The Customs Act, 1962
127L. BAR ON SUBSEQUENT APPLICATION FOR SETTLEMENT IN CERTAIN CASES. –
1[127L. Bar on subsequent application for settlement in certain cases.—2[(1)] 3[Where, before the 1st day of June, 2007]—
(i) an order of settlement passed under sub-section (7) of section 127C provides for the imposition of a penalty on the applicant under section 127B for settlement, on the ground of concealment of particulars of his duty liability; or
(ii) after the passing of an order of settlement under said sub-section (7) in relation to a case, such person is convicted of any offence under this Act in relation to that case; or
(iii) the case of such person is sent back to the proper officer by the Settlement Commission under section 127-I,
then such person shall not be entitled to apply for settlement under section 127B in relation to any other matter.
4[(2) Where an applicant has made an application under sub-section (1) of section 127B, on or after the 1st day of June, 2007 and if such application has been allowed to be proceeded with under sub-section (1) of section 127C, such applicant shall not be entitled to apply for settlement under section 127B in relation to any other matter:
Provided that such applicant shall not be prevented from filing an application for settlement if the issue in the subsequent application is, but for the period of dispute and amount, identical to the issue in respect of which the earlier application is pending before the Settlement Commission.]]
1.Chapter XIVA (containing sections 127A to 127N) ins. by Act 21 of 1998, sec. 102 (w.e.f.1-8-1998).
2. Section 127L renumbered as sub-section (1) thereof by Act 22 of 2007, sec. 108 (w.e.f. 11-5-2007).
3. Subs. by Act 22 of 2007, sec. 108(i) for “Where” (w.e.f. 11-5-2007).
4.Ins. by Act 22 of 2007, sec. 108(ii) (w.e.f. 1-6-2007).