Customs - Highlights / Catch Notes
Customs - Rejection of refund claim - Period of limitation - These...
Rejection of refund claim - Period of limitation - These admitted facts are sufficient admission to the fact that the goods were never cleared for home consumption. There was no occasion for the appellant to actually pay the customs duty. Hence the amount in question cannot be called as the amount of duty to which section 27 applies - The duty which stand deposited since at the stage prior to scrutiny of the impugned Bill of Entry, hence remained as deposit made by the appellant for which the department has no authority to retain. - Refund allowed - AT