SHC refers classification dispute to committee, orders provisional release

KARACHI: A dispute over classification of a consignment of imported paper was referred to the Classification Committee after which petition will be decided, held a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Tuesday.

The bench comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mahmood A Khan heard a counsel from Franklin Law Associates who maintained that petitioner imported base paper but custom officials are classifying the same as decorative paper of higher value.

The bench after a detailed hearing ordered referring the dispute over classification to the Classification Committee for a decision while fixing the case after two weeks, the bench ordered provisional release of the consignment in dispute on payment of duty and taxes.

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