb 1-3-dichloro-1,2,2,3,3-pentafluoropropane (CF2ClCF2CHClF) VI 0.033
45. HCFC-226 Chlorohexafluoropropane (C3HF6Cl) VI 0.10
46. HCFC-231 Pentachlorofluoropropane (C3H2FCl5) VI 0.09
47. HCFC-232 Tetrachlorodifluoropropane (C3H2F2Cl4) VI 0.10
48. HCFC-233 Trichlorotrifluoropropane (C3H2F3Cl3) VI 0.23
49. HCFC-234 Dichlorotetrafluoropropane (C3H2F4Cl2) VI 0.28
50. HCFC-235 Chloropentafluoropropane (C3H2F5Cl) VI 0.52
51. HCFC-241 Tetrachlorofluoropropane (C3H3FCl4) VI 0.09
52. HCFC-242 Trichlorodifluoropropane (C3H3F2Cl3) VI 0.13
53. HCFC-243 Dichlorotrifluoropropane (C3H3F3Cl2) VI 0.12
54. HCFC-244 Chlorotetrafluoropropane (C3H3F4Cl) VI 0.14
55. HCFC-251 Trichlorofluoropropane (C3H4FCl3) VI 0.01
56. HCFC-252 Dichlorodifluoropropane (C3H4F2Cl2) VI 0.04
57. HCFC-253 Chlorotrifluropropane (C3H4F3Cl) VI 0.03
58. HCFC-261 Dichlorofluoropropane (C3H5FCl2) VI 0.02
59. HCFC-262 Chlorodifluoropropane (C3H5F2Cl) VI 0.02
60. HCFC-271 Chlorofluoropropane (C3H6FCl) VI 0.03
61. BFC-21B2 Dibromofluoromethane (CHFBr2) VII 1.00
62. HBFC-22B1 Bromodifluoromethane (CHF2Br) VII 0.74
63. Bromofluoromethane (CH2FBr) VII 0.73
64. Tetrabromofluoroethane (C2HFBr4) VII 0.8
65. HBFC-123B2 Tribromodifluoroethane (C2HF2Br3) VII 1.8
66. HBFC-123aB2 Dibromotrifluoroethane (C2HF3Br2) VII 1.6
67. HBFC-124B1 Bromotetrafluoroethane (C2HF4Br) VII 1.2
68. Tribromofluoroethane (C2H2FBr3) VII 1.1
69. Dibromodifluoroethane (C2H2F2Br2) VII 1.5
70. Bromotrifluoroethane (C2H2F3Br) VII 1.6
71. Dibromofluoroethane (C2H3FBr2) VII 1.7
72. HBFC-124B1 Bromodifluoroethane (C2H3F2Br) VII 1.1
73. HBFC-124B1 Bromofluoroethane (C2H4FBr) VII 0.1
74. Hexabromofluoropropane (C3HFBr6) VII 1.5
75. Pentabromodifluoropropane (C3HF2Br5) VII 1.9
76. Tetrabromofluoropropane (C3HF3Br4) VII 1.8
77. Tribromotetrafluoropropane (C3HF4Br3) VII 2.2
78. Dibromopentafluoropropane (C3HF5Br2) VII 2.0
79. Bromohaxafluoropropane (C3HF6Br) VII 3.3
80. Pentabromofluoropropane (C3H2FBr5) VII 1.9
81. Tetrabromodifluoropropane (C3H2F2Br4) VII 2.1
82. Tribromotrifluoropropane (C3H2F3Br3) VII 5.6
83. Dibromotetrafluoropropane (C3H2F4Br2) VII 7.5
84. Bromopentafluoropropane (C3H2F5Br) VII 1.4
85. Tetrabromofluoropropane (C3H3FBr4) VII 1.9
86. Tribromodifluoropropane (C3H3F2Br3) VII 3.1
87. Dibromotriflvoropropane (C3H3F3Br2) VII 2.5
88. Bromotetrafluoropropane (C3H3F4Br) VII 4.4
89. Tribromofluoropropane (C3H4FBr3) VII 0.3
90. Dibromodifluoropropane (C3H4F2Br2) VII 1.0
91. Bromotrifluoropropane (C3H4F3Br) VII 0.8
92. Dibromofluoropropane (C3H5FBr2) VII 0.4
93. Bromodifluoropropane (C3H5F2Br) VII 0.8
94. Bromofluoropropane (C3H6FBr) VII 0.7
95. Methyl bromide (CH3Br) VIII 0.6
96. Bromochloromethane (CH2BrCl) IX 0.12

