Transition Arrangements: Transition arrangements for Centralised Clearance
Centralised Clearance is a new simplification introduced by the Code, therefore no transition arrangements apply.
Implementation of Centralised Clearance is dependent on the development of a Commission system that will allow the transfer of information between Member States, therefore expected implementation date is 2020.
Any Economic Operator wanting to benefit from this simplification after 1 May 2016 must be AEOC.
Existing Single Authorisations for Simplified Procedures (SASP) may continue to be used:
· For export procedures: until the Automated Export System is introduced
· For import procedures: until Centralised Clearance for Import (CCI) system is deployed.
An economic operator wishing to apply for SASP or centralised clearance after 1 May 2016 will be required to be an AEOC.
All operations and procedures conducted under a SASP authorisation for goods entered on or after 1 May 2016 must be conducted under the Code provisions (including any restrictions on the use of Entry in Declarants Records (EIDR)).