Customs Act on Customs Act

Original Language Title: Invoeringswet Douanewet

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Law of 2 November 1995, entry into force of and adaptation of legislation to the Customs Act

We Beatrix, at the grace of God, Queen of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, etc. etc. etc.

All of them, who will see or hear these, saluut! do know:

In this regard, we have taken into consideration the desireation of the entry into force of the Customs Act (i) to regulate and to repeal the existing laws on customs; and General Law on State Taxation , the Act of recovery 1990 and other laws to adapt;

In this way, we, the Council of State, and with the mean consultations of the States-General, have been well-regarded and understood to be right and to be understood by the following:


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Article IA

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Article II

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Article IV

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Article V

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Article VI

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Article VII

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Article VIII

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Article IX

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Article X

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Article XI [ Expired on 01-06-1996]

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Article XII

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Article XIII

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Article XIV [ Verfalls by 01-06-1996]

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Article XV

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Article XVI [ Verfalls by 01-06-1996]

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Article XVII

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Article XVIII

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Article XIX

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Article XX

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Article XXI

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Article XXII

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Article XXIIA

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Article XXIII

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Article XXIV

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Article XXV

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Article XXVI

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Article XXVII

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Article XXVIII

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Article XXIX

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Article XXX

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Article XXXI

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Article XXXII

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Article XXXIII

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Article XXXIV

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Article XXXV

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Article XXXVI

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Article XXXVII

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Article XXXVIII

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Article XXXIX

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Article XL

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Article XLI

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Article XLII

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Article XLIII

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Article XLIIIA

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Article XLIV

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Article XLV

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Article XLVI

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Article XLVII

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Article XLVIII

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Article XLIX

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Article L

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Article LI

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Article LII (Expr. by 01-06-1996)

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Article LIII

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Article LIV

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The following acts shall be repealed:

  • a. the duty rate of import duty;

  • b. the Law on Customs.


Article LV

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  • 1 The laws repealed by Article LIV of this Law, the laws amended by this Law as well as the provisions based thereon, including provisions of transitional law, shall continue to apply as they applied prior to the entry into force of this Law. Law in so far as they relate to:

    • a. Taxation of taxes and charges of which the facts giving rise to the chargeability of those taxes or charges occurred before the date of entry into force of this Act;

    • (b) objection or review procedures relating to decisions of administrative bodies seised on the day before the date of entry into force or to be seised on the day before the date of its entry into force;

    • (c) offences and offences which may result in the imposition of an administrative penalty which occurred before the date of entry into force of this Act;

    • d. the recovery of payments due prior to the day of entry into force of this Act.

  • 2 Security made before the entry into force of this Law for the fulfilment of the obligations arising out of the laws repealed by Article LIV, the laws amended by that Law and the provisions based thereon shall, in so far as they arise, be does not modify or remove security, shall be deemed to have been co-imposed for the fulfilment of corresponding obligations arising from legal provisions in the sense of Article 2 (2) (b) A , of the DouaneAct and laws amended by this Act.


Article LVI

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  • 1 Licences issued under the Law on Customs, or in accordance with the provisions of Article XXXVII of this Act, of the Import and export laws shall be considered to be redeemed, but not later than the last day of the 12-month period beginning on the date of entry into force of this Act, to be granted under legal provisions within the meaning of Article 2 (2) (b) A , of the DouaneAct .

  • 2 In the case of ministerial arrangements, further transitional provisions may be adopted in order to take account of the entry into force of the Customs Act .


Article LVII

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The Customs Act and this Act shall enter into force on a time to be determined by Royal Decree.


Article LVIII

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This law is cited as: Entry into law Customs Act .

Burdens and orders that are in the State Sheet will be placed, and that all ministries, authorities, colleges and officials who so concern will keep their hands on the precise execution.

Issued at The Hague, 2 November 1995

Beatrix

The Secretary of State for Finance,

W. A. F. G. Vermeend

Published on the 28th of November 1995

The Minister of Justice,

W. Sorgdrager