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Customs - Denial of rightful claim of refund of service tax being the...
Denial of rightful claim of refund of service tax being the Petitioner is an exporter - Under Section 2(20) of Customs Act the term ‘exporter’ would include any owner or any person holding himself out to be the exporter. In other words, the person holding out to be the exporter need not be the exporter. - it was in fact the Assessee which was the real exporter of the goods for the purpose of Section 2(20) of the Act - the Court is unable to concur with the view of the Tribunal that in the present case the Assessee was not entitled to the refunds since it was not the exporter. - HC