CBIC publishes the Sea Cargo Manifest and Transhipment (Amendment) Regulations, 2020

Feb 17, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Industry Specific Compliance

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) on February 14, 2020, has published the Sea Cargo Manifest and Transhipment (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 to further amend the Sea Cargo Manifest and Transhipment Regulations, 2018.

Under Regulation 15 which specifies the transitional provisions:

Ø  Sub-regulation (1) has been substituted:

Notwithstanding anything contained in regulations 4, 5 and 7, the authorised carrier may deliver the cargo declaration in Form-VIA or Form-VIB and Form-VIIA or Form-VIIB or arrival and departure manifest in Form-VIII or Form-VIIIA, from May 15, 2020 till August 01, 2020.  

Ø  Sub-regulation (2) has been substituted:  

Notwithstanding anything contained in these regulations, the authorised sea carrier shall continue to deliver the cargo declaration in Form III of the Import Manifest (Vessels) Regulations, 1971 and Form I of the Export Manifest (Vessels) Regulations, 1976, in the manner as was applicable before the commencement of these regulations, till August 01, 2020.

[Notification No. 14/2020-Customs (N.T.)]


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