PREVENTION OF SMUGGLING - POWERS OF SEARCH, SEIZURE AND ARREST-ADJUDICATION OF OFFENCES
Power to require production of order permitting clearance of goods imported or exported by land
174. The appropriate officer may require any person in charge of any goods which such officer has reason to believe to have been imported, or to be about to be exported by land from, or to, any foreign territory to produce the order made under section 83, permitting inward clearance of the goods or the order passing the bill of export made under section 131 permitting export of the goods:
Provided that nothing in this section shall apply to any imported goods passing from a foreign frontier to an inland customs-station by a route prescribed under clause (c) of section 9:
Provided further that the Board may, by notification in the official Gazette, direct that the provisions of this section shall not apply to any particular area adjoining foreign territory in relation to goods of any specified description or value.
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