(P) The rules for preferential access and tariff quotas in the UK
The content in a nutshell:
Any conditions that are specified in column 12 of the Preferential Quota Table in relation to particular goods must also be met in order for a preferential quota duty rate to be claimed in relation to the importation of those goods.
Further amendments to the table in Schedule 1 to S.I. 2020/1457 which sets out the list of arrangements between the UK and the governments of the other countries or territories.
The following additional arrangements between Her Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom and the governments of other countries or territories are, by this instrument, included in the table in Schedule 1 to S.I. 2020/1457:
Partnership Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Albania, signed on 5th February 2021;
Interim Agreement establishing an Interim Partnership Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, on the one part, and the Republic of Cameroon, on the other part, signed on 9th March 2021;
Agreement Establishing an Association between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Jordan, signed on 5th November 2019.
In addition, a schedule is amended specifically for the purpose of including the Republic of Suriname among the list of countries that are applying the Economic Partnership Agreement between the CARIFORUM States and the UK
The law also corrects an error in the title of the Free Trade Agreement between the UK and Turkey, signed on 29th December 2020. It also updates the Reference Documents associated with the free trade arrangements entered into by the UK and Turkey.
The law also clarifies that the specific goods, previously released for free circulation by an applicant for an import licence, that can be used to show proof of trade.
The table in Part B of Schedule 2, which identifies preferential quotas commencing with the three digits “054” that are administered by licence, is substituted to make corrections identifying those preferential quotas to which proof of trade, reference quantity and certificate of authenticity requirements apply, as well as correcting the amount of security required for quotas 05.4306, 05.4307 and 05.4308. Quota 05.4324 is added to the table in consequence of the conclusion of the Partnership Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the UK and Albania signed on 5th February 2021.