Customs and Excise Amendment Draft Bill

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Finance Standing Committee

The Standing Committee on Finance invites stakeholders and interested parties to submit written submissions on the Draft Customs and Excise Amendment Bill.

The Draft Customs and Excise Amendment Bill aims to:
▪ amend the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, to delete all provisions superseded by general provisions of the Customs Control Act applicable to all tax levying Acts; to delete all provisions relating to the customs control of imported goods and goods to be exported;
▪ delete all provisions relating to the imposition, collection and refunding of customs duties and other matters relating to customs duties;
▪ limit the remaining provisions of the Act to excise duties, fuel levies, Road Accident Fund levies, environmental levies and matters relating to such duties and levies; and to change the name of the Act to the Excise Duty Act, 1964

Public hearings will be conducted at Parliament on Wednesday, 30 October 2013.

Submissions can be emailed to Mr Allen Wicomb at by no later than 12:00 on Monday, 28 October 2013.

For Public hearings dates and enquiries please contact Mr Allen Wicomb on tel (021) 403-3759 or cell 083 412 1475.

Issued by Hon. TA Mufamadi, MP, Chairperson: Standing Committee on Finance (National Assembly)