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  2. INSTRUCTION FOR TARIFF RULING

    • APPLICATION TO DIRECTOR-GENERAL FOR A RULING ON THE CLASSIFICATION OF GOODS UNDER SECTION 19B (1) OF THE CUSTOMS ACT

      • An application under Section 19B (1) shall be made in writing as per the approved recto form and shall-
      • (a) include the full description of the goods, the production process and their composition and any other relevant information such as. -Use, dimensions, volume, model, packing, make, etc, -Technical literature (brochure, catalogue, product data sheet), -In case of mixture, composite goods consisting of different materials or made up of different components, a detailed percentage breakdown of the product composition, -Digital picture or photograph, drawing, video, CD Rom, -Sample, if practicable,
      • (b) give a full statement setting out the opinion of that person on the goods as to the application of the customs laws relating to classification of goods; and
      • (d) be accompanied by such fee as may be prescribed;

    • Classification rulings may be issued within a period of 45 days in compliance with Section 19B 3(a)

  3. IMPORTANT NOTICE

    • The above classification is given under reserve since the final classification is determined at the time of the physical examination of the goods by customs.
    • The Director-General may publish a notice in the Gazette when a ruling ceases to be binding.

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