MIAPL Designated as Cargo Custodian for Sahar Airport

[Customs Public Notice No. 06 dated 20th January 2012]

In the exercise of the powers conferred under Section 45(1) and 141(1) of the Customs, Act, 1962, I, M. Ajitkumar, Commissioner of Customs (Import), Air Cargo Complex, Sahar, Mumbai, do hereby appoint M/s Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd. (MIAPL), Mumbai, as Custodian (Customs Cargo Service Provider) of cargo to be imported by all Airlines handled by MIAPL for the purpose of safe custody at Air Cargo Complex, Sahar, Andheri (East), Mumbai, until they are cleared for home consumption or for warehousing or for transshipment in accordance with the provisions laid down under the Customs Act, 1962, and Rules and Regulations made thereunder subject to the following conditions :

(i) The Custodian shall comply with all the provisions of the Customs Act, 1962, especially those in Chapter VII and VIII of the Act and Rules and Regulations notified in this regard such and Handling of Cargo in Customs Areas Regulations, 2009, issued vide Notification No.26/2009-Customs (N.T.) dated 17th March, 2009, by Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, New Delhi as amended from time to time as are applicable to custodian of goods in Customs Area.

(ii) The Custodian shall pay to the Government or the proper officer, on demand, any amount of Customs Duty payable on the imported goods pilfered or not accounted for, as per Section 45(3) of the Customs Act, 1962.

(iii) The goods shall be stored in areas as detailed below :




03 Cold Storage Units placed within the premises of MIAPL Import Warehouse at Marol Pipeline Road

3 Reefer Containers with the following Dimensions : Outside 2.896m (Height) x 2.438m (Width) x 12.192m (Length)

Inside 2.526m (Height) x 2.290m (Width) x 11.585m (Length)

Capacity : Maximum Cargo weight = 26370 Kg and Cubic Capacity = 67.00 m

Temperature Range = -18C to 20C

placed within the premises of MIAPL Import Warehouse at Marol Pipeline on the ground floor for receipt, storage, disposal of longstanding (above 14 days) uncleared / unclaimed / abandoned international cargo perishable in nature, of Air Cargo Complex, Sahar, Mumbai

The duration of appointment shall initially be for a period of two years from the date of issue of this Public Notice and thereafter shall be renewed after review and subject to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of Customs.

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