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Amendments of the Schedules General Notes to Schedule No. 1 as well as Schedules Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 to the Customs and Excise Act, 1964 (the Act)

Summary

Amendments of the Schedules General Notes to Schedule No. 1 as well as Schedules Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 to the Customs and Excise Act, 1964 (the Act), are technical in nature and will have no effect on the duty structure. The amendments are as a result of requests by industry, SARS or other government agencies and are scheduled for implementation on 1 January 2016.

Updated on : 14-01-2016


Amendments of the Schedules General Notes to Schedule No. 1 as well as Schedules Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 to the Customs and Excise Act, 1964 (the Act)

Publication Details​ ​

​Description ​

Implementation Date​​ ​

Date

GG and Notice Numbers

​11 December 2015

​GG 39502
R.1214 – R.1220

​Technical amendments for implementation with effect from 1 January 2016

·         Technical amendments made in Schedules Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 to be implemented with effect from 1 January 2016 are included as well as the Explanatory Memorandum has been added to assist with understanding the amendments.

Explanatory Memorandum

​1 January 2016

​11 December 2015

​GG 39502
R.1220

​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 1  - to create separate 8-digit tariff subheadings classifiable in Chapters 9, 29, 32, 34, 38, 39, 72, 87 and 98

·         Notice R.1220

​1 January 2016

​11 December 2015

​GG 39502
R.1219

​Amendment of Part 5 of Schedule No. 4 -  to substitute rebate item 497.00 in Part 5 of Schedule No. 4 to restructure the notes in line with the structure for notes in other Schedules.

·         Notice R.1219

​1 January 2016

​11 December 2015

​GG 39502
R.1218

​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 3 to:

·         delete rebate item 304.07/23.04/01.04 as it has become redundant; and

·         delete Notes to rebate item 317.04; and

·         delete rebate items 317.04/98.01/01.04 to 317.04/98.01/05.04

 

·          Notice R.1218

​1 January 2016

​11 December 2015

​GG 39502
R.1217

Amendment of Part 3 of Schedule No. 5 to - delete refund item 539.01/2710.1/01.05 as the expiry was 31 March 2012

·         Notice R.1217

​1 January 2016

 

 

11 December 2015

​GG 39502
R.1216

​Amendment of General Notes to Schedule No. 1 - Note K.6 is substituted to include Namibia to the SADC Protocol on Trade

​1 January 2016

​11 December 2015

​GG 38240
R.1215

​Amendment of Schedule No. 2 to delete anti-dumping items:

  • 215.02/8716.80.10/01.08;
  • 215.02/8716.80.10/02.08;
  • 215.02/8716.80.10/03.08;

and to insert anti-dumping items

  • 217.02/8716.80.10/01.08;
  • 217.02/8716.80.10/02.08; and
  • 217.02/8716.80.10/03.08

 

​1 January 2016

​11 December 2015

​GG 39502
R.1214

​Amendment of Part 2 of Schedule No. 4 to:

  • delete rebate item 460.27/00.00/01.00 as it has become redundant;
  • delete Note 1 to rebate item 460.17 and renumber Notes 2 to 3 as Notes 1 to 2;
  •  substitute Note 1(b) to rebate item 460.17; and
  • delete rebate items 460.17/00.00/02.00, 460.17/8701.20/01.06, 460.17/87.02/01.04, 460.17/87.03/01.04, 460.17/87.04/01.04 and 460.17/87.06/01.04 applicable to MIDP

 

​1 January 2016

 

 


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