Subject to the provisions of Article 138 of this law and without prejudice to any civil or criminal liability imposed by this law or any other law, the chairman’s assistant, or his delegate, may impose one of the following penalties on the customs broker and the customs broker representative after conducting the necessary investigation and in proportion to the extent of their violation of the obligations imposed on them:
1 - Warning.
2 - A fine not exceeding 5,000 (five thousand) Riyals.
3 - Suspension from practicing the profession for a period not exceeding two years.
4 - Revocation of the license and a permanent ban from practicing the profession.
The concerned party may appeal the decision of the imposed penalty to the Chairman within 30 (thirty) days from the date of notification, and the Chairman shall decide on the appeal within 30 (thirty) days from the date of its submission. His decision regarding the appeal is final, and failure to decide on the appeal within this period shall be considered an implicit rejection, provided that considering the appeal does not suspend the execution.