Great Offshore Limited & Others Versus The Commissioner of Customs (Import) & Others - 2012 (2) TMI 220 - BOMBAY HIGH COURT - Customs
......... e customs authorities to investigate the matter and pass appropriate orders in accordance with law, as expeditiously as possible and in any event within a period of six months from today. 24) On compliance of the aforesaid conditions set out hereinabove, the customs authorities shall forthwith release the seized vessels and shall not arrest or take any coercive steps in respect of all other vessels belonging to the petitioners till the adjudication order is passed in respect of the said seized vessels. However, the petitioners are at liberty to file B/E in respect of other vessels imported prior to 2001 in respect of which no B/E was filed. 25) In the meantime, we hope that the CBEC would take appropriate decision on the representation made by the Indian National Shipowners Association on 12/10/2011 expeditiously so that the decade old controversy is resolved without any further delay. 26) Both the Writ Petitions are disposed off in the above terms with no order as to costs.