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Classification of the Tank and all Tank Parts

Classification of Goods The applicant has sought Advance Ruling on the following:

1. Whether Tank and all Tank parts supplied by the applicant is considered under HSN code “87100000-Tank and other armoured fighting vehicles, motorized, whether or not fitted with weapons and parts of such vehicles”?

2. Whether parts manufactured specifically by applicant for TANK shall be considered under 87100000?

3. Whether parts and accessories supplied by their vendor specifically manufactured for tank parts and the same is not supplied to any other company will come under the HSN 87100000?

4. Whether tank parts of the following shall be considered under 87100000 or not

5. If the vendor is supplying parts under an HSN code other than 87100000, is it necessary that it has to be supplied under the same HSN code on what the vendor is charging?

Held that—In respect of Questions 1, 2 and 3, Tank is classified under CTH 8710 0000 while parts which satisfies the essential conditions i.e., they must be identifiable as being suitable for use solely or principally with Tanks and must not be excluded by the provisions of the Notes to Section XVII and must not be more specifically included in elsewhere in the Nomenclature are only to be classified as ‘Parts’ under CTH 8710 0000

In respect of Question No. 4, Retainer Steel, Valve Assembly, Casing Assembly, Hydraulic items(all types), Mandrel assembly, Nozzle Assembly, Plate assembly, Panel assembly, Support Assembly and Sleeve Assembly are classifiable as parts under CTH 8710 0000 for the reasons stated at Para 10.2 &10.3 above. Dowel Pin, Gasket Assembly, Stiffner, Clip Assembly, Connector Assembly, Needle Bearing and Planet Pinion are not classifiable under CTH 8710 000

In respect of Q.No. 5, Classification is independent of the buyer or seller and depends only on the goods.—Heavy Vehicles Factory, In Re… [2020] 23 TAXLOK.COM 020 (AAR-Tamil Nadu)