The Customs (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2021

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2021/478

2021No. 478

CUSTOMS

The Customs (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2021

Made19thApril2021

Laid before the House of Commons20thApril2021

Coming into force11thMay2021

The Treasury make these Regulations exercising the powers in sections 19, 32(7), (8), (10) and (13), 35(2)(b), (3)(a) and (b) and (4)(a) and 51(1) of, and paragraph 6(1) and (2) of Schedule 1, paragraph 15 of Schedule 2 and paragraph 6(1) of Schedule 6 to, the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018( 1).

In accordance with section 51(1) of that Act, the Treasury consider it appropriate in consequence of, or otherwise in connection with, the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU, to make the following regulations.

Citation and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Customs (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2021 and come into force on 11th May 2021.

Amendment of the Customs (Import Duty) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

2.—(1) The Customs (Import Duty) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018( 2) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 14 (interpretation), in the definition of “Oral or By conduct list”, for “version 2, dated 1 March 2019”( 3) substitute “version 3, dated 16th April 2021”( 4).

(3) In regulation 17 (customs declarations made orally: general) omit paragraph (4)(a).

(4) In regulation 18(1)(c) (free-circulation procedure: non-commercial goods, personal gifts and goods in baggage)—

(a) at the end of paragraph (ii) omit “and”;

(b) at the end of paragraph (iii) insert—

“; and

(iv) the goods are not subject to excise duty.”.

(5) In regulation 20(2) (temporary admission procedure: musical instruments, packaging, broadcast equipment and disaster relief material) for sub-paragraph (a) substitute—

“(a) packaging which is not intended for sale and is either—

(i) imported filled and intended for export (whether filled or unfilled); or

(ii) imported empty and intended for export filled;”.

(6) In regulation 23 (customs declarations made by conduct: general) omit paragraph (3)(a).

(7) In regulation 24 (free-circulation procedure: baggage, musical instruments and other goods)—

(a) in paragraph (1)—

(i) in sub-paragraph (c) omit “or”;

(ii) at the end of sub-paragraph (d) insert “or”;

(iii) after sub-paragraph (d) insert—

“(e) section 50 (relief for human organs needed for transplant).”;

(b) in paragraph (1A)( 5) for “value added tax or any excise duty” substitute “an amount of excise duty or value added tax that is not relieved by the Travellers' Allowances Order 1994”( 6).

(8) In regulation 25 (free-circulation procedure: miscellaneous goods)—

(a) in paragraph (1)—

(i) in the words before sub-paragraph (a), before “and (4)” insert “, (1C)”;

(ii) in sub-paragraph (c) omit “or”;

(iii) at the end of sub-paragraph (d) insert “or”;

(iv) after sub-paragraph (1)(d) insert—

“(e) section 50 (relief for human organs needed for transplant).”;

(b) in paragraph (1B)( 7)

(i) in the words before sub-paragraph (a) for “paragraph” substitute “paragraphs (1C) and”;

(ii) in sub-paragraph (b)(iii) omit “or”;

(iii) at the end of sub-paragraph (b)(iv) insert “or”;

(iv) after sub-paragraph (b)(iv) insert—

“(v) section 50 (relief for human...

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