Tariff Amendments 2009

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.

 

The implementation date has been indicated in bold where it differs from the publication date of a particular Notice for ease of reference.
 
 
 
​Publication Details ​ ​Description ​ ​Implementation Date ​
​Date GG and Notice Numbers
​11 February 2009 ​n/a

​Taxation Proposals tabled at 15:07 by the Minister of Finance in his 2009 Budget Review

11 February 2009 at 15:07
​13 February 2009

​GG 31892

R.144

​Amendment of Schedule No. 1 - Substitution for particulars appearing in the columns opposite the stated subheadings for sugar

​​​13 February 2009
​​13 February 2009

​GG 31892

R.145

​Amendment of Schedule No. 2 - Deletion of the codes in tariff heading 7312.10 of item 215.02 for stranded wire, ropes and cables

​​​13 February 2009
​​13 February 2009

GG 31892

R.146

​Amendment of Schedule No. 2 - Deletion of the codes in tariff heading 7312.10 of item 235.01 for ropes and cables of iron or steel
​​​13 February 2009
​20 February 2009

​GG 31894

R.156

​Amendment of Schedule No. 1 - Noties to the Protocol in Part A of the Schedule to the General Notes - Inclusion of the Republic of Romania and the Republic of Bulgaria as member states of the European Union with effect from 1 January 2007

​1 January 2007
​20 February 2009

​GG 31894

R.157

​Amendment of Schedule No. 10 - Including Amendment No. 2 of Part 1 containing the full text of the Additional Protocol - Inclusion of the Republic of Romania and the Republic of Bulgaria as member states of the European Union

​20 February 2009
​20 February 2009

​GG 31894

R.158

​Amendment of Schedule No. 3 - Rebate of duty on tape of polymers of propylene film of polymers of ethylene, non-woven fabric of man-made filaments

​20 February 2009
​20 February 2009

​GG 31894

R.159

​Correction Notice of Part 1 of Schedule No. 1

​1 January 2009
​27 February 2009

​GG 31926

R.196

Amendment of Schedule No. 1 - Amendment of tariff heading 3917.32.20 for lay-flat seamless tubing of polymers of ethylene

​27 February 2009
​27 February 2009

​GG 31926

R.197

​Amendment of Schedule No. 1 - Change of tariff structure of item 3922.90 for portable toilets of plastics

​27 February 2009
​6 March 2009

​GG 31958

R.229

​Amendment of Schedule No. 2 - Anti-dumping on boards, sheets, panels, tiles and similar articles

​6 March 2009
6 March 2009

​GG 31958

R.230

​Amendment of Schedule No. 3 - Rebate provision for textured filament yarn of polyester

​6 March 2009
​20 March 2009

​GG 32014

R.321

​Amendment of Part 3 of Schedule No. 1 - Environmental Levy on carrier bags of polymers of enthylene, and on flat bags of polymers of ethylene

1 April 2009
​20 march 2009

​GG 32014

R.322

​Amendment of Part 5A of Schedule No. 1 - Fuel Levy on petrol, as defined in Additional Note 1(b) to Chapter 27, illuminating kerosene, distillate fuel, specified aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents, biodiesel, other biodiesel

​1 April 2009
​20 March 2009

​GG 32014

R.323

​Amendment of Part 5B of Schedule No. 1 - Road Accident Fund levy on petrol, as defined in Additional Note 1(b) to Chapter 27, illuminating kerosene, distillate fuel, specific aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents, biodiesel, other biodiesel

1 April 2009
​​20 March 2009

​GG 32014

R.324

​Amendment of Schedule No. 6 - Substitution for Note 6(b) to Part 3 - on land, off-shore, harbour vessels, rail, electricity generation plants

1 April 2009
​27 March 2009

​GG 32044

R.340

​Correction Notice - Amendment of the description of tariff subheading 7312.01 by code 10.06 to item 215.02 where it appears in the English text in Notice R.145 published in GG 31892 of 13 February 2009

