SHC allows provisional release of soap material, tag with SCRA’s

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) headed by Justice Munib Akhtar on Tuesday allowed a constitutional petition filed by importers of soap basic material and ordered provisional release of the items after payment of differential amount of custom duty and other taxes. Abdullah & Company, Fahad… Continue reading

Customs appellate tribunal allows 150 appeals by tile importers

KARACHI: The Customs Appellate Tribunal (I) deciding 150 appeals filed by importers of tiles including M/S Home Life, Waheed Sons, MSW & Co and MAW & Co of Lahore directed the Pakistan Customs, Valuation to accept the declared prices/ value declared by the appellants as actual prices being transactional value… Continue reading

SHC adjourns 10 identical SCRAs until Dec 21

KARACHI: The hearing of ten Special Customs Reference Applications (SCRAs) was adjourned till Dec 21 as counsel for applicants sought time to obtain some order or a decision from the Supreme Court of Pakistan in the leave to appeal filed before apex court. The controversy pertains to the release of… Continue reading

SHC adjourns SCRAs asking counsel to come prepared

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan on Monday adjourned hearing of three identical Special Customs Reference Applications (SCRAs) directing the counsel for applicant/appellants to come prepared and makes final arguments. The bench was hearing applications filed by Abdul… Continue reading

Higher valuation case: SHC defers hearing till Dec 03

KARACHI:- A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and Justice Muhammad Junaid Ghaffar on Thursday deferred hearing of a constitutional petition filed by Mansoor Foods till Dec 03 on request by counsel for Pakistan Customs. The petitioner maintains that they are the importers… Continue reading

SHC disposes of petitions challenging Valuation Ruling on Furnishing cloth

KARACHI:- A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) on Tuesday disposed of two identical constitution petition filed by MF and Company and Imperial Furnishers who imported Textile Fabric from China. The importers filed the Goods Declaration (GD) and sought assessment under PCT Code 6001-9290 but Customs valued the… Continue reading

Customs Appellate Tribunal allows four identical appeals

KARACHI:- The Customs Appellate Tribunal, Bench I allowed four identical appeals ordering release of confiscated black tea consignment transshipped from Taftan to Quetta Dry Port. The vehicles carrying the imported tea were intercepted by the staff of Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigations FBR, Quetta. The action resulted in protest… Continue reading

SHC allows return of surety of accused in alleged ISAF Containers cases

KARACHI:- The Nazir of the High Court of Sindh (SHC) was directed by a division bench comprising Justice Niamatullah Phulpoto and Justice Abdul Malik Gaddi here Tuesday to return the surety of applicants who are accused in NAB references pertaining to alleged ISAF Containers Scam after proper identification and verification…. Continue reading

SHC expresses anguish over DG Valuation’s conduct

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and Justice Junaid Ghaffar on Tuesday expressed annoyance over the attitude of Director General Valuation, Pakistan Customs Manzoor Memon and functioning of the directorate under him. The court was hearing a constitution petition filed by… Continue reading

SHC allows petition in Cold Rolled Steel Coils assessment case

KARACHI: – A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Chief Justice Syed Faisal Arab and Justice Muhammad Iqbal Kalhoro on Tuesday allowed an appeal filed by Bismillah Traders against Additional Collector Customs, Valuation for assessing the custom duty at a rate of 20 per cent instead of… Continue reading