OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS (EXPORTS),
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOM HOUSE,
F.No. S/12-Gen-2/2006-07 AM (X) 01.8.2006
STANDING ORDER NO. 32/2006
Sub:- Non-mention of crucial details in the shipping bills – reg.
In a case under investigation by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence for suspected over-valuation of export goods, scrutiny of the export documents reveal that :-
(a) The consignments were sent in the names of the passengers and not to the
(b) The names and addresses of the consignees were left incomplete in almost all the Airway Bills/Bills of Lading. For instance, full names of the consignees were not written , passport numbers of the passengers were not mentioned and the addresses given were vague, incomplete and unverifiable.
(c) In many export documents, for consignee details only the names of the persons and names of cities were mentioned making it impossible to conduct any verification.
The crucial details like those indicated above are necessary and should be properly and fully mentioned.
2. All officers concerned are directed to ensure that crucial details such as consignee names and full address, city etc. are invariably mentioned in the columns meant for such details in the export documents. The above directions shall be followed scrupulously.
COMMISSIOENR OF CUSTOMS (EXPORTS)