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Changes to commodity codes in Appendix 5A (Tariff stop press notice 33)

Find out about the changes to the commodity codes in Appendix 5A of Volume 3 of the UK Trade Tariff on the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) system.

Due to ongoing development of the Customs Declaration System (CDS) system, and refinements to declaration completion requirements, amendments to previously circulated CDS Volume 3 information have been identified.

These are the details of the amendments you need to be aware of:

Volume 3 – Appendix 5A: union document and reference codes (CDS)

Document code to be declared (column 1) – U164 –

Delete first sentence of the second paragraph in column 4
Replace with: use one of the following status codes (see Appendix 5B DE 2/3 Document Status Codes for harmonised declarations for definitions) AE, AF, AG, AP, AS, AT, GE, GP, JE, JP, LE, LP, UA, UE, UP, US, XA, XB.

Document code to be declared (column 1) – U165 –

Delete first sentence of the second paragraph in column 4
Replace with: use one of the following status codes (see Appendix 5B DE 2/3 Document Status Codes for harmonised declarations for definitions) AE, AF, AG, AP, AS, AT, GE, GP, JE, JP, LE, LP, UA, UE, UP, US, XA, XB.

Document code to be declared (column 1) – U166 –

Delete first sentence of the second paragraph in column 4
Replace with: use one of the following status codes (see Appendix 5B DE 2/3 Document Status Codes for harmonised declarations for definitions) AE, AF, AG, AP, AS, AT, GE, GP, JE, JP, LE, LP, UA, UE, UP, US, XA, XB.

Document code to be declared (column 1) – U167 –

Delete first sentence of the second paragraph in column 4
Replace with: use one of the following status codes (see Appendix 5B DE 2/3 Document Status Codes for harmonised declarations for definitions) AE, AF, AG, AP, AS, AT, GE, GP, JE, JP, LE, LP, UA, UE, UP, US, XA, XB.

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Published 26 September 2019