KARACHI: The calculation sheet of assessed duty and taxes made by Pakistan Customs in a case of imported consignment of fabric was sought by a custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh.

The bench was hearing constitution petition filed by Sistech Systems Pvt Limited through Rana Sakhawat Advocate. The counsel for the petitioner submitted that consignment has been detained over a classification dispute and adjudication proceedings are pending. The petitioner company imported a consignment of PVC coated textile fabric from Korea.

He sought provisional release on securing differential amount of duty and taxes during pendency of adjudication proceedings.

The bench allowed the request on ground that subject consignment is incurring port charges. The bench ordered the petitioner to pay the undisputed quantum of duty and taxes before the department and disputed amount be secured by way of bank guarantee.

The bench also ordered the department to provide calculation sheet to the petitioner as well as Nazir of the court in respect of assessed amount of duty and taxes.

The bench also linked the fate of secure amount with the result of adjudication proceedings.