Tariff Amendments 2004

The Tariff Amendments are made in terms of the Customs and Excise Act, 1964 by Notice in the Gazette. The Notices are arranged according to the publication date and grouped in the different years of issue, which can be accessed on the blue line above.

 

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​Publication Details ​ ​Description ​ ​Implementation Date ​
​Date GG and Notice Numbers
​6 February 2004
​GG 25957
 
R.103

Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Descriptions of subheadings 0207.33 and 0712.33 are being aligned with the descriptions in the Harmonized System

​6 February 2004
​6 February 2004 ​GG 25957
 
R.104

​Schedule No. 3 - Insertion of new item 392.00 to provide for the rebate of full duty on certain leather products of Chapter 41

​​6 February 2004
​6 February 2004 ​GG 25957
 
R.105

​Schedule No. 3 - Substitution of Note 16(v) to provide that the value of import rebate certificates be restricted to 90% of the certificate

​​1 January 2004
​6 February 2004 *

​​GG 25996

R.141

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Increase in general rate of duty on frozen offal

​​6 February 2004
​11 February 2004

​GG 26007

R.174

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 -  Decrease in general and EU rates of duty, as well as the SADC rate of duty on maize and maize flour

11 February 2004​
​13 February 2004

​GG 26005

R.173

​Schedule No. 2 - Imposition of a provisional payment in relation to anti-dumping duty

13 February 2004up to and including 13 August 2004
​13 February 2004

GG 26022

R.177

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Amendment of general and EU specific rates of duty on certain marine fish of Chapter 3

​13 February 2004
​13 February 2004

​GG 26022

R.178

​Schedule No. 2 - Imposition of anti-dumping duty on certain products by Gypsum Industry Co Ltd (SGI), originating in or imported from Thailand

22 August 2003
​13 February 2004

​GG 26022

R.179

​Schedule No. 3 - Provision for full rebate of duty in rebate item 310.01/2815.12/01.06 for certain products of Chapter 28

​​13 February 2004
​18 February 2004 ​N/A

​Budget Review 2004 - Taxation Proposals tabled by the Minister at 14H59

From time of tabling at 14H59
​20 February 2004

​GG 26061

R.220

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in general and EU rates of duty on certain products of Chapter 57

​20 February 2004
​20 February 2004

​GG 26061

R.221

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in the rate of duty on certain products of Chapter 76

​20 February 2004
​20 February 2004 ​GG 26061
 
R.222

Part 1 of ​Schedule No. 1 - Reduction of rate of duty on radial deep groove ball bearings and amendment of the structure of the subheading

​20 February 2004
​20 February 2004

​GG 26072

R.237

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of anti-dumping duty of certain paper and paperboard products of Chapter 48 originating in or imported from Brazil and Poland

​20 February 2004
​20 February 2004 *

​GG 26072

R.238

​Schedule No. 3 - Provision for the rebate of full duty on certain products of Chapter 15 in rebate item 303.01/1511.90/02.06 

​20 February 2004
​5 March 2004

​GG 26120

R.289

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Insertion of Additional Note 1 to Chapter 4 relating to UHT milk (ultra high temperature milk) or long life milk

​5 March 2004
​12 March 2004

​GG 26133

R.318

​Correction Notice - Amendment of Notice R.140 published in GG 25966 of 6 February 2004 by the substitution of certain check digits and rebate codes

​​12 March 2004
​19 March 2004

​GG 26157

R.346

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Substitution of General Note E and General Note F

​19 March 2004
​19 March 2004

​GG 26157

R.347

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Amendment of rates of duty of certain fish of Chapter 3

​19 March 2004
​26 March 2004

​GG 26190

R.402

​Part 2B of Schedule No. 1 - Deletion of certain items; Introduction of specific anti-avoidance techniques to prevent attempts to reduce the ad valorem excise duty on air conditioners by artificially dividing the machine into two parts; Insertion of dishwashing machines under item 124.08

​1 April 2004
​26 March 2004

​GG 26190

R.403

​Part 2B of Schedule No. 1 - Amendment of description in item 126.02/87.02 on certain vehicles for transport of persons

1 April 2004
​26 March 2004

​GG 26190

R.404

​Schedule No. 5 - Increased fuel levy on petrol and diesel

7 April 2004
​26 March 2004

​GG 26190

R.405

​Schedule No. 6 - Notes to item 640.03 added relating to diesel refunds and increase in the Road Accident Fund Levy

​​7 April 2004
​26 March 2004  *

​GG 26200

R.422

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - General amendments; but where it relates to any reduction in the rates of duty, it shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 January 2004

1 January 2004
​2 April 2004

​GG 26226

R.440

​Schedule No. 2 - Imposition of anti-dumping duty on certain flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, originating in or imported from Australia

