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​Legal Counsel – Secondary Legislation – Tariff Amendments 2020

​Legal Counsel – Secondary Legislation – Tariff Amendments 2020

29 December 2020 – Customs & Excise Act, 1964:  The tariff amendment notices, scheduled for publication in the Government Gazette, relate to the amendments to –

  • the General Notes to Schedule No. 1, to give effect to the implementation of the agreement to establish the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) (with effect from 1 January 2021);
  • insert Part F in the Schedule to the General Notes to implement the Rules of Origin contained in Annex II to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) (with effect from 1 January 2021);
  • Part 1 of Schedule No. 1, by the insertion of the AfCFTA column, in order to give effect to the implementation of the agreement to establish the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) (with effect from 1 January 2021);
  • insert Part 8 to Schedule No. 10 to give effect to the implementation of the agreement to establish the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) (with effect from 1 January 2021); and
  • Part 1 of Schedule No. 1, by the substitution of various tariff subheadings under tariff heading 76.06 and 76.07, to increase the rate of customs duty on aluminium rolled sheets, plates, strips, can stock and foil products from free of duty to 15% – ITAC Report 622.

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