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CUSTOMS. This term is usually applied to those taxes which are payable upon goods and merchandise imported or exported. Story, Const. Sec. 949; Bac. Ab. Smuggling.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Iraqy is buying a 55-inch Sony 4K TV for Dh2,800 from Dubai, on which he will have to pay 36.05 per cent (Dh1,009.40) custom duty in India.
NAB Lahore is investigating a mega corruption scam related to evasion and mis-calculation of custom Duty being implicated over import of Betel Leaf from abroad during 2008-12.
Rokhan said they paid 20,000 Pakistan rupees in transportation cost and custom duty on importing a buffalo from Pakistan.
As a general rule whatever is not import substitutable to the desired level of quality, should be imported at the lowest custom duty tariffs.
Relief for agriculture and poultry farming sector: Ending 5 percent regulatory duty on import of grand parent and parent stock of chicken, reduction of custom duty from 11 to 5 percent, reduction of custom
ISLAMABAD, July 26, 2011 (Frontier Star): National Tariff Commission (NTC) would hold a public hearing on the issue of tariff protection through reduction of custom duty and sales tax on the import of Tin Mill Black Plate (TMBP) on August 10.
Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development on Wednesday said they simplified the process involved in getting approval for custom duty exemptions in imported raw material, machinery, equipment and spare parts for industrial use.
On Saturday, the federal minister had written on the microblogging website, Twitter, saying: 'The cabinet has decided that mobile phones sold after 1st December 2018 that are not custom duty paid (i.e.
Similarly exemption from custom duty in excess of 10 percent ad valorem leviable under the First schedule to the Customs Act 1969 and whole of sales tax leviable under the Sales Tax Act 1990 on import and subsequent supply of plant, machinery, equipments, materials, specialized vehicles or vessels, accessories, spares, chemicals consumable as are locally manufactured by developers, contractor and service companies of above projects was also requested by Petroleum Division.
They also demanded to eliminate custom duty on wood and timber to safeguard meagre forest resources.
Earlier, this bracket of commodities was not liable for custom duty. However, the CBEC has now imposed 15 percent custom duty on push button mobile phones.
The minister said ostrich farming in the country had also witnessed an increase and a proposal had been made to give relief in its import through exemption in custom duty.