Custom Act, 1962
58. Licensing of Private Warehouses. –
(1) At any warehousing station, the Assistant Commissioner of Customs may license private warehouses wherein dutiable goods imported by or on behalf of the licensee, or any other imported goods in respect of which facilities for deposit in a public warehouse are not available, may be deposited.
(2) The Assistant Commissioner of Customs may cancel a licence granted under sub-section (1) –
(a) by giving one month's notice in writing to the licensee; or
(b) if the licensee has contravened any provision of this Act or the rules or regulations or committed breach of any of the conditions of the licence:
Provided that before any licence is cancelled under clause (b), the licensee shall be given a reasonable opportunity of being heard.
(3) Pending an enquiry whether a licence granted under sub-section (1) should be cancelled under clause (b) of sub-section (2), the Assistant Commissioner of Customs may suspend the licence.