Protection to Regulatory Duty in federal budget illegal

KARACHI: Noted lawyer, Haider Shaikh advocate has termed the protection given to Regulatory Duty (RD) given in the federal budget as illegal . Reacting to the levy of custom duty, taxes etc, he said that Regulatory Duty was declared to be effective retrospectively. It will be construed as a tax… Continue reading

SHC disposes off petition by hide exporter, rejects intervention by PTA

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Agha Faisal on Wednesday ordered that export of hide be allowed on payment of duty and taxes according to weight. The bench throw out the comments filed by Pakistan Tanners Association observing that they have no… Continue reading

SHC asks Pakistan Customs to follow judgment in valuation enhancement case

KARACHI: A Customs Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) on Monday asked Pakistan Customs  to follow the most recent judgment in petition challenging valuation enhancement cases and to release a consignment of animal hides by Qasim Brothers. The bench earlier heard the counsel for petitioner who submitted that Pakistan Customs was… Continue reading

SHC oust local manufacturers from interfering into determination of custom values

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Yousuf Ali Saeed while deciding dozens of petitions, SCRA’s (Special Custom Reference Applications) arising out of judgment by the Special Custom Appellate Tribunal and Orders in Revision issued by Director General, Valuation, Pakistan Customs… Continue reading

SHC decides petitions against enhancement of duty Violation of section 25-d of Customs Act 1969

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) announced the judgment reserved in dozens of Special Customs Reference Applications (SCRA’s) filed against impunged Order in Revision passed by Director General Pakistan Customs. The respondent DG, Valuation rejected an appeal against assessment levying chargs beyond section 25-D of the… Continue reading

SHC disposes of petitions pertaining to Regulatory Duty

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Mrs Ashraf Jahan on Thursday disposed of two identical petitions pertaining to the Regulatory Duty which has been declared illegal by another bench of SHC wide judgment dated Feb 07. A counsel from Franklin… Continue reading

SHC seeks report in a petition by Feb 23

KARACHI: An appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) Friday fixed Feb 23 in a petition seeking release of miscellaneous goods filed by Asad Trading Company. The bench was earlier told by Ms Dil Khurram Shaheen advocate, counsel for petitioner that 100 per cent duty and taxes have been… Continue reading

Pakistan Customs appeal in Horizon case allowed by Supreme Court

ISLAMABAD: An appellate bench of Supreme Court of Pakistan headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar allowed three identical civil appeals filed by Pakistan Customs challenging a consolidated judgment in a case Indian grey fabric commonly known as “Horizon International case”. The apex court set aside the order passed  by SHC bench… Continue reading

SHC reserves judgment in petitions against RD

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Omar Sial on Friday reserved judgment in dozens of petitions challenging the imposition of Regulatory Duty at a rate of 30 per cent on more than 400 items. Barrister Khalid Javed Khan and… Continue reading

Supreme Court grants Leave to Appeal in Horizon case

KARACHI: A bench of Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday hearing an appeal filed by Pakistan Customs, East granted leave to appeal in Indian Grey Fabric case commonly known as Horizon Case. Raja Muhammad Iqbal advocate appeared for appellant appellant department. The department challenged common judgment in a number of… Continue reading