Customs Duty Bill [B43-2013]; Customs and Excise Amendment Bill [B44-2013] & Customs Control Bill [B45-2013]

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Finance Standing Committee

The Standing Committee on Finance invites you, to submit written submissions on the following Bills:

Customs Duty Bill [B43-2013]

The Customs Duty Bill aims to:

• Provide for the imposition, assessment, payment and recovery of customs duties on goods imported or exported from the Republic of South Africa; and for matters incidental thereto.


Customs and Excise Amendment Bill [B44-2013]

The Customs and Excise Amendment Bill aims to:

• Amend the Customs and Excise Act, 1964, so as to delete all provisions superseded by general provisions of the Customs Control Act applicable to all tax levying Acts; to delete all provisions relating to the customs control of imported goods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; to delete all provisions relating to the imposition, collection and refunding of customs duties and other matters relating to customs duties; to limit the remaining provisions of the Act to excise duties, fuel levies, Road Accident Fund levies, environmental levies, air passenger taxes and matters relating to such duties, levies and taxes; and to change the name of the Act to the Excise Duty Act, 1964; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Customs Control Bill [B45-2013]

The Customs Control Bill aims to:

• Provide for customs control of all vessels, aircraft, trains, vehicles, goods and persons entering or leaving the Republic of South Africa; to facilitate the implementation of certain laws levying taxes on goods and of other legislation applicable to such goods and persons; and for matters incidental thereto.

Public hearings will be conducted at Parliament on Tuesday, 28 January 2014.

Comments can be emailed to Mr Allen Wicomb at awicomb@parliament.gov.za by no later than 12:00 on Friday, 13 December 2013

Enquiries can be directed to Mr Allen Wicomb on tel. (021) 403 3759 or cell 083 412 1475

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