Storing Hazardous Cargo at CFSs Extended to 15 April 2011

The following Public Notice was issued by the Commissioner of Customs (Export) Jawaharlal Nehru Custom House on 31st March 2011.

[Customs Public Notice No. 47 dated 31st March 2011]

Sub: Storing of Hazardous Cargo -Public Notice no. 08/2011 dated 04.02.2011 on Clarifications/modifications in Handling of Cargo in Customs Areas Regulations, 2009.

Attention of all the Members of Trade and Industry, including all persons responsible for receipt, storage, delivery, dispatch or otherwise handling of imported goods and export goods in any capacity in a Customs area is invited to Public Notice No.. 36/2011 dated 21.03.2011 wherein it was reiterated that no CCSP would be allowed to handle, store, receive or dispatch the hazardous cargo (import or export) after 31.03.2011 unless they are duly authorized for the same by the Customs department.

2.  In view of the requests received from the CFSs the said date has been extended further till 15.04.2011. All the CFSs are requested to comply with the guidelines as envisaged in guidelines/check list of P.N. No. 08/2011 dated 04.02.2011 and take necessary approvals of storing/handling etc. of hazardous cargo before the last date i.e. 15.04.2011. It is final extension and all Shipping Lines/Importers/Exporters are requested to ensure taking of Hazardous cargo only to the Notified CFS after the said date.

3.  Public Notice No. 36/2011 dated 21.03.2011 stands modified to the above extent.

4.  Difficulties faced, if any, in following the above procedure, may be brought to the notice of the undersigned immediately. 

F.No.S/5-GEN- 12/2011 CFS Management Cell