Notices served on Balochistan Engineering, while impugned goods disappear from EPZ

KARACHI: Notices were issued to Balochistan Engineering for Feb 15 by Customs Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Monday in a case pertaining to a consignment, which reportedly has started disappearing from KEPZ. Khalid Rajper Advocate appearing for the applicant submitted that as per first question of law,… Continue reading

SHC dismisses SCRA filed by Customs against SG Enterprises

KARACHI: A Special Custom Reference Application (SCRA) No 796 0f 2019 filed by Collector of Customs was dismissed while a connected Constitutional Petition 5626/2020 filed by Messers SG Enterprises was disposed of by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh. Earlier the bench heard counsel representing Franklin Law… Continue reading


KARACHI: The officials of Model Customs Collectorate (MCC), East were put on notice in a constitution petition filed by  M/s Chem Mark, importer of Unsaturated Polyester Resin Counter Top Sheets. Rana Sakhawat Ali appearing for the petitioner company maintained that the consignment was held due to a dispute over valuation… Continue reading

Contempt notices issued against Collector Custom Port Qasim, Saima Zaib Butt, others

KARACHI: The contempt of court notices were issued against Collector of Customs Port Muhammad Bin Qasim (PMBQ), Saima Zaib Butt and a Deputy Collector, PMBQ for Nov 18. Zain Jatoi advocate appeared for the petitioner challenging the acts of custom  officials. The controversy also involves UniLever Pakistan which has filed… Continue reading

SHC refers classification dispute to committee, restrain encashment

KARACHI: A dispute over classification of imported steel was referred to the Classification Committee of steel by a custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh. Niamatullah Steel Works Private Limited moved the court against assessment by the assessing officer. Owais Ali Shah advocate appearing for the petitioner company said… Continue reading

SHC allows petition by steel pipe importer

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Friday allowed a petition filed by importer of steel pipes who is also a manufacturer bond licensee. Imran Iqbal Advocate appearing for the petitioner challenging the demand notice for payment of Warehousing surcharge and penal surcharge submitted that customs… Continue reading

SHC issues pre-admission notice for Oct 05 Petition by Customs & Sales Tax Practitioner’s Association

KARACHI: Pre-admission notices were issued for Oct 05 to Chairman FBR and other respondents in a constitution petition filed by Customs & Sales Tax Practitioners Association by a custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh on Thursday. The petitioner association is seeking a declaration against the custom authorities who… Continue reading

SHC tags petition by Interlink with petitions on identical issue of provisional release Chief Collector South summoned in yet another petition

KARACHI: Taking notice of yet another violation of court order in respect of provisional release, Custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan summoned Chief Collector of Customs, South to be in attendance on Oct 05 when issue of… Continue reading

SHC disposed of petition by chemical importer

KARACHI: A petition filed by Khawaja Chemical, Circular Road, Lahore was dismissed as not pressed by a division bench of High Court of Sindh Rana Shakawat advocate appeared for the petitioner and submitted that dispute is over valuation. Ms Afsheen Aman and Masooda Suraj advocates appearing for the Director General,… Continue reading

ASO Preventive Karachi recovers smuggled cigarette worth Rs80 million

KARACHI: The Anti Smuggling Organization (ASO) of MCC Preventive Karachi raided three warehouses in Bolton Market, Bandar road and recovered large quantity of smuggled cigarette. Information was passed through collector Saquif Saeed to Additional Collector Haroon Malik regarding presence of smuggled goods in the above mentioned markets. A team under… Continue reading