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F.No. VIII/48-1/Cus(T)/05-06                                                   Date:  1.02.2006

 

PUBLIC NOTICE No. 45/2005-06/CCP/JAMNAGAR

 

Sub :    Issue of creek passes to fishing crafts trawlers etc. and laminated photo identity cards to the crew members and captains (Tindel).

 

                        Attention of all Members of Public and Trade is invited to the matter of issuing photo identity cards to the crew members and Tindels of the fishing crafts / trawlers etc. operating under the authority of creek passes issued by the Department of Customs.

 

2.                     In supercession of earlier Public Notice No.36/2000 (CC) dated 08.02.2001 issued by the Commissioner of Customs, Ahmedabad from F.No.VIII/48-227/CUS(T)/2000, following uniform procedure for issue of creek passes, photo identity cards and voyage book is prescribed.

 

3.                     An application for issue of creek pass – containing the details of vessel’s name; registration no., tonnage, owner’s name & address, name of Tindel & address, alongwith names of crew with their photographs and identification marks, No. & name of engine – should be submitted in duplicate.  The facts of application should be properly verified and thereafter creek pass should be issued in a single copy and a copy of the same alongwith all the details and photographs of the crew members should be kept in the office.  The creek pass then should be issued in the following format.

________________________________________________________________________

CREEK PASS

Name of the Custom House                  :                                   Division            :

 

Creek Pass No.                                    :                                   Date                 :

 

MFB                                                    :

 

Vessel Registration No.                        :                                   Valid upto        :

 

Name & Address of the Owner            :                                   Tons                 :

 

Name & Address of the Tindel :

 

Type of Machine                                  :           HP       :           CY       :                      

                                                                        Machine No.                :

Registry VRL No.                                :

 

            The above said vessel is permitted to carry out the fishing operations in the creek and sea of the _____________ port and to discharge the catch at _________ within the port limit of ___________ during the season from ____________ to _____________.

 

 

Place :                                                              Signature                      :

                                                                        Name                           :

Date :                                                               Designation                   : Supdt. / Inspector.

 

Renewal Date                                                   Signature of Customs Authority

________________________                        _____________________________

________________________                        _____________________________

________________________                        _____________________________

 

 

 

 

4.                     The creek pass is required to be displayed in the captain’s cabin of the vessel.  After the period of expiry of the creek pass, the same shall be returned to customs office.

 

5.                     Apart from creek pass, one voyage book as per the proforma specified below will be maintained by the Tindel of the boat and it shall be responsibility of the Tindel to write under his signature or thumb impression the details of crew before undertaking any voyage. 

 

 

Sr. No.

Date & Time of departure

Purpose of  voyage

Date & Time of arrival

Crew

Name, Id. No. & sign. Or thumb impression of Tindel

Name & dtd. Sign. Of Customs Officer

Name

Id. No.

Duty of the Crew member on the vessel

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

1

Ddmmyy  hhmm

Fishing (For example)

ddmmyy  hhmm

1………………………………

2………………………………

3………………………………

4………………………………

Name of Tindel Id.No. of Tindel Signature/TI of Tindel

 

2

 

 

 

1………………………………

2………………………………

3………………………………

 

 

 

 

                       

5.1.                  All the pages of book should be serially numbered and should be authenticated by the Customs Officers before same is put to use and the tindel should carry the book during the fishing voyage without fail.

 

 

5.2.                  If at any time it is found that the Tindel had not made above entries before undertaking any voyage or if such entries are found incorrect or incomplete, the Tindel shall be personally liable to suitable action including cancellation of his Identity Card / Licence.  During any voyage if any person, not having been authorized by the Tindel, is found on board the boat, such person will be liable to suitable action under the Act.

 

 

5.3                   So far as Col.9 is concerned, this book will be required to be presented to the Customs Officer twice in a month for his signature.

 

 

6.                     Laminated Photo Identity Cards, serially numbered, shall be issued to the Tindel and the crew members with its other details besides the date and place of issue. The concerned JDC / AC shall provide the laminated photo Identity Card on cost


 

recovery basis from all applicants who seek creek passes in the following format.

