Outline of the system
Chemicals and related substances
Nature of licensing
If Automatic, administrative purpose
If Non-Automatic, description of the notified Non-Automatic Licensing regime
Non-Automatic licensing to protect human, animal or plant life or health; to pursue obligations under the UN Charter and other international treaties; and to protect the natural environment resources.
Products under restriction as to the quantity or value of imports
Questions for products under restriction as to the quantity or value of imports
The system applies to products originating from which country?
Expected duration of licensing procedure
Is the licensing statutorily required?
The Prevention of Hazard from Chemical and Related Substances Law
Does the legislation leave designation of products to be subject to licensing to administrative discretion?
Is it possible for the government to abolish the system without legislative approval?
Eligibility of applicants
Is there a system of registration of persons or firms permitted to engage in importation?
What persons or firms are eligible to apply for a licence?
Is there a registration fee?
Is there a published list of authorized importers?
Submission of an application
Administrative body(ies) for submission of an application
Directorate of Industrial Collaboration, Ministry of Industry