SHC DISMISSESS SCRA BY PAKISTAN CUSTOMS, QUESTION OF LAW OR QUESTION OF FACT

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh dismissed a Special Custom Reference Application (SCRA) filed by Collector of Customs against M/s. Sajid Plastic Factory. At the outset of hearing, Khalil Dogar Advocate, counsel for applicant read out the order and submits that the Tribunal has erred in… Continue reading

SHC DISPOSES PETITIONS IN LED DUTY EXEMPTION

KARACHI: Dozens of constitution petitions filed by importers of LED lights were disposed of by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sind. The bench noted that petitions are pending since 2017 over a dispute that whether LEDs fall under exemption or under category of locally manufactured item. The… Continue reading

SHC dismisses SCRA by Mehran Spices & Food Industries

KARACHI: A Special Customs Reference Application filed by Mehran Spices & Food Industries was dismissed by a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC). The applicant questioned the judgment by the Special Custom Appellate Tribunal (SCAT) which upheld the outright confiscation of a consignment of spices and Kheer… Continue reading

SHC allows bench of SCRA’s Computer Processors

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) allowed a number of Special Custom Reference Applications filed by different companies which importer processors used in computers. Pervez Iqbal Kasi advocate appearing for the importers maintained that if Section 81 of the Customs Act 1969 was invoked then… Continue reading

Misdeclaration of description, incorrect HS Code/value, Durt Apparels Sialkot petition dismissed as not pressed

KARACHI: A petition filed by Dur Apparels, Sialkot which imported superior quality polyester fabric was dismissed as not pressed after the petitioner expressed inability to deposit differential amount assessed by Directorate of Intelligence and Investigations (DIT). The petitioner sought release of the consignment held by the DIT challenging jurisdiction as… 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

SHC imposes cost on petitioner, to be deposited in SHC Clinic account

KARACHI: A cost of rupees 25000 was imposed on a petitioner/importer who sought implementation of ONO passed by Collector Adjudication concealing fact that judgment has been reserved by the Appellate forum. The bench was hearing a petition filed by Choudhry Steel, importers of iron and steel scrap which moved the… Continue reading

Spark plugs import: FIRs lodged against several traders/importers

KARACHI: MCC Port Qasim has lodged several FIRs against various traders/importers for mis-declaration and concealment of actual description, specifications and constituent material to deceive application of correct assessable value of spark plugs. This practice had caused a considerable revenue loss to the national exchequer. The importers had declared the plugs… Continue reading

Islamabad High Court stays auction of body spray 

ISLAMABAD: Justice Lubna Pervez of Islamabad High Court  restrained Pakistan Custom officials from auctioning a consignment of imported body sprays or from taking any adverse action against importer company Kokab Enterprises. The bench earlier heard Alsam Randhawa advocate who representing the petitioner stated that consignment is being held and custom… Continue reading

SHC orders release of mobile accessories as Customs Tribunal is non-functional

KARACHI: The release of mobile accessories was ordered against payment of disputed amount to be deposited with the Nazir of High Court of Sindh. The order was passed by a custom appellate bench comprising Justice Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal while hearing a petition filed by Messers Uni Champion… Continue reading