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Section 16 – Customs Act, 1962

The Customs Act, 1962





1(1) The rate of duty and tariff valuation, if any, applicable to any export goods, shall be the rate and valuation in force, –


(a) in the case of goods entered for export under section 50, on the date on, which the proper officer makes an order permitting clearance and loading of the goods for exportation under section 51;


(b) in the case of any other goods, on the date of payment of duty.


(2) The provisions of this section shall not apply to baggage and goods exported by post.




If the proper officer is satisfied that the goods are not prohibited goods and person exporting the goods has paid all the legal duties which are likely to be imposed on the exporting goods, he can order for clearance of the goods; Principal Appraiser (Exports), Collectorate of Customs and Central Excise v. Esajee Tayabally Kapasi, Calicut, JT 1995 (7) SC 260.



1. Subs. by Act 23 of 1986, sec. 50, for sub-section (1) (w.e.f. 13-5-1986).


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