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Section 4 – Customs Act, 1962

The Customs Act, 1962





1[4. Appointment of officers of customs.—(1) The 2[Board] may appoint such persons as it thinks fit to be officers of customs.


(2) Without prejudice to the provisions of sub-section (1), 3[Board may authorise a Chief Commissioner of Customs or] a 4[Joint or Assistant or Deputy Commissioner of Customs] to appoint officers of customs below the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Customs.]



1. Subs. by Act 22 of 1995, sec. 52, for section 4 (w.e.f. 26-5-1995).


2. Subs. by Act 20 of 2002, sec. 117, for “Central Government” (w.e.f. 11-5-2002).


3. Subs. by Act 20 of 2002, sec. 117, for “Central Government may authorise the Board” (w.e.f. 11-5-2002).


4. Subs. by Act 27 of 1999, sec. 100, for “Deputy or Assistant Commissioner of Customs” (w.e.f. 11-5-1999)./



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