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21 April 2024, 10:54 AM

Customs Modernization and Tariff Act

Background

Republic Act (RA) No. 10863, otherwise known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act (CMTA), was signed into law on 30 May 2016

CMTA amended the Tariff and Customs Code of the Philippines (TCCP) with the aim of modernizing Customs rules and procedures for faster trade, reduce opportunities for corruption, improve Customs service delivery and improve supply chain.

This is the primary site for the public consultation on the drafting of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the CMTA.

Final Customs Administrative Order (CAO)

Customs Memorandum Order (CMOs)

Forms : Advance Ruling

Forms : Duty and Tax – Free Balikbayan Boxes

Invites and Notices

WHAT: 

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is requesting position papers from all interested private and public stakeholders in preparation for the conduct of online public consultation on the proposed Customs Administrative Order (CAO) on Rules and Regulations on the Registration of Sea Cargo Deconsolidators as Third Parties and the Conduct of their Business with the Bureau.

The draft as of 23 February 2024 is found in http://customs.gov.ph/cmta/

WHEN: 

We are accepting Position Papers from  23 February 2024 to 01 March 2024, closing exactly at midnight, Philippine Standard Time.

Stakeholders are invited to attend the online public consultation to be held on March 1, 2024 at 10:00AM-12:00NN.

WHERE:

The online public consultation shall be held via zoom with the following details:

Zoom Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87820323697?pwd=cTA0YWhidXFsMjFZWnZYUHQvWUM5dz09

Meeting ID: 878 2032 3697
Passcode: 720291

Please come prepared with your list of talking points. Stakeholders are strictly advised to use
the Position Paper Template.

CONTACT US:

Your Position Papers should be submitted to CMTA IRR PMO at cmta.irr.pmo@customs.gov.ph
Attn: Project Manager, cc cmta_irr@dof.gov.ph.

The CMTA IRR PMO will send an email confirming receipt of your Position Paper no later than
24 hours from receipt.

Your position papers and inputs during the public consultation will assist the BOC in finalizing
the CAO on the Rules and Regulations on the Registration of Sea Cargo Deconsolidators as
Third Parties and the Conduct of their Business with the Bureau.

We look forward to your participation.

Thank you.

Upcoming Events (Updated as of February 23, 2024)

TOPIC POSTING DATE

POSITION PAPER
DEADLINE AND
PUBLIC CONSULTATION

Customs Administrative Order (CAO) on Rules and Regulations on the Registration of Sea Cargo Deconsolidators as Third Parties and the Conduct of their Business with the Bureau

February 23, 2024



Date: March 1, 2024  

Time: 10:00AM onwards 

Meeting ID: 878 2032 3697 

Passcode: 720291

This deadline will be strictly enforced.

We are grateful for your continuous support. Thank you and stay safe.

LEGAL REFERENCES

Invites and Notices

Call for Position Papers and Participation in the Public Consultation on Customs Jurisdiction and Exercise of Police Authority (Deputization)

Public Consultation Materials

Guidelines and Templates

Draft Customs Administrative Orders (CAOs)

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