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Clarification regarding legislative changes relating to Customs Act, 1962 proposed in the Finance Bill, 2017 vide Board Circular No 12/2017-Customs

Circular No. ES/57/2017-18                                                              May 29, 2017

To: Members of the Council

Sub: Clarification regarding legislative changes relating to Customs Act, 1962 proposed in the Finance Bill, 2017 vide Board Circular No 12/2017-Customs (F.No.450/10/2017-CusIV], dated 31.03.2017

Dear Member,

This is to inform you that JNCH (Nhava Sheva) has issued Public Notice No. 66/2017 dated 26.05.2017 on the above subject.

 Attention is invited of the members of Trade to the clarification regarding legislative changes relating to Customs Act, 1962 proposed in the Finance Bill, 2017 issued vide Board Circular No 12/2017-Customs (F.No.450/10/2017-CusIV], dated 31.03.2017.

It has been represented by members of Trade that any Additional/Joint Commissioner rank officer may be nominated / designated by JNCH for considering the requests under second proviso to sub-section (3) of section 46 for waiver of late charge in a centralised manner.

It is also informed that Additional/Joint Commissioner in charge of EDI would be proper officer for considering the requests for waiver of late charge under second proviso to sub-section (3) of section 46 in respect of all 6 Commissionerates of JNCH in a centralised manner. It has to be ensured by the officer that all such requests are disposed of on the same day in terms of CBEC guidelines and details of such requests and its disposal are also kept in the following format:

Sr No & date of receipt of request

 

Bill of Entry No & date

 

Importer Name

 

Amount waived under second proviso to sub-section (3) of section 46

 

Reasons (in brief)

 

Date of communication of of decision on waiver request

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

Members facing difficulty may kindly contact the Deputy / Assistant Commissioner in charge of Appraising Main (Export) or Appraising Main (Import) through email / phones (email address: apmainexp@jawaharcustoms.gov.in or appraisingmain.jnch@gov.in , Phone No : 022-27244959, 022-27244979).

Thanking you,

V.ANIL KUMAR
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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