March, 2024 – Issue No. IV

CUSTOMS

Vide Instruction No. 05/2024-Customs [F. No. 401/32/2024-Cus. III] dated 14.3.2024, it has been informed that following breeds of dogs have been identified as ferocious which are dangerous for human life and shall be prohibited for import, breeding, selling as pet dogs and other purposes:
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“breeds (including mixed and cross breeds) like Pitbull Terrier, Tosa Inu,, American Staffordshire Terrier, Fila Brasileiro. Dogo Argentino, American Bulldog, Boerboel, Kangal, Central Asian Shepherd Dog (ovcharka), Caucasian Shepherd Dog (ovcharka), South Russian Shepherd Dog (ovcharka), Tornjak, Sarplaninac, Japanese Tosa and Akita, Mastiffs (boerbulls), Rottweiler, Terriers, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Wolf dogs, Canario, Akbash dog, Moscow Guard dog, Cane corso and every dog of the type commonly known as a Ban Dog (or Bandog)”

The Indian Tax Advisors