SCHEDULE II

See rule 2(c), 3(1), 5(2), 9

Regulation on Production and Consumption of group of Ozone Depleting Substances

Sl No Name of Group of Ozone Sub-stances Year(s) relating to base level Maximum allowable Production in a period of twelve months as percentage of calculated base level for Group as a whole Maximum allowable consumption in a period of twelve months as percentage of calculated consumption of base years for Group as a whole Date related to columns (4) and (5) Ban on creating capacities for production of Ozone Depleting Substances Ban of creating new capacities to manufacture products made with or containing Ozone Depleting Substances
1(a) II 1995-1997 100 100 1-1-2002 Date on which these rules come into force Date on which these rules come into force
(b) II 1995-1997 50 50 1-1-2005
(c) II 1995-1997 0 0 1-1-2010

**

2(a) IV 1998-2000 15 15 1-1-2005 Date on which these rules come into force Date on which these rules come into force
(b) IV 1998-2000 0 0 1-1-2010
3(a) V 1998-2000 100 100 1-1-2003 Date on which these rules come into force Date on which these rules come into force
(b) V 1998-2000 70 70 1-1-2005
(c) V 1998-2000 30 30 1-1-2010
(d) V 1998-2000 0 0 1-1-2015
4(a) VI 2015? 2016* 115 100 1-1-2016 Date on which these rules come into force
(b) VI 2015 0 0 1-1-2040 Date on which these rules come into force
5 VII 0 0 Date on which these rules come into force
6(a) VIII 1995-1998 100 100 1-1-2002 Date on which these rules come into force
(b) VIII 1995-1998 80 80 1-1-2005
(c) VIII 1995-1998 0 0 1-1-2015 1-1-2015
7. IX 0** Date on which the Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation and Control) Amendment Rules, 2007 came into force Date on which the Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation and Control) Amendment Rules, 2007 came into force

* Freeze Year for production and consumption of Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (ozone depleting substance under Group VI) of Schedule I

** with possible essential use exemption.

• 2015 is the base level for all group VI substances.

SCHEDULE III

See rule 2(c), 3(2), (3), 5(3), 9(1) & (2)

Regulation on production and consumption of Group I & Group III ozone depleting substances

Specified in column (4) of Schedule I

Sl No Name of Group of Ozone Depleting Substances Year(s) relating to base-level * Maximum allowable Production (MT)in a period of twelve month for Group as a whole Maximum allowable Consumption in a period of twelve month as percentage of calculated level Date related to column (4) and (5) Ban on creating capacities for production of Ozone Depleting Substances Ban on creating new capacities to manufacture products made with or containing Ozone Depleting Substances
1. I

III

1995-97

1998-2000

20,706

90% 31.12.2000 Date on which these rules come into force Date on which these rules come into force
2. I

III

1995-97

1998-2000

18,824

83% 31.12.2001 Date on which these rules come into force Date on which these rules come into force
3. I

III

1995-97

1998-2000

16,941

75% 31.12.2002 Date on which these rules come into force Date on which these rules come into force
4. I

III

1995-97

1998-2000

15,058

66% 31.12.2003 Date on which these rules come into force Date on which these rules come into force
5. I

III

1995-97

1998-2000

13,176

58% 31.12.2004 Date on which these rules come into force Date on which these rules come into force
6. I

III

1995-97

1998-2000

11,294

50% 31.12.2005 Date on which these rules come into force Date on which these rules come into force
7. I

III

1995-97

1998-2000

7,342

33% 31.12.2006 Date on which these rules come into force Date on which these rules come into force
8. I

III

1995-97

1998-2000

3,389

15% 31.12.2007 Date on which these rules come into force Date on which these rules come into force
9. I

III

1995-97

1998-2000

2,259

10% 31.12.2008 Date on which these rules come into force Date on which these rules come into force
10. I

III

1995-97

1998-2000

1,130

10% 31.12.2009 Date on which these rules come into force Date on which these rules come into force
11. I

III

1995-97

1998-2000

*

* 31.12.2010 Date on which these rules come into force Date on which these rules come into force

* ave for any Chlorofluorocarbon production / consumption that may be agreed by the Parties to meet essential uses for India

