Customs Duty (Amendment) Order 2015

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now for only USD$20 per month, or Get a Day Pass for only USD$4.99.
Customs Duty (Amendment) Order 2015






C
T

CUSTOMS DUTY (AMENDMENT) ORDER

2015


Customs Duty (Amendment) Order 2015 Arrangement of Sections





to
Page 3




C
T

CUSTOMS DUTY (AMENDMENT) ORDER 2015

Arrangement of Sections

Order

1 Short Title .............................................................................................................. 4
2 Principal Order is amended .................................................................................... 4
3 Subheading 0207.26.00 amended .......................................................................... 6
4 Subheading 0207.27.00 amended .......................................................................... 6
5 Subheading 1902.19.00 amended .......................................................................... 7
6 Subheading 8703.21.20 amended .......................................................................... 7
7 Subheading 8703.22.20 amended .......................................................................... 7
8 Subheading 8703.23.20 amended .......................................................................... 7
9 Subheading 8703.24.20 amended .......................................................................... 8
10 Subheading 8703.31.20 amended .......................................................................... 8
11 Subheading 8703.32.20 amended .......................................................................... 8
12 Subheading 8703.33.20 amended .......................................................................... 8
13 Subheading 8703.90.20 amended .......................................................................... 8
14 Subheadings amended by replacing “5%” with “Free” ......................................... 9
15 Subheadings amended by replacing “15%” with “Free” ..................................... 11
16 Subheadings amended by replacing “20%” with “Free” ..................................... 11
17 Subheadings amended by replacing “20%” with “15%” ..................................... 12
18 Subheadings amended by replacing “Free but see excise schedule” with

“15%”................................................................................................................... 12

Order 1 Customs Duty (Amendment) Order 2015





Page 4

to


C
T

CUSTOMS DUTY (AMENDMENT) ORDER 2015

CUSTOMS ACT 2007

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 3 of the Customs Act 2007,

the Minister responsible for revenue and customs, with the approval of

Cabinet, makes the following Order -



1 Short Title

(1) This Order may be cited as the Customs Duty (Amendment) Order 2015.

(2) The Customs Duty Order 2008, as amended, imposing customs duty on goods

effective from 1 February 2008 and published in the Government Gazette

Supplement Extraordinary on 21 January 2008 shall be referred to as the

Principal Order.

2 Principal Order is amended

The Principal Order is amended by inserting the following new tariff items in their

correct chapters and numerical placings:


Tariff Item Description
Unit

Qty

Import

Duty Rate

Export

Duty Rate

0207.26.10 --- Turkey tail kg 15% Free

0207.26.90 --- Other kg Free Free

0207.27.10 --- Turkey tail kg 15% Free

Customs Duty (Amendment) Order 2015 Order 2





to
Page 5




0207.27.90 --- Other kg Free Free

1902.19.10 --- Instant Noodles kg Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

1902.19.90 --- Other kg 15% Free

4802.61.10 --- Of a kind used in the

making of traditional tapa

cloth (ngatu)

kg Free Free

4802.61.90 --- Other kg 15% Free

8703.21.21 ---- Of a kind with a model

year of less than 10 years at

the date of importation

no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

8703.21.29 ---- Other no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

8703.22.21 ---- Of a kind with a model

year of less than 10 years at

the date of importation

no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

8703.22.29 ---- Other no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

8703.23.21 ---- Of a kind with a model

year of less than 10 years at

the date of importation

no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

8703.23.29 ---- Other no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

8703.24.21 ---- Of a kind with a model

year of less than 10 years at

the date of importation

no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

8703.24.29 ---- Other no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

Order 3 Customs Duty (Amendment) Order 2015





Page 6

to


8703.31.21 ---- Of a kind with a model

year of less than 10 years at

the date of importation

no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

8703.31.29 ---- Other no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

8703.32.21 ---- Of a kind with a model

year of less than 10 years at

the date of importation

no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

8703.32.29 ---- Other no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

8703.33.21 ---- Of a kind with a model

year of less than 10 years at

the date of importation

no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

8703.33.29 ---- Other no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

8703.90.21 ---- Of a kind with a model

year of less than 10 years at

the date of importation

no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

8703.90.29 ---- Other no Free but see

excise

schedule

Free

3 Subheading 0207.26.00 amended

Subheading 0207.26.00 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “0207.26.00” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “kg” from the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “Free” from the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” from the Export Duty Rate column.