​10 October 2003
​8 April 2004 *

​GG 26250

R.474

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Provision is made for new pneumatic tyres, of rubber, of a kind for use on wheelchairs at a rate of duty of free - subheadings 4011.99.10 and 4011.99.90

​8 April 2004
​8 April 2004 *

​GG 26250

R.475

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of anti-dumping duty on disposable hypodermic needles and syringes originating in or imported from Belgium, Germany, Ireland and Spain

12 March 2004
​8 April 2004  *

​GG 26250

R.476

​Schedule No. 3 - Substitution of rebate item 317.07/98.01/05.04

1 January 2000
​8 April 2004

​GG 26260

R.484

​Correction Notice R.1428 published in GG 25527 on 10 October 2003, should be disregarded, as it was published in error.

The provisions to Note 1(ii) to rebate item 460.17 published in Notice R.1335 in GG 25473 on 26 September 2003, should apply.

​8 April 2004
​28 April 2004

​GG 26298

R.540

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Substitution of subheading 4911.10.30 to provide for the inclusion of colour-cards, for paints or similar surfacing preparations, whether or not in book form at a free rate of duty

​28 April 2004
​21 May 2004

​GG 26381

R.636

​Schedule No. 2 - Imposition of anti-dumping duty on certain paper and paperboard products, manufactured by PT Petrojaya Boral Plasterboard or PT Siam Indo Gypsum Industry, originating in or imported from Indonesia

​21 May 2004 up to and including 19 November 2004
​1 June 2004

​GG 26417

R.685

​Part 3 of Schedule No. 1 - Insertion of Notes in respect of the new environmental levy on plastic bags

​1 June 2004
​1 June 2004

GG 26417

R.686​

​Part 3 of Schedule No. 1 - Insertion of items 147.00 and item 147.01/3923.21.10 and 147.01/3923.29.10 to provide for the new environmental levy on plastic bags

​1 June 2004
​1 June 2004

​GG 26417

R.687

​Schedule No. 8 - New provision for licences of customs and excise warehouses in relation to the new environmental levy on plastic bags

​1 June 2004
​9 June 2004

​GG 26445

R.713

​Schedule No. 3 - New provision for full rebate of duty in rebate item 307.04/3901.20/01.06 for products of Chapter 39

​9 June 2004
​23 June 2004

​GG 26490

R.753

​Schedule No. 2 -  Substitution of a provisional payment imposed up to and including 13 August 2004, in terms of Notice R173 of 13 February 2004 published in GG 26005 on goods of Chapters 55, 58 and 60, originating in or imported from Turkey

23 June 2004
 up to and including 13 August 2004
​25 June 2004

​GG 26504

R.765

​Schedule No. 2 - Imposition of a provisional payment in relation to anti-dumping duty on certain goods of Chapters 55, 58 and 60, imported from or originating in the People's Republic of China (excluding those from Linyi Xinguang blanket Co. Ltd)

25 June 2004
up to and including
24 December 2004
​2 July 2004

​GG 26533

R.793

​Schedule No. 2 - Substitution of anti-dumping duty  imposed up to and including 19 November 2004 in terms of Notice R.636 published in GG 26381 on 21 May 2004 for certain paper and paperboard products, manufactured by PT Petrojaya Boral Plasterboard or PT Siam Indo Gypsum Industry, Indonesia,  by a provisional payment in relation to anti-dumping duty

2 July 2004
up to and including
17 September 2004
​2 July 2004

​GG 26537

R.798

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Decrease in general, EU and SADC rates of duty on sugar

​2 July 2004
​2 July 2004

​GG 26537

R.799

​Schedule No. 2 - Deletion of the codes 03.06, 07.06 and 09.06 to subheading 7005.29 in item 213.03 relating to certain types of glass originating in or imported from Israel

28 May 2004
​​2 July 2004

​GG 26537

R.800

​Schedule No. 10 - Insertion of the SACU Agreement in Part 4

​15 July 2004
​9 July 2004

​GG 26558

R.816

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in the SADC rate of duty on bed nets classifiable in subheading 6304.91.10

​1 January 2004
​16 July 2004

​GG 26582

R.848

​Schedule No. 2 -

  1. Deletion of anti-dumping on tubes and pipes of steel originating in or imported from the Republic of China (Taiwan) - item 215.02/7306.40/02.06. This shall be deemed to have come into operation on 18 June 2004
  2. Imposition of anti-dumping on goods of items 215.02/7306.40/01.06, 215.02/7306.40/03.06 and 215.02/7306.40/04.06 originating in or imported from Malaysia, the Republic of China (Taiwan) or the Republic of Korea

Note:

18 June 2004

 

 

16 July 2004

​19 July 2004

​GG 26592

R.867

​Part 2B of Schedule No. 1 - Amendment of the description of cell phones in item 124.66/85.25/8525.20