SCHEDULE IV

See rule 6(1),7,8 (1),(2), (3), (4) and (5),9(3), 10(3)

Regulation on consumption of ozone depleting substances on end use basis

Sl No Name of Activities Name of Group of Ozone Depleting Substances Phaseout Date *
1. Manufacture of Aerosol products or pressurised dispensers (excluding metered dose inhalers for medicinal purpose). Group I 1-1-2003
2. Manufacture of Polyol for foam products Group I 1-1-2003
3. Manufacture of foam products including foam part of Domestic Refrigerator. Group I 1-1-2003
4. Manufacture of Fire Extinguishers or Fire Extinguishing Systems. Group II 1-1-2001**
5. Manufacture of Mobile Air-Conditioners and charging at Automobile industry Group I 1-1-2003
6. Manufacture of other Refrigeration and Air-conditioning products (excluding com-pressors) Group I 1-1-2003
7. Manufacture of different products Group I, III, IV & V 1-1-2010
8. Servicing of fire extinguishers and fire extinguishing systems. Group II 1-1-2010**
9. Manufacture of Metered Dose inhalers for medicinal purposes. Group I 1-1-2010
10. Manufacture of different products Group VI 1-1-2040
11. Use of methyl bromide except preshipment & quarantine Group VII 1-1-2015

* The phaseout date for person or enterprise who has received financial assistance for switching over to non ozone depleting substance technology or to establish or to expand new capacity with non ozone depleting substance technology is the date of completion of the conversion project or the date given in column (4) of Schedule IV which ever is earlier.

** Except for essential use certified by the essential use panel.

SCHEDULE V

See rule 2(b), 3(1), 6(1), 7, 8(1), (2),(5) & (6),11(1), (2), 12(1), 13(5)

List of authorities , their functions and last date for registration

Part I for ozone depleting substances other than group VIII of Schedule-I

Sl No Rule No Function Name of Authority Last date for Registration Name of Appellate Authority
1. 3(1) Registration of producers of Ozone Depleting Substances An officer not below the rank of a Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Forests Two years after commencement of these rules except for the enterprises producing ozone depleting substances listed in Group IV of Schedule I for feedstock use :
provided that the last date for registration of the enterprises producing ozone depleting substances listed in Group VI in column(4) of Schedule I shall be on or before the 31st December 2030.
Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests
2. 3,4, 5.10(1) 10(2) Licence to import/export of products made with or containing Ozone Deplet-ing Substances and Ozone Depleting Substances Director General of Foreign Trade
3. 6(1) Registration of traders / dealers/ wholesalers/ sellers of Ozone Depleting Substances i. An Officer of the particular Producer not below the rank of Manager, if the Ozone Depleting Substance has been produced in India.
ii. An officer of the particular Importer not below the rank of Manager, if the Ozone Depleting Substance has been imported.:25:
Two years after commencement of these rules
In case of substance listed under Group I, Group II, Group III and Group IV up to 31st December, 2039 and in case of substances in Group VIII up to 31st December 2014.
An officer not below the rank of a Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Forests
4. 8(1) Registration of persons / enterprises engaged in activities specified in column (2) of Schedule-IV (whose capital investment is less than Rs. 1 crore.)
Registration of persons engaged in activities in column (2) of Schedule IV. (whose capital investment is more than Rs.1 crore)
Officer-in-charge of the office Small Industries Services Institute in respective jurisdiction under Small Industries Development Organisation under the Ministry of Small Scale, Agro and Rural Industries.
An officer not below the rank of a Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Forests
Two years after commencement of these rules
In case of substance listed under Group I, Group II, Group III up to 31st December 2006, in case of substances in Group IV up to 31st December 2009 and Group VI up to 31st December ,2030
An officer not below the rank of a Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Forests.
Secretary,Ministry of Environment and Forests
5. 11(1) Registration of person having facilities to reclaim Ozone Depleting Substances Officer-in-charge of the office of Small Industries Services Institute in respective jurisdiction under Small Industries Development Organisation under the Ministry of Small Scale, Agro and Rural Industries. One year after commencement of these rules An officer not below the rank of a Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Forests.
11(2) Registration of persons having facilities to destroy Ozone Depleting Substances Officer-in-charge of the Office of Small Industries Services Institute in respective jurisdiction under Small Industries Development Organisation under the Ministry of Small Scale, Agro and Rural Industries. An officer not below the rank of a Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Forests.
6. 12 Registration of manufacturers, importers & exporters of compressors / (whose capital investment is less than Rs. 1 crore) Officer-in-charge of the Office of Small Industries Services Institute in respective jurisdiction under Small Industries Development Organisation under the Ministry of Small Scale, Agro and Rural Industries. One year after commencement of these rules An officer not below the rank of a Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Forests.
Registration of manufacturers, importers & exporters of compressors (whose capital investment is more than Rs.1 crore) An officer not below the rank of Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Forests Secretary,

