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The Customs Act, 1969

( ACT NO. IV OF 1969 )

Chapter XX


Liability of agent appointment by the person-in-charge of a conveyance
210. (1) Anything which the person-in-charge of a conveyance is required or empowered to do under this Act may, with the express or implied consent of the person-in-charge and the approval of the appropriate officer, be done by his agent.
(2) An agent appointed by the person-in-charge of a conveyance, and any person who represents himself to any officer of Customs as an agent of any such person-in-charge and is accepted as such by that officer, shall be liable for the fulfilment in respect of the matter in question of all obligations imposed on such person-in-charge by or under this Act or any law for the time being in force, and to penalties (including confiscation) which may be incurred in respect of that matter.

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