SHC rules notice under section 37 without inquiry as “un-sustainable”

KARACHI: Hearing a constitution petition filed by Aachee Garments (pvt) Ltd against Sales Tax authorities, an appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Muhammad Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal set aside a notice issued under section 37 of the Sales Tax Act 1990 requiring of petitioner… Continue reading

SHC sets aside demand notice prior to show cause notice

KARACHI: A demand notice issued by the custom without issuing show cause was set aside by a custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh. The bench was hearing a constitution petition filed by Messers SparkWorld  (Pvt) Ltd Lahore through Franklin Law Associates. Versus Collector Customs East (Appraisement) and Directorate… Continue reading

SHC dismiss petitions challenging holding of office by Officer of Sales Tax

KARACHI: Five identical petitions filed by different companies including Sahib Din Logistics, SS Corporation, Syed Murtaza Ali Jaffery, Syed Mehdi Abbas Jaffery and Syed Aqeel Abbas Rizvi challenging authority of Sales Tax Officer who issued notices under section 37 of the Sales Tax Act 1990. The petitions in the nature… Continue reading

SHC dismisses SCRA by West Collectorate, Customs filed by Collector Appraisement West

KARACHI: A Special Customs Reference Application (SCRA) filed by The Collector of Customs, Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement (West) was dismissed by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh at first hearing. The bench comprising Justice Muhammad Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal after hearing Khalil Dogar advocate… Continue reading

SHC allows petitions by pipe millers, quashes show cause notices

KARACHI: The dozens of constitution petitions filed by pipe mills against denial of exemption under SRO 565 (i) of 2006 dated 05-06-2006 and pursuant show cause notices were allowed by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh here on Tuesday. The petitions were filed by Shaikh Pipe Mills,… Continue reading

SHC suspends judgment subject pay of 50 per cent amount payable

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh allowed an application filed by Fauji Cement seeking suspension of its judgment in a SCRA and constitutional petitions conditionally. The SHC passed the judgment on March 10 in SCRA 548/2014 dismissing the reference. A counsel appearing for the applicant/appellant said… Continue reading

SHC suspends ONO till April 14 Non functional custom tribunal

KARACHI: An Order in Original (ONO) passed by Collector Adjudication was suspended by a custom appellate bench of High Court Of Sindh here on Wednesday. The bench earlier heard Khalid Rajpar advocate counsel for DG I&I who challenged the ONO and submitted that department gas filed an appeal against said… Continue reading

SHC DISMISS CUSTOMS AGAINST HABIB SUGAR MILLS

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) dismissed a Special Customs Reference Application (SCRA) filed by Collector of Customs against Habib Sugar Mills Limited. Masooda Siraj Advocate represented the appellant collectorate Impugning Order dated 17.11.2016 passed by the Customs Appellate Tribunal at Karachi in Customs Appeal… Continue reading

SHC allows SCRAs filed by importers of Silos for grain storage

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh hearing identical Special Customs Reference Applications (SCRAs)  filed by Mukhtar Feeds, Summundri, Asia Flour Mills, Muridke, AlMeezan Poultry Feeds against judgment of Customs Appellate Tribunal in appeals. The Customs Appellate Tribunal upheld the Orders in Original Passed by the Adjudication… Continue reading

SHC disposes of petitions with orders of expeditious disposal, custody Falcons case

KARACHI: Two identical petitions filed by claimant owners of 72 Falcons worth millions of rupees seized by Pakistan Customs were disposed of by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh with the consent of the parties. The bench earlier heard  Muhammad Nadeem Qureshi, advocate for the petitioner in… Continue reading