Delivery of import licence and manifest in the case of part shipments
(1) If an article which is imported forms part only of a consignment of articles in respect of which an import licence has been issued under this Ordinance, the person to whom the licence was issued shall present-
(a) the import licence endorsed by him to this effect; and
(b) a written declaration signed by him stating that the article which has been imported forms part only of a consignment of articles in respect of which the licence was issued,
to the owner of the vessel, aircraft or vehicle in or on which the article was imported within 7 days after the article was imported.
(2) The owner of the vessel, aircraft or vehicle, on receiving from a licensee an endorsed import licence and written declaration pursuant to subsection (1)-
(a) may release the article to the consignee, if he is satisfied that he is not prohibited from doing so under any condition of the import licence; and
(b) shall, within 7 days after receiving the import licence and written declaration-
(i) endorse the licence and return it to the person to whom it was issued; (Replaced 24 of 2002 s. 2)
(ii) deliver the declaration to the Director; and (Replaced 24 of 2002 s. 2)
(iii) deliver to the Director, using services provided by a specified body, a copy or extract of the manifest of the vessel, aircraft or vehicle in or on which the article was imported. (Added 24 of 2002 s. 2)
(2A) The requirement under subsection (2)(b)(iii) is deemed to have been complied with if at the time of delivering the declaration under subsection (2)(b)(ii) the manifest has been lodged with the Commissioner, or with an officer appointed by the Commissioner, under regulation 11 of the Import and Export (Registration) Regulations (Cap 60 sub. leg. E) and was so lodged using services provided by a specified body. (Added 24 of 2002 s. 2)
(3) The written declaration referred to in subsections (1) and (2) shall be made in such form as the Director may specify from time to time.
(4) Any person who contravenes subsection (1) or (2) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine of $5000.