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NOTIFICATION

CUSTOMS RULES, 2001

[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part-II, 28th February, 2013]

S.R.O. 155(I)/2013, dated 25.2.2013.–In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 219 of the Customs Act, 1969 (IV of 1969), the Federal Board of Revenue is pleased to direct that the following further amendments shall be made in the Customs Rules, 2001, namely:—

In the aforesaid Rules, in Chapter XII, in Sub-Chapter 8,—

(1)     in Rule 308,—

          (a)      after clause (a), the following new clause shall be inserted, namely:—

                   "(aa) "The Directorate General of Input Output Co-efficient Organization (IOCO)" means an organization established by the Board to authorize, regulate or monitor duty or tax remission under survey-based concessionary notifications, determination of input-output ratios, wastages and fixation of rates for repayment or remission or duty drawback and/or any other assignment relating thereto; and

          (b)     for clause (e), the following shall be substituted, namely:—

                   "(e) "Director General" means the officer of Customs holding the charge as the Director General of the IOCO and duly notified by the Board in this regard;

                   (ea) "Director IOCO South" means the officer of Customs holding the charge of Director South having jurisdiction over areas in Sindh andBalochistan Provinces and duly notified by the Board in this regard;

                   (eb) "Director IOCO North" means the officer of Customs holding the charge of Director North having jurisdiction over areas in Punjab and KhyberPakhtunkhwa Provinces and Gilgit-Baltistan and duly notified by the Board in this regard;

 

                   (ec) "Director IOCO (HQ)" means the officer of Customs holding the charge of Director (HQ) duly notified by the Board in this regard;";

(2)  in Rule 309,—

(a)     in sub-rule (1), for the words "the who shall be an officer not below in rank than a Collector of Customs" the words "an officer of Customs not below in rank than a Director General" shall be substituted;

(b)     in sub-rule (2),—

          (a)      after the words "ensure that the" the words "Director General" shall be inserted;

          (b)     after the words "assisted by" the words "the Director (HQ), Director (South), Director (North), Additional Directors, Deputy or Assistant Directors and" shall be inserted; and

          (c)      after the words "opinion of the" the words "Director General" shall be inserted;

(c)     in sub-rule (3), after the word "Director" the word "General" shall be inserted;

(d)     in sub-rule (5), the words and commas "or Islamabad, as the Board may determine," shall be omitted; and

(e)     in sub-rule (7), after the word "Director" the word "General" shall be inserted;

(3)     in Rule 310, in sub-rule (1), before the word "Director" the word "concerned" shall be inserted; and

(4)     in Rule 313, in sub-rule (2),—

(a)     for the word "Board" occurring first, the words "Director General" shall be substituted; and

(b)     for the words "member of the Board authorized in this behalf” the words "Director General" shall be substituted.