4 Subheading 0207.27.00 amended

Subheading 0207.27.00 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “0207.27.00” from the Tariff Item column;

Customs Duty (Amendment) Order 2015 Order 5





to
Page 7




(b) deleting “kg” from the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “Free” from the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” from the Export Duty Rate column.

5 Subheading 1902.19.00 amended

Subheading 1902.19.00 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “1902.19.00” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “kg” from the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “15%” from the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” from the Export Duty Rate column.

6 Subheading 8703.21.20 amended

Subheading 8703.21.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.21.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no.” in the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “Free but see excise schedule” in the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” in the Export Duty Rate column.

7 Subheading 8703.22.20 amended

Subheading 8703.22.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.22.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no.” in the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “Free but see excise schedule” in the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” in the Export Duty Rate column.

8 Subheading 8703.23.20 amended

Subheading 8703.23.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.23.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no.” in the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “Free but see excise schedule” in the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” in the Export Duty Rate column.

Order 9 Customs Duty (Amendment) Order 2015





Page 8

to


9 Subheading 8703.24.20 amended

Subheading 8703.24.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.24.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no.” in the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “Free but see excise schedule” in the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” in the Export Duty Rate column.

10 Subheading 8703.31.20 amended

Subheading 8703.31.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.31.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no.” in the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “Free but see excise schedule” in the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” in the Export Duty Rate column.

11 Subheading 8703.32.20 amended

Subheading 8703.32.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.32.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no.” in the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “Free but see excise schedule” in the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” in the Export Duty Rate column.

12 Subheading 8703.33.20 amended

Subheading 8703.33.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.33.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no.” in the Unit Qty column;

(c) deleting “Free but see excise schedule” in the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” in the Export Duty Rate column.

13 Subheading 8703.90.20 amended

Subheading 8703.90.20 of the Principal Order is amended by:

(a) deleting “8703.90.20” from the Tariff Item column;

(b) deleting “no.” in the Unit Qty column;

Customs Duty (Amendment) Order 2015 Order 14





to
Page 9




(c) deleting “Free but see excise schedule” in the Import Duty Rate column; and

(d) deleting “Free” in the Export Duty Rate column.

14 Subheadings amended by replacing “5%” with “Free”

The following Subheadings of the Principal Order are amended by replacing “5%” in

the Tariff Item column with “Free”.



