Regulation 2 – Definitions – Customs House Agents Licensing Regulations, 2004

Customs House Agents Licensing Regulations, 2004

2. Definitions. — In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires, –

(a) “Act” means the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962);

(b) “company” means a company as defined in the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956);

(c) “Customs House Agent” means a person licensed under these regulations to act as agent for the transaction of any business relating to the entry or departure of conveyances or the import or export of goods at any Customs Station;

(d) “firm”, “firm name”, “partner” and “partnership” shall have the same meanings respectively assigned to them in the Indian Partnership Act, 1932 (9 of 1932), but the expression “partner” shall also include any person who, being a minor, has been admitted to the benefits of partnership;

(e) “Form” means form appended to these regulations;

(f) “section” means a section of the Act;

(g) the words and expressions used herein and not defined in these regulations but defined in the Act shall have the same meanings respectively assigned to them in the Act.