​27 March 2009
​27 March 2009

​GG 32044

R.341

​Amendment of Schedule No. 2 - Extension of existing safeguard duty on lysine to include imports from Indonesia

​27 March 2009
​27 March 2009

​GG 32063

R.365

​Correction Notice - lysine from Indonesia

​27 March 2009
​3 April 2009

​GG 32068

R.383

​Amendment of Part 2B of Schedule No. 1 - Motor vehicles for transport of ten or more persons, including the driver, of item 126.02/87.02

1 April 2006
​9 April 2009

​GG 32119

R.420

​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Reduction of the general rate of duty on sugar for the EU, SADC and EFTA from 6c/kg to free

​9 April 2009
​9 April 2009

​GG 32113

R.414

​Amendment of Schedule No. 2 - Provisional payment on anti-dumping duty imposed up to and including 8 October 2009

​9 April 2009
​8 May 2009

​GG 32190

R.471

​Amendment of Schedule No. 2 - Anti-dumping duty on paperboard, uncoated paper

19 February 2009
​8 May 2009

​GG 32190

R.472

​Amendment of Schedule No. 4 - Rebate provisions for FIFA 2010

​8 May 2009
​8 May 2009

​GG 32221

R.521

​Amendment of Schedule No. 2 -

  1. Withdrawal of anti-dumping codes 01.06, 02.06, 03.06 and 04.06 to tariff heading 3904.10
  2. Withdrawal of anti-dumping codes 01.06, 02.06, 03.06 and 05.06 to tariff heading 7516.19
  3. Withdrawal of anti-dumping codes 02.06 and 05.06 to tariff heading 8201.30

18 October 2007

14 February 2008

31 January 2008

​8 May 2009

​GG 32221

R.522

​Amendment of Schedule No. 2 -

  1. Withdrawal of codes 01.04, 02.04 and 03.04 to tariff heading 28.03
  2. Withdawal of code 01.06 to tariff headings 7306.19, 7306.30 and 7306.90

 

​5 February 2004

8 February 2007

​8 May 2009

​GG 32221

R.523

​Correction Notice - Amendment of provisional payment published in Notice R.414 in GG 32113 of 9 April 2009

​9 April 2009
​5 June 2009

​GG 32297

R.643

​Amendment of Schedule No. 2 - Anti-dumping duties on tall oil fatty acids, imported by Arizona Chemicals

12 December 2008
​9 June 2009

​GG 32309

R.670

​Amendment of Part 3A of Schedule No. 1 - Environmental Levy on plastic bags

​9 June 2009
​9 June 2009

​GG 32309

R.671

​Amendment of Schedule No. 8 - Licensing

​9 June 2009
​12 June 2009

​GG 32299

R.646

​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - pencil leads, black or coloured

​12 June 2009
​12 June 2009

​GG 32299

R.647

​Amendment of Schedule No. 2 - Anti-dumping on automatic circuit breakers (France & Italy)

17 October 2008
​​12 June 2009

​GG 32299

R.648

​Correction Notice - Amending Notice R.521 published in GG 32221 of 8 May 2009 by substituting paragraph 2 where it appears in the preamble

14 February 2008
​​12 June 2009

​GG 32319

R.678

​Amendment of Schedule No. 1 - Tariff for goods under Chapters 51-56, 58 and 60 used for the manufacture of clothing

​12 June 2009
​​12 June 2009

​​GG 32319

R.679

​Amendment of Schedule No. 3 - Amendment of products used for manufacture of clothing

​12 June 2009
​​19 June 2009

​​GG 32322

R.685

​Rebate of duty on liquid crystal display (LCD) panels, for the manufacture of video monitors incorporating an automatic data processing machine

​19 June 2009
​​19 June 2009

​​GG 32322

R.686

​Amendment of Part 1 of Schedule No. 1 - Canned pineapples in containers holding 3kg or more

