Submission of Supplementary Information of IGM under ICES

The following Public Notice was issued by the Commissioner of Customs (Import) Jawaharlal Nehru Custom House on 18th March 2010.

[Customs Public Notice No. 35 dated 18th March 2010]

Sub: Addition / deletion to IGM filed at the time of Prior Entry and before finalization of IGM.

Attention of Shipping Lines, Shipping Agents, Consol Agents, Carriers, Multi Modal Operators, Break Bulk Carriers / Agents, Consolidators, Freight Forwarders, Importers, CHAs and members of trade is invited to Public Notice No. 46/2002 dated 02.08.2002 in respect of filing / submission of Import General Manifest (IGM) under ICES. 

2. In this regard, it is informed that para 3.2 of the Public Notice No. 46/2002 dated 02.08.2002 may be read as under :-

3.2 Submission of Supplementary information, requesting for deletion of certain information and / or substitution / amendment of information given earlier, after arrival of Vessel to convert the prior IGM to final IGM in the Service Centre.

(i) After the Office Supdt. / Noting Section has recorded entry inwards, the Shipping line / Shipping agent may submit an application to the Dy. Commissioner (Imports Deptt) of Custom House, with a request to permit filing of any amendment / substitution, addition or deletion of information which was given at the time of filing of prior IGM (vessel details in Part I, cargo & container details in Part II & III) in the Service Centre. Reasons with evidence for entry of additional information, amendment or deletion of information must also be given. The DC / Import will not give a blanket or routine permission and will have to satisfy himself as per Section 30(3) of Customs Act, 1962. After obtaining permission from the Dy. Commissioner (Imports), the declarations will be submitted in the Service Centre by floppy submission. The format and other details for submission of supplementary information by floppy are given in Public Notice No. 47 / 02  Dt. 02.08.2002.

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