Circular No. 35/2004
May 20, 2004
F.No . 450/97/2003-Cus. IV
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Excise & Customs
Subject : Procedure for disposal of unclaimed/ uncleared cargo under section 48 of the Customs Act, 1962 lying with the custodians ,whether Public Sector or Private Sector, at Air Cargo Complexes/ Ports/ICDs /CFSs -regarding
I am directed to invite your attention to the Board’s Circular No.7/2004-Cus, dated 28.1.2004 vide which the procedure was prescribed for disposal of unclaimed/ uncleared cargo landed upto 31.3.2003 and lying with the custodians ,whether Public Sector or Private Sector, at Air Cargo Complexes/ Ports/ ICDs / CFSs . The representation has now been received by the Board from custodians of the uncleared /unclaimed goods for extension of the time limit of completion of process of disposal, i.e,30.4.2004.
2. The matter has been examined by the Board and it has been decided to extend the time limit for completing the process of disposal of the uncleared /unclaimed goods landed upto 31.3.2003 by the custodians from 30.4.2004 to 31.12.2004.
3. Public Notices may be issued for the benefit of the trade , particularly the custodians.
4. Please acknowledge receipt of this Circular.
5.Hindi version will follow.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Phone No. 23094182