The Tea Act,1953
Section 24. Limitation of application of Chapter
Nothing in this Chapter shall apply to tea-
(a) Proved to the satisfaction of the Customs-collector to have been imported into India from any port outside India; or
(b) Shipped as stores on board any vessel or aircraft in such quantity as the Customs-collector considers reasonable having regard to the number of the crew and passengers and length of the voyage on which the vessel or aircraft is about to depart; or
(c) Exported by post in packages not exceeding ten pounds avoirdupois in weight; or
(d) Exported with the previous sanction of the Central Government within the limits prescribed in this behalf, by a Red Cross Society or by any organisation for providing amenities for troops overseas; or
(e) Taken as part of the personal luggage of a passenger.