Tariff Amendments 2005

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 navigation pane above.

 

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​Publication Details ​ ​Description ​ ​Implementation Date ​
​Date GG and Notice Numbers
​13 January 2005
​GG 27172
 
R.22

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Increase in general and EU rates of duty on maize and maize flour

​13 January 2005
​14 January 2005

​GG 27174

R.30

​Schedule No. 4 - Extent of rebate in item 460.17/87.00/03.02 amended to exclude fiscal duties in Part 2B of Schedule No. 1

​14 January 2005
​14 January 2005

​GG 27174

R.31

​Schedule No. 2 - Amending Notice R.440 published in GG 26226 of 2 April 2004 by substitution of the description of item 215.01/7212.40

​14 January 2005
​14 January 2005

​GG 27174

R.32

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of anti-dumping duties on sinks, of stainless steel, imported from or originating in Egypt, the Republic of Korea and Malaysia

17 December 2004
​27 January 2005

​GG 27219

R.74

​Correction Notice - Amending Notice R.1440 published in GG 27094 of 17 December 2004

​27 January 2005
​8 February 2005

​GG 27263

R.125 

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in the  rate of duty through amendment of the scope of subheading 2309.90.35

​​8 February 2005
​​8 February 2005

​​GG 27263

R.126

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of anti-dumping duties on hot-rolled plates and sheets, of steel, originating in or imported from the Russian Federation and the Ukraine

​​8 February 2005
​11 February 2005

​GG 27283

R.141

​Schedule No. 2 - Provisional payments imposed in relation to anti-dumping duty on mats of glass fibre chopped strands, imported from or originating in China (PRC) and Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)

Up to and including 11 August 2005
​11 February 2005

​GG 27283

R.142

​Schedule No. 2 - Provisional payment imposed in relation to anti-dumping duty on cheese, originating in or imported from The Irish Dairy Board, Ireland

Up to and including 11 August 2005
​23 February 2005 ​n/a

​Budget Review 2005 - Taxation Proposals tabled at 15:16

23 February 2005 Time of tabling is 15:16
​25 February 2005

​GG 27319

R.164

​Schedule No. 2 - Description of monoglazed poster paper and paperboard, originated in or imported from Brazil and Poland amended to exclude all forms and sizes from the payment of anti-dumping duties

​25 February 2005
​2 March 2005

​GG 27347

R.181

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of provision for anti-dumping duty on hydrogen peroxide, not solidified with urea, originating in or imported from the Republic of Korea (South Korea)

3 March 2005
​4 March 2005

​GG 27362

R.186

​Correction Notice - Amending Notice R.201 of 7 February 1997 by the substitution of the check digit opposite subheading 4504.10 for "1"

​​4 March 2005
​​4 March 2005

​GG 27362

R.187

​Correction Notice - Amending Notice R.958 published in GG 19077 of 24 July 1998 by substitution of the check digit opposite tariff heading 70.06 in rebate item 316.09 for "44"

​​4 March 2005
​​4 March 2005

​GG 27362

R.188

​Correction Notice - Amending Notice R.336 published in GG 21045 of 7 April 2000 by the substitution of the check digit opposite tariff heading 00.00 to rebate item 496.00 for "04"

​​4 March 2005
​18 March 2005

​GG 27402

R.235

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction of general rate of duty on facsimile machines from 5% to free

​18 March 2005
​31 March 2005

​GG 27403

R.236

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of anti-dumping duty on optical fibre cable, single-mode, originating in or imported from the Republic of Korea (South Korea)

​31 March 2005
​1 April 2005

​GG 27421

R.310

​Part 2B of Schedule No. 1 - Abolishment of ad valorem excise duty on cosmetic sun protection products with a SPF factor of 15 or more

​1 April 2005
​1 April 2005

​GG 27421

R.311

​Part 2 B of Schedule No. 1 - Abolishment of ad valorem excise duty on digital video cameras with a fob value in excess of R15 000

​1 April 2005
​1 April 2005

​GG 27421

R.312

​Schedule No. 5 - Fuel levy on petrol and diesel has been increased from 111c/li to 116c/li and from 95c/li to 100c/li respectively

​6 April 2005
​​1 April 2005

​GG 27421

R.313

​Schedule No. 6 - Deletion of the items in rebate item 607.05 with effect from 1 April 2005

Part 5B of Schedule No. 1 - Amendments to the Road Accident Fuel Levy with effect from 6 April 2005

​​1 April 2005 and
6 April 2005
​8 April 2005

​GG 27471

R.346

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Deletion of tariff subheadings 8211.91.10 and 8211.91.90