​19 June 2009
​10 July 2009

​​GG 32371

R.724

​Supplementary review of the tariff dispensation on products classifiable under Chapters 51-56, 58 and 60 used for the manufacture of clothing

​10 July 2009
​10 July 2009

​GG 32371

R.725

Insertion of tariff items under rebate item 311.01 in Schedule No. 3

​10 July 2009
​15 July 2009

​GG 32406

R.749

​Withdrawal of anti-dumping duty on tubes and pipes, welded, of a circular cross section of stainless steel originating in or imported from Malaysia, Chinese Taipei and South Korea

​15 July 2009
24 July 2009

​GG 32416

R.762

​Revision of customs duties applicable to aluminium products classifiable under tariff headings 76.04 to 76.07

​24 July 2009
​24 July 2009

​GG 32416

R.763

​Deletion of tariff headings to rebate items 315.02, 316.01 and 320.07

​24 July 2009
​24 July 2009

​GG 32416

R.764

​Duty and tax free shops in rebate items 407.00, 407.02, 412.28/00.00/01.00

10 June 2009
​24 July 2009

​GG 32416

R.765

​Duty and tax free shops in items 624.70 and 635.00

10 June 2009
31 July 2009

​GG 32444

R.793

​Vulcanised rubber band in immediate packaging of 20kg or more

​24 July 2009
​31 July 2009

​GG 32444

R.794

​Termination of provisional payment on sinks of stainless steel imported from or orignating in China and Malaysia, up to and including 8 October 2009

9 April 2009
​31 July 2009

​GG 32444

R.795

​Termination of provisional payment on flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel of a width of 600m or more, painted, varnished or coated with plastics

​31 July 2009
​7 August 2009

​GG 32463

R.815

​Insertion of tariff headings in rebate item 316.09 on electric heating resistors, for the manufacture of solid plate stoves, solid plate hobs and solid plate table top cookers of heading 85.16

​7 August 2009
​14 August 2009

​​GG 32484

R.832

​Revision of the customs duties applicable to electric machinery and equipment and parts thereof classifiable in Chapter 85 - ITAC Report 296

​14 August 2009
​14 August 2009

​​GG 32484

R.833

Revision of the customs duties applicable on certain machinery and equipment classifiable in Chapters 84 and 85 - ITAC Report 283

​14 August 2009
​14 August 2009

​​GG 32484

R.834

​​Consequential deletion of rebate item 460.16/84.27/01.04 on works trucks of a mass exceeding 50t designed for the transport of iron ladles, slag pots and scrap buckets with steel mills - ITAC Report 283

​14 August 2009
​14 August 2009

​​GG 32484

R.835

​Amendment of the customs duties on products classifiable in Chapters 25, 28, 29, 32, 34, 38 and tariff headings 39.01 to 39.21 excluding 39.17 - ITAC Report 282

​14 August 2009
​14 August 2009

​​GG 32484

R.836

​Consequential deletion of rebate items 313.02, 313.03, 313.04, 313.05, 306.01, 306.02, 306.06, 306.10, 307.03, 307.08, 311.01, 311.02, 313.01, 313.09; and insertion of rebate items 306.01, 306.05 and 315.02 - ITAC Report 282

​14 August 2009
​14 August 2009

​GG 32484

R.837

​Consequential deletion of rebate items 460.06/29.03/02.00 and 460.06/38.147/01.00 - ITAC Report 282

​14 August 2009
​2 October 2009

​GG 32621

R.949

​Amendment of Air Passenger Tax

​2 October 2009
​9 October 2009

​GG 32616

R.951

​Termination of anti-dumping of duty on acrylic fabrics imported from the People's Republic of China

25 June 2009
​​9 October 2009

​GG 32616

R.952

​Consequential deletion of rebate items 5512.21, 5512.29, 5515.29, 5513.91, 5801.34, 5801.35, 6001.10, 6001.22, 6001.92 in rebate item 460.11 due to the termination of the anti-dumping duty on acrylic fabrics imported from the People's Republic of China

