FBR’s power to allow goods without duty payment

FBR’s power to allow goods without duty payment

Section 21 of Customs Act, 1969 has explained power to deliver certain goods without payment of duty and to repay duty on certain goods.

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 21 of the Customs Act, 1969:

21. Power to deliver certain goods with-out payment of duty and to repay duty on certain goods.- Subject to such conditions, limitations or restrictions as it thinks fit to impose, the Board may, in such general cases as may be prescribed by rules or in particular cases by special order, authorize-

(a) the delivery without payment of the customs-duties chargeable thereon of goods which are imported only temporarily with a view to subsequent exportation;

 (c) the repayment in whole or in part of the duties as levied under section 18 or 18A and paid on the importation of any goods which have been used in the production, manufacture, processing, repair or refitting in Pakistan of goods meant for exportation, or for supplies against international tenders, or for supply to industrial units, projects, institutions, agencies and organizations, entitled to import the same at concessionary rates:

Provided that no repayment may be granted in a case in which the amount involved is less than one hundred rupees ; and

(d) without prejudice to the provisions of clause (c), the Federal Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, direct that drawback or repayment shall not be allowed in respect of any goods of specified description or may be allowed subject to such restrictions and conditions as may be specified in the notification.

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