Customs Appellate Tribunal dismisses 23 identical appeals

KARACHI: The chairman, Special Customs Appellate Tribunal has dismissed 23 identical appeals and allowed the release of Betel Nuts, cloth, Cigarette Sticks on ground that same were seized from city area and that custom cases were founded on presumptions, assumptions, conjectures, fishing and rowing inquiry and fails the test of… Continue reading

Customs Appellate Tribunal almost dys-functional

KARACHI: The Special Customs Appellate Tribunal is almost dysfunctional due to non appointment of members. As per sources, the tribunal has only two members at present. One of the  two members Jahanzaib Wahla will be retiring on June 04 leaving only one member. The five vacancies are lying vacant since… Continue reading

Customs appellate tribunal sets aside ONO Appeal filed by Swift Trade International

KARACHI: The Special Customs Appellate Tribunal set aside an Order in Original passed by Additional Collector of Customs (Adjudication) against Swift Trade International which imported empty perfume bottles along with plastic caps and  paper boxes inscribed  with well known trade marks as well as trade description  “Made in France” from… Continue reading

Notices issued in vehicle cases

KARACHI: A custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aziz-ur-Rehman and Justice Muhammad Faisal Kamal Alam on Friday ordered issuance of notices in petitions seeking implementation of orders of Special Customs Appellate Tribunal passed in order of the petitioners. Muhammad Shoaib, Mumtaz Ali and Ahmed Raza… Continue reading

Yarn filament Valuation Ruling challenged before Customs Appellate Tribunal

KARACHI: The major yarn filament importers challenged a Valuation Ruling 1387 of 2019 in respect of yarn filament being on higher side. The Customs Appeal No K 1269 of 2019 was filed by Bilal Brother Industries and others through Expert Law Associates citing the Director General, Director of Directorate of… Continue reading

Establishment Division reshuffles top civilian bureaucracy

KARACHI: The Cabinet Secretariat Establishment Division has notified large-scale reshuffling of top civilian bureaucracy on Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Accordingly, Fazal Abbas Mekan, a BS-22 officer of Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS) presently posted as Secretary National Food Security and Research Division is posted as Secretary Cabinet Division. Khalid Masood Chaudry,… Continue reading

Customs Appellate Tribunal reserves judgment in appeal by Telenor

KARACHI: A bench of Special Customs Appellate Tribunal (SCAT III) headed by a member judicial on Tuesday reserved judgment in an appeal filed by cellular company Telenor. The appeal pertains to a dispute over PCT heading in respect of communication servers. Telenor was represented by Franklin Law Associates.

SHC to hear importer’s appeal on June 22

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Tuesday adjourned hearing of a criminal appeal filed by an importer challenging an Order in Original (ONO) imposing a fine on him beside FIR registered on charge of misdeclaration. Munaf, importer of a consignment of perfumes moved the court through… Continue reading

SHC orders immediate release of truck

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Akhtarand Justice Omar Sial on Friday ordered Collector Customs, Hyderabad to immediately release a truck, allegedly involved in smuggling of items. The bench was hearing a petition filed by Momin Khan, owner of the truck who… Continue reading

Special Customs Appellate Tribunal reserves judgment in 16 identical appeals

KARACHI: A two member Special Customs Appellate Tribunal comprising Nadeem Qureshi (Member Judicial) and Member Technical Nazim Saleem reserved judgment in 16 identical appeal filed by importers of hardware items. Shaikh Ghulamullah advocate appearing for the appellants submitted that at the time of placement of order for import Valuation Ruling … Continue reading

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