25 June 2009
​​9 October 2009

​GG 32616

R.953

​Creation of rebate of duty on cartridge cases and wads used in the manufacture of industrial cartridges in industrial rebate item 319.01/9306.29/01.06

​9 October 2009
​​9 October 2009

​GG 32630

R.975

​Increase in rate of duty on specific clothing classifiable under Chapters 61 and 62

​9 October 2009
​​23 October 2009

​GG 32646

R.1000

​Filament lamps in Part 3C of Schedule No. 1

​23 October 2009
​​30 October 2009

​GG 32656

R.1011

​Cotton, not carded or combed, at such times and in such quantities and subject to such conditions as ITAC may allow by specific permit

​30 October 2009
​​​30 October 2009

​GG 32671

R.1027

​Insertion of tariff subheadings 8528.72.20, 8528.72.30, 8528.73.20 and 8528.73.30 to support the industry manufacturing television sets

​30 October 2009
​​​30 October 2009

​GG 32671

R.1028

​Insertion of rebate items 316.17/00.00/01.00, 316.17/00.00/02.00, 316.17/85.29/01.04 and 316.17/85.29/02.04 to support the industry manufacturing television sets

​30 October 2009
​6 November 2009

​GG 32606

R.1047

​Provisional payment in relation to anti-dumping duty on polyester staple fibres not carded or combed or otherwise processed for spinning originating in or imported from the People's Republic of China up to an including 7 May 2010

​​6 November 2009
​​6 November 2009

​GG 32606

R.1048

​An increase in the general rate of duty on shovels and spades of a maximum blade width of more than 150mm but not exceeding 200mm from free of duty to 20%

​​6 November 2009
​​6 November 2009

​GG 32606

R.1049

​Implementation of anti-dumping duties on sinks of stainless steel classifiable in tariff subheading 7324.10 originating in or imported from the People's Republic of China

​​6 November 2009
​​6 November 2009

​GG 32606

R.1050

​Amendment of rebate item 304.07/0404.10/01.06 to provide for demineralised whey powder for the manufacture of prepared infants food

​1 April 2006
​​6 November 2009

​GG 32606

R.1051

​Insertion of rebate item 460.02/0904.20/01.06 to provide for a rebate of duty on fruits of the genus Capsicum for the extraction of oleoresin of a kind used in the food industry, subject to a permit from ITAC

​​6 November 2009
​27 November 2009

​GG 32695

R.1061

​Correction Notice - Substituting "Korea" with "Republic of Korea" in item 215.02/73.12.10/12.06 originally published in Notice R.145 on 13 February 2009

13 February 2009
​​27 November 2009

​GG 32732

R.1085

​Correction Notice - Removing the wording "manufactured by other non co-operating exporters" from where it appears in Notice R.1047 published on 6 November 2009 in respect of a provisional payment in relation to anti-dumping duty on staple fibres of polyester originating in or imported from the People's Republic of China

6 November 2009
​​27 November 2009

​​GG 32732

R.1086

​Tariff subheading 0207.14.05 for boneless frozen chicken is deleted and subheadings 0207.12.10 and 0207.12.90 is inserted to provide for mechanically deboned chicken, in the structure of 0207.12 that provides for chicken not cut in pieces, frozen

​27 November 2009
​​27 November 2009

​​GG 32732

R.1087

​The wording of subheading 3919.90.23 is amended to change the width from "cm" to "mm"

14 August 2009
​​27 November 2009

​​GG 32732

R.1088

​Tariff subheading 94.05.40.80 is inserted to reduce the rate of duty on rope lights, having a casing of polymers of vinyl (chloride) with an outside diametre of 13mm or more, but not exceeding 15mm, internally fitted with interconnected lamps, to free of duty

