The Provisions On Free Zones And Free Warehouses

Original Language Title: Noteikumi par brīvajām zonām un brīvajām noliktavām

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 252 in Riga on 25 June 2002 (pr. No 26, point 2), the provisions on free zones and free warehouses are Issued in accordance with the Customs Act, article 97, second subparagraph, and article 100 of the fourth part i. General questions 1. determines the order in which the free zones and free warehouses, in customs to control the working of goods, import and export of goods, from the free zones and free warehouses, as well as the conditions of the customs procedure and other application of the customs regime of free zones and free warehouses and product status for approval the necessary documents.
2. The persons responsible for the free zone and free warehouse fence space equipment to the customs authority, outside the free zone or free warehouse, should be able to monitor and control the entry of goods into a free zone or free warehouse and out of it.
 
 
II. Activities of the goods in a free zone or free warehouse 3.105. Customs law referred to in section activity in a free zone or free warehouse, the person shall receive a written confirmation by the Customs authorities of goods delivery according to article 105 of the Customs Act (hereinafter referred to as confirmation).
4. to be approved, in accordance with article 103 of the customs law, the first paragraph shall be submitted to the State revenue service within the customs authority a written application.
5. the person shall indicate what actions it intends to take goods in a free zone or free warehouse, of goods accounting for the use of the registry, type of goods, status and customs procedure applying to take appropriate actions with the goods, and, if necessary, the Customs authorities of the other information necessary to ensure the correct application of the laws of the free zone and free warehouse operation.
6. the application and the documents accompanying the Customs Office shall keep for a period of three years from the end of the calendar year in which the person has stopped its activity in a free zone or free warehouse.
7. The issuance of an approval, the authorized Customs officer shall sign it and state the date of issue.
8. a copy of the Approval by the Customs Office shall keep for a period of three years from the end of the calendar year in which the person has stopped its activity in a free zone or free warehouse.
9. If the person subject to the customary law of article 103 in the second or third paragraph of these conditions, as well as if the person does not comply with the requirements of this regulation, the customs authority approval may be amended or cancel it.
10. If approval has been withdrawn, the free zone or the free warehouse person prohibited transactions with goods.
 
 
III. the importation of goods in a free zone or free warehouse 11. Entering the goods in a free zone or free warehouse, they do not lie (excluding customs law article 99 and 100 in the third subparagraph of the second paragraph of article in certain circumstances if the goods, as well as the commercial policy measures) and does not require a customs declaration for the customs procedure, importation of goods in a free zone or free warehouse, the application. Imported goods the person immediately registers the stock accounting records.
12. Article 99 of the Customs Act in the third part of the transport of goods referred to in the accompanying document can be any document relating to the transport (for example, the consignment note, Bill of lading, manifests, consignment), if it contains information that allows the identification of the goods.
13. where goods placed under a customs procedure, under the Customs Law Article 100 of the second subparagraph of paragraph 1 shall be presented to the Customs office the necessary documents a person presented with the goods, without prejudice to legislation that simplified procedures for the customs procedure concerned is completed.
14. If a customs procedure — inward processing or temporary admission — completed compensating products or import goods under the transit procedure and then led them in a free zone or free warehouse, from the Republic of Latvia for the removal of the customs territory of the community, the Customs Office conducted random checks to ensure that this provision of the information referred to in paragraph 11.6. will be posted to the inventory records.
15. The Office, in carrying out random checks, make sure that the transfer of the goods to another person in a free zone or free warehouse of goods recipient information for items entered in the stock records of the register.
16. In accordance with the Customs Law Article 100 of the fourth part of the free zone or free warehouse or imported foreign goods of Latvia's status, the customs authority will use this rule prescribed in annex 1 of the form.
17. the Customs Office for the status of approved following the written request of the person, on the basis of the supporting documents.
 
 
IV. accounting of goods in a free zone or free warehouse of goods 18. accounting records shall indicate the person: 18.1. details of marks, identifying numbers, type of packaging, number of packages, the quantity of goods, container number and provide a description of the goods;
18.2. information on the movement of goods and their location;
18.3. imports and exports of vehicles used for document data;
18.4. information about the status of the goods, as well as the status of formal document data (if such a document has been served);
18.5. the information about the product and processing methods of preservation that are specified in Appendix 2 to these regulations;
18.6. for information on the above, the customs procedure applied if, importation of goods in a free zone or free warehouse, the customs procedure is completed — inward processing, processing under customs control, temporary admission or transit, with which one of those is completed customs procedures;
11.6. the information on the goods, which are not subject to customs duties or commercial policy measures, the release for free circulation or importation for a time, and the use or destination of which must be checked;
12.8. information on the activities and the customs treatment of goods;
11.7. the provision of information to date.
19. the Customs Act in the second paragraph of article 106 in the cases provided for in the free zone or free warehouse of goods novietotaj, which was applied to the goods in the usual retention and processing methods and intended to declare a certain customs regime, the customs authority at the request of the declarant, in accordance with annex 3, this provision confirms the information sheet INF 8 and a copy of it.
20. the free zone or free warehouse monitoring the responsible customs authority fills in the informative document INF 8, 11, 12 and 13, the accuracy of the information box confirms the form 15. box and put the information in the document the original of the INF 8 to the declarant of goods. Informative document copy of the INF 8 shall remain at a Customs Office.
 
