KARACHI: The WeBOC Module on Safe Transportation is ready for deployment and is scheduled for implementation/rollout with effect from May 29, 2015.

The Safe transportation module shall only cater to the FCL cargo. However, Safe transportation of liquid bulk cargo shall continue to be handled in One Customs till a separate module for the same is developed.

The details of Private Bonds shall be fed in the WeBOC system by AC / DC Licensing/Warehousing. GD filing is conditional to existence of data pertaining to Private Bonds in WeBOC. On selecting Safe Transportation GD type and selection of Private bond as well as Bonded Carrier by the Importer or his authorized agent and payment of 1.0 percent surcharge and cess payment in the bank, GD shall be selected for examination depending upon the RMS.

After examination, GD shall be marked to the Assessing Officer who after scrutiny of description, value, weight etc. shall mark the GD to the Security Officer for detachment of security. Security amount shall be based on all duties and taxes applicable (statutory) and assessed value determined by the Assessing Officer.

On receipt of Security, the GD shall be reflected in the Bonded Carrier ID who shall enter the Vehicle number, Driver’s name and CNIC Number against the ST GD and container number. After sealing by PCCSS staff and gate-out activity by the Terminal Operator, GD shall be reflected in the screen of warehouse keeper.

The Warehouse keeper on receipt of goods shall perform the Gate-in and De-sealing activity. He shall be responsible for verification of goods as per description, quantity and weight appearing on GD. In case of discrepancy, same shall be reported by the Warehouse keeper to the Assistant Collector (Warehouse) in the discrepancy report folder. This discrepancy report shall also be visible in the folder of Assistant Collector Group who shall call examination, make contravention if discrepancy exists.

In case examination is created, system shall send message to the Importer, Warehouse keeper and EO Bond. EO Bond shall have the provision to enter the examination report and all features available with the Examination screen. After examination GD shall be marked to Assistant Collector (Group) for assessment. After assessment, system shall allow the Importer to file Ex-Bond GD.

In case of no discrepancy, the Importer or his authorized agent shall clear goods by filing Ex-bond GD in the Collectorate having territorial jurisdiction of the Private Bond. Selectivity Criteria will be applied to mark GD for assessment for such parameters as change in HS Code, Applicability of SRO and Change of SRO at Ex-bond stage.

Ex-Bond GD shall be marked to the Bank for payment of duties and taxes. After payment of duties and taxes, GD shall be marked to the concerned ware house keeper for Gate-out of consignment.

In case of expiry of time limit, alert message shall be sent to the Importer and the Security Officer for encashment of security.

All overstayed goods shall be cleared after approval from Assistant Collector (Warehouse) and payment of overstayed surcharge in addition to duties and taxes. In case of balance quantity of goods not cleared against Ex-Bond GDs, the Importer can file a NOC with the Assistant Collector (Warehouse) for grant of permission for re-export against ST GD. The Assistant Collector (Bond) can either accept or reject the request depending upon the merits of the case.

In case re-export is allowed, the Importer shall file GD for re-export of goods and attach documents i.e. NOC and E-Form. Re-export GD shall not appear in the list of rebate GDs.

There shall be a check in, the system for the warehouse and destination export terminal are in the same city i.e. if the goods are lying in a Private Bond in Lahore, the goods meant for re-export shall be exported from Lahore Collectorate.

GD shall be marked to Examining Officer (Bonds) who shall verify description, quantity and other details. The consignment shall be Gate-out from the Bond by the Warehouse keeper. The goods meant for re-export shall reach the Dry Port where Gate-in, Examination, Assessment, sealing activity etc shall be performed by the PCCSS staff posted at the Dry Port.

The goods meant for re-export shall be sent to the MCC Export Karachi or MCC Port Qasim, through Bonded Carrier selected by the importer at the time of GD filing. After Gate-in and seal verification confirming weight of container and intactness of seal respectively, the consignment shall be allowed loading for export. In case of accident en-route from Karachi to Upcountry Private Bond, accident report shall be prepared on the format of form D by the Assistant Collector (Warehouse) in whose jurisdiction the area falls. This report shall be reflected in the ID of Gate-in and de-sealing staff at the destination point.

System shall check the overstayed period i.e. six months in case of non perishable and three months in case of perishable goods from the date of their admission into the warehouse (i.e.; bonding period as specified against PCT).

All consignments of Safe transportation shall be monitored through monitoring role existing in the ID and Assistant Collector (MIS) and Assistant Collector (Bond/warehouse) at up country destination port at port of entry who will have the provision to generate reports about ST receiving at warehouse, reconciliation of ST containers, Itemized Ex-bond GDs with balance quantity and previous reference, Itemized ST GDs with balance quantity and Warehouse wise itemized Ex-bond GDs with balance quantity and previous reference.

The Collectorates shall ensure that all necessary arrangements are made for smooth transition from One Customs to WeBOC. All up country Collectorates shall ensure registration of all Private Bonds in their territorial jurisdiction by the Assistant/Deputy Collector (Licensing/Bonds). User IDs shall be issued to all these private bonds by AC/DC User ID posted in the relevant up-country collectorate. GD filing shall not be possible without User ID.