F. No. 394162/2019-Commr (Inv.-Customs)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs
(Investigation – Customs)
10th Floor, Tower-2. Jeevan Bharti Building,
Parliament Street, New Delhi-110001.
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All Principal Chief Commissioners/ Chief Commissioners of Customs/ Customs (Preventive)
All Principal Chief Commissioners/ Chief Commissioners of Customs & Central Excise,
The Directors General, DRI/DGGI
Sub: Instructions regarding NDPS Act, 1985.
I am directed to state that the Hon’ble Home Minister has directed that in all cross-border narcotics drug cases affected by the Custom formations, NDPS Act, 1985 should also be invoked under which Custom officers are duly empowered to provide effective deterrence to cross-border smuggling of drugs.
Commissioner (Inv -Customs)