Indemnity Bond for Simplified Brand Rate fixation Scheme

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            Know all men by these present that we M/s. _______________________________ a limited Company (Details to be furnished) having registered Office at _____________________________ (hereinafter referred to as the "Obliger"), which expression shall include our heirs, successors, executors, administrators, representatives and assignees) bind ourselves to the President of India (hereinafter referred to as the Government) for due and prompt payment to Government of all and every sums that may be held to be due to the Government by virtue of the payment of Drawback to us in terms of the "Simplified Brand Rate Fixation Scheme", against exports referred to hereunder :


                Whereas the Government has vide Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) Letter F.No. 609/113/88-DBK, dated the 11th October, 1988 introduced simplified Brand Rate Fixation Scheme (hereinafter referred to 'as the Scheme') under Customs and Central Excise Duties Drawback Rules, 1971 to provide qualified manufacturer/exporters a facility of Brand Rate Fixation without insisting on pre-verification of the data by the concerned authority. AND WHEREAS the Obligers are desirous to export the consignment(s) as per details given below :





Sl. No.

Description of goods

for which Brand Rate


Details of S/Bills first

S/Bill under which the

goods exported

S/Bill No. and Date










AND WHEREAS the Obligers have applied for fixation of Brand rate of Drawback for the aforesaid goods in pursuance to the said Scheme, under Customs and Central Excise Duties Drawback Rules, 1971, and whereas the Central Government have a agreed to issue a brand rate of drawback for the aforesaid goods, on the basis of brand rate application submitted by the obligers (inter alia indicating consumption pattern of various inputs used in the manufacture of export goods and duties of Customs and Central Excise suffered thereon, as duly certified by an independent Chartered Engineer and Chartered/Cost Accountant, in the requisite proformas) and to authorise payment of drawback by concerned Custom House(s) for the aforesaid shipment(s) of the abovementioned goods, without effecting any pre-verification of the authenticity of the details in the said Brand Rate application, upon the obligers furnishing an undertaking to indemnify the government of the terms appearing hereinafter.





(a) The obligers shall faithfully comply with all the obligations to be performed on their part under the Scheme and fulfill all the conditions specified for fixation of Brand Rate of Drawback.


(b) Obligers shall extend full co-operation, allow inspection of the manufacturing process or produce all necessary documents to proper officer of Customs/Central Excise for ensuring quick and prompt post factor verification of the date filed in the Brand Rate application; or


(c) If on post facto verification of data/particulars by the proper Customs/Central Excise Officer vis-a-vis production pattern and/or documentary records, any mis-statement/mis-declaration/suppression of fact in any respect comes to notice which has a bearing on the rate or amount of drawback admissible or Obligers failto discharge their obligation or any part thereof, the Government shall be at liberty to withdraw or re-determine the Brand rate of Drawback to such amount or rate as maybe considered admissible (the Obligers specifically agree that the decision of the Government in this regard shall be final and binding and they undertake to refund on demand and forthwith without any demur and hindrance to the Government or any officer authorised by the Government in this behalf such sum as may be determined to be due to the Government.


The obligers also undertake to pay the difference of the amount of Drawback already paid based on the rate letter issued without pre-verification of Brand Rate application and the amount payable on re-determination of the rate as aforesaid (including the difference payable in case of total withdrawal) which shall be treated as excess payment of Drawback to him and the Government shall be at liberty to adjust the amount so excess paid from any of the money payable to the obligers against pending admissible drawback claims for any commodity that might be lying with the proper Customs Officer(s) notwithstanding any other mode of recovery that may be resorted to


The said obligers, his heirs, successors, executors, administrators, representatives and assignees further do undertake and assure and indemnify all lossed, charges and expenses arising out of any legal action or legal proceedings initiated for the recovery of the said sum determined by the Directorate of Drawback and paid to the Obligers.


The Bond executed herein is without prejudice to the provisions of recovery in terms of Rule 14 of Customs and Central Excise Duties Drawback Rules, 1971 read with Section 142 of the Customs Act, 1962.


The undertaking of the obligers aforesaid shall remain in full force till all the obligations of the obligers under this present are not fully discharged to the full and final satisfaction of the Government.


In witness thereof signed and delivered by the Obligers above named this day of                   199




Witness                                                                                                                             (Authorised Signatory)








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