​1 January 2005
​15 April 2005

​GG 27464

R.349

​Schedule No. 2 - Deletion of anti-dumping duties on certain types of cable originating in or imported from Germany

31 March 2005
​15 April 2005

​GG 27479

R.361

​Schedule No. 2 - Change of name of importer in relation to item 215.02/7312.10/06.06 from BTS Drahtseile GmbH to Bridon International GmbH

1 December 2004
​15 April 2005

​GG 27479

R.362

​Schedule No. 3 - Amendment of description of the provisions in rebate items 316.21/3920.4/01.05, 316.21/3920.6/01.05 and 316.21/39.21/01.04

​1 January 2002
​29 April 2005

​GG 27532

R.410

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Insertion of tariff subheading 4016.99.17 for unmounted rubber strips for windscreen wiper blades

​29 April 2005
​29 April 2005

​GG 27532

R.411

​Schedule No. 3 - Insertion of rebate provision in item 315.01 for vulcanised rubber rods, with a cross-sectional dimension not exceeding 61mm, for the manufacture of suspension units, of iron or steel, used fro anti-vibration, damping, tensioning or oscillating purposes

​​29 April 2005
​10 May 2005  *

​GG 27569

R.439

​Schedule No. 2 - Provisional payment in respect of cheese, imported from or originating in Ireland, restricted to cheddar cheese from 11 February 2005 up to and including 11 August 2005 as per the original imposition

11 February 2005 up to and including 11 August 2005
​13 May 2005

​GG 27578

R.448

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction of rate of duty on used pneumatic tyres from 25% and 15% to free and deletion of 8-digit subheadings to simplify the tariff structure

​13 May 2005
​13 May 2005

​GG 27578

R.449

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Separate provisions for air springs at a rate of duty free

​13 May 2005
​17 May 2005

​GG 27595

R.470

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of anti-dumping duty on braided sterile absorbable sutures containing fibres of polyglycolic or polyglactin formulations, as it expired on 12 May 2005

12 May 2005
​20 May 2005

​GG 27596

R.471

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in rate of duty on polyether polyoils and deletion of tariff subheading 3907.20.05 to simplify the tariff structure

​20 May 2005
​20 May 2005

​GG 27596

R.472

​Schedule No. 3 - Implementation of rebate items 307.04/3920.4/01.05 and 315.12/3920.4/01.05 as published in Notice R.1430 published in GG 25527 of 10 October 2003, with retrospective effect from 22 February 2002

22 February 2002
​1 June 2005

​GG 27638

R.524

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in general and EU rates of duty on vinyl chloride and vinyl acetate copolymers from 10% and 8,8% respectively, to free

​1 June 2005
​​1 June 2005

​​GG 27638

R.525

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reinstatement of general and EU rates of duty of subheading 8716.90.90, which were inadvertently reduced to free, to 15% and 13,2% respectively

​​1 June 2005
​​1 June 2005

​​GG 27638

R.526

​Withdrawal of rebate of duty on vinyl chloride and vinyl acetate copolymers as the rate of duty in Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 has become free

​​1 June 2005
​10 June 2006

​GG 27669

R.555

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - New provision for acrylic acids, its salts and various esters of acrylic acid in Chapter 29

​​10 June 2006
​10 June 2005

​GG 27669

R.556

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Amendment of description to subheading 7604.21/01.06

​​10 June 2006
​15 June 2005

​GG 27691

R.578

​Schedule No. 2 - Anti-dumping duties on blankets (excluding electric blankets), of acrylic fibres, originating in or imported from China, are amendment from 1 309c/kg and 2 055c/kg respectively, to 2 834c/kg

​15 June 2005
​17 June 2005

​GG 27697

R.594

​Schedule No. 4 - New provision created in rebate item 460.17/00.00/01.00 for the use of Import Rebate Credit Certificates for the importation of motor vehicle components

​17 June 2005
​28 June 2005

​GG 27726

R.620

​Schedule No. 2 - Change of name of importer from CCPC Decorative Products (Pty) Ltd to CPPC Decorative Products Co. Ltd

22 February 2002
​8 July 2005

​GG 27761

R.661

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of provisional payment on cheddar cheese originating in or imported from Ireland

11 February 2005
​13 July 2005

​GG 27760

R.660

​Provision has been created for a rebate of full duty on ter- and copolymers in primary forms, for the manufacture of plates, sheets, film, foil and strip of biaxially orientated polypropylene of subheading 3920.20

