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Regarding handling of Cargo in Customs Areas Regulations, 2009 - Customs - 4 / 2011-Customs

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..... egulations also prescribe the responsibilities of persons engaged in the aforesaid activities. Further reference is also made to Board Circular No.13/2009-Customs dated 23.3.2009 issued on the subject matter bringing out the salient features of these regulations. 2. Regulation 5 of the Handling of Cargo in Customs Areas Regulations, 2009, as amended vide Notification No.96/2010-Customs (N.T.) dated 12.11.2010, provides the obligation of a Customs Cargo Service Provider (CCSP) approved as a Custodian of imported and export goods in respect of safety and security of the premises for loading, unloading, receipt and disposal of imported and export goods in the following manner: "Customs Cargo Service provider for custody of imported goods or ex .....

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..... ordingly, it has been decided that no relaxation or exemption from requirements on safety and security of premises shall be allowed by Commissioners of Customs to the Custodians or Cargo Service Providers in terms of provisions of Regulation 7 of the Handling of Cargo in Customs Areas Regulations, 2009. Also, keeping in view the paramount importance of overall safety and security of imported / export goods, detailed guidelines are being prescribed in order to ensure that all concerned persons ensure that suitable arrangements are put in place for safety and security of premises relating to imported or export goods. These guidelines are annexed as per annexure A to this Circular. Commissioners of Customs are required to ensure that provision .....

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..... CCSP in so far as provision of facilities and fulfillment of the prescribed conditions in Regulation 5 and 6, as applicable, within the specified limit are concerned. Further, custodians under the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 and Airports Authority of India Act, 1994 shall not be required to make an application under Regulation 4 or 9 for approval or renewal under these regulations, but they would be required to necessarily discharge the responsibilities cast upon them in terms of Regulations 5 and 6 of the regulations without any exception. 9. The Board has also considered the issue of possible liabilities arising on account of damages caused or loss suffered on imported or export goods, due to accident, damage, deterioration, destruction .....

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..... , 1983), Gases (Inflammable / Flammable Gases, Toxic/ non Toxic gases etc.), Flammable Liquids, Flammable Solids (Raw and wet Cotton, spontaneous combustible substances, substance emitting flammable gases in contact with water etc.), Oxidizing Substance & Organic Peroxide (Sodium peroxide, Barium Bromate, Peroxy acetic acid etc.), Poisonous & Infectious Substances (Tear Gas, Biological substances, Formic Acid, Arsenic Acid etc.), Radio Active Materials, Corrosives (Acetic Acid, Sulphuric Acid, Caustic soda etc.) or any hazardous chemicals defined under Chemical Accidents (Emergency Planning, Preparedness, and Response) Rules, 1996. (2) Safety plans, procedures, instructions for Safe handling and storage of hazardous goods including .....

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..... , Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003, shall be enforced. (5) The space allocated for storage of hazardous cargo within the premises should be of proper construction including appropriate heat or fire resistant wall, RCC roofing, flooring. Such area shall be situated at a minimum distance of 200 meters away from main office, administrative, customs office building so that the storage of hazardous cargo is in such a manner that it does not endanger the people working in the premises. Further, the open space, provided for movement, total covered area for storage of containers shall be in such manner that they do not hinder movement of persons, evacuation of goods in case of emergency. The premises used by CCSP for storage of hazard .....

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..... xtinguish fire. (10) Handling of hazardous cargo within the premises, transportation of hazardous cargo between the premises and port terminals or other authorized places is secured through authorized vehicles with proper safety indications. (11) The provisions of the Hazardous Waste (Management, Handling, Transboundary) Rules, 2009 and the Manufacture, Storage and import of Hazardous Chemical Rules, 1989 and other relevant rules and regulations prescribed by the Government shall be adhered to in respect of storage and handling of such goods. (12) The Custodian shall provide appropriate procedure for receipt, handling, delivery of hazardous cargo in such a manner that the same does not hinder the movement of general cargo or endanger the sa .....

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