(a) Authority of port director. The port director may discontinue immediate delivery privileges if the importer:
(1) Has failed repeatedly to file the applicable Customs documentation set forth in § 142.22(b) timely without justification, or
(2) Has not taken prompt action to settle a claim for liquidated damages issued under § 142.27 for failure to file the applicable Customs documentation set forth in § 142.22(b) timely, or a claim for liquidated damages issued under the basic importation and entry bond for failure to deposit estimated duties, taxes and charges timely, as provided in such bond. “Prompt action” means that the importer, within the time specified in a claim for liquidated damages shall petition for relief or pay the amount claimed and, file the applicable documentation and deposit estimated duties, if any.
(3) Has repeatedly delivered documentation required by § 142.22(b) which is incomplete or which contains erroneous information.
(4) Is substantially or habitually delinquent in the payment of Customs bills. See § 142.26.
(b) Brokers; restriction. A broker shall not circumvent an action taken under this section by applying for the immediate release of the importer's merchandise in the broker's name and under the broker's bond.
[T.D. 79-221, 44 FR 46821, Aug. 9, 1979, as amended by T.D. 93-37, 58 FR 30984, May 28, 1993; T.D. 95-77, 60 FR 50020, Sept. 27, 1995]
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