Customs clearance procedure for derelict consignments

Customs clearance procedure for derelict consignments

Section 23 of Customs Act, 1969 explains customs clearance procedure for derelict and wreck consignments.

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued updated Customs Act, 1969 up to June 30, 2021. The act has been updated by making amendments brought through Finance Act, 2021.

Following is the text of section 23 and 24 of the Customs Act, 1969:

23. Goods, derelict, wreck, etc.- All goods, derelict, jetsam, flotsam and wreck, brought or coming into Pakistan, shall be dealt with as if they were imported into Pakistan.

Section 24 describes duty free export of provisions and stores.

24. Provisions and stores may be exported free of duty.- Goods produced or manufactured in Pakistan and required as provisions and stores on any conveyance proceeding to any foreign port, airport or station may be exported free of customs-duty, in such quantities as the appropriate officer may determine having regard to the size of the conveyance, the number of passengers and crew and the length of the voyage or journey on which the conveyance is about to depart.

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