Customs - Highlights / Catch Notes
Customs - Levy of penalty - hort-landing of goods loaded in a conveyance...
Levy of penalty - hort-landing of goods loaded in a conveyance for importation into India - Prima facie there appears to be a practice of holding an enquiry to ascertain whether it is the steamer agent who has filed the IGM should be held liable for the penalty in the case of short-landing or the liability should be fixed on the slot agent. There are no reason on record why this course of action is adopted in this case when the Petitioner has been consistently demanding the same. - The Revisional Authority will take the necessary decision in the revision as per the findings - HC