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Implementation Guidance for Section I

To support the harmonized implementation of the TFA by using core WCO instruments and tools, the WCO released an Implementation Guidance for Section I. For each TFA Article, it contains the following categories of information: Overview; Text of the TFA Article; relevant RKC Standards and RKC Guidelines; other relevant WCO tools; Member practices; and performance indicators. Select an article below to view more information  

  • Article 1

    Publication and availability of information
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  • Article 2

    Opportunity to comment, information before entry into force and consultations
  • Article 3

    Advance rulings
  • Article 4

    Procedures for appeal or review
  • Article 5

    Other measures to enhance impartiality, non discrimination and transparency
  • Article 6

    Disciplines on fees and charges imposed on or in connection with importation and exportation and penalties
  • Article 7

    Release and clearance of goods
  • Article 8

    Border agency cooperation
  • Article 9

    Movement of Goods Intended for Import Under Customs Control
  • Article 10

    Formalities connected with importation and exportation and transit
  • Article 11

    Freedom of transit
  • Article 12

    Customs cooperation
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