SHC re-issue notice for Jan 11 in petition for compliance

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Thursday issued notices to custom officials for Jan 11 in a petition filedby Shaheen Autmotives seeking compliance of a judgment passed earlier in their favor. The petitioner maintained that court has ordered release of the consignment but respondent Chief Collector… Continue reading

SHC orders plaintiff to deposit 50 pc of duty, taxes

KARACHI: Justice Zafar Rajput of High Court of Sindh on Tuesday ordered a plaintiff Ghulam Sarwar to first deposit fifty per cent of disputed amount of duty and taxes with the Nazir of the court and remaining 50 per cent with Pakistan Customs to make the suit maintainable as per… Continue reading

SHC summons Chief Collector Customs on Nov 14

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) summoned Chief Collector, Pakistan Customs to appear in person on Nov 14 in Circular case. The bench earlier heard Ghulam Haider Shaikh advocate, counsel from Franklin Law Associates who submitted that custom officials cannot deny the benefit of section… Continue reading

SHC dismiss plea against special custom court judgment

KARACHI: Justice Faheem Ahmed Siddiqui of High Court of Sindh (SHC) on Wednesday dismissed a criminal revision application challenging an order of Special Customs Courts rejecting acquittal plea of accused/applicant M Farooq. According to details, applicant/accused was booked by Pakistan Customs after his email was used for filing two Goods… Continue reading

SALES TAX REFUND CASE SHC allows interim relief to petitioners in 8 identical petitions

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice Abdul Rasool Memon and Justice Faisal Agha on Wednesday hearing eight identical petitions challenging collection of Sales Tax at import stage and seeking return of tax so collected, allowed interim relief as per judgment in CP-D 1089 of… Continue reading

SCAT allows appeal, orders release of lifter crane

KARACHI: A Special Customs Appellate Court (SCAT) headed by Member Judicial, Muhammad Sajid Abbasi allowed an appeal filed by owner of a lifter crane challenging confiscation by the Pakistan Customs. The vehicle in dispute, a Hino truck fitted with a lifter was detained on ground that it was imported in… Continue reading

SHC orders release of 40 consignments of tile traders

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Tuesday disposed of 21 petitions filed by tile traders seeking exemption under SRO 497/2009, an issue already decided a fortnight back by another bench of SHC headed by Justice Munib Akhtar now elevated to Supreme Court of Pakistan. Earlier, counsel… Continue reading

Protection to Regulatory Duty in federal budget illegal

KARACHI: Noted lawyer, Haider Shaikh advocate has termed the protection given to Regulatory Duty (RD) given in the federal budget as illegal . Reacting to the levy of custom duty, taxes etc, he said that Regulatory Duty was declared to be effective retrospectively. It will be construed as a tax… Continue reading

SHC to announce judgment in tiles case

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) will announced a judgment it reserved a fortnight back in a number of identical petitions filed by importers of tiles from different sources mainly China. The petitioner challenged the duty, taxes, regulatory duty and other levies above 37.5 per cent… Continue reading

SHC disposes off petition by hide exporter, rejects intervention by PTA

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Agha Faisal on Wednesday ordered that export of hide be allowed on payment of duty and taxes according to weight. The bench throw out the comments filed by Pakistan Tanners Association observing that they have no… Continue reading