Registration Timing of Documents for Import Cargo Examination at JNCH, Nhava Sheva

The following Facility Notice was issued by the Commissioner of Customs (Import) Jawaharlal Nehru Custom House on 1st February 2010.

[Customs Facility Notice No. 07 dated 1st February 2010]

Sub.: Documents/Goods registration timings for Customs Examination Work at Import Docks, JNCH.

At present, the registration timing of the documents for examination of the import cargo by the Customs Appraising officer/ Superintendents is as  per the prevailing Standing Order No. 02/2008 i.e. 10 A.m. to 5:30 PM, 6 days a week (except second Saturday and holidays).

Now as a measure of further trade facilitation and speedy clearance of the imported cargo, and in supersession of the earlier instructions, the Import Docks would work from 11.00 AM to 7.30 PM in general and up to 10.00 PM in those CFSs where more than one Supdt./ Appraisers are posted, if needed. The registration of the Bills of Entry and examination of the imported goods will be done as per timings given below:

Table

Shift

Time

Activity

First

11.00 AM to 12.30 PM

Registration of B/E by the Officers

12.30 PM to 3.00 PM

Examination, feeding of examination report and giving ‘out of charge’ by the officer.

Second

3.30PM to 5.30 PM

Registration of B/E by the officers. However, registration of RMS facilitated B/Es- where no examination is required as per systems instruction will be allowed upto 7:00 PM. In case of any urgency, it can be allowed even after 7.00 PM by the AC/DC Docks supervising second shift.

5.30 P.M.  to 7.30 P.M

Examination, feeding of examination report and giving `out of charge’ by the Officer.

The trade is being requested to make full use of this facility by ensuring that the registration of the Bills of Entry for examination is uniformly spread throughout the shift, instead of being concentrated in the second shift.  This will enable smooth clearance and avoidance of congestion during evening hours.

Any difficulty noticed in the implementation and/or suggestions may be brought to the notice of the Department.

F. NO.S/6-GEN-76/09-10 DOCKS (I) TILP