Power of re-assessment under Section 80 of ACT 1969 not available at all times: SHC

KARACHI:  The Goods Declaration filed under self-assessment schemes cannot be re-assessed once the consignment is released and the custom officer loses powers once duty and taxes are paid. This was held by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) while hearing a petition filed by M/s. Harris… Continue reading

FRANKLIN LAW WINS CASE MG TO SEEN ON PAK STREETS

KARACHI: As a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh allowed release of MG SUVs under an interim arrangement luxurious MG SUVs will be seen on roads of Pakistan. Franklin Law Associates won the case for importers as a result more than 800 vehicles detained by custom officials overall… Continue reading

SHC dismisses petition challenging demand notice for short paid duty, taxes

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh dismissed a petition filed by Messers Ashfaq Brothers challenging a Notice for payment of short levied amount of duty and taxes with further direction to appear for a hearing. The counsel for the petitioner earlier submitted that notice was in… Continue reading

SHC dismisses misconceived petitions with cost, Wasting time of court

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Friday dismissed two constitution petitions filed by Messrs S.A Enterprises against Pakistan Customs for holding their consignments over a classification dispute. As petition CP-D 6149 was taken up by a customs bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice… Continue reading

Coal to be cleared through green channel

KARACHI: MCC Port Qasim has notified that coal will be cleared through green channel. Sharjeel Jamal of M/s Utrade Logistics had approached Collector MCC Port Qasim complaining of problems being faced in the clearance of imported coal. In a letter to Collector MCC Port Qasim, Jamal noted that their client… Continue reading

SHC issue notices in Valuation dispute case Pile fabric case–A.K. International

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan on Friday ordered Pakistan Customs to consider a request for sending samples of Pile fabric and provisional release of the item subject to securing disputed amount of duty and… Continue reading

SHC issue pre-admission notice in petition by Winway Minerals

KARACHI: Issuance of pre-admission notices were ordered by a custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh in a constitution petition filed by Winway Mineral Resources (Pvt) Limited challenging a hold placed by DIT on consignment of machinery etc. Earlier a counsel from Franklin Law Associates representing the petitioner company… Continue reading

SHC Petition by Steel Importer dismissed, allowed to approach department for provisional release

KARACHI: A constitution petition filed by Al-Majeed Ibrahim Steel Industries (Private) Limited and Max Comfort (SMC Pvt) Ltd was dismissed by a custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) for not being maintainable. The bench heard initial arguments by Adeel Awan advocate, counsel for the  petitioners and asked… Continue reading

SHC orders provisional release of rubber consignments

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice Khadim Hussain Shaikh and Justice Adnan Iqbal Choudhry has allowed provisional release of rubber consignments against payment of differential amount of duty and taxes. The bench earlier heard Imran Iqbal Khan advocate who appeared for a number of… Continue reading

DG Valuation sets aside Valuation Ruling 1448/2020 Categorization of brands/Mobile Phone Accessories ordered

KARACHI: Director General, Valuation, Pakistan Customs set aside Valuation Ruling 1448/2020 dated 02-06-2020 issued by Director Valuation in respect of mobile phone accessories. The DG was hearing review filed by importer and associations including Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Representing… Continue reading