The Trade Facilitation Agreement And Its Relationship With Other Wto Agreements

(b) to provide information or documents only to the customs authorities seized of the matter in question and to use the information or documents exclusively for the purposes referred to in the application, unless the requested Member agrees otherwise in writing; (11) Where, for transit traffic, a Member requests a guarantee, a guarantee or any other appropriate instrument, whether monetary or not (13), that guarantee is limited to ensuring that the requirements arising from such transit traffic are complied with. (i) appropriate registration of compliance with customs laws and regulations and other related provisions; 5.1 In order to expedite the provision of goods, each Member shall conduct or maintain a post-clearance audit to ensure compliance with customs laws and regulations and other related regulations. (a) the contact points of their agencies responsible for providing assistance and capacity building assistance in the context of the implementation of Section I of this Agreement, including, to the extent possible, information on those contact points in the country or region where the assistance and assistance is to be provided; and 8.2 If such an option is granted under paragraph 8.1 and the importer does not exercise it within a reasonable time, the competent authority may take further steps to treat such non-compliant products. 3.1 Each Member, within its available resources, shall establish or maintain one or more information bodies to respond to appropriate requests from governments, traders and other interested parties on matters referred to in paragraph 1.1 and to provide the forms and documents required in accordance with point 1.1(a). 5.3 The requested Member shall process all requested requests and verification information received in accordance with paragraph 4, at least at the same level of protection and confidentiality as the requested Member provides to its own similar information. (b) a guarantee in the form of a surety, guarantee or other appropriate instrument provided for by its laws, regulations and administrative provisions. 4.2 If the requesting Member is unable to comply with any of paragraphs 4.1, it shall indicate this in the application. (c) ensure that ongoing private sector reform activities to reform trade facilitation are reflected in ancillary activities; Each Member shall, as far as possible and provided that all regulatory requirements are met, allow goods intended for import to be transported under customs control in its territory from one customs office of entry to another customs office in its territory from which the goods would be delivered or released through customs. 3.6 Nothing in these provisions shall affect a Member`s right to investigate, detain, confiscate, confiscate or treat the goods in any way that is not consistent with the rights and obligations of the WTO Member. 1.3 Changes in duty rates or customs duties, measures having a discharge effect, the effectiveness of which would be compromised by compliance with paragraphs 1.1 or 1.2, measures applied in cases of urgency or minor changes in national law and the legal order are excluded from paragraphs 1.1 and 1.2.

12.2 Nothing in this Article shall be construed to modify or affect the rights or obligations of a Member under such bilateral, plurilateral or regional agreements, or to regulate the exchange of customs information and data under such other agreements. . . .