Policy paper

Provisions relating to detention and seizure: exceptions to notice requirement

This applies to individuals and businesses involved in the evasion of customs or excise duties on goods, or those bringing prohibited items into the UK.

Documents

Draft clause 77

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Draft explanatory notes clause 77

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Details

This will amend existing legislation so as to make explicit provision to treat a person who has, or appears to have, possession or control over a thing, at the point at which it is detained or seized, as if he or she were a representative of the owner of those goods.

Published 9 December 2015