We monitor EU and UK legislation, so our client’s don’t have to. Find out what changed with our PLM - Professional Legislative Monitoring. Period covered: 13 December - 19 December 2021.
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Special report: HS 2022
End Of Year Commodity Code Update: How to prepare
EU Legislation we looked at this week
17/12/2021 L453 L454 C509 C509A C509IC 510C 511
16/12/2021 L450 L451 L452 C507 C508
15/12/2021 L448 L449 C505 C505 AC506
14/12/2021L446 L447 C504C 504I
13/12/2021 L445 L445I C501 C501IC 502C 503
There were minor changes to the Libya sanctions regime. Find out what changed and access the latest legislation. Read more
Russia Sanctions in respect of Ukraine
The EU changed their sanctions lists against Russia concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. Read more
The EU changed restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria. Read more
Serious human rights violations and abuses
More names on the sanction's list concerning restrictive measures against serious human rights violations and abuses. Read more
CVD: Glass Fibres from China and Egypt bought from Turkey
The EU Commission initiated an investigation concerning possible circumvention of the countervailing measures on imports of certain woven and/or stitched glass fibre fabrics originating in China and Egypt by imports of certain woven and/or stitched glass fibre fabrics consigned from Turkey and making such imports subject to registration
UK Legislation & Guidance we looked at this week
Updates on legislation.gov and import, export, customs and export control guidance updates published on gov.uk. We looked through the websites of HMRC, DIT, BEIS, Cabinet Office, House of Parliament (Commons and Lords).
The Customs Importation (Miscellaneous Provisions and Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021
From 1 January 2022, full customs declarations will be required for goods moving from the European Union (EU) to Great Britain, which will be risk assessed with some of those imported goods requiring checks. These new regulations give legal effect to this.
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The Taxation (Cross-border Trade) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2021
(P) A new law to give effect to the VAT and excise changes to the UK law
UK: Guide - Declaring personal goods orally or by conduct to bring them into or take out of the UK
(FREE) A new guide published by HMRC
GVMS: Good leaving Great Britain using pre-clearance
(FREE) From 1 January 2022, exports between Great Britain and the EU will be subject to full customs controls. It is technical, but it is vital. Wishing to export goods from GB after 1-1-22? You may need to code special customs declarations and use GVMS. Must read technical guide. Wanna talk is through? Get in touch.. Read More
Making a full import declaration
(S,P) Find out what you need to do when making a full declaration to bring or receive goods into the UK. From 1 January, changes to locations where you need to make a full declaration before your goods board. Read more
Making a full export declaration
(S,P) Find out what you need to do when making a full declaration to send goods from the UK. From 1 January 2022, the locations where you will need to submit an arrived export declaration, or a pre-lodged export declaration have changed. From 1 January 2022, a departure message will be a legal requirement for all exports. Read more
How to use the simplified declaration procedure when importing goods into the UK.
(S,P) From 1 January changes to locations where you need to make a simplified frontier declaration before your goods board. Read more
Making an export declaration using a pre-shipment advice
(S,P) Find out how to use the simplified declaration procedure when exporting goods from the UK. From 1 January 2022, the locations where you will need to submit an arrived export declaration, or a pre-lodged export declaration have changed. From 1 January 2022 a departure message will be a legal requirement for all exports. Read More
List of roll on roll off ports
Find out which locations are listed as roll on roll off in UK customs regulations. HMRC have updated the guidance to confirm that from 1 January you’ll need to check which locations use the Goods Vehicle Movement Service, which need you to submit a pre-lodged declaration and which need an arrived export declaration (if you’re exporting goods from the UK. Read More
GVMS: Empty loads and loads with Multiple import or export declarations
(S,P) From 1 January 2022, hauliers must continue to create a goods movement reference (GMR) for empty loads or loads with multiple import or export declarations. Read more
Delaying declarations for goods brought into Great Britain
(FREE) Delaying the sending of full information about your goods by up to 175 days will only be allowed if they come from the island of Ireland. Since 2022, businesses cannot delay customs declarations if goods come from EU-26 free circulation into free circulation in Great Britain. However, businesses can bring goods from free circulation in Ireland (including goods that started their movement in Northern Ireland) into free circulation in Great Britain, from 1 January 2022. Also, businesses can bring goods that need to be declared from Northern Ireland (including goods that started their movement in Ireland) into free circulation in Great Britain, from 1 January 2022. Find out more
UK Commodity Code changes
(FREE) The UK has changed some HS commodity codes. Read more
List of sensitive goods when declaring to inward or outward processing.
(S,P) Newly published is the list of goods you’re declaring to inward or outward processing is classed as sensitive goods. We have updated our Guides:
UK Export Controls: Turkey
All existing and new export and trade licence applications for Turkey will now be assessed on a case-by-case basis against the new Strategic Export Licensing Criteria. The Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) is working with advisory government departments to clear through the backlog of existing applications as quickly as possible. They expect it will take around 8 weeks to clear the backlog of existing applications for Turkey. Exporters will be informed of the decision on their applications as soon as possible.
UK sanctions list: change in format
(S,P) The structure and the format of the UK sanctions list is changing in February 2022. Data will be standardised (where possible) to remove duplications, unnecessary punctuation, and improve consistency. New fields will be created to improve the detail and structure of the data. For more details, read here
UK-SACUM Economic Partnership Agreement documents
(FREE) The UK has added decisions and other documents from UK and Southern African Customs Union Member States (SACUM) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) meetings. Read more
UK-Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein free trade agreement (FTA)
(FREE) The EFTA FTA entered into force on 1 December 2021. Find out how to trade goods at zero duty. Read more
UK-Australia Trade Agreement: What's in it? (FREE) The UK has agreed on a Free Trade Agreement with Australia, which can reduce tariffs and restrictions for UK businesses. But what's in the deal? Read our analysis