SHC summons Assistant Registrar of customs appellate tribunal

KARACHI: The Assistant Registrar of Special Customs Appellate tribunal(SCAT) was summoned with record and order passed by Bench II on Feb 15. The bench was hearing a petition filed by Messrs Umar Brothers Trading. As  the bench took up the case, the counsel for customs said the appeal was heard… Continue reading

SHC remands SCRAs to Custom’s Tribunal

KARACHI: As many as 16 Special Custom Reference Applications (SCRA’s) were remanded to the Special Customs Appellate Tribunal (SCAT) by a Customs Appellate bench of High Court of Sindh here on Monday. The reference bear No’s 132-147 of 2014 and pertains to the holding of a consignment of CNG cylinders… Continue reading

SHC allows two week time to Federation for deciding Tribunal issues

KARACHI: Allowing a request made by Federal Government for giving more time to make appointments of Member Judicial & Technical to Special Customs Appellate Tribunal (SCAT). As the petition was taken up, an Assistant Attorney General appearing for the federal government submitted that appointments/decisions were delayed due to illness of… 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

SHC to hear petition against Pakistan Coast Guard after two weeks

KARACHI: The hearing of a petition seeking implementation of orders of the Special Customs Appellate Tribunal (SCAT) by Pakistan Coast Guards was adjourned for two weeks giving the respondent side an opportunity to file a challenge to order in field. The bench comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar… Continue reading

SHC to hear petition on Oct 01, Dysfunctional Special Customs Appellate Tribunal

KARACHI: A petition filed by Custom & Sales Tax Practitioners Association against delay in appointment of members and chairman of Special Customs Appellate Tribunal (SCAT) will be heard by a division bench of High Court of Sindh on Oct 01. The bench comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar… Continue reading

SCAT allows appeals in Monosodium Gluatamate case

KARACHI: Deciding three identical appeals filed by Usama Enterprises, Marhaba Trading Corporation and  Universal Trading, Special Customs Appellate Tribunal headed by its chairman/member judicial II, Mr Sajid Abbasi, allowed the same on ground of jurisdiction and delayed action by the respondent customs authorities. The respondents include Collector Custom (Appeals), Additional… Continue reading

SHC issue notices in vehicle cases

KARACHI: A customs appellate bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi and Justice Zulfiqar Ahmed Khan on Thursday ordered issuance of notices to the custom officials for August 2019 in vehicles detention case. The petitioners Asif Bhutto and Eraj Ahmed sought release of their vehicles… Continue reading

SCAT allows appeal by Nizam Energy

KARACHI: A two member bench of Special Customs Appellate Tribunal (SCAT) comprising Jahanzaib Wala, Member Judicial and Tanveer Ahme, Member Technical allowed an appeal filed by Nizam Energy. The appellant challenged an Order in Original passed by Adjudicating authority of Pakistan Customs which maintained an order denying the importer. Appellant… Continue reading

Special Customs Appellate Tribunal dysfunctional since 15 days

KARACHI: Hundreds of appeals are being adjourned and dozens new institutions remain pending marking to benches after retirement of Justice (Rtd) Malik Manzoor Hussain who was appointed chairman of the Special Customs Appellate Tribunal (SCAT) in Sept 2016. The member Judicial Nadeem Qureshi has also retired as this time no… Continue reading