September 7, 2017

Members of the Council,

Dear Sirs,

Sub:    Procedure for execution/monitoring of “No Use Bond” in respect of clearance of import FCL containers involving NOC from Participating Government Agencies (PGAs).

The Office of the Commissioner of Customs, NS-III, Mumbai Customs Zone-II, Nhava Sheva, Mumbai has issued a Public Notice No.111/2017 dated 29.8.17 on the above subject. This circular prescribes the procedure for import clearance of goods wherein NOC is to be obtained from PGA. The Public Notice states that clearance can be effected on execution of the bond by the importer with the Customs for not utilizing the goods, until they receive NOC from the respective PGA.

Members may note that the above procedure includes import clearance of goods wherein NOC is required from Animal Quarantine & Wildlife Departments, imported through ports under jurisdiction of Mumbai Customs Zone-II .

Thanks and regards
R.Ramesh Kumar

Executive Director