Goods in Transit —Section 129 of the CGST Act, 2017- The petitioner challenged order under Section 129 of Act, which is an appealable order. The petitioner by furnishing Bank Guarantee has obtained release of goods intercepted and detained by the authorities under Section 129. The petitioner sought indulgence to file appeal. The respondent submitted that instead of availing the remedy of appeal, the writ petition is filed.
Held that:- The Hon'ble High Court dismissed the petition, without expressing a view on merits. The petitioner apprehended encashment of Bank Guarantee even before the appeal is filed. To maintain status quo there shall be stay of encashment of Bank Guarantee.—Vera Display And Storage Products Pvt. Ltd. Vs State Tax Officer  12 TAXLOK.COM 124 (Kerala)