 
V. export of goods from a free zone or free warehouse of goods carrying 21 persons recorded in the register information on the exportation of goods in a free zone or free warehouse, in which the actions of the goods.
22. the customs authority does not have to be reported on the re-export of the goods abroad, if the goods are unloaded or transhipped under article 105 of the Customs Act, the second part.
 
 
Vi. Closing questions 23. Be declared unenforceable in the Cabinet of Ministers of 28 April 1998, the provisions of no. 157 "regulation on specific customs control measures free zone" (Latvian journal, 1998, 120./121.nr.).
24. provisions shall enter into force on 1 July 2002.
Prime Minister a. Smith financial Minister g. Smith Editorial Note: rules shall enter into force on 1 July 2002.


Product status identity document technical requirements 1. The free zone or free warehouse of goods imported into the status of the identity document (hereinafter document) the form shall be printed on white writing paper without mechanical damage. It weighs between 40 and 65 g/m2.
2. the form size 210 x 297 mm. is 3. Each form has its own serial number, which is part of the document number. 1. The forms on the right side of the box.
4. The form shall be completed in the language of the country, indicating the customs authority which issued the document.
5. the document may not be deleted or inserted. You can edit, removing the incorrect word and specify the required information. Corrections with a signature certifying the person who fills out the form, and approved by the customs officer.
6. records of the goods shall, within the interval. Each item indicate the serial number. The last record low horizontal lines and forms part of the cross through the empty, to prevent the possibility of supplementing the document after approval.
7. the original and one copy shall be submitted to the Customs office after the goods are imported into a free zone or free warehouse or the customs declaration is lodged.
8. the customs officer approve the document and leave it in the store.
Financial Minister g. Smith annex 2 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 25 June 2002, regulations no 252 product conservation and processing methods 1. Application of the goods and the relevant conservation treatments, may not change the item Latvia's eight-digit combined nomenclature code, if other law does not provide otherwise.
2. storage of imported goods with the goods supports the following actions:

2.1. the airing, packaging, drying, removal of dust cleaning and other cleaning operations, repair of packing, prevention of damage incurred during transport or storage of the goods, in so far as it is related to the usual processing methods and application of anti-corrosion and coating removal vehicles;
2.2. the stocktaking, sampling and weighing;
2.3. removing the defective parts;
2.4. the maintenance of the goods, processed using preservatives;
2.5. treatment against pests;
2.6. temperature lowering, also in those cases where the goods are obtained after processing other Latvian eight-digit combined nomenclature code.
3. the quality of imported goods provides the following activities carried out with the goods: 3.1 purification of fruit from the stem and/or removal of the dice;
3.2. the mount, installation or connection, also in such cases if the actions concerned the goods obtains another Latvian eight-digit combined nomenclature code (for example, butane or lead to petrol additives as impurities in the pulp or flower; impurities in orange juice or oil);
3.3. skin desalination and cleaning;
3.4. one of a kind items or several different types of adding, if impurities are relatively small and does not change the nature of the original goods, also in those cases where the goods are obtained after processing other Latvian eight-digit code of the combined nomenclature;
3.5. the dilution of fluids, also in those cases where the goods are obtained after processing other Latvian eight-digit code of the combined nomenclature;
3.6. one kind of different quality mixing of goods to, without changing the nature of the goods, for a constant quality of the goods or the quality has required the buyer;
3.7. the Division of the goods, if it is related to the usual processing methods.
4. to prepare the goods for distribution or resale marketing network, they do the following: 4.1 sorting, autofiltering, classification and transfer;
4.2. installation and tuning;
4.3. packing, removal, replacement of packaging, the product placement, including where the goods are obtained after processing other Latvian eight-digit code of the combined nomenclature;
4.4. the mark, stamp, label, price, or distinguishing marks the force and replacement;
4.5. the machine, apparatus and vehicle inspection, adjustment or installation, if it is related to the usual methods of processing of goods;
4.6. testing in accordance with the technical requirements;
4.7. dried fruit or vegetable slicing and cutting;
4.8. anti-corrosion layering;
4.9. the (perfect) after the transport;
4.10. for transport of goods suitable for temperature adjustment;
4.11. fabric ironing;
4.12. electrostatic treatment of textiles.
Financial Minister g. Smith (information document INF 8 other half) instructions to fill out the form 1. The form shall be completed legibly and indelibly, preferably — in print. It can not be deleted or inserted. You can edit, removing the incorrect word and specify the required information. Corrections with a signature certifying the person filling out the form, and approved by the customs officer.
2. From 1-10 box fills out the form the person who declares goods for which the usual processing methods, release for free circulation or for another Customs procedure, that the application of the customs debt may be incurred, as well as if the form is filled, the exportation of goods in a free zone or free warehouse, to another Customs procedure.
3. Instructions relating to individual forms: form 1 3.1. box the item type of the declarant, the name, address and identity number of the legal person or the name, registration number and full address;
3.2. form 2 and 4 column written by the Customs authorities of the name and full address. If the form is completed, the exportation of goods in a free zone or free warehouse, aisle 4. records shall not be made;
3.3. in box 5 of form written by the holder of the approval of the name, surname and personal code of the legal person or the name, registration number and full address.
 
 
Information document INF 8 technical requirements 1. Information document INF 8 form printed on white writing paper without mechanical damage. It weighs between 40 and 65 g/m2.
2. the form size 210 x 297 mm. is 3. Each form has its own serial number, which is part of the document number. 1. The forms on the right side of the box.
4. The form shall be completed in the language of the country, indicating the Customs office where the information sheet INF 8 is issued.
Financial Minister g. Smith