Customs Court


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Customs Court

n. a federal court established (1926) to hear appeals from decisions of customs officials on classification of merchandise, duty rates, and interpretation of customs laws. In turn its decisions can be appealed to the Court of Customs and Patent Appeals. (See: Court of Customs and Patent Appeals)

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According to details, Ayyan was presented before the customs court for the ninth time.
He further requested the court to suspend the decision of Rawalpindi customs court as he alleged that it was passed without jurisdiction and lawful authority.
Rawalpindi -- The customs court on Tuesday returned the passport of supermodel Ayyan Ali after she submitted bail papers and surety bonds of Rs2 million.
The case against the model is before a customs court in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, where she had not been indicted so far as the authorities repeatedly sought time to complete the investigation.
Customs Court and Federal Office Buildings in Foley Square in New York.
Those who are caught are quickly freed, since smuggling is punished in Chile mainly by fines issued by a customs court.
The State Department's subject matter argument was based on the Customs Court Act of 1980.
Ayan appeared before the customs court for the first time after getting her passport from the customs officials.
It may be mentioned that proceedings of the money laundering case of allegedly shipping $500,000 abroad by Ayan Ali by Customs Court had been postponed till December 8.
RAWALPINDI -- Customs court on Wednesday announced verdict of Ayyan Ali s plea for passport return in favour of the model.
A customs court extended for 14 days the judicial remand of the model, who was arrested on March 14 from Benazir Bhutto International Airport.

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