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

DIT has jurisdiction alone when item imported is mis-declared

KARACHI: The Directorate of Intelligence and Investigations (DIT) can interfere only when the items in a consignment is found different from one declared by the importer, observed a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh. The bench was hearing a petition filed by Durt Apparals importer of fabric which… Continue reading

SHC orders inquiry into abuse of powers by custom officials

KARACHI: Declaring a raid conducted at locked rented ware houses and resultant search and seizure of fabric as illegal, incongruent with section 162 & 163 of the Customs Act 1969, a custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh ordered Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to hold an inquiry…. Continue reading

SHC seek comments from Ministry of Commerce in fix duty case

KARACHI: Hearing a number of identical petitions pertaining to release of vintage cars against fixed custom duty of US $ 5000, a customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) sought comments from Ministry of Commerce. Adnan Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddqui advocate appeared for one of the petitioners  and said government… Continue reading

SHC dismisses SCRA in alleged Indian fabric case

KARACHI: A special custom reference application (SCRA) filed by Collector Customs, Port Muhammad Bin Qasim against M.J Industries, importers of  fabric was dismissed by a custom appellate. The  department challenging the judgment by the Special Customs Appellate Tribunal (SCAT) which set aside the ONO passed against the importer. According to… Continue reading

SHC orders release of automotive parts consignment, DIRECTOR I&I PRAISED FOR HONESTY

KARACHI: The release of a consignment of old. Used automotive parts was ordered by a custom appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Muhammad Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal. The bench was hearing a constitution petition filed by M.A. International against detention, confiscation of imported consignment… Continue reading

FPCCI Demand inclusion of Essential Raw Materials in the SRO 1240(1)/2020 dated 20″ November 2020: Mian Anjum Nisar, President FPCCI

Karachi (PR) Mian Anjum Nisar, President of The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry said that the amendments cover limited industrial raw materials for inclusion in the 12th Schedule through SRO 1240(1)/2020 dated 20″ November 2020. Federal Board of Revenue has allowed a list of industrial raw materials… Continue reading

SC dismisses Leave to appeal in Afghan Transit Sugar case on FBR’s request

ISLAMABAD: A  special full bench of Supreme Court of Pakistan comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel and Justice Munib Akhtar on Wednesday dismissed a leave to appeal filed by Federal Board of Revenue in a case known as Afghan Transit Sugar Case. Earlier, an application was… Continue reading

FBR may withdraw Afghan Transit Sugar Case tomorrow

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) which rigorously contested Afghan Transit Sugar Case up to Supreme Court of Pakistan through Senior Advocate Raja Muhammad Iqbal, is going to withdraw the same tomorrow i.e Wednesday, Nov 25, Custom News learnt from reliable sources. According to details, the government law officer… Continue reading

SHC reserves judgment in huge bunch of Afghan Transit Container cases

KARACHI: The judgment was reserved in about 2200 Special Custom Reference Applications pending since a decade and some of them pertains to 2007-2008 by a Customs Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Muhammad Junaid Ghaffar and Justice Agha Faisal here on Tuesday. Khalid Rajper Advocate appeared… Continue reading