 

________________________________________________________________________

IDENTITY CARD FOR FISHERMEN FOR FISHING BOAT

 

VALID ONLY FOR FISHING PURPOSE IN INDIAN TERRITORIAL WATERS

 

Name and address of issuing office        :                       Serial No.         :

 

 

Place for photograph and to be attested by the issuing authority

Name of Tindel / Crew             :

 

Address of Tindel / Crew                      :

 

Date of Birth                                         :

 

Identification Mark                               :

 

Signature or thumb impression   :

of the holder                            

Seal of Office

 

Date                                                     :           Signature :                   

                                                                                                Name   :

Place of issue                                        :                                                               Designation

 

 

7.                     A list of persons who have been issued with creek passes and Identity Cards should be given to the nearest police station, immediately on issue, so that their antecedents could be verified by the Police.  If any adverse report is received from the Police, the creek pass / Identity Card should be cancelled.

 

8.                     This procedure will come into force from 16.2.2006.

 

9.                     In case of any difficulties all concerned may contact the jurisdictional Assistant Commissioner (JAC) of Customs for necessary clarification, etc.

 

 

                                                                                                            Sd/- 1.2.2006

(AJAY JAIN)

COMMISSIONER

CUSTOMS (PREV), JAMNAGAR.

 

F.No. VIII/48-1/Cus(T)/05-06                                                   Date:  1.02.2006

 

ATTESTED

 

 

(B. B. MOHITE)

ASSTT. COMMISSIONER (T)

CUSOTMS, H.Q., JAMNAGAR.

 

To

As per Mailing List of Trade and Department.

 

Copy to:

(1)   The Addl. Commissioner (CCO), Customs, Gujarat Zone, Ahmedabad

With reference to her letter F.No. VIII/48-146/T/CCO/2005 dated 16.12.05

(2)   The Asstt. Commissioner (Prev.), Customs, HQ., Jamnagar

With reference to his letter F.No. VIII/48-29/PI/HQ/2003 dated 1.2.06.

 

 

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MAILING LIST OF DEPARTMNET:

1) The Secretary, C.B.E.C., New Delhi.

2) The Director General of Inspection & Audit, WZU, Mumbai.

3) The Chief Commissioner of Customs, Gujarat Zone, Ahmedabad.

4) The Addl. Director, D.R.I., Jamnagar.

5) Gujarat Maritime Board, Sector 10, Opp. Air Force, Gandhinagar.

6) The Port Officer, G.M.B., Jamnagar

7) The Joint Commissioner (P&V) / (PREV.), Customs, Jamnagar.

8) The Asstt. / Dy. Commissioner of Customs, Divn. Jamnagar / Porbandar / Bhavnagar / 

                                                                                     Bhuj / Mundra / Pipavav.

 

MAILING LIST OF TRADE:

1) The Navanagar Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Grain Market, Jamnagar.

2) Shri Jamnagar C.H.A.’s Association, C/o M/s. Devchand & Sons Shipping Ltd.,

    Kanchan Janga Apts., Opp. Cricket Bunglow, Jamnagar.

3) Shri Jamnagar Shipping Agents Association, C/o M/s. Dineshbhai Vithalani & Sons

    Shipping Ltd., Kanchan Janga Apts., Opp. Cricket Bunglow, Jamnagar.

4) The Gujarat Ship Breakers Association, 206, Turning Point, 2nd floor,

    Baghavadi Road, Bhavnagar.

5) Shipping Agents & Stevedors Association, C/o Ashit Shippers Services P. Ltd.,

    “ASHIT JYOTT”, 2nd floor, Sanskar Mandal, Bhavnagar.

6) Porbandar Chamber of Commerce & Industries, Birla Road, M.G. Road, Porbandar.

7) Mundra Custom House Agent Association, B-1, Hotel Indraprasth, Mundra Adani Port 

    Road, Mundra (Kutch).

 

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