SHC dismiss petition by Gas & Oil Limited Pakistan

Karachi: “The petroleum levy is to be charged, levied and paid at the rate (s) as notified under the 1961 Ordinance and as prevalent at the time of actual payment of the same along-with Custom Duty” held a Custom Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh while dismissing a petition… Continue reading

Textile Exporters perturbed over unreasonable delays in refunds and demand to restore GST Zero-Rating or reduce GST from 17% to 4% or make full upfront payment on submission of GD: CH. SALAMAT ALI

Textile Exporters are highly perturbed over excessive and unreasonable delays in GST refunds which has been continuously causing liquidity problems from July 2019 when 17% GST was imposed by the Government in the previous budget despite of stiff resistance from Five Zero-Rated Export sectors. In view of ill experience during… Continue reading

SHC adjourns fabric case third alleged assessment attempt by DIT

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) adjourned hearing of a petition filed by Mengal Trading company which imported a consignment of fabric. Ms Dil Khurram Shaheen advocate appearing for the petitioner submitted that the petitioner filed GD which was processed and Gate Out was issued… Continue reading

SHC orders reassessment in mobile motherboards case

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs was allowed to re-assess a consignment of PCB boards (motherboards of smartphones) while deciding a petition filed by G Five Mobile Private Limited. Imran Iqbal advocate appearing for the petitioner company maintained that the petitioner imported PCB board and filed a GD declaring value and seeking assessment… Continue reading

Accused in fire works smuggling case gets pre-arrest bail

KARACHI: Muhammad Ashraf son of Feroz Ahmed and Rizwan Khan son of Lal Khan were admitted to pre-arrest bail against a solvent surety of rupees 200,000 each and Personal Bond in the Like Amount by Special Customs Court Judge Mrs Sadaf Asif. Rayan Zia advocate appeared for the accused facing… Continue reading

SHC decrees suit against Intellectual Property Rights Directorate of Pakistan Customs

KARACHI: Justice Junaid Ghaffar of High Court of Sindh (SHC) decreed a suit filed by an importer Fazl-e-Rabbi who sought suspension of seizure and provisional release of consignment. The consingment comprised of various goods including mobile batteries, chargers, camera batteries, automobile parts and cosmetics (L’oreal Paris). The GD was filed… Continue reading

Importer of Ajinomoto gets protective bail in 2 cases

KARACHI: Ibad-ur-Rahman, an importer of Monosodium glutamate commonly known as Ajinomoto was admitted to protective bail by a Sindh High Court bench for a week to surrender before the trial court. The applicant/accused was booked by ASO in two FIRs 291 of 2019 and 312 of 2019 registered at ASO… Continue reading

M/s U-Trade Logistics files complaint against SAPT examination staff

KARACHI: Sharjeel Jamal of U-Trade Logistics has approached Chief Collector of Customs Appraisement South lodging a complaint against examination staff at South Asia Pakistan Terminal (SAPT). Sharjeel Jamal noted they filed GD for refrigerated gas R143A and the goods were sent for examination for further verification. However, in examination report… Continue reading

FIRs lodged against importers, Al-Hamd Container Terminal staff

KARACHI: MCC Appraisement West has lodged FIRs against certain importers and officials of Al-Hamd International Container Terminal (AICT) for conniving with each other to clear mobile phones, tablet PCs and batteries through mis-declaration in the bills of lading. Collector MCC Appraisement West Shahnaz Maqbool passed the information to Deputy Collector… Continue reading

SHC issue notices, orders release of consignment in different petitions

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan on Tuesday ordered issuance of notices to respondent custom officials in a petition filed by United Tiles. The petitioner challenged the denial of exemption to the importers under SRO 497… Continue reading