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|30. Entry in absence of documents.|
|Provisions relating to mail, personal baggage, etc.||Provisions relating to goods liable to ad valorem duty.|
|Entry in absence of documents.||30. (1) If the owner of goods is, by reason of the absence of any, or of any sufficient, documents or information concerning them, unable to furnish full particulars of those goods, he shall make and subscribe a declaration on the prescribed form to that effect, and thereupon the proper officer may permit the owner to examine the goods in his presence.
(2) Upon examination having been made the proper officer may, subject to section 31, permit the owner to enter the goods for home use, or for warehousing, if he is satisfied that the description of the goods for tariff and statistical purposes is correctly made in the entry, and also -
(a) in the case of goods liable to duty ad valorem, that the value declared on the entry is approximately correct; and
(b) in the case of goods liable to duty according to weight, quantity, number, measurement or strength, that the weight, quantity, number, measurement or strength declared on the entry is correct.
(3) Where the proper officer has permitted entry to be made under subsection (2), the delivery of the goods may accordingly be made, but the proper officer may, in the case of goods liable to duty ad valorem, retain samples of the goods for such period up to the passing of perfect entry as he may think fit.
(4) Where the owner of any goods referred to in the declaration does not make, or is not permitted to make entry thereof in accordance with this section, then the proper officer shall cause the goods referred to in the declaration to be deposited in a customs warehouse.