Ministry of Environment and Forests

Part II for Schedule I, Group VIII ozone depleting substance

Sl No Rule No Function Name of Authority Last date for Registration Name of Appellate Authority
1. 3(1) 6(1) 8(1) 11(1) Registration As specified in the Insecticides Act, 1968 (46 of 1968) As specified in the Insecticides Act, 1968 (46 of 1968) As specified in the Insecticides Act,1968 (46 of 1968)

SCHEDULE VI

See rule 4,5 (1)

List of countries which are party to the 1987 Montreal Protocol

Part I

List of Parties categorized as operating under Article 5 paragraph 1 of the Montreal Protocol.

Sl No Name of Country Sl No Name of Country
1. Algeria 61. Madagascar
1A. Afghanistan 62. Malawi
1B. Albania 63. Malaysia
1C. Angola 64. Maldives
2. Antigua and Barbuda 65. Mali
3. Argentina 65A. Marshall Islands
3A. Armenia 66. Malta
4. Bahamas 67. Mauritania
5. Bahrain 68. Mauritius
6. Bangladesh 69. Mexico
7. Barbados 69A. Micronesia (Federated States of)
8. Belize 70. Moldova
9. Benin 71. Mongolia
9A. Bhutan 72. Morocco
10. Bolivia 73. Mozambique
11. Bosnia and Herzegovina 74. Myanmar
12. Botswana 75. Namibia
13. Brazil 75A. Nauru
14. Brunei Darussalam 76. Nepal
15. Burkina Faso 77. Nicaragua
16. Burundi 78. Niger
16A. Cambodia 79. Oman
17. Cameroon 80. Nigeria
17A. Cape Verde 80A. Niue
18. Central African Republic 81. Pakistan
19. Chad 81A. Palau
20. Chile 82. Panama
21. China 83. Papua New Guinea
21A. Cook Islands 84. Paraguay
22. Colombia 85. Peru
23. Comoros 86. Philippines
24. Congo 87. Qatar
25. Congo, Democratic Republic of 88. Romania
26. Costa Rica 88A. Rwanda
27. Cote d’ivoire 89. Saint Ktts & Nevis
28. Croatia 90. Saint Lucia
29. Cuba 91. Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
30. Cyprus 92. Samoa
30A. Djibouti 92A. Sao Tome and Principe
31. Dominica 93. Saudi Arabia
32. Dominican Republic 94. Senegal
33. Ecuador 94A. Serbia and Montenegro
34. Egypt 95. Seychelles
35. El Salvador 95A. Sierra Leone
35A. Eritrea 96. Singapore
36. Ethiopia 97. Slovenia
37. Fiji 98. Solomon Islands
38. Gabon 98A. Somalia
39. Gambia 99. South Africa
40. Georgia 100. Sri Lanka
41. Ghana 101. Sudan
42. Grenada 101A. Suriname
43. Guatemala 102. Swaziland
44. Guinea 103. Syrian Arab Republic
44A. Guninea Bissau 104. Tanzania, United Republic of
45. Guyana 105. Thailand
45A. Haiti 106. The Former Yugoslav Republic of Mecedonia
46. Honduras 107. Togo
47. India 107A. Tonga
48. Indonesia 108. Trinidad and Tobago
49. Iran, Islamic Republic of 109. Tunisia
50. Jamaica 110. Turkey
51. Jordan 110A. Turkmenistan
52. Kenya 110B. Tuvalu
53. Kiribati 111. Uganda
53A. Kyrgyzstan 112. United Arab Emirates
54. Korea, Peoples Democratic Republic of 113. Uruguay
55. Korea Republic of 113A. Vanuatu
56. Kuwait 114. Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
57. Lao People’s Democrtic Republic of 115. Yemen
58. Lebanon 116. Vietnam
59. Lesotho 117. Yugoslavia
59A. Liberia 118. Zambia
60. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 119. Zimbabwe

Part II

List of Parties temporarily categorized as operating under Article 5 paragraph 1 of the Montreal Protocol.