​13 July 2005
​15 July 2005

​GG 27774

R.676

​Schedule No. 3 - Alignment of the legislation of the MIDP to better enforce certain requirements and to effect payment of claims which have previously been disallowed - Notes 5(iii),
15(ii) and 16(iii) to item 317.04 amended

​15 July 2005
​19 July 2005

​GG 27818

R.745

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of anti-dumping duty on plates, sheets, film, foil, tape and strip, of polymers of vinyl chloride, imported from or originating in Germany, of items 207.01/3919.90/01.06 and 207.01/3920.4/06.05

​19 July 2005
​27 July 2005

​GG 27851

R.761

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Amendment of general and EU rates of duty on wheat and wheat flour from 1 867c/kg and 280c/kg respectively to 2%

​25 July 2005
​1 August 2005

​GG 27862

R.789

​Air Passenger Tax - The rate for air passenger tax as fixed in Notice R.952 of 27 June 2003 in respect of the carriage of any chargeable passenger departing on a flight from any airport in the Republic to a final destination in the BLNS countries, is amended from R55 to R60.

This Notice shall come into operation on 1 August 2005 and shall appyl to the carriage of a chargeable passenger on any flight that commences on or after that date and where the ticket of such passenger in respect of that flight was purchased and issued after the date of publication of this Notice.

1 August 2005
​5 August 2005

​GG 27847

R.769

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Amendment of structure of subheading 8427.20 to make separate provisions for reach stackers of the boom type for container handling of a mass not exceeding 6 000kg, other fork-lift trucks of a mass not exceeding 10 000kg and on other fork-lift trucks of a mass exceeding 10 000kg

​​5 August 2005
​​5 August 2005

​​GG 27847

R.770

​Correction Notice - Amending Notice R.1337 published in GG 26993 of 12 November 2004 with retrospective effect from 25 June 2004

​25 June 2004
​​5 August 2005

​​GG 27847

R.771

​Correction Notice - Amending Notice R.1326 published in GG 26980 of 10 November 2004 with retrospective effect from 10 November 2004

10 November 2004
​​5 August 2005

​​GG 27847

R.772

​Schedule No. 3 - Rebate of full duty on goods of subheadings 7321.8, 7321.90, 8516.2 and 7321.90 in rebate items 315.07/00.00/01.00 and 316.01/00.00/02.00

​​​5 August 2005
​​5 August 2005

​​GG 27847

R.773

​Schedule No. 3 - Substitution for Notes 3(a)(i) and 3(b)

​​​5 August 2005
​​​5 August 2005

​GG 27847

R.774

​The goods specified in the column headed "Description" shall be admitted under rebate of the customs duty specified in Parts 1 and 2 and the fuel levy in Part 5 of Schedule No. 1

​​​5 August 2005
​23 September 2005

​GG 28066

R.936

​Schedule No. 2 - Provisional payment imposed in relation to anti-dumping duty up to and including 24 March 2003 for goods of subheading 7306.40 originating in or imported from China, Malaysia or India

​​up to and including 24 March 2006
​23 September 2005

​GG 28066

R.937

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

​​23 September 2005
​23 September 2005

​GG 28068

R.938

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in the general, EU and SADC rates of duty on sugar from 55,0c/kg to 23,3c/kg
​​23 September 2005
​30 September 2005

​GG 28093

R.592

​Schedule No. 3 - New rebate provisions in items 310.09 and 311.33

​30 September 2005
​30 September 2005

GG 28054

R.930

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in rates of duty on certain feed supplements containing lysine

​30 September 2005
​30 September 2005

​GG 28093

R.972

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - New subheading 8703.20.23 created

​30 September 2005
​30 September 2005

​GG 28093

R.973

​Schedule No. 3 - Substitution for Note 6 and insertion of Note 16(vi) to rebate item 317.04

​30 September 2005
​7 October 2005

​GG 28114

R.993

​Schedule No. 2 - Provisional payment imposed in relatino to anti-dumping up to and including 7 April 2006 on goods of tariff subheading 3907.60.90 originating in or imported from Taiwan (Province of China) India and the Republc of Korea

up to and including 7 April 2006
​13 October 2005

​GG 28107

R.992

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of anti-dumping duty on goods of item 206.01/28.03/05.04 originating in or imported from Australia, as it expires on 13 October 2005

​13 October 2005
​21 October 2005

​GG 28155

R.1042

​A semi-colon and the wording "digital cameras" has been inserted after the exclusion in item 124.66/8525.40 where it was inadvertently omitted in Notice R.311 of 1 April 2005

