DISCHARGE OF CARGO AND ENTRY INWARDS OF GOODS
Procedure in case of goods not assessed or out-passed by Customs after presentation of the related bill of entry within a specified period
[82A. If any goods, other than goods detained, seized, confiscated, under adjudication or appeal under the provisions of this Act, for which a bill of entry has duly been presented, are not assessed and out-passed within seven working days the owner of such goods may serve a notice upon the Commissioner to finalise the Customs formalities within three working days enabling him to pay duty and taxes and clear the goods, and the said Commissioner or any officer authorised on his behalf shall do so, if the import is in order, or issue a show cause notice if the import is not in order.
Explanation.- For the purpose of this section “detained goods” include goods detained for chemical examination, radiation test, and reference for resolution disputes on of classification, value, ITC aspect or any other legal disputes.]
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