The Customs Act, 1969

( ACT NO. IV OF 1969 )

197. Customs control over conveyances and goods

197A. Customs Control and Risk Management

197B. Non intrusive inspection

197C. Specialized functional unit

197D. Establishment of Bangladesh Single Window

198. Power to open packages and examine, weight or measure goods

199. Power to take samples of goods

200. Owner to make all arrangements and bear all expenses

201. Procedure for sale of goods and application of sale proceeds

202A. Power to write-off sums due to Government

202. Recovery of Government dues

203. Wharfage or storage fees

204. Issue of certificate and duplicates of customs’ document

204A. Supply of information pertaining to customs law, etc.

204B. Confidentiality and arrangement for exchange of information facilitating trade

205. Amendment of documents

206. Correction of clerical errors, etc.

207. Custom-house agents to be licensed

208. Agent to produce authority if required

209. Liability of principal and agent

210. Liability of agent appointment by the person-in-charge of a conveyance

211. Keeping of business record

212. Regulation of business in gold, etc.

213. Recovery of money upon certain documents

214. Remission of duty and payment of compensation to the owner in certain cases

215. Service of order, decision, etc.

215A. Supply of information and copy of decisions

215B. Enquiries and Enquiry Points

216. No compensation for loss or injury exception proof of neglect or wilful act

216A. Bar to filing of cases in civil Courts

217. Protection of action taken under the Act

217A. Reward for detection etc. of evasion of duties or violation of laws

217B. Award of financial incentives to Customs Officers and employees

218. Notice of proceedings

219B.Power to issue Orders, Notices, Explanations or Circulars

219. Power to make rules

219A. Power to make customs rulings

220.Repeals and amendments


222.Removal of difficulties

223. Authentic Bangla Text

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