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HMRC internal manual

Customs Freight Simplified Procedures

Roles and Responsibilities: Local Compliance Authorisation and Returns team (ART)

The ART is located in Local Compliance and is responsible for:

  • ensuring consistency and equity of treatment of the Local Compliance (CITEX) CFSP authorisation work
  • maintaining a spreadsheet of CITEX authorisations and providing management reports
  • adding new authorisations and approvals to the National Authorisations CAF
  • notifying Customs and International of any identified weakness/concerns in respect of the procedures regarding ART work
  • assisting in the formulation and development of good working practices and guidance
  • promptly advising Customs and International of any factors that may adversely influence the delivery of the operational objectives
  • providing assurance annually that the operational objectives have been met and
  • attending and participating in meetings with CFSP Policy.