​27 November 2009
​​27 November 2009

​​GG 32732

R.1089

​The duty on synthetic filament yarns of nylon and polyester classifiable in tariff headings 54.01 and 54.02 is reduced to free

​27 November 2009
​​​27 November 2009

​​​GG 32732

R.1090

​The deletion of subheadings 5512.21, 5512.29, 5515.29, 5515.91, 5801.34, 5801.35, 6001.10, 6001.22 and 6001.92 in anti-dumping item 211.06, as the anti-dumping duties on fabric containing acrylic fibres originating in or imported from Turkey have been terminated

10 November 2009
​​​27 November 2009

​​​GG 32732

R.1091

​The deletion of subheadings 5512.21, 5512.29, 5515.29, 5515.91, 5801.34, 5801.35, 6001.10, 6001.22 and 6001.92 in anti-dumping item 211.06, as the anti-dumping duties on fabric containing acrylic fibres originating in or imported from Turkey have been terminated

​27 November 2009
​​​27 November 2009

​​​GG 32732

R.1092

​The consequential deletion of rebate code 01.06 to subheadings 5512.21, 5512.29, 5515.29, 5515.91, 5801.34, 5801.35, 6001.10, 6001.22 and 6001.92 in rebate item 460.11, as the anti-dumping duties on fabric containing acrylic fibres originating in or imported from Turkey

10 November 2009
​​​27 November 2009

​​​GG 32732

R.1093

​The insertion of temporary rebate item 460.04/2009.08 to provide for mango juice concentrate with a Brix value exceeding 25, in such quantities, at such times and under such conditions as ITAC may allow by specific permit

​27 November 2009
​4 December 2009

​GG 32785

R.1146

​Increase in the rate of duty on specific clothing categories classifiable in Chapters 61 and 62 - Addendum to ITAC Report 313

​4 December 2009
​18 December 2009

​GG 32825

R.1221

​Insertion for phase-down of duties in Part 1 of Schedule No. 1

​1 January 2010
18 December 2009​

​GG 32825

R.1222

​Substitutions for phase-down of duties in Part 1 of Schedule No. 1

​1 January 2010
​18 December 2009

​GG 32806

R.1186

​Insertion of outdoor unit under parts of air conditioning machines in Part 2B of Schedule No. 1 and the subsequent deletion of item 124.07/84.18/8418.6

​18 December 2009
​18 December 2009

​GG 32806

R.1187

​Insertion of rebate provision 460.27 for goods imported for the manufacture of fuel pipelines subject to a permit issued by ITAC - ITAC Report 316

18 December 2009
​31 December 2009

​GG 32838

R.1232

​Substitution of subheadings in Chapter 48 in respect of paper

1 January 2010
​​31 December 2009

​GG 32838

R.1233

​Deletion and insertion of subheadings in Chapter 84 in respect of air conditioners

31 December 2009
​​31 December 2009

​GG 32838

R.1234

​Substitution of subheadings in Chapter 98 in respect of dumpers for the period 1 January 2007 to 31 December 2009

​​1 January 2007
​​31 December 2009

​GG 32838

R.1235

​Deletion of rebate item 317.02/00.00/06.00/02 in respect of dumpers

1 January 2007
​31 December 2009

​GG 32838

R.1236

 

​Substitution for Note 20 to rebate item 317.04 in respect of dumpers

​​1 January 2007
​31 December 2009

​GG 32838

R.1237

 

​Substitution for Note 1 to rebate item 317.07 in respect of dumpers

​​31 December 2009
​31 December 2009

​GG 32838

R.1238

​Substitution for tariff headings 87.04 and 87.06 to rebate item 460.17 in respect of dumpers

​​1 January 2007
​31 December 2009

​GG 32838

R.1239

​Substitution for tariff headings 87.04 and 87.06 to rebate item 537.01 in respect of dumpers

​​1 January 2007
​31 December 2009

​GG 32838

R.1241

​Substitution of item 4610.04 in respect of sugar

​​31 December 2009
 
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