Sl No Name of Country Sl No Name of Country
1. Albania 6. Suriname
2. Djibouti 7. Tonga
3. Federated States of Micronesia 8. Tuvalu
4. Liberia 9. Vanuatu
5. Marshall Islands

Part III

List of Parties categorized as operating under Article 2 of the Montreal Protocol

Sl No Name of Country Sl No Name of Country
1. Australia 24. Latvia
2. Austria 25. Liechtenstein
3. Azerbaijan 26. Lithuania
4. Belarus 27. Luxembourg
5. Belgium 27A. Malta
6. Brunei Darussalam 28. Monaco
7. Bulgaria 29. Netherlands
8. Canada 30. New Zealand
9. Czech Republic 31. Norway
10. Denmark 32. Poland
11. Equatorial Guinea 33. Portugal
12. Estonia 34. Russian Federation
13. Finland 35. Slovakia
14. France 36. Spain
15. Georgia 36C. Slovenia
16. Germany 37. Sweden
17. Greece 38. Switzerland
18. Hungary 39. Tajikistan
19. Iceland 40. Turkmenistan
20. Ireland 41. Ukraine
21. Israel 42. United Kingdom
22. Italy 43. USA
23. Japan 44. Uzbekistan
45. European Community

SCHEDULE VII

See rule 10(1), (2)

Regulation on import and export products containing ozone depleting substances

Sl No Name of Product Name of Group of Ozone Depleting Substances Date Regulation on Imports becomes effective Date Regulation on Exports becomes effective
1. Automobile and truck air-conditioning units. (whether incorporated in vehicle or not) Group I Six months after these rules come into force Six months after these rules come into force
2. Domestic and commercial refrigeration and air-conditioning/heat pump equip-ment e.g.
• Refrigerators• Freezers

• Dehumidifiers

• Water Coolers

• Ice machines

• Air conditioning and heat pump units

• Compressors

Group I

Group VI

-do- -do-
3. Aerosol products, expect medical aerosols Group I -do- -do-
4. Portable fire extinguishers / System Cylinder Group II -do- -do-
5. Insulation boards, panels and pipe covers Group I -do- -do-
6. Pre-polymers Group I

Group VI

-do- -do-

Note: 1. S No.. 2, column (2) products include insulating material of the product.

2. All products mentioned above are excluded from the purview of this Schedule when transported in Consignments of personal or household effects or in similar non-commercial situations normally exempted from customs attention.

SCHEDULE VIII

See rule 15

Exemption

i. Use of Methyl Bromide, the ozone depleting substance covered in Group VIII of Schedule I, in quarantine and pre-shipment applications.

ii. Ozone depleting substance which are used in laboratory or for analytical purposes subject to following conditions :-

a. laboratory uses include equipment calibration; use as extraction solvents, diluents, or carriers for chemical analysis; biochemical research ; inert solvents for chemical reactions, as a carrier or laboratory chemical and other critical analytical and laboratory purposes.

b. ozone depleting substances should have been manufactured to the following purities:

CTC (reagent grade) 99.5
1, 1, 1-trichloroethane 99
CFC-11 99.5
CFC-13 99.5
CFC-12 99.5
CFC-113 99.5
CFC-114 99.5
Other w| Boiling P > 20oC 99.5
Other w| Boiling P < 20oC 99

c. these pure ozone depleting substances can be subsequently mixed by manufacturers, agents, or distributors with other chemicals, as is customary for laboratory and analytical uses.

d. these high purity ozone depleting substance and mixtures containing ozone depleting substances shall be supplied only in re-closable containers or high pressure cylinders smaller than three litres or in 10 millilitre or smaller glass ampoules, marked clearly as ozone depleting substances, restricted to laboratory use and analytical purposes and specifying that used or surplus ozone depleting substances should be collected and recycled, if practical. The ozone depleting substances should be destroyed if recycling is not practical.

i. Import, export, and production of Group IV, Schedule I ozone depleting substances is excluded from the definition of consumption if such imports and production meant to be used in manufacture of ozone depleting substances specified in Group I of Schedule I.

ii. Import and export of any recovered or reclaimed ozone depleting substances is excluded from the definition of consumption.

iii. Sub-rule (1) of rule 10 shall not apply to non-commercial sale of products which have been used for at least one year.

iv. Any rule in public interest with specific approval of the Central Government.