​1 July 2004
​30 July 2004

​GG 26617

R.908

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Creation of a separate subheading in Chapter 39 for expanded polypropylene at a rate of duty of free

​30 July 2004
​​30 July 2004

​​GG 26617

R.909

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of anti-dumping on blankets (excluding electric blankets), of acrylic fibres (excluding those exported by Shanghai Yu Yuan Limited Company), originating in or imported from India, Hong Kong and the Republic of Korea

​18 June 2004
​6 August 2004

​GG 26658

R.944

​Schedule No. 4 - Withdrawal of general rebate on certain cottons in item 460.11/52.01/01.04

​​6 August 2004
​13 August 2004

​GG 26677

R.965

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Increase in the general and EU rates of duty on wheat and wheaten flour (the SADC rates of duty remains unchanged)

​13 August 2004
​16 August 2004

​GG 26686

R.979

​Schedule No. 2 - Extension of provisional payment on anti-dumping duty imposed by Notice R.753 published in GG 26490 of 23 June 2004, on woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing acrylic fibres, originating in or imported from Turkey 

16 August 2004
up to and including
10 November 2004
​18 August 2004

​GG 26699

R.986

​Schedule No. 4 - Creation of new rebate provision to replace deleted rebate provisions and amend the descriptions to exclude certain conditions in item 460.17/87.00/04.02

​​18 August 2004
​18 August 2004

​GG 26699

R.987

​Schedule No. 4 - Amendment of Note 1(ii) to rebate item 460.17 in relation to import rebate credit certificates on certain vehicles

​​18 August 2004
​18 August 2013

​GG 26699

R.988

​Schedule No. 6 - Creation of new rebate provisions to replace deleted rebate provisions and amend the descriptions to exclude certain conditions in items 610.14/126.00/01.03 and 610.14/126.03/01.05

​18 August 2004
​20 August 2004

​GG 26706

R.990

​Schedule No. 4 - Withdrawal of rebate item 460.11/63.09/03.04 as it became superfluous

​​20 August 2004
​15 September 2004

​GG 26795

R.1089

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in general and EU rates of duty on certain products of Chapter 70 and deletion of tariff subheadings 7019.12.10 and 7019.12.90

​15 September 2004
​15 September 2004

​GG 26795

R.1090

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Alignment of provisions for parts of gearboxes and drive-axles which are not in conformity with the scope of subheadings 8708.40 and 8708.50 to the Harmonized System

​​15 September 2004
​15 September 2004

​GG 26795

R.1091

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Alignment of Additional Notes 1 and 2 to Chapter 98 with the legislative changes which occurred with the establishment of the International Trade Administration Commission

​15 September 2004
​16 September 2004

​GG 26796

R.1092

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in the general and EU rates of duty on goods classifiable in tariff subheading 9505.90

​16 September 2004
​16 September 2004

​GG 26796

R.1093

​Schedule No. 3 - Creation of new rebate item 316.01/6806.10/01.06to provide for rebate of the full duty on ceramic fibre mineral wool for use in the manufacture of catalytic converters of subheading 8421.39

​16 September 2004
​17 September 2004

​GG 26811

R.1101

​Schedule No. 2 - Imposition of anti-dumping duties on certain products of Chapter 68 originating in or imported from Indonesia - items 213.02/6809.11/03.06
and 213.02/6809.11/04.06

21 May 2004
​17 September 2004

​​GG 26811

R.1102

​Schedule No. 2 - The provisional payments called for in Notice R.636 published in GG 26381 on 21 May 2004, must be set off against the anti-dumping duty and the said Notice is withdrawn with immediate effect

​17 September 2013
​21 September 2004

​GG 26815

R.1107

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in the general rate of duty on products classifiable in tariff subheadings 2309.90.65 and 2922.41

​21 September 2004
​23 September 2004

​GG 26823

R.1112

​Schedule No. 4 - Increase in the total value of the goods declared under item 407.00 from R11 250 to R15 000 read in conjunction with rebate items 407.02/00.00/01.00 and 407.02/02.00

​23 September 2004
​28 September 2004

​GG 26841

R.1117

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Alignment of descriptions of subheadings with those inserted in Part 3 of Schedule No.1 regarding the environmental levy on certain plastic bags, with retrospective effect to 1 June 2004

1 June 2004
​28 September 2004

​GG 26841

R.1118

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of anti-dumping duties on certain products of Chapter 73 originating in or imported from China, Republic of Korea and Taiwan, with the exclusion of certain companies

​28 September 2004
​28 September 2004

​GG 26841

R.1119

​Schedule No. 4 - Insertion of Part 5 Rebates of Environmental Levy

​1 June 2004
​28 September 2004

​GG 26841

R.1120

​Schedule No. 5 - Insertion of Part 5 Drawbacks and Refunds of Environmental Levy on Imported Goods

