Pakistan Customs files appeal against SHC order UNFIT Indian sugar for Afghanistan under APTTA

KARACHI: The Directorate General of Transit Trade , Pakistan Customs has filed an appeal before Supreme Court of Pakistan assailing judgment of Custom Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh in sugar transited to Afghanistan from India. About 262 containers of the Indian White Sugar have been detained by the… Continue reading

SHC reserves judgment in SCRA Alleged Indian Fabric Case

KARACHI: Solve simple controversies at department level. You file Special Customs Reference Application (SCRA) in each and every case, observed custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Mahmood A Khan here on Wednesday. The SCRA was filed by Collector Customs against Pir… Continue reading

SHC bars Custom Intelligence & Investigation from arresting steel importers

KARACHI: The High Court of Sindh has barred Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation Karachi from arresting the accused nominated in the FIRs lodged by the directorate regarding smuggling of imported gods in KEPZ and evasion of duty and taxes by certain steel importers. However, the Court has ordered the… Continue reading

Steel importer cry loss due to detention of consignments since January

KARACHI The importers of steel are to face loss of millions of rupees in demurrage and detention beside other charges. Abdullah Shaikh CEO of Steel Vision, talking to Customnews.pk, said that after judgement of High Court of Sindh he was looking forward to implementation of the order and completion of… Continue reading

SHC reserves judgment in petitions against delay in refund of Regulatory Duty amounts

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Abdul Malik Gaddi on Monday reserved judgment in dozens of petitions seeking return of amounts collected as Regulatory Duty. The bench heard the counsel from both sides at length. The counsel for petitioners… Continue reading

SHC defers hearing in petition by Pakistan Steel Melters Association

Karachi: (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan questioned the locus standi of Pakistan Steel Melters and Re-rolling Association in a petition seeking revision of a valuation ruling for import of re-meltable iron scrap. Why the importer have not come forward. Under the laws the remedy… Continue reading

SHC puts AG Sindh on notice in ST over Cotton seeds

KARACHI: The Advocate General Sindh was put on notice by an appellate bench of High Court of Sindh in a petition challenging a SRO levying Sales Tax on Cotton Seed with retrospective effect. The petitioner challenging the demand for payment of Sales Tax maintained that  Entry 81  of Sales Tax… Continue reading

Political bickering ruins city of lights: How Karachi can be run prudently ponders Supreme Court

KARACHI: Worried over future of Karachi amid financial bankruptcy of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC), a bench of Supreme Court of Pakistan comprising Justice Maqbool Baqar and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah on Friday asked the Sindh government to consider providing adequate grant to cash strapped body. The bench was hearing a… Continue reading

Judgment reserved in petitions pertaining to alleged smuggled vehicles

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Abdul Malik Gaddi reserved judgment in a number of petitions pertaining to alleged smuggled vehicles which were detained under section 2 (S) of Customs Act.[the_ad id=”31605″]The court also allowed provisional release of… Continue reading

Regulatory Duty cases to be heard on March 19

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh hearing petitions challenging vires of Section 221 (2) on Wednesday heard the counsels for petitioners and later deferred further hearing till March 19 when it will hear arguments by Deputy Attorney General and Pakistan Customs.[the_ad id=”31605″]The issue was raised as government… Continue reading