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PROJECT UNIT

The Project Unit (PU) headed by a Superintendent of Customs, falls within the Warehousing & Inward Processing Branch which is headed by a Deputy Director of Customs of the Industries & Services Directorate. The PU, together with the the Superintendent of Customs, is staffed with three Assistant Superintendents of Customs.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assessment of applications for facilities under the Bonded Warehousing Scheme,
  • Recommendations to the Hon. Minister of Finance,
  • Appointment of Bonded Warehouses,
  • Approval of local sales by BOI ventures,
  • Supervision and monitoring of bunker operations,
  • Liaison with relevant line authorities such as:
    • Ministry of Finance,
    • Board of Investments of Sri Lanka,
    • Sri Lanka Ports Authority etc.,