KARACHI: M/s Al Shaikh Associates has moved a constitutional petition in the Sindh High Court (SHC), challenging Valuation Ruling No 1268/2018 dated 7/3/2018, enhancing 100 percent valuation on import of roller chain imported by it.
During the hearing of the case, counsel for the petitioner stated that the petitioner imports roller chain and always fulfills his liabilities in accordance with law and never involved in any crime.
The counsel argued that the petitioner is seriously aggrieved by the action of the Collector of Customs Collectorate Appraisement East which issued and assessed the imported consignments of the roller chain under Valuation Ruling no 1268/2018 dated 7/3/2018 and enhanced 100 percent at the same without fulfilling legal requirement.
Citing Chairmen Federal Board of Revenue, the Chief Collector of Customs Collectorate Appraisement South, Collector of Customs Collectorate Appraisement East, Director General Valuation as respondents, the petitioner pleaded the court to declare the act of the respondents as illegal, mala fide and arbitrary.
He also pleaded the court to set aside impugned notification and restrain them from taking any coercive action against the petitioner till final order in this petition. SHC office accepted this constitutional petition and fixed it for hearing for next week of this month.