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Section 157 – Customs Act, 1962

The Customs Act, 1962





(1) Without prejudice to any power to make regulations contained elsewhere in this Act, the Board may make regulations consistent with this Act and the rules, generally to carry out the purposes of this Act.


(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such regulations may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely :-


(a) the form of a bill of entry, shipping bill, bill of export, import manifest, import report, export manifest, export report, 1bill of transshipment, declaration for transshipment boat note and bill of coastal goods;


2[(aa)  the 3[form and manner] in which an application for refund shall be made under section 27;]


(b) the conditions subject to which the transshipment of all or any goods under sub-section (3) of section 54, the transportation of all or any goods under section 56 and the removal of warehoused goods from one warehouse to another under section 67, may be allowed without payment of duty;


(c) the conditions subject to which any manufacturing process or other operations may be carried on in a warehouse under section 65.



   1.  Subs. by Act 27 of 1999, sec. 115, for “bill of transshipment” (w.e.f. 11-5-1999)

   2.  Ins. by Act 40 of 1991, sec. 14 (w.e.f. 20-9-1991).


   3.  Subs. by Act 22 of 1995, sec. 67, for “form” (w.e.f. 26-5-1995).



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