Can an importer/exporter file an application to settle a matter through ADR which is pending before the court?
26/05/16 at 9:23 am
On a matter suitable for Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) mechanism, but is pending before any court in Bangladesh, a concerned importer/ exporter/PSI Agency may lodge an application to the concerned Commissioner of Customs to settle the matter through ADR. In this case, the applicant will have to obtain permission from the concerned court, and after obtaining such permission from the said court, and upon granting of such permission by the court the matter shall remain stayed during the period of ADR process:
However, according to Section 192E of the Customs Act, 1969, this is conditional upon the court
[This is for informational purposes only. In case of contradiction of conflict with relevant Act/Rules, provisions mentioned
or referred to in the said Act/Rules shall prevail.]