0302.11.00 0302.13.00 0302.14.00

0302.19.00 0302.21.00 0302.22.00

0302.23.00 0302.24.00 0302.29.00

0302.31.00 0302.32.00 0302.33.00

0302.34.00 0302.35.00 0302.36.00

0302.39.00 0302.41.00 0302.42.00

0302.43.00 0302.44.00 0302.45.00

0302.46.00 0302.47.00 0302.51.00

0302.52.00 0302.53.00 0302.54.00

0302.55.00 0302.56.00 0302.59.00

0302.71.00 0302.72.00 0302.73.00

0302.74.00 0302.79.00 0302.81.00

0302.82.00 0302.83.00 0302.84.00

0302.85.00 0302.89.10 0302.89.90

0302.90.00 0303.11.00 0303.12.00

0303.13.00 0303.14.00 0303.19.00

0303.23.00 0303.24.00 0303.25.00

0303.26.00 0303.29.00 0303.31.00

0303.32.00 0303.33.00 0303.34.00

0303.39.00 0303.41.00 0303.42.00

0303.43.00 0303.44.00 0303.45.00

0303.46.00 0303.49.00 0303.51.10

0303.51.90 0303.53.10 0303.53.90

0303.54.00 0303.55.00 0303.56.00

0303.57.00 0303.63.00 0303.64.00

Order 14 Customs Duty (Amendment) Order 2015





Page 10

to


0303.65.00 0303.66.00 0303.67.00

0303.68.00 0303.69.00 0303.81.00

0303.82.00 0303.83.00 0303.84.00

0303.89.10 0303.89.90 0303.90.00

0304.31.00 0304.32.00 0304.33.00

0304.39.00 0304.41.00 0304.42.00

0304.43.00 0304.44.00 0304.45.00

0304.46.00 0304.49.00 0304.51.00

0304.52.00 0304.53.00 0304.54.00

0304.55.00 0304.59.00 0304.61.00

0304.62.00 0304.63.00 0304.69.00

0304.71.00 0304.72.00 0304.73.00

0304.74.00 0304.75.00 0304.79.00

0304.81.00 0304.82.00 0304.83.00

0304.84.00 0304.85.00 0304.86.00

0304.87.00 0304.89.00 0304.91.00

0304.92.00 0304.93.00 0304.94.00

0304.95.00 0304.99.00 0305.10.00

0305.20.00 0305.31.00 0305.32.00

0305.39.00 0305.41.00 0305.42.00

0305.43.00 0305.44.00 0305.49.00

0305.51.00 0305.59.00 0305.61.00

0305.62.00 0305.63.00 0305.64.00

0305.69.00 0305.71.00 0305.72.00

0305.79.00 1604.11.00 1604.12.00

1604.13.00 1604.14.00 1604.15.00

1604.16.00 1604.17.00 1604.19.00

1604.20.00



Customs Duty (Amendment) Order 2015 Order 15





to
Page 11




15 Subheadings amended by replacing “15%” with “Free”

The following Subheadings of the Principal Order are amended by replacing “15%”

in the Tariff Item column with “Free”.



0803.10.00 0803.90.00 0804.10.00

0804.20.00 0804.30.00 0804.40.00

0804.50.00 0805.10.00 0805.20.00

0805.40.00 0805.50.00 0805.90.00

0806.10.00 0806.20.00 0807.11.00

0807.19.10 0807.19.90 0807.20.00

0808.10.00 0808.30.00 0808.40.00

0809.10.00 0809.21.00 0809.29.00

0809.30.00 0809.40.00 0810.10.00

0810.20.00 0810.30.00 0810.40.00

0810.50.00 0810.60.00 0810.70.00

0810.90.00

16 Subheadings amended by replacing “20%” with “Free”

The following Subheadings of the Principal Order are amendment by replacing “20%”

in the Tariff Item column with “Free”.



0702.00.00 0703.20.00 0703.90.00

0704.10.00 0704.20.00 0704.90.10

0704.90.20 0704.90.90 0705.11.00

0705.19.00 0705.21.00 0705.29.00

0706.10.00 0706.90.00 0707.00.00

0708.10.00 0708.20.00 0708.90.00

0709.20.00 0709.30.00 0709.40.00

0709.51.00 0709.59.00 0709.60.00

0709.70.00 0709.91.00 0709.92.00

0709.93.00 0709.99.00 0710.10.00

0710.21.00 0710.22.00 0710.29.00

Order 17 Customs Duty (Amendment) Order 2015





Page 12

to


0710.30.00 0710.40.00 0710.80.00

0710.90.00

17 Subheadings amended by replacing “20%” with “15%”

The following Subheadings of the Principal Order are amended by replacing “20%”

in the Tariff Item column with “15%”.



0701.90.00 0703.10.00

18 Subheadings amended by replacing “Free but see excise schedule”
with “15%”

The following Subheadings of the Principal Order are amended by replacing “Free

but see excise schedule” in the Tariff Item column with “15%”.



2203.00.91 2203.00.92 2203.00.99

2208.20.91 2208.20.99 2208.30.91

2208.30.99 2208.40.91 2208.40.99

2208.50.91 2208.50.99 2208.60.91

2208.60.99 2208.70.91 2208.70.99

2208.90.91 2208.90.99 2402.10.90

2402.20.90 2402.90.90 2403.11.00

2403.19.00 2403.91.00 2403.99.00





Made at Nuku’alofa this 3 day of July 2015.







Hon. Tevita Lavemaau

Minister responsible for Revenue and Customs

Related Laws