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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: The Convention on centralised customs clearance for the national collection costs retained by granting, transfer of traditional own resources in the EU budget article 1. 10 March 2009 signed Convention on centralised customs clearance for the national collection costs retained by granting, transfer of traditional own resources in the EU budget (hereinafter referred to as the Convention), with this law is accepted and approved.
2. article. Fulfilment of the obligations provided for in the Convention are coordinated by the Ministry of finance.
3. article. In accordance with article 7 of the Convention, the third part of the Republic of Latvia declares that the Convention shall apply in their relations with Member States which have given the same notification.
4. article. The Convention shall enter into force on its article 7 within the prescribed time and manner, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall notify the newspaper "journal".
5. article. The law shall enter into force on the day following its promulgation. With the law put the Latvian language in the Convention.
The Parliament adopted the law in 2009 December 10.
President Valdis Zatlers in Riga V 2009 December 30 Convention on centralised customs clearance for the national collection costs RETAINED by GRANTING, transfer of traditional own resources in the EU BUDGET the Contracting Parties, the Member States of the European Union, having regard to Council decision 2007/436/EC, Euratom of 7 June 2007 on the system of the European Communities ' own resources (hereinafter "the decision"), having regard to Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1150/2000 of 22 May 2000 implementing the decision on the system of the communities ' own resources (hereinafter "the regulation"), considering that centralised clearance and other customs formalities simplification measures in the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 450/2008 of 23 April 2008 laying down the Community Customs Code (hereinafter ' modernised Customs code '), can contribute to conditions favourable to trade, taking into account the fact that the single permit, as defined in Commission Regulation (EC) No 2454/93 article 1, point 13. provide equivalent benefits in the period, up to the date of the coming into force of the modernised Customs Code, taking account of the Council of 25 June 2007 a declaration for customs duty collection costs, on VAT and on the distribution of centralised customs clearance statistics system and for the implementation of the Council and of the Commission of 25 June 2007 statement on centralized customs clearance system of performance evaluation, taking into account the modernised Customs Code and article 17.120, which respectively set that the decision of the Customs authorities shall be valid throughout the community, as well as that the inspection results have the same probative force throughout the territory of the community, WHEREAS: (1) the Centralised clearance system management that can be combined with customs formalities simplification measures, declaring the goods for free circulation in one Member State, while presenting the customs authority in another Member State, means administrative expenses both Member States. This justifies a partial collection costs retained by the Division, passing traditional own resources of the Community budget in accordance with the regulation.
(2) The Division shall be carried out by the Contracting Party that has submitted a customs declaration, the Contracting Party in which the goods are presented, and it corresponds to 50% of the overall cost of paturētaj collection.
(3) in order to be able to implement cost cutting, it is necessary to adopt specific procedures in signing the Convention the Contracting Parties.
(4) this Convention the Contracting Parties shall apply in accordance with the relevant national laws and procedures, have agreed on the following.
Chapter I scope and definitions article 1 1. This Convention lays down procedures relating to the allocation of the collection costs, transfer of the resources of the EU budget, followed by the Contracting Parties in the case of centralised customs clearance the customs code modernized within the meaning of article 106, where goods are declared for release for free circulation in one Member State but presented to customs in another Member State.
2. in paragraph 1 of this article shall also apply to that procedure, if the concept of centralised customs clearance shall be combined with the simplification measures provided for in the customs code Modernised.
3. in paragraph 1 of this article, these procedures also apply to the single authorisation as defined in Commission Regulation (EC) No 2454/93, article 1, paragraph 13, for release for free circulation.
Article 2 of this Convention: a) "permit" means any authorisation issued by the Customs authorities, which allows goods to be put into free circulation at the Customs office responsible for the place where the authorisation holder is established, regardless of the Customs Office at which the goods are presented;
(b)) "authorising customs authorities" means the Customs authorities of the Member State concerned, which gives permission to release for free circulation at the Customs office responsible for the place where the authorisation holder is established, regardless of the Customs Office at which the goods are presented;
(c)) ", Assistant customs authorities" means the Customs authorities of the Member State concerned, which helps publishers allow the Customs authorities to supervise the procedure and the release for circulation;
(d)) "import duties" means customs duties payable on importation;
e) "collection costs" means the sum of the Member States may retain pursuant to article 2 (3) or under any subsequent decision which may replace it.
Chapter II determination of collection costs and breaking article 3 1, the Customs authorities of the issuing Member State in electronic form or, where this is not possible, another duly notify the Customs authorities, Assistant to the Member State concerned information on the amount of collection costs.
2. the Assistant customs authorities notify the authorising customs authorities: (a)) the name and address of the institution which is competent to receive the information provided for in paragraph 1;
b) bank account number to which the securities in the amount of collection costs.
