BOC seizes abandoned gun parts in Davao airport

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The Bureau of Customs (BOC)-Port of Davao has forfeited gun parts from the United States after the consignee failed to file an import entry within the prescribed period.

In a statement, the Customs said the shipment weighs 26.8 kilos and with an estimated value of $6,693.47.

It was consigned to Camp Trading and arrived at Davao International Airport on board Philippine Airlines from the US on May 24.

Under Section 1129 and 407 of the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA), imported goods are deemed abandoned when the consignee, after due notice, fails to file the goods declaration within 15 days from the date of discharge of the last package.