Customs Court


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Customs Court

A federal court in the United States with jurisdiction over disputes relating to customs law. For example, if an importer disagrees with the government over the proper tariff to be paid, it may take the matter to the Customs Court. It was established in 1926.
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Prosecutors say the trial will continue in the Customs Court and if convicted Ayyan could be heavily fined and face jail time of up to 14 years.
Although the 1926 and 1970 laws appeared to give the Customs Court jurisdiction over most embargo and tariff disputes, there remained considerable uncertainty as to whether it retained exclusive jurisdiction, or merely concurrent jurisdiction with federal district courts.
Earlier this month, a customs court in Rawalpindi indicted supermodel Ayyan in a money laundering case which was previously deferred a number of times.
RAWALPINDI -- A special customs court in Rawalpindi on Thursday finally indicted model Ayyan Ali in the currency smuggling case, over eight months after her initial arrest from the airport with an undeclared half-a-million dollars in cash.
To be sure, the reader will encounter issues that have regularly arisen since the enactment of the Customs Court Act of 1980, which established the CIT's jurisdiction over trade cases.
RAWALPINDI -- A customs court on Thursday indicted model Ayyan Ali for attempting to smuggle currency out of the country.
RAWALPINDI -- Once again the Customs court could not frame charges against supermodel Ayyan Ali 15th time in the money laundering case Thursday and adjourned the hearing till November 19.
Model Ayyan Ali appeared before a banking court on Tuesday due to the non-appointment of a judge at the customs court.
RAWALPINDI -- Customs Court Judge Rana Aftab Ahmad has issued a notice to the Customs authorities on a petition filed by model Ayyan Ali seeking return of her passport, which has been confiscated in the currency smuggling case.
RAWALPINDI -- A special customs court in Rawalpindi is set to announce on Friday (today) its verdict on model Ayyan Ali's acquittal plea in the money laundering case almost six months after her initial arrest from the airport with an undeclared half-a-million dollars in cash.
RAWALPINDI -- - Model Ayyan Ali was presented in a special Customs Court here on Saturday to attend a hearing pertaining to the ongoing money laundering case while the court extended Ayyans judicial remand to 14 days.
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