​21 October 2005
​21 October 2005

​GG 28155

R.1043

​Schedule No. 2 - Withdrawal of anti-dumping duty on polyvinyl chloride cling film (PVCCF), imported from or originating in Taiwan (Province of China) and France

1 January 2002
​28 October 2005

​GG 28151

R.1053

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Tariff subheading 3901.20 amended to conform to the tariff structure in the Harmonised System

​28 October 2005
​28 October 2005

​​GG 28151

R.1054

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction of general and EU rates of duty in subheading 2915.33 from 15% and 13,2% respectively, to free

28 October 2005​
​28 October 2005

​​GG 28151

R.1055

​Provision is made for a rebate of the full duty on release paper, coated, impregnated or covered with silicone used as a carrier in the manufacture of spread coated textile fabrics of subheading 5903.10

​28 October 2005
​11 November 2005

​GG 28229

R.1108

​Schedule No. 2 - Equalising of rate of anti-dumping duty to 65,47% on electric cable of items 216.02/8544.60/01.06 and 216.02/8544.60/02.06 originating in or imported from India

​11 November 2005
​18 November 2005

​GG 28217

R.1120

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - 8-digit subheadings 3913.10.06 and 3919.90.06 are created for cellular polyurethane, self-adhesive on both sides, commonly known as double sided adhesive tape at a rate of duty of free

​18 November 2005
​18 November 2005

​GG 28217

R.1121

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in the rate of duty on octylated diphenylamine, derivatives of p-phenylenediamine and on 2-Mercaptobenzoathiazole to free and are therefore deleted in order to simplify the tariff structure

​18 November 2005
​18 November 2005

​GG 28217

R.1122

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in the rate of duty on seamless pipes, of iron or steel classifiable under subheadings 7304.39.35 and 7304.59.45 to free

​18 November 2005
​18 November 2005

​GG 28217

R.1123

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction in the general and EU rates of duty on sunglasses of tariff heading 9004.10 from 10% and 8,8% respectively, to free

​18 November 2005
​18 November 2005

​GG 28217

R.1124

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Deletion of the 8-digit subheading 3919.10.45 for purpose of tariff simplification

​18 November 2005
​14 December 2005

​GG 28311

R.1183

​Phase-down EU and SADC rates of duty for 2006, including the phase-downs for the rates of duty on certain headings and subheadings in Chapters 87 and 98 of the MIDP for 2006

1 January 2006
​14 December 2005

​GG 28338

R.1230

​Schedule No. 2 - Provisional payment imposed in relation to anti-dumping on unframed glass mirrors of heading 7009.91 up to and including 14 June 2006 originating in or imported from India

up to and including 14 June 2006
​15 December 2005

​GG 28314

R.1213

​Schedule No. 3 - Note 16(v) in item 317.04 amended to indicate that the value of import rebate credit certificates shall be restricted to 82% of the certificate

1 January 2006
​19 December 2005

​GG 28347

R.1228

​Correction Notice - Amending the preamble of Notice R.1183 published in GG 28311 of 14 December 2005

1 January 2006
​19 December 2005

​GG 28342

R.1244

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Certain headings and subheadings in Chapter 41 amended to provide for whole bovine skin leather of a unit surface area not exceeding 2,15m2 at a free rate of duty with retrospective effect

1 January 2002

NB: Note different implementation dates

​19 December 2005

​GG 28342

R.1245

​Schedule No. 5 - Drawback provision has been created for the insertion of tariff heading 41.07 in item 520.05 with retrospective effect

​​1 January 2002
​30 December 2005

​GG 28361

R.1253

​Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Increase in the general rate of duty on sugar confectionery not containing cocoa from 25% to 37%

​30 December 2005
​​30 December 2005

​GG 28361

R.1254

​Schedule No. 3 - Provision for full rebate of duty on certain gloves in item 311.15/6116.90

​30 December 2005
​​30 December 2005

​GG 28361

R.1255

​Schedule No. 5 - Amendment of the wording of drawback item 538.00/00.00/01.05 to include the relevant headings or subheadings which relate specifically to automotive components

​30 December 2005
​​30 December 2005

​GG 28361

R.1256

​Schedule No. 3 - Amendment of Note 24(ii) to rebate item 317.04 by the insertion of automotive components

​30 December 2005
​​30 December 2005

​GG 28361

R.1257

​Schedule No. 4 - Amendment of the wording of rebate item 460.17/00.00/01.00 to include the relevant headings or subheadings which relate specifically to automotive components

​30 December 2005
 
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