(vii) Use of Group II substances of Schedule I for essential critical application shall as Defence Air Craft, Battle tank and Aviation Industries to be certified by an essential use panel.

SCHEDULE IX
See rule 13(1), 13(6)
Part I

Procedure for Registration

1.Application for registration of producers of ozone depleting substances under sub-rule (1) of rule 3 shall be made in Form 9 of Schedule XI.

2. Application for registration of sellers of ozone depleting substances under sub- rule (1) of rule 6 shall be made in Form 10 of Schedule XI

3. Application for registration of persons under sub- rule (1) of rule 8 shall be make in Form 11 of Schedule XI.

4. Application for registration of persons reclaiming ozone depleting substances under sub-rule (1) of rule 11 shall be made in Form 14 of Schedule XI.

5. Application for registration of persons destroying ozone depleting substances under sub-rule (2) of rule 11shall be made in Form 14 of Schedule XI.

6. Application for registration of persons manufacturing, importing or exporting compressors shall be made in Form 13 of Schedule XI.

7. A Certificate of Registration shall be issued by the registering authority to those persons who have been registered in accordance with these rules.

8. The Certificate of Registration shall contain the following information: –

a. Name of registering authority.

b. Registration number.

c. Information contained in application for registration (excluding enclosures).

d. Signature and seal of registering authority.

Part II

Conditions of Registration/Renewal

1. The “Certificate of Registration” shall be kept at the “Registered Office” and shall be produced at any reasonable time on reproduced at any reasonable time on request before an Officer of the concerned authority no below in rank to a Section Officer to the Government of India or, in respect of registration under sub-rule (1) of rule 6 an Assistant Manager in the concerned producing enterprise.

2. The registration shall not be done, and shall cease to be valid, if the person to be registered or registered is in violation of these rules.

3. Registration under sub-rule (1) of rule 6 shall also be subject to commercial decision of the authority mentioned in column (4) of Schedule V, excluding such registration in respect of ozone depleting substances specified in Group VIII of Schedule I.

4. Notwithstanding generality of provision of para 2 above, registration shall not be renewed unless the applicant has complied with all the reporting requirements under these rules.

5. Validity of registration under these rules shall be for a period of eighteen months from the date of registration. Its renewal can be done anytime after twelve months from the date of registration/renewal. The renewal will also be valid for eighteen months.

SCHEDULE X
See rule 14(1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6) & (7)
Part I

A. Records to be maintained

Records regarding production of ozone depleting substances

1. Dated records and related documents in respect of each producing plant, of –

a. The actual quantity of each ozone depleting substances produced;

b. the actual quantity of each ozone depleting substance used as feed stock; and

c. Information specified in 2(b) and 2(c) below. Records regarding sale and offer for sale of ozone depleting substances

1. Dated records and related documents in respect of –

a. the actual quantity of each ozone depleting Substances purchased

b. the actual quantity of each ozone depleting substances sold within India; the name and address of the recipient of the each shipment and the purpose for which ozone depleting substances was purchased by the recipient. These purpose to be maintained are:

i. Manufacture of Aerosols

ii. Manufacture of foam products

iii. Manufacture of fire extinguishers and fire extinguishers and fire extinguishing systems.

iv. Manufacture of Mobile Air-conditioners

v. Manufacture of other Refrigeration and Air-conditioning products.

vi. Solvents use

vii. Exempted use

viii. Selling

ix. Others (please specify).

Records regarding exports of Ozone.

1. Dated records and related documents containing information in respect of each column of Form 3 or 4, as the case may be, of Schedule XI.

Records regarding imports of ozone depleting substances

2. Dated records and related documents containing information in respect of each column of Form 5 or 6, as the case may be, of Schedule XI.

Record and related document of regarding manufacture import and export of compressor.

(5) Dated records and related document containing information in respect of each column of form 12 or 13, as the case may be, of Schedule XI.

Declaration signed by the recipient in Form 12 of Schedule XI.

