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Customs Authorisation and Approval

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Legal Framework for Customs authorisations and approvals: Regular Shipping Service

Legal Act Article Explanation/ Usage
Code A. 153 Presumption of the Union Status of goods within the Union’s territory
Code A. 153(2) Requirement in certain circumstances to prove the Union Status of goods
Code A. 155(2) Provides for goods, in specific circumstances to retain their Union Status when moving within the Union and temporarily outside the Union territory.
Empowerment to set Delegated Acts (DA), DA provisions set out:    
Code  A. 156 (b) Provides for economic operators to be authorised as a Regular Shipping Service
Empowerment to set Implementing Acts (IA), IA provisions set out:    
Code  A. 157 Procedures for the provision and verification of proofs of Union status
DA A.120 The criteria which must be met in order to be authorised as a Regular Shipping Service
DA A.121 Registration of vessels and ports covered by the authorisation
DA A.122 Status of goods loaded and unloaded at ‘unplanned’ ports
IA A.195 Consultation procedures for Regular Shipping Service applications
IA A.196 Registration of Regular Shipping Services in Union electronic system
IA A.197 Procedures to be followed where vessels stops at unplanned ports
IA A.198 Requirement for the shipping line to support the verification of compliance with the authorisation