November 25 ACT
CUSTOMS. â€ " Jeneral law that classifies and reranks them.
CONSTITUTIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC
FOR HOW much, the national congress has sanctioned the following law:
THE NATIONAL CONGRESS,
ArtA-ass 1.At ° Customs are public offices established by the nation on the coasts and points where it is believed that they should work for the entry and exit of the goods in the territory of the The Commission has also been able to take the view that the Commission's prescriptions of the laws.
Art. 2.Â ° Customs are sea-to-last and river A³ terrestrial according to their situation. Some and others are divided into classes, according to their degree of habilitationn; understood by enabling, the extension of faculties that each has for the trade of import, export, transit and cabotage. Their number, in the same way as the design of the customs, will be curated and will be determined in the respective regulations.
Art. 3.Â ° All the goods which are of the domain of trade, shall be admitted in the republic, without more exception than the articles whose circulation prohibits the penal, security and moral laws and the relative effects stalled, when the watertight of some will be resolved.
Art. 4.Â ° It is exportable all products of the paA-s, either natural A³ manufactured of any species and that of the national articles, except the vicuÃ ± as, alpacas and chinchillas vivas.
Art. 5.Â ° All goods-to any species that it is, need to be considered legally introduced in the republic, to pass through one of the established customs, must be presented in it for its verification and for the payment of the rights of the tariff, if it is subject to them.
Art. 6.Â ° The classifications of the goods will be strictly subordinated to the tariff, not being able to be made in the rights fixed by the same, alterations some, under the joint responsibility of the official liquidator and the sight, that they will answer with their fiances of difference, without prejudice to criminal action.
Art. 7.Â ° No excesiation or reduction of rights in favor of industry, public establishments, society or any person of any kind that they are, but in the cases expressly determined by the laws and resolutions lejislative.
Art. 8.Â ° The franchises enjoyed by the diplomatic players, will be subject to the respective treaties, to the international cticas and the provisions of the regulation.
Art. 9.Â ° The employees responsible for the perception of the customs tax, will not have any restrictions to ensure the accuracy of the operations that they must practice, and the importers of the market-as other effects are obliged To show at the customs how much it drives, to the effect of the recognition that must be practiced.
Art. 10. The goods admitted to the customs of the republic are under the safeguard of the laws, and in no case even in the war with the countries of which are natural their owners, senders A³ consignors, will be used, with them of the kidnapping, or of reprisals.
Art. 11. Nor shall they be subject in any case, under any pretext, to be the object of new impositions to the benefit of the state A³ of the municipality outside the duties prescribed by the tariff, special laws and by the municipal ordinances approved by the senate.
Art. 12. The liability of the tax for goods placed in customs will be made in the form provided for by the laws and regulations, knowing of the claims that are brought with that object, the customs administrators. If the person concerned does not observe the resolution of the person, it will be executed. In case of claim, the matter will be subject to the government's knowledge, for its final resolution.
Art. 13. The income of the republic, which comes from customs duties, will be collected directly by the state, through the respective offices and employees created for this purpose, prohibiting them from leasing them in any other way. contract, except for special laws that are issued.
Art. 14. The higher administration of the customs corresponds to the minister of finance. Its direction in regard to the rule, application of the laws, and statistics, is the responsibility of the superintendent of them, dependent on that.
Art. 15. The accounting operations of those shall be concentrated in the national treasury, which shall be entered in all the income of them in the manner prescribed by the laws and resolutions of the government.
Art. 16. The draft tariff to be used for the endorsement or for the goods to be entered into the republic by its customs, will be formed by a commission appointed by the executive, in which the tax administration and the The trade mark. Approved by the congress, it will be for ten and eight months; it can be extended by the legislature,
Art. 17. The tariff may not be altered, nor modified by the executive. If it is necessary to supplement it, including in the market-as new A³-articles in the market, which are not expressly freed of rights, the administrator will inform the executive to determine the appropriate.
Art. 18, All importations, if you verify in the form prescribed by the laws, accompanied by the respective consular invoice, you save the special exceptions that the reglamente determines.
Art. 19. Export, products of the country, transfers and reembarks, trade in cabotage, imports of free goods and those who pay special rights; all without exception, are subject to the guarantee and will, which will be made as prescribed by the regulation.
Art. 20. The export of metals and minerals of all species, will be made after payment of the tax that the serious ones. In the case of the mineral-producing minerals, the duty shall be paid on a provisional basis, on the basis of the silver law, declared by the exporter, which is required for the final payment arrangement to be submitted to the commercial accounts of the sale abroad, with the specification of silver, gold, copper, estaA ± o and bismuth laws contained in the exported mineral, within the period of 180 dA-as of the date of the guide-to issued.
The lack of presentation of the accounts in the time indicated, shall be punishable by the tax corresponding to the maximum law of the silver ore.
Art. 21. Smuggling and defrauding shall be judged administratively by the head of the respective customs office, with tax intervention and with a corresponding appeal to the Minister of Finance, whose ruling may be brought to a void. The supreme court, in the meantime, conserves the goods object of those, and notwithstanding the respective judgment for other crimes that may be perpetrated.
Art. 22.A ° The executive will regulate this law.
Communicate to the executive branch for constitutional purposes.
La Paz, November 19, 1893.
Severo F. Alonso.
Josá© Vicente Ochoa.
Antonio Modesto VA�squez, S. Secretary.
L. Wheat, D. Secretary.
This was the Secretary.
BY TANTO, he promulgated it so that it has and will comply with the law of the republic.
Palace of government in La Paz, 25 November of a thousand eight hundred Ninety-three.