LAHORE: Customs Appellate Tribunal on Saturday upheld the Order-in-Original (ONO) and dismissed the appeal filed by M/s Roshan Packages against Collector Appraisment, Dryport Mughalpura Lahore and others.
Saud Imran, member technical bench-I, heard the arguments from both sides and decided the case with remarks that the payment made by the DTRE user in the wake of stocktaking clearly shows that the DTRE user has not reciprocated the trust reposed on him so the appeal is dismissed.
According to the details of case, M/s Roshan Packages Private Limited imported Semi Chemical Fluting Papers weighing 896204 kilograms for manufacturing of corrugated cartons. The DTRE user claimed remission of duties and taxes amount in to Rs51,938,651.
According to rules 299(4) of Customs Rules 2001, the case was referred to IOCO (N) Lahore. The stock taking team raided on the godown and prepared stocktaking report and order to importer to pay duties and taxes under the law.
The show-cause notice was issued to the M/s Roshan Packages and adjudication proceeding were culminated and order in original was passed with remarks that department take necessary action and collect evaded duties and taxes according to the law.
Being aggrieved with the order appellant filed the case before the Customs Appellate Tribunal on the grounds that Order-in-Original passed in mechanical fashion without consideration of relevant facts. On the other side, respondent denied allegations and appeal for rejection of case.
After hearing arguments from both sides, Customs Appellate Tribunal uphled order in original and dismissed same case.