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Notification No. 31/2021-Customs (N.T./CAA/DRI) Dated: 12.08.2021

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF INDIRECT TAXES AND CUSTOMS) (DIRECTORATE OF REVENUE INTELLIGENCE) New Delhi, the 12th August, 2021 Notification No. 31/2021-Customs (N.T./CAA/DRI) S.O. 3352(E).—In pursuance of notification No. 60/2015-Customs (N.T.), published vide number G.S.R. 453(E), dated 4th June 2015 in Gazette of India, Extra-ordinary, Part-II, section 3, sub-section (i), and […]

De-notification of ICDs/CFSs/Air Freight Stations

De-notification of Inland Container Depots/Container Freight Stations/Air Freight Stations Providing relief to custodians of Inland Container Depots (ICDs) and Container Freight Stations (CFSs) across the country, the CBIC today streamlined the procedure of closure of these facilities in maximum of four months only. No timeline was specified earlier. ICDs and CFS play a vital role […]

Tariff Notification No. 67/2021-Customs (N.T.) Dated: 13.08.2021

Tariff Notification No. 67/2021-Cus (N.T.) dated 13.08.2021 in respect of Fixation of Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Areca Nut, Gold and Silver – Reg Government of India Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) (Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs) Notification No. 67/2021-CUSTOMS (N.T.) New Delhi, 13th August, 2021   22 SHRAVANA, 1943 […]

Tariff Notification No. 66/2021-Customs (N.T.) | Dated: 11.08.2021

Tariff Notification No. 66/2021-Cus (N.T.) dated 11.08.2021 in respect of Fixation of Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Areca Nut, Gold and Silver. MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF INDIRECT TAXES AND CUSTOMS) New Delhi Notification No. 66/2021-Customs (N.T.) | Dated: 11th August, 2021 S.O. 3243(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred […]

Penalty cannot be imposed for issue already been adjudicated for Penalty

N A Jayaram Vs Commissioner of Customs (CESTAT Bangalore) I find that the only issue in the present case is whether the imposition of penalty under Section 114(i) of the Customs Act, 1962 on the ground of abetment of falsely signed the invoices used for improper exportation is justified under law. Further, I find that […]

CESTAT reduces Penalty from Rs. 1 crore to 1 Lakh in Rough Diamond Smuggling case

Jorabhai Valabhai Rabari Desai Vs C.C. Ahmedabad (CESTAT Ahmedabad) Shri Jorabhai Valabhai Rabari @ Desai and Shri Premabhai Jethabhai Attya @ Patel (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Appellants‘) have filed Appeals against the impugned O-I-O NO. AHM-CUSTM-OOO-COM-004-2018-19 dated 25-04-2018 issued by the Principal Commissioner of Customs, Ahmedabad wherein a Penalty u/s 112(b) of Customs Act […]

CBIC Notifies Rate of Exchange of Foreign Currencies wef 06.08.2021

  CBIC notifies Rate of Exchange of Foreign Currencies against Indian Rupees with effect from 6th August, 2021, vide Notification No. 65/2021 – Customs (N.T.) | Dated: 5th August, 2021. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) (CENTRAL BOARD OF INDIRECT TAXES AND CUSTOMS) New Delhi ***** Notification No.65/2021 – Customs (N.T.) | […]

HC allows Provisional Release of Cargo on duty payment, Bond & Bank Guarantee

Commissioner of Customs Custom House Vs Venkateshwara Paper Boards (Madras High Court) the request for mutilation was much after seizure of the goods. On and after 31.01.2020, stock lot goods are prohibited. Therefore, the issue would be if there are three varieties of paper bundled into one, whether it would fall within the definition of […]

Access for Non-banks to Centralised Payment Systems

Direct access for non-banks to CPS lowers the overall risk in the payments ecosystem. It also brings advantages to non-banks like reduction in cost of payments, minimising dependence on banks, reducing the time taken for completing payments, eliminating the uncertainty in finality of the payments as the settlement is carried out in central bank money, etc.

Benches of Tribunal must strictly adhere to period of limitation prescribed by SC

F No. 01(05)/Circular/CESTAT/2021 Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal West Block No. 2, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110066 Dated: 26.07.2021 OFFICE MEMORANDUM It has come to notice that the Benches of the Tribunal have been adopting different standards in determining the period of limitation in appeals which are filed beyond the period of limitation contemplated […]

HC denies Bail to alleged Habitual Offender of Smuggling Gold & Silver

Vijay Baid Vs Assistant Director (Chhattisgarh High Court) From perusal of Section 135 of the Act, 1962, it is evident that the punishment for committing offence under Section 135 of the Act, 1962, is upto seven years. Learned counsel for the petitioners relying upon the provisions of this Act, would submit that as per Section […]