Factory Stuffed Export Containers Clearance through CFS Punjab Conware Only

The following Public Notice was issued by the Commissioner of Customs (Export) Jawaharlal Nehru Custom House on 12th November 2009.

[Ref: Customs Public Notice No. 83 dated 12th November 2009]

Attention of all Exporters, Importers, Customs House Agents. Members of Trade and all the concerned is invited to the Public Notice No. 52/2001 dated 23.07.2001, wherein a Buffer Yard Zone was created under control of CFS Punjab Conware for handling of factory stuffed containers.

2.   It was informed vide Facility Notice No. 65/2008 dated 08.09.2008 that all CFSs would allow factory stuffed containers in their buffer yards within the Customs notified area duly demarcated for the purpose.

3.   A new procedure for handling of factory stuffed (including self sealed) export containers has been laid down in Public Notice No. 52/2009 dated 06.08.2009, wherein, all the factory stuffed (including self sealed) export containers except of the exempted category are to be routed through the CFSs designated for handling of such containers and same is being implemented from 01.10.2009.

4.   Therefore, in view of above, the Public Notice No. 52/2001 dated 23.07.2001 stands rescinded, henceforth, all the factory stuffed (including self sealed) export containers seeking clearance from CFS Punjab Conware have to be routed through CFS Punjab Conware as specified vide Public Notice no. 52/2009 dated 06.08.2009 and not through the Buffer Yard Zone under control of CFS Punjab Conware. Further, no import / export related operations will take place in the said area identified as Buffer Yard Zone created under control of Punjab Conware vide Public Notice No. 52/2001 dated 23.07.2001.

5.   All the Trade, Industry and concerned Associations are requested to bring the contents of the Public Notice to the knowledge of their members.

F.No. S/5-Gen-81/2009-10 P & E JNCH]