Measure 10.2 - Acceptance of copies

10.2

Acceptance of Copies

1
Each Member shall, where appropriate, endeavour to accept paper or electronic copies of supporting documents required for import, export, or transit formalities.
2
Where a government agency of a Member already holds the original of such a document, any other agency of that Member shall accept a paper or electronic copy, where applicable, from the agency holding the original in lieu of the original document.
3
A Member shall not require an original or copy of export declarations submitted to the customs authorities of the exporting Member as a requirement for importation.