||Title:||IMPORT AND EXPORT ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||L.N. 40 of 2003|
|Section:||8||Heading:||Delivery of import licence and manifest to the Director||Version Date:||11/04/2003|
(1) Subject to section 9, a person to whom an import licence has been issued under this Ordinance shall present the licence to the owner of the vessel, aircraft or vehicle in or on which the article is imported within 7 days after the article was imported.
(2) On presentation of an import licence pursuant to subsection (1), the owner of the vessel, aircraft or vehicle in or on which the article has been imported-
(2A) The requirement under subsection (2)(b)(ii) is deemed to have been complied with if at the time of delivering the import licence under subsection (2)(b)(i) 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)
(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-
(i) deliver the import licence to the Director; and
(ii) 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. (Replaced 24 of 2002 s. 2)
(3) 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.