Complementary amendments to the HS Nomenclature

Complementary amendments to the HS Nomenclature 2022 Edition have been accepted as a result of the Council Recommendation of 25 June 2020.

After the acceptance of the HS 2022 amendments as a result of the Council Recommendation of 28 June 2019, the HS Contracting Parties highlighted the need to make certain further corrections and amendments, to accommodate:

(1) corrections of the French and English texts of the titles of Chapter 16 and Section IV, Subheading Note 2 to Chapter 44, Note 4 to Chapter 61, Note 9 (d) to Section XV, Note 11 (A) to Chapter 84, Note 11 to Chapter 85, Note 12 (a) (i) (2) to Chapter 85, Note 12 (b) (iv) 3. (a) to Chapter 85, Notes 1 (u) and 6 (b) to Chapter 95, headings 03.09, 15.15, 23.06, 70.01, 81.12, 85.41, 95.04 and 97.05 and subheadings 2931.47, 2933.34, 2936.24, 3402.3, 3402.4, 4412.52, 6903.10, 8418.10, 8462.32, 8501.80, 8549.21, 8549.31, 8549.91 and 8807.30; and

(2) amendments to Note 1 (e) to Chapter 21, the title of the Note to Chapter 24, Note 1 (f) to Chapter 26, the title of Sub-Chapter IV of Chapter 29, heading 88.02, subheading 2909.60, Note 1 (b) to Section XI, Note 1 (a) to Chapter 67, Note 2 to Chapter 84 and Note 5 (A) to Chapter 97.

It is to be noted that, as agreed by the HS Committee, the amendments above will not be binding on the Contracting Parties until they enter into force on 1 January 2023 under Article 16 of the HS Convention. Nevertheless, under the corrigendum procedure, the Contracting Parties will be free to apply these amendments as from 1 January 2022 to reflect the situation as from that date. The HS Contracting Parties are, however, encouraged to apply these amendments also from 1 January 2022.

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