KARACHI: The custom officials were put on notice for Feb 21 by custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) in a petition involving valuation dispute.
K H H International Trading filed the petition citing Chairman FBR, Collector of Customs MCC Appraisement (East) and Director, Directorate General of Valuation.
Ryan Zia advocate appearing for the petitioner submitted that petition is pressed to the extent that the respondents be directed for provisional release of the consignments which have been assessed as per Valuation Ruling 1350 of 2019, which has been challenged before the before Director, Valuation.
The bench after hearing the counsel for petitioner while ordering issuance of pre-admission notices to the respondents for Feb 21 directed the respondents to consider the application of petitioner for provisional release subject to the securing of disputed amount of duty and taxes before the collectorate concerned. The bench also sought compliance report by next date of hearing.