COVID-19 Facilitation measures- Relaxation in procedure for in-Bonding of cargo imported under Ware House Bill of Entry–Amendment to P.N.62/2020 dated 11.04.2020

 

Circular No. ES/86/2020-21                                                          29th April, 2020             

 

To : Members of the Council

 

Sub: COVID-19 Facilitation measures- Relaxation in procedure for in-Bonding of cargo imported under Ware House Bill of Entry–Amendment to P.N.62/2020 dated 11.04.2020

 

Dear Member,

 

Air Cargo Complex (Sahar) has issued Public Notice No.72/2020 dated 27th April, 2020 on the above subject.

 

Your kind attention is invited to Public Notice No.56/2020 dated 04th April, 2020 issued by this Commissionerate on the subject matter  “Measures to facilitate  trade during the lockdown period –Section 143AA of the Customs Act,1962”, and Public Notice No.62/2020 dated 11th April,.2020 issued by this office on the above subject.

 

Public Notice No.56/2020 dated 04.04.2020 has been modified vide Public Notice No. 62/2020 dated 11.04.2020 to the extent of incorporation of detailed relaxation procedure  for In-bonding  of goods imported under Ware House Bill of Entry  due to COVID-19 pandemic .

 

Now Public Notice No.56/2020 dated 04.04.2020 has been amended vide Public Notice No. 68/2020 dated 23rd April, 2020, by extending relaxation of acceptance of undertaking in lieu of Bond till 15th May, 2020 due to extension of lockdown  till 03rd May, 2020. Accordingly, para 3 (i), and para 4 of  Public Notice No.62/2020 dated 11.04.2020, are amended as under :

 

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Existing para

Amended para

3 (i)

i)The Importer/authorized Customs  Broker should submit the request letter/Undertaking signed by the IEC holder on the business letterhead , as prescribed under Public Notice No.56/2020 dated 04.04.2020 from their registered email-id to proaccsahar@gmail.com. PRO Section shall take a print and if it is as per the P.N.56/2020, shall put up the same to AC/DC on roster,   who shall dispose off the   request. If further documents are required or any defects noticed, same shall be immediately intimated by PRO Section vide Reply mail to the Importer. 

 

i) The Importer/authorized Customs  Broker should submit the request letter/Undertaking signed by the IEC holder on the business letterhead , as prescribed under Public Notice No.56/2020 dated 04.04.2020, as amended by Public Notice No.68/2020 dated 23.04.2020, from their registered email-id to proaccsahar@gmail.com. PRO Section shall take a print and if it is as per the P.N.56/2020, as amended by Public Notice No.68/2020 dated 23.04.2020, shall put up the same to AC/DC on roster,   who shall dispose off the   request. If further documents are required or any defects noticed, same shall be immediately intimated by PRO Section vide Reply mail to the Importer. 

 

 

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“4)   Importers availing this facility shall ensure that the undertaking furnished in lieu of bond is duly replaced with a proper bond before the date specified in Public Notice No. 56/2020 dated 04.04.2020 issued by this Commissionerate which is presently mentioned as 07.05.2020. Bond Section shall maintain a record of all such cases of relaxation from taking Bond”.

 

 

“4)   Importers availing this facility shall ensure that the undertaking furnished in lieu of bond is duly replaced with a proper bond before the date specified in Public Notice No. 56/2020 dated 04.04.2020, as amended by Public Notice No.68/2020 dated 23.04.2020,  issued by this Commissionerate which is presently mentioned as 30.05.2020. Bond Section shall maintain a record of all such cases of relaxation from taking Bond”. 

 

 

 

Other content of Public Notice No. 62/2020 dated 11.04.2020 remain unchanged and PN.No.62/2020  dated 11.04.2020  stands amended to the extent provided above. 

 

In case of any difficulty, members may kindly contact the Additional/Joint Commissioner of Customs, Import, ACC, Mumbai (E-mail: proaccsahar@gmail.com). 

 

Members may kindly make a note of the above.

Thanking you,

Yours faithfully,

 

S.BALARAJU
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

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