B. Reports to be submitted

1. Report on production of ozone depleting substances as per Form 1 of Schedule XI.

2. Report on imports of ozone depleting substances as per Form 2 of Schedule XI.

3. Report on exports of ozone depleting substances as per Form 3 of Schedule XI.

4. Report on sales of ozone depleting substances as per Form 4 of Schedule XI.

5. Reports mentioned in Sr. No.1 to 3 above shall be submitted to the Ministry of Environment and Forests. Report mentioned in Sr. 4 above shall be submitted the registering authority specified in column (4) of Schedule V, who will submit complied version of the reports, duly countersigned will also be submitted by such authority to the Ministry of Environment & Forests in hard copy as well as in floppy on request.

Part II

A. Records to be maintained

Records regarding purchase of ozone depleting substances for use in activities specified in column (2) of Schedule IV.

1. Dated records of

a. the actual quantity of each ozone depleting substances purchased from an Indian supplier and the name and address of the Indian supplier;

b. the actual quantity of each ozone depleting substances used separately for each plant and each activity.

B. Records to be submitted

1. Report on purchase of ozone depleting substances as per Form 5 of Schedule XI.

2. These reports shall be submitted to the concerned registering authority specified in column (4) of Schedule V, who will submit compiled version of the report to the Ministry of Environment & Forests. Individual reports will also be submitted by such authority to the Ministry of Environment & Forests on request.

Part III

A. Records to be maintained

Records regarding purchase of non-ozone depleting substances by beneficiary companies for use in manufacture of products.

1. Dated records and related documents in respect of:-

a. Actual quantity of each non-ozone depleting substances purchased and the name and address of supplier;

b. Actual quantity of each non-ozone depleting substances used in manufacturing operations separately for each plant and each manufacturing.

B. Records to be submitted

(1) Report on use of non-ozone depleting substances by beneficiary companies as per Form 6 of Schedule XI.

(2) These reports shall be submitted to the concerned authority specified in column (4) of Schedule V, who will submit compiled version of the report to the Ministry of Environment & Forests. Individual reports will also be submitted by such authority to the Ministry of Environment & Forests on request.

Part IV

A. Records to be maintained

Records regarding reclamation

1. Dated records and related documents in respect of –

a. the actual quantity of each ozone depleting substances recovered; the name and address of the individual or company from which the ozone depleting substances is recovered and the name and address, if different of the site at which the ozone depleting substances is reclaimed;

b. the actual quantity of each ozone depleting substances reclaimed.

B. Reports to be submitted

1. Report on reclamation of ozone depleting substances as per Form 7 of Schedule XI.

2. These reports shall be submitted to the Ministry of Environment & Forests through the concerned registering authority specified in column (4) of Schedule V.

Part V

A. Records to be maintained

Records regarding destruction

1. Dated records of;

a. the actual quantity of each ozone depleting substances destroyed on the basis of destruction efficiency of the facility employed.

B. Reports to be submitted

1. Report on destruction of ozone depleting substances as per Form 8 of Schedule XI.

2. These reports shall be submitted to the Ministry of Environment & Forests through the concerned registering authority specified in column (4) of Schedule V.

Part VI

A. Records to be maintained

Records regarding manufacture, import and export of compressor:

1. Dated records and related documents containing information in respect of each column of Form 12 of Schedule XI.

B. Reports to be submitted

1. Report on manufacture, import, export and sale of compressor and use of refrigerants in compressors sold as per Form 12 of Schedule XI.

2. These reports shall be submitted to the concerned registering authority specified in column (4) of Schedule V, who will submit complied version of the report to the Ministry of Environment & Forests. Individual reports will also be submitted by such authority to the Ministry of Environment & Forests on request.

Part VII

Production of records

(1) Records being maintained pursuant to requirements of rule 13 shall be available for inspection at any reasonable time on request by an officer of the registering authority specified in column (4) of Schedule V, not below in rank to a Section Officer to the Government of India, However, persons who are engaged in selling any locally produced ozone depleting substances, except ozone depleting substances specified in Group VIII of Schedule I, shall make records available by inspection at any reasonable time on request by an officer of the concerned producing enterprise not below in rank to Assistant Manager or on request by an officer of the Ministry of Environment & Forests not below in rank to a Section Officer.

SCHEDULE – XI : Report on production of ozone depleting substances

SCHEDULE – XII : End-use declaration

OFFICE TIMINGS
Monday to Saturday 10:00 am to 06:00 pm.
Sundays and Holidays Reserved for urgent & prior appointments.

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