1 June 2004
​28 September 2004

​GG 26841

R.1121

​Schedule No. 6 - Insertion of Part 4 Rebates or Refunds of Environmental Levy on Environmental Levy Goods Manufactured in the Republic

1 June 2004
​1 October 2004

​GG 26861

R.1131

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Amendment of the EU rates of duty on various products of Chapter 48

From 1 January 2003
to
31 December 2003

​1 October 2004

​​GG 26861

R.1132

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Amendment of the EU rates of duty on various products of Chapter 48

​​From
1 January 2003
to
4 September 2003
​1 October 2004

​GG 26861​

R.1133

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Amendment of the EU rates of duty on various products of Chapter 48

​​From
 5 September 2003
to
31 December 2003
​1 October 2004

​​GG 26861

R.1134

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Amendment of the EU rates of duty on various products of Chapter 48

​​From
1 January 2003
to
31 December 2003
​4 October 2004

GG 26864

R.1150​

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of provisional payment published in Notice R.1824 on 19 December 2003, of the new shipper investigation into aluminium hollowware imported from Egypt, manufactured by El Amal Factory for House Utensils

19 December 2003
​8 October 2004

​GG 26694

R.1192

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction of the general, EU and SADC rates of duty on sugar

​​8 October 2004
​8 October 2004

​GG 26694

R.1193

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction of the general, EU and SADC rates of duty on sugar ​​8 October 2004
​15 October 2004

​GG 26902

R.1209

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of anti-dumping duty on collared hexagon nuts of iron or steel originating in or imported from Australia

6 August 2004
​29 October 2004

​GG 26948

R.1294

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of provisional payment on woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing acrylic fibres, originating in or imported from Turkey called for in terms of Notice R.173 of 13 February 2004, Notice R.753 of  23 June 2004 and Notice R.979 of 16 August 2004

13 February 2004
​9 November 2004

​GG 26796

R.1324

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in rates of duty on electrical telecommunication apparatus or carrier-current line systems or digital line systems classifiable in Chapter 85

​9 November 2004
​10 November 2004

​GG 26980

R.1326

​Schedule No. 2 - Imposition of anti-dumping duties on acrylic fibres, originating in or imported from Turkey

​10 November 2004
​10 November 2004

​​GG 26980

R.1327

​Schedule No. 4 - Provision for rebate of  full anti-dumping duty on certain products of Chapters 55 and 60, originating in or imported from Turkey under certain specified circumstances

​10 November 2004
​12 November 2004

​GG 26993

R.1336

​Schedule No. 2 - Imposition of anti-dumping duties on acrylic fibres, originating in or imported from the People’s Republic of China, manufactured by Linyi Xinguang Blanket Co. Ltd

25 June 2004
​12 November 2004

​GG 26993

R.1337

​Schedule No. 4 - Provision is made for a rebate of  full duty on goods of Chapter 54 in rebate item 311.10/5407.20/02.06

​12 November 2004
​12 November 2004

​GG 26993

R.1338

​Schedule No. 4 - Provision is made for  rebate of the full anti-dumping duty certain goods of Chapter 55 originating in or imported from the People’s Republic of China

25 June 2004
​12 November 2004

​GG 26993

R.1339

​Schedule No. 2 -

  1. Imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty on woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing acrylic fibres, originating in or imported from the People’s Republic of China
  2. The provisional payment called for in terms of Notice R.765 dated 25 June 2004, must be set off against the anti-dumping duty and the said Notice is withdrawn with immediate effect

Note:

25 June 2004

 

 

12 November 2004

​19 November 2004

​GG 27013

R.1356

​Schedule No. 3  - Provision is made for a temporary rebate of the full duty in rebate item 310.01/2815.12/02.06 for goods classifiable under subheadings 4802.69.90, 4810.14.10. 4810.14.90 and subheading 4803.00

From
10 September 2001
to
25 September 2002
​26 November 2004

​GG 27028

R.1383

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Deletion of certain products from subheadings  8450.11.15 and 8450.11.90 and amendment of subheading 8450.11

​​26 November 2004
​26 November 2004

GG 27028

R.1384

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of antidumping on products of Chapter 70

28 May 2004
​10 December 2004

​GG 27074

R.1431

​Schedule No. 3 - Note 16(v) amended to restrict the value of import rebate credit certificates to 86 % of the certificate

​1 January 2005
​17 December 2004

​GG 27094

R.1439

Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Alignment of Notes to Chapters
1-98, headings and subheadings with the legal provisions and structure of the Harmonized System Nomenclature and Explanatory Notes; purely editorial in nature

​​17 December 2004
​17 December 2004

​GG 27094

R.1440

​Phase-downs for 2005

1 January 2005
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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