Delegation of powers under Customs Act

Delegation of powers under Customs Act

Section 5 of Customs Act, 1969 has described delegation of powers.

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) issued the Customs Act, 1969 updated up to June 30, 2021. The Act incorporated amendments brought through Finance Act, 2021.

Following is the text of section 5 of the Customs Act, 1969:

5 “Delegation of powers.- (1) The Board may, by notification in the official Gazette and subject to such limitations or conditions as may be specified therein, empower by name or designation-

(a) any Additional Collector of Customs or Deputy Collector of Customs to exercise any of the powers of a Collector of Customs under this Act;

(b) any Deputy Collector of Customs or Assistant Collector of Customs to exercise any of the powers of an Additional Collector of Customs under this Act;

(c) any Assistant Collector of Customs to exercise any of the powers of a Deputy Collector of Customs under this Act; and

(d) any other officer of customs with any other designation.

(2) Unless the Board in any case otherwise directs, the Director General, Director, and Collector may authorize any officer to exercise within any specified area any of the powers of the Director General, Director, Collector or any other officer of Customs under this Act.

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