3. in paragraph 1 of this article that the relevant information is as follows: (a) the authorization identification information);
b) the day on which the own resources are credited in accordance with article 9 and 10;
(c)) the amount of own resources, taking into account the possible repayment of import duties or post-clearance recovery;
d) retained collection costs.
Article 4 The amount of collection costs allowed by the Customs authorities of the issuing Member State shall be broken down by the Customs authorities of the Member States, Assistant, is fifty percent (50%) of the amount of collection costs retained.
1. Article 5, article 4 of the Convention in that amount in contributions per month, which found the amount of own resources is credited in accordance with article 9 and article 10.
2. Interest on the amount referred to in paragraph 1 shall be forfeit on time from the deadline date to the last date of payment.
Interest rate is the interest rate applied by the European Central bank applied before the first calendar day of the half's last main refinancing operations ("the reference rate"), plus two percentage points.
The Customs authorities of the issuing Member State which is not participating in the third stage of economic and Monetary Union, the reference rate referred to above is your national bank the equivalent rate set. In this case the first calendar day of each half of the existing standard rate shall apply for a period of six months in future.
Chapter III DISPUTE resolution article 6 any dispute between Contracting Parties concerning the interpretation or operation of this Convention as addressing the negotiation. If three months failed to reach a settlement, the parties concerned shall, by mutual agreement, you must select a mediator for the resolution of the dispute.
Chapter IV implementation and final provisions article 7 1 of the European Union, the Secretary-General is the depositary of this Convention.
2. The Member States of the European Union may become a Contracting Party to this Convention by depositing with the Secretary-General of the European Union the instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession after compliance with internal procedures for adopting this Convention.
3. this Convention shall enter into force ninety days after the date on which the last Member State has declared that it has completed all internal procedures for adopting this Convention. Up to the date of entry into force of each Member State, which finished this procedure, may declare that the provisions covered by this Convention, it will apply to relations with the Member States, which will give the same declaration.
4. the provisions of this Convention shall replace all administrative arrangements between the Member States in respect of the amount of collection costs cutting situations to which this Convention applies, from the date on which the Member States concerned shall begin to apply these conventions.
8. Article 1 any Contracting Party may propose amendments to this Convention, in particular, if a Contracting Party to this Convention, application of experiencing serious losses. Any proposed amendment shall be transmitted to the depositary referred to in article 7, which shall inform the Contracting Parties.
2. Amendments shall be adopted by the Contracting Parties by agreement.
3. amendments adopted in accordance with paragraph 2, shall enter into force in accordance with article 7.
Article 9 the Contracting Parties of the Convention, the report at the latest three years after the application of the modernised Customs Code and amending it where necessary, on the basis of the review under article 8.
1. Any Contracting Party may denounce this Convention by notifying the Secretary-General of the Council of the European Union.
2. The denunciation shall take effect ninety days after the date on which the Secretary-General of the notification of denunciation.
In witness whereof, the Plenipotentiaries have signed this Convention.
In Brussels, the two thousand nine tenth year in March, in a single original in the English, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, French, Greek, Dutch, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish languages, which shall be deposited in the archives of the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union; each of these texts being equally authentic.
Belgium: Didier REYNDER, Minister of finance, Mr Plamen ORESHARSK Bulgaria: Finance Minister Miroslav KALOUSEK, Czech Republic: Minister of finance Denmark: Claus GRUB, authorised representative Germany: Edmund DUCKWITZ, authorized representative: ivari PADAR, Estonia Finance Minister Ireland: Bobby McDONAGH, authorized representative: Greece Vassilis KASKAREL, authorised representative Spain: Pedro SOLB, Finance Minister Pierre SELLAL, France: authorized representative: Italy Giulio Tremonti, the Minister of finance and economy, Cyprus: Andreas MAVROYIANN, authorised representative Latvia
: normunds POPEN, authorized representative of Lithuania: Algirdas SEMET, Finance Minister Luxembourg: Christian BRAUN, authorised representative Hungary: Tibor Kiss, authorised representative Malta: Tonio FENECH, Minister of finance Jan Cornelis DE JAGER: the Netherlands, Secretary of State for finance: Austria Hans Dietmar SCHWEISGU, authorised representative Poland: Jan Vincent-ROSTOWSK, Finance Minister of Portugal: Fernando Teixeira dos Santos, Minister of State for financial and Luli in Romania: COSMIN COMAN, State Secretary of Slovenia: Franc KRIZANIC , Finance Minister Jan POCIATEK, Slovakia: Finance Minister, Finland: Jane store, authorized representative: Christian DANIELSSON, Sweden authorized representative United Kingdom: